Monday, February 6, 2023

Benue State

February 3, 2023

Again, Catholic priest Alia defeats Gemade, Aondoakaa, others in Benue APC primary rerun

Chairman, Rescheduled Election Committee, Senator Basheer Lado, announced Mr Alia as winner in Makurdi on Thursday.

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia
January 3, 2023

Gov. Ortom backs Obasanjo, endorses Peter Obi for president

The Benue State governor said if he were not a member of the PDP, he would have personally led Mr Obi’s campaign across the country.

December 25, 2022

Nigeria is an IDP camp under Buhari: Peter Obi

Mr Obi made the assertion on Sunday at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Abagana, Makurdi, where he celebrated Christmas with the destitutes.

Peter Obi in IDPs camp
December 22, 2022

Gov. Ortom signs N179 billion 2023 Benue budget

A breakdown of the budget pegs recurrent expenditure at N106 billion while N73 billion was budgeted for capital expenditure.

Benue’s Governor Samuel Ortom
November 7, 2022

Atiku: I’m against any Fulani man, stand with Wike to liberate Nigeria, Ortom declares

“I am not going to support any Fulani man to continue to do injustice to my people unless my people tell me to do otherwise,” Mr Ortom said.

Atiku, Ortom, Wike
October 26, 2022

Gov Ortom withdraws support for Atiku, accuses him of working against Benue

“It was not correct for a presidential candidate who is seeking to rule the people to say that kind of thing,” Mr Ortom said.

Atiku Abubakar and Samuel Ortom
September 26, 2022

Wike: Dingyadi says PDP ‘comedians’ playing ‘TV politics’ against Ayu

“Ayu’s trusted credibility has been the bedrock of his widespread political support in the country,” Mr Dingyadi claimed.

September 25, 2022

2023: Atiku will get 65% of Benue’s votes despite Ortom’s support for Wike, says party chieftain

Mr Ortom had said unless Mr Wike was appeased, PDP would risk losing the state votes during the 2023 presidential election.

Atiku Abubakar and Samuel Ortom
September 22, 2022

ASUU Strike: Student files suit to stop salaries of public office holders

Ms Aker filed the action for herself on behalf of all students of public tertiary institutions currently affected by the nationwide ASUU strike.

Protesting Nigerian students
August 29, 2022

Man asks court to dissolve 17-year-old marriage because wife closes late from work

Sunday Ayosugh accused his wife, a civil servant with Benue State, with an official closing hour of 4:00 p.m., of always returning home late at night.

Wedding rings used to illustrate the story