• Governor Ortom offers scholarship to six indigent children

    Governor Ortom offers scholarship to six indigent children

    Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced the offer of scholarship to two sets of triplets up to university level.

    The six children were brought to the Government House in Makurdi by their mother, Mrs. Kumawuese Azua Kwen, a widow from Kwande Local Government Area.

    Mrs. Kwen who told the Governor that her husband died when she was pregnant with the second set of triplets lamented that life has been difficult for her and her children.

    The Governor who was moved by the […]

  • Marking grazing reserves, cattle routes cannot work in Benue – Governor Ortom

    Marking grazing reserves, cattle routes cannot work in Benue – Governor Ortom

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said the move to begin remarking of the grazing reserves and stock routes nationwide would not curb the persistent farmers/herdsmen clashes.

    Speaking in Abuja, he said the Federal Government should liaise with its state counterparts to fashion out a roadmap to ranch the herds so that they (herdsmen) would make more money and live better.

    Ortom said: “I can speak for my state. My fear is that now that we are diversifying to agriculture, everywhere […]

  • See the Wonderful Thing Governor Ortom of Benue was Caught Doing in Public (Photos)

    See the Wonderful Thing Governor Ortom of Benue was Caught Doing in Public (Photos)

    The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom is a man of the people. The governor has been caught executing yet another interesting project for the people.

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has successfully test driven a Wazobia Keke designed and constructed by an indigene of the state.

    Mr Stine Chenge, of Chinatown & Benue Valley Vehicle Manufacturing Co designed, engineered, manufactured and assembled the first vehicle in Benue State.

    It was indeed a great honour as the governor added his voice and […]

  • Governor Ortom approves payment of N400m to pensioners

    Governor Ortom approves payment of N400m to pensioners

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has approved the release of N400 million for the payment of pension and gratuity to local government and state pensioners every month.

    The governor disclosed this while playing host to the national leadership of Benue State University Alumni Association at Benue People’s House on Monday. He said N200 million would be paid to pensioners at each level.

    He said the state government decided to use part of the budget support fund from the Federal Government for the […]

  • I’m not under investigation over N4.29bn fraud – Governor Ortom

    I’m not under investigation over N4.29bn fraud – Governor Ortom

    Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday said he was not under any investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraud and transfer of N4.29 billion.

    A press statement signed by the special adviser to the governor on media and ICT, Tahav Agerzua, yesterday described the allegation as false, mischievous and a calculated attempt at tarnishing the image of the governor and his administration.

    There was media report from national dailies on Friday that Ortom has transferred to an […]

  • Governor Ortom appoints Bem Meladu as new acting SSG

    Governor Ortom appoints Bem Meladu as new acting SSG

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has announced the appointment of an acting Secretary to the State Government.

    The new acting SSG is Dr Bem Meladu, the Special Adviser to the governor on Economic Development.

    Meladu’s appointment follows the illness of the substantive SSG, Targema Takema, who last week Thursday slumped due to alleged brain tumour.

    Confirming Meladu’s appointment, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Terver Akase however, refuted speculations that the SSG who was alleged to have been air-lifted in […]

  • Governor Ortom Leads Revival, Rolls and Begs God for Forgiveness … photos

    Governor Ortom Leads Revival, Rolls and Begs God for Forgiveness … photos

    The executive governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom has taken the problems that have beset the state to the spiritual realm. You can see pictures of the revival below.

    The governor led his people in prayer at a service to mark the end of a two-week compulsory fasting and prayers, held at the IBB Square in Makurdi, the state capital.

    He revealed that God had said to him that the problems besieging the state was due to the sins […]

  • Governor Ortom drags 52 persons, firms to EFCC for allegedly looting N107bn state funds

    Governor Ortom drags 52 persons, firms to EFCC for allegedly looting N107bn state funds

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has dragged 52 individuals and organizations, indicted by the Justice Elizabeth Kpojime Judicial Commission of Enquiry, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in a move to recover the N107 billion allegedly looted from the state’s treasury during the last administration.

    The Governor who made this known yesterday in Makurdi, said he was compelled to take the matter to the EFCC following the refusal of the indicted persons to return the alleged loot.

    According to […]

  • Governor Ortom tells security agents to arrest killers of top aide

    Governor Ortom tells security agents to arrest killers of top aide

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday ordered security agents to apprehend killers of his Senior Special Assistant on Special Security, Mr Denen Igbana, who was gunned down by unknown gun men in his house last night.

    The Governor who visited the family of the deceased to console his wife and children, said those who killed his aide had touched him personally.

    He charged security agents to carry out full investigation into the killing, adding that no suspect should be left out.

    The Governor […]

  • Shocking! Governor Ortom’s aide assassinated in Benue

    Shocking! Governor Ortom’s aide assassinated in Benue

    Reports reaching ADELOVE stated, some yet be identified gunmen have shot dead the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Benue State on Security Matters, Hon Igbana Denen.

    It was gathered that the gunmen invaded his house around 2:30am and shot him dead. A certain Terwase Agwaza popularly called Ghana and former leader of the notorious criminal gang that led over 300 followers to accept the Benue State Governor’s amnesty programme in 2015 is being accused of being responsible.

    The Benue State Governor, […]