• Court remands Governor Ortom’s aide over alleged assassination

    Court remands Governor Ortom’s aide over alleged assassination

    The Adviser on Special Duties to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Joseph Kyargba, arraigned before a Chief Magistrate’s Court for criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide, has been remanded in prison custody.

    The judge, Theresa Wergba, refused granting him bail pending the determination of the matter and adjourned till August 3, for mention.

    Kyargba was arrested last Friday by a team of the Criminal Investigation Department of the state police command, along side other eight persons, for alleged involvement in the assassination […]