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    Politics PDP calls for immediate unfreezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for immediate unfreezing of the official accounts of Akwa Ibom and Benue states blocked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) PDP in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan … Read more via The...
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    Politics Freezing Of Benue Accounts Unfortunate – Ortom – Leadership Newspaper

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has described the freezing of the state accounts by Economic and Financial Crime Commission ( EFCC) as part of political witch- hunt and victimisation being plotted against him, even as he said, such move will have a negative toll on the state. … Read more...
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    Politics Gov. Ortom reacts to freezing of Benue govt account by EFCC – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Benue State Government has confirmed the freezing of its account by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC. Confirming the development, Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said it was true that the state government’s account was...
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    Politics EFCC Freezes Benue State Govt Accounts – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The plot to frustrate Governor Samuel Ortom after his daring move to defect from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a dramatic turn Tuesday following indication that the state government’s bank accounts have been frozen by the Economic and … Read...
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    Metro Benue government terminates tax agents contracts – TODAY.NG

    The Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) has announced the termination of the contracts of all revenue collecting agents with immediate.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics APC made me poorer as governor – Ortom – BusinessDay News

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that he became poorer throughout his three years sojourn in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ortom, who recently defected from the ruling party to the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), assured that with former Senate …...
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    Politics Governor Ortom to sue APC chairman Oshiomhole – New speaker claims – News

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state is set to sue APC national chairman Oshiomhole. The newly elected speaker of the.... Read more via News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics I Am Not Afraid Of EFCC Probe – Ortom – Leadership Newspaper

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that he is not afraid of being probed, provided it is fair and just. The governor, who spoke through his special adviser on media and ICT, Tahav Agerzua, made this known while reacting to media reports credited to Benue APC, which … Read more via...
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    Politics IGP ordered withdrawal of police from IDP camp – Ortom raises alarm –

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has raised allegation against the inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, accusing him of withdrawing police personnel deployed to protect the Internally Displaced Persons in the state. Tribune reports that Ortom said on Wednesday, August … Read more via...
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    Metro Displaced persons lament planned withdrawal of police from camps – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) in eight camps in Benue State have expressed fear over their safety. This followed the plans by police authorities Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics PDP Leaders Rally Behind Embattled Benue Governor Ortom – The Trent Newspaper

    Opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has hurried to Makurdi, Benue State capital, on a solidarity visit to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue where.... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Leave Buhari out of your travails, Benue youths tell Ortom – – The Sun Newspaper

    Benue youths, under the auspices of Idoma All Progressives Congress (APC) Young Stakeholders, have warned Governor Samuel Ortom to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for his.... Read more via – The Sun Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Ortom asks EFCC: Why am I the only gov being investigated over security vote spending? – TheCable

    Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says the probe of his security vote spending by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a case of persecution. The EFCC had accused Ortom of misappropriating about N19 billion meant for security agencies deployed to Benue to tackle the...
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    Politics Police Withdraw All MOPOL On Special Duties In Benue (See Letter) - Nairaland

    The Nigeria Police has reportedly ordered the immediate withdrawal of Mobile Policeman, otherwise known as MOPOL currently on special duties in Benue State. The officers, who were earlier sent to the state to curb the clashes between farmers and herdsmen, have been asked to return to their...
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    Politics Secondus calls Tambuwal, defectors true democrats, praises Ortom – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has hailed the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal for taking a bold step for democracy by dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Secondus, who was reacting to Wednesday’s announcement by Governor...
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    Politics Ortom raises alarm over cattle invasion of Benue – News

    Governor Samuel Ortom has raised alarm over alleged invasion of parts of the state by herdsmen with more … Read more via News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Youths Protest In Benue, Accuse Police Of Brutality, Bias – Channels Television News

    Youths in Benue State have stormed the streets of Makurdi to protest and condemn the alleged brutality … Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Ortom’s impeachment: CP told me it’s an order from above – Security Adviser to Gov – Vanguard News

    The Presidency, yesterday, exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the impeachment notice served on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State by eight of the 30 members of the state House of Assembly..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Is impeachment move by eight Benue lawmakers legal? – Punch Newspapers

    It is an insane move; it is sheer madness; it has no support in law, in the constitution and in common sense. It is an abuse of legislative powers and I believe that those people are a threat to the democratic order. We run … Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More...
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    Metro Benue youths raise alarm over planned protest against Ortom, troops’ withdrawal – Daily Post Nigeria

    Youths in Benue State have raised alarm over planned protests in the state against Governor Samuel Ortom. Terrence Kuanum, President, Benue Youth Forum, in a statement on Tuesday, accused “enemies of Benue” of embarking on plan B which is mass demonstration against ortom..... Read more via...