Posts Tagged ‘Benue State’

#COVID19: Benue State Refutes Reports Of First Coronavirus Related Death 

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 24, 2020
The Benue State Action Committee on COVID19 has refuted reports that the state recorded its first Coronavirus related death in one of its facilities. Chairman of the BSA committee, Mr Benson Abounu in responding to the alleged death said the patient died on Monday morning and his result came back positive that evening, making it […]

How I was attacked by herdsmen – Ortom

by Seun Adeuyion January 28, 2020
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Monday revealed that some Fulani herdsmen who invaded his farm in Makurdi shot at him and some livestock guards. Ortom who stated this on a program, “issue of the moment”  he featured in on the state radio aka Radio Benue said he had to invite troops of Operations […]

“Ortom’s victory, a missed opportunity for Bunue to witness true transformation” – APC

by Seun Adeuyion January 23, 2020
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State has said the Supreme Court verdict which affirmed the re-election of Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a missed opportunity for Benue to witness true transformation in all strata. State Publicity Secretary of APC James Ornguga, in a statement, said their governorship candidate, […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court reaffirms Ortom’s election as Benue gov

by Seun Adeuyion January 21, 2020
The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Benue Governor. A seven-man panel of the court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, dismissed the appeal by Emmanuel Jime, who contested as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who read the lead judgment, […]

S’Court delivers verdict on Benue gov appeal today

by Seun Adeuyion January 21, 2020
The Supreme Court says it will on Tuesday deliver judgment on the dispute over the outcome of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Benue State. Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, who led a seven-man bench of the apex court, said this at the end of the hearing of the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress […]

Benue: INEC fixes Saturday for constituency election

by Seun Adeuyion January 21, 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benue State has announced its decision to conduct a supplementary election in Ohimini state constituency following the sacking of the earlier occupant of the seat by the Court of Appeal. Breaking Times reports that the appellate court had on November 8, last year sacked the Deputy Speaker of […]