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    Metro Just in: Burial of Omusu massacre victims cancelled for Buhari’s visit – Governor Ortom –...

    – http://ift.tt/2FoFRRR – Governor Samuel Ortom said there won’t be mass burial of 24 people who were killed by Fulani herdsmen in Omusu-Edumoga in Okpokwu on Saturday, March 10 – Governor Ortom later shifted the burial of the victims to next … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news...
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    Politics Missing schoolgirls: Ortom expresses shock, describes it as attack on country’s future –...

    Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed shock over the abduction of school girls from Government Technical College Dapchi, Yobe state, noting that such attack on children is … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – http://ift.tt/2FrSB6U -- Get More...
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    Politics Full speech of Gov. Ortom at the flag-off of ‘Operation Cat Race’ in Benue – Daily Post Nigeria

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has assured the Nigerian Army that his people would cooperate with its troops sent to the state for the Operation Ayem Akpatuma. Recall that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Bruatai, on Tuesday, launched the exercise with the aim of … Read more via...
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    Politics How Gov Ortom used and dumped us – The Sun News

    Gololo, leader of Benue herdsmen Herdsmen in Benue have provided fresh insight into the recent killings and crisis rocking the state. Coordinator of the Benue State chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Garius Gololo, revealed that the genesis of the...
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    Politics Army troop arrest suspected herdsmen planning to destroy Governor Ortom’s farm – Nigeria...

    Nigerian army troop arrested two herdsmen in Benue state – The herdsmen were arrested while allegedly planning to destroy Governor Ortom’s fish farm The Nigerian army troops, 707 Special Forces Brigade, on Tuesday, February 6, arrested two armed … --Read more via Nigeria News today &...
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    Politics How Can I Welcome Buhari When My People Are Being Killed – Benue State Governor – Naijaloaded

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has explained why he did not go to neighboruing Nasarawa State to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. Many critics were wondering why Ortom failed to welcome the president, who doubles as his party leader at the event … Read more via...
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    Politics Defend yourselves if attacked, Benue gov tells residents – Punch Newspapers

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called on the people of the state to defend themselves if attacked. The governor, who spoke on a radio programme titled, ‘Issue of the moment’ monitored by our correspondent on Tuesday, said it was necessary … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Politics Fayose chides police for calling Benue Governor a “drowning man” – Vanguard News

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the comment made on Channels Television Sunrise Daily today, by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO); Mr. Jimoh Moshood, describing the Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State as a “drowning man” as an insult on all the governors in...
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    Politics Killings: Ortom faults Buhari’s letter to Senate – Punch Newspapers

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has faulted the claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that his administration had taken positive actions to halt herdsmen killings in the state. Buhari had, in a letter to the Senate last Read more via Punch Newspapers – http://ift.tt/2ED5Yk9 …tells IG...
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    Politics Benue’ll not succumb to any move to repeal law – Ortom – The Nation Nigeria

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom says his government would not succumb to any intimidation or move to repeal the open grazing, prohibition and ranches establishment law. Governor Ortom stated this when he visited Three Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs ) camps including Abagena, LGEA Primary...
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    Politics If I Had Militias I Would Have Confronted Killer Herdsmen, Says Ortom – Thisdaylive

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has denied the allegations by security agents that he has 6,000 militias, adding if he does, he would have deployed them to protect the people of the state who have been continuously attacked and killed by herdsmen even with the … via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Herdsmen/Farmers Crisis: Protesters Storm Abuja, Wants Govs Ortom, Ishaku Probed –...

    Protesters numbering over 200, Thursday, marched on the capital city of Abuja, in protest of the clashes between farmers and herdsmen, which have resulted to deaths of many Nigerians in Benue, Taraba States and others parts of the country. The group, under the aegis of Good Governance and...
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    Politics Ortom seeks immediate trial of arrested Islamic State fighters – The Guardian Nigeria

    Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has asked security agencies, especially the Department of State Services (DSS), to immediate prosecute those recently arrested as Islamic State fighters. At a stakeholders’ meeting in Makurdi, the governor regretted that the...
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    Politics Anti-Open Grazing: APC Governors Beg Ortom To Reverse Law – Nairaland

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is under intense pressure to prevail on the state assembly to repeal the antigrazing law, which had become a sore point for the Muhammadu Buhari administrarion, findings by the Saturday Telegraph have shown. The situation has led to a brewing war between the...
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    Metro Only arrest of Miyetti Allah leaders can restore our hope in Nigeria –Gov. Ortom – The Sun News

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has said that only the arrest of the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) can give the Benue people a sense of belonging and restore their hope in the Nigerian state. Governor Ortom stated this when he played host to … via The Sun News –...
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    Politics We Are Still Living In Fear, Ortom Tells APC Governors – Sahara Reporters

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Friday, said that people of the state live in fear and still under siege of Fulani herdsmen. Ortom stated this while receiving northern and All Progressive Congress governors led by the chairman, governors forum, Shetima Kashim, at the new banquet hall...
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    Politics Benue killings: Mimiko Visits Ortom, Condemns Killings Of Nigerians (PHOTOS) – The Trent

    Olusegun Mimiko, the immediate past governor of Ondo State, has condemned, in strong terms, the alleged killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state and other parts of the country. Dr. Mimiko was speaking on Wednesday, January 17, 2017 while fielding questions from newsmen after a solidarity visit...
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    Politics Governor Ortom’s letter to me has nothing to do with recent Benue killings — VP Osinbajo –...

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) was shocked by a news report ostensibly quoting the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom as saying that the VP was warned of the savage and inhuman killings by alleged herdsmen in Logo and Guma local government areas which took place on January … via Premium...
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    Politics Gov. Lalong sends delegation to Benue after apology to governor – Premium Times Nigeria

    Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Tuesday that he had accepted the apology tendered by Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau and had forgiven him even before he tendered his apology. Mr. Ortom stated this in Makurdi when a delegation from Plateau led by the Commissioner for … via Premium Times Nigeria...
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    Politics Stop making inflammatory statements, Ortom warns Benue residents – The Sun News

    Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has warned those raising false alarm and making inflammatory statements regarding the security situation in Makurdi, the State capital, to desist from such acts or face arrest. Governor Ortom, who described as ‘unfortunate’, the tendency of some...
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