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…as Ortom urges leaders to defend Nigeria

…as Ortom urges leaders to defend Nigeria

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state yesterday stressed the need for political lead-ers, irrespective of their political affiliation to work together to salvage Nigeria. Ortom stated this at the launching of the Solomon Lar Leadership…

Ortom, LP gov candidate clash over teachers’ welfare

Ortom, LP gov candidate clash over teachers’ welfare

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied the allegation that he has denied teachers their entitlements for years. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Terver Akase on Wednesday, he insisted…

Nigeria under siege by terrorists, bandits, says Ortom

Nigeria under siege by terrorists, bandits, says Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday again harped on the worsening insecurity situation in the country, expressing concern that at 62 years of nationhood, Nigeria’s sovereignty is under siege due to the activities of…

2023: Why Ortom boycotted Atiku’s presidential campaign inauguration

2023: Why Ortom boycotted Atiku’s presidential campaign inauguration

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State was among some governors of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that boycotted the inauguration of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) and book launch in…

We’ve performed well despite paucity of funds–Ortom

We’ve performed well despite paucity of funds–Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday scored his administration as having performed well despite paucity of funds accrued to the state from the Federation Account. He lamented that despite the obvious challenges, his administration has…

Ortom fires back at Buhari over alleged order to security chiefs on bandits

Ortom fires back at Buhari over alleged order to security chiefs on bandits

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday fired back at President Muhammadu Buhari and his government for accusing him of “spreading divisivelies” overhisposition thattheAllProgressivesCongress (APC) administration was treating terrorists with kid gloves. Governor Ortom had…

Designate Benue as a mineralproducing state, Ortom tells FG

Designate Benue as a mineralproducing state, Ortom tells FG

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has told the Federal Government to list the state as a solid mineralproducing state to enable it to benefit from the 13% derivation revenue fund. He made the call in…

Insecurity: Account for $1bn security funds, Ortom tells Buhari

Insecurity: Account for $1bn security funds, Ortom tells Buhari

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to furnish Nigerians with a detailed account of the $1 billion security funds jointly put together by the 36 states of the federation to fight…

Why I can’t pay salaries, by Ortom

Why I can’t pay salaries, by Ortom

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, yesterday, linked his inability to pay workers’ salaries in the state as and when due to rising cost of overhead, the inability of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)…

Killings under APC more than civil war – Ortom

Killings under APC more than civil war – Ortom

…says I’ll not resign as PDP zoning c’ttee chair Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday expressed concern over the alarming rate of killing of innocent Nigerians under the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President…