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How a politician that Ortom visited days ago, suddenly declared interest in a key position in PDP.

The strong political activities within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) make it impossible to ignore any event or activity by politicians of the party. Currently, there is serious politicking and lobbying by PDP politicians concerning the emergence of candidates for the key positions in the party.

  11 months ago ago
How a politician that Ortom visited days ago, suddenly declared interest in a key position in PDP.

POLITICS

PDP National Chairmanship Race: Meet the Three Final Contenders From The North

The PDP National Chairmanship Race is expected to be between the trio of Dr Iyorchia Ayu (North-Central), Barrister Ibrahim Shema (North-West) and Senator Suleiman Nazif (North-East). The Three Candidates will face each other when the Northern Caucus of the PDP meet to decide who among them will be presented as the choice of the North for the Position during the National Convention scheduled to hold on October 30th and 31st.

  11 months ago ago
PDP National Chairmanship Race: Meet the Three Final Contenders From The North

POLITICS

Top Politician Ortom Endorsed Over David Mark Emerges Consensus Candidate For PDP National Chairman, What Next?

The politics of who becomes the next National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is playing out ahead of the national convention in October this year. Earlier, a report by The Punch revealed that Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is backing former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, for the post ahead of another Ex-Senate President from his state, Senator David Mark.

  11 months ago ago
Top Politician Ortom Endorsed Over David Mark Emerges Consensus Candidate For PDP National Chairman, What Next?

POLITICS

One Top Post David Mark May Clinch After Losing Out To Ayu In The Race For PDP National Chairman

Many people will be wondering the next post former Senate President, David Mark, may be eyeing after losing out in the race for National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Image credit: PM News It made headlines yesterday that another former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, emerged the consensus northern candidate for the post of PDP National Chairman.

  11 months ago ago
One Top Post David Mark May Clinch After Losing Out To Ayu In The Race For PDP National Chairman

POLITICS

How Ayu's Emergence As PDP's Chair May Have Brightened The Chance Of Tambuwal To Clinch PDP's Ticket

The emergence of the former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP may have brightened the chance of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal to clinch the Presidential ticket of the Party, in 2023. It should be recalled that following the zoning system of the Party, that the Position of National Chairman of the Party should be zoned to the North, the Leaders of the Party, micro-zoned the National Chairman to the North Central and Ayu emerged as Chairman of the Party, through Consensus.

  11 months ago ago
How Ayu's Emergence As PDP's Chair May Have Brightened The Chance Of Tambuwal To Clinch PDP's Ticket

POLITICS

Opinion: Ayu's Adoption As PDP's Chair May Favour Atiku To Clinch Presidential Ticket Of Party

The Adoption of Iyorchia Ayu as the Consensus Chairman adopted by the norther PDP may boost Atiku's chances of clinching PDP Presidential ticket in the Party. It should be recalled that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP had earlier zone the Presidential ticket to the North. Meanwhile, the Leaders of the Party in the North, have deliberated on the Northern Candidate that should be given the Position of National Chairman, before the Leaders unanimously agreed to give the Position to Iyorchia Ayu based on consensus.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion: Ayu's Adoption As PDP's Chair May Favour Atiku To Clinch Presidential Ticket Of Party

POLITICS

Ayu Will Make PDP Stronger As National Chairman - Professor Ityavyar says

By Tony Smith, Abuja. A renowned philanthropist and top PDP Governorship contender in Benue state Prof. Dennis Ityavyar have said, Former Senate President, Dr. Iorchia Ayu will make PDP stronger as National chairman going into the 2023 election. Professor Ityavyar, who served as commissioner for education under Governor Samuel Ortom for 6 years before resigning to seek the mandate of Benue people to be governor stated this in a congratulatory message to Dr. Ayu after the PDP northern caucus unanimously endorsed him as their sole candidate for national chairman of the party.

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Ayu Will Make PDP Stronger As National Chairman - Professor Ityavyar says

POLITICS

Why Akume Said APC Will Take Over Benue In 2023

Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Benue State, the two main political parties in the country are trying to win the North Central state. Photo credit: Vanguard While the ruling party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party is trying to maintain its dominance in the 2023 governorship election, the All Progressives Congress is also trying to win back the state in 2023.

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Why Akume Said APC Will Take Over Benue In 2023

EDUCATION

Ortom commissions Model Classroom Block for Gbajimba technical school, approves boarding facilities

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has approved the provision of boarding facilities at Government Science and Technical College, GSTC, Gbajimba, Benue State. Governor Ortom gave the approval Monday, 18th October, 2021 in Gbajimba, Guma Local Government Area during the virtual commissioning and handing over of a Model Classroom Block for GSTC donated by Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron Company and Partners in Agbami Field.

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Ortom commissions Model Classroom Block for Gbajimba technical school, approves boarding facilities

POLITICS

Gov Ortom Revealed How Foreign Fulani Herdsmen Brought Insecurity In Benue State

Image credit : Sunnewsonline.com The clashes between Fulani herders and people living in rural communities in Benue state have created insecurity. It has also affected food production in the state because farmers are scared of going to the farm because of killings caused by Fulani cattle rearers. Image credit : Premium Times

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Gov Ortom Revealed How Foreign Fulani Herdsmen Brought Insecurity In Benue State

POLITICS

Ciroma Praises Ortom, Asserts Nigeria Requires Brave Leaders Like Him

Hajia Inna Ciroma, a former Minister of Women's Affairs, has declared that Nigeria requires strong and true leaders, such as Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, to salvage the country from its current difficulties. When the Governor and his entourage paid a condolence visit to Mrs Ciroma's residence in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Wednesday, October 13,2021, Mrs Ciroma made the statement.

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Ciroma Praises Ortom, Asserts Nigeria Requires Brave Leaders Like Him

EDUCATION

Governor Ortom expresses grief over the rise of Insecurity in the Country

The Executive Governor of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed grief over the rise of Insecurity in the Nation and it's effect on Education. The Governor stated his worries, yesterday, 18th, October, 2021 in Gbajimba town, Guma Local Council, of the state during the virtual commissioning and handing over of Government Science Secondary School in the town.

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Governor Ortom expresses grief over the rise of Insecurity in the Country

SOCIETY

Ortom Bursts Illegal Revenue Check points operators

Luck ran out on a gang of illegal checkpoint operators at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, October 24, 2021 when Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom bursted their operations. Governor Ortom's attention was drawn to the activities of the illegal revenue operators when he noticed the harassment of heavy duty vehicles that were detained at the checkpoint on his way from Kwande Local Government.

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Ortom Bursts Illegal Revenue Check points operators

POLITICS

Governor Ortom Speaks on Direct Primaries

Following the recent adoption of direct primaries for political parties by the National Assembly, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked that political parties be allowed to decide the mode of primaries in order to deepen internal democracy. Governor Ortom gave his position on the issue when he spoke to newsmen today at Abuja thereby adding weight to the voices of those who are against imposition of direct primaries for political parties.

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Governor Ortom Speaks on Direct Primaries

SOCIETY

Ortom bursts illegal revenue checkpoint in Benue, arrests operators (PHOTOS)

Luck ran out on a gang of illegal checkpoint operators at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, October 24, 2021, when Governor Samuel Ortom busted their operations. Governor Ortom’s attention was drawn to the activities of the illegal revenue operators when he noticed the harassment of heavy-duty vehicles that were detained at the checkpoint on his way from Kwande Local Government.

  11 months ago ago
Ortom bursts illegal revenue checkpoint in Benue, arrests operators (PHOTOS)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Without Benue people I would not have Gotten This Award says Gov. Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom said he got the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN award because of the mandate and support the Benue have given him. Governor Ortom received Award of Excellence yesterday at Abuja from PENGASSAN, Department of Petroleum Resource, DPR branch to Benue people and dedicated it to Benue people.

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Without Benue people I would not have Gotten This Award says Gov. Ortom

SOCIETY

Ortom ordered the arrest of some operators of illegal revenue checkpoints in Benue

Photo Credit Source: Daily post The Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, interrupted an illegal revenue checkpoint and ordered the arrest of the operators. This incident took place at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State today, Sunday, October 24, 2021.

  11 months ago ago
Ortom ordered the arrest of some operators of illegal revenue checkpoints in Benue

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Ortom laments arrest of checkpoint operator; Buhari, Pantami, others storm Saudi Arabia.

Luck ran out on a gang of illegal checkpoint operators at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, October 24, 2021, when Governor Samuel Ortom busted their operations. Governor Ortom’s attention was drawn to the activities of the illegal revenue operators when he noticed the harassment of heavy-duty vehicles that were detained at the checkpoint on his way from Kwande Local Government.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Ortom laments arrest of checkpoint operator; Buhari, Pantami, others storm Saudi Arabia.

POLITICS

Gov Ortom to sign amended law on community Volunteer Guards October 26

Barring any last minute changes, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State will on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, assent to the amended Community Volunteer Guards law of the state. The Law was first passed in year 2000 by the Benue State House of Assembly and assented to by the then Governor George Akume.

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Gov Ortom to sign amended law on community Volunteer Guards October 26

RELIGION

Gov Ortom Sends message of peace to Muslims on Eid-El Maulud celebration

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has felicitated with the Muslim in the State on the occasion of Eid El Maulud celebration which marks the birth of Prophet Mohammed. In a message signed by the Principal Special Assistant on Media and Ag. Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Nathaniel Ikyur Governor Ortom charges the Muslim Community in the State to use the celebration of the Eid El Maulud to pray for the peace, security and economic growth of the country.

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Gov Ortom Sends message of peace to Muslims on Eid-El Maulud celebration