Tag Archives: Benue

Benue University Shut Over Violent Protest

  The management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, has shut down the institution indefinitely. This followed a violent protest by students of the institution in reaction to an accident which reportedly claimed the lives of some of their

Court Orders Benue Assembly To Maintain Status-Quo

Benue Assembly   A Makurdi High Court has granted an exparte order, restraining the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr Titus Uba, and five others from carrying out any legislative sitting and responsibilities, pending the determination of

Ortom Condemns Killing Of Nine Persons In Fresh Benue Attack

(File) Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has condemned the recent killing of nine persons in the state. In a statement on Friday by his spokesperson, Terver Akase, the governor vowed to clamp down on militia

EFCC Unfreezes Benue Govt’s Accounts

(File) Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   The Benue State government says the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has unfrozen its bank accounts. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom, Mr Terver Akase, confirmed this to Channels Television in

Freezing Of Benue, Akwa Ibom Accounts By EFCC Illegal – PDP

File   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the freezing of accounts belonging to the Benue and Akwa Ibom state governments by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the opposition party

Benue Govt Attributes Accounts Freezing To Political Witch-Hunt

(File) Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   The Benue State Government has attributed the freezing of its account by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a political witch-hunt. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the

Freezing Of Benue Accounts Unconstitutional – Governor’s Forum

Chairman of Governor’s Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari   The Chairman of the Governors Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz  Yari, has described the freezing of Benue State accounts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC Freezes Benue Govt Accounts In Three Banks

File photo   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen the bank accounts of the Benue State government domiciled in three banks. Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Mr Terver Akase, confirmed this to Channels Television in

Court Summons Impeached Benue Speaker, Others

  A High Court in Makurdi has given a seven-day notice to the impeached Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange; his Deputy, Mr James Okefe; and the Majority Leader, Benjamin Adanyi, to appear before it.

Youths Protest In Benue, Accuse Police Of Brutality, Bias

  Youths in Benue State have stormed the streets of Makurdi to protest and condemn the alleged brutality by police in the state. They accused the police of partisanship in the political crisis between Governor Samuel Ortom, as well as Senator

Any Attempt To Link Buhari With Benue Politics Will Not Stick – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Of Benue State, Samuel Ortom   The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that any attempt to link President Muhamadu Buhari in the ongoing Benue impeachment saga will not

Benue: Presidency Denies Buhari’s Involvement In Impeachment Saga

President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Of Benue State, Samuel Ortom   The Presidency has denied the involvement of President Muhammadu Buhari, in the purported impeachment notice on Governor Samuel Ortom by the Benue State House of Assembly. The denial comes

Again, Police Storm Benue Assembly

Police officers on a road leading to the Benue State House of Assembly.   Police officers have again stormed the Benue State House of Assembly blocking roads leading to the complex. The heavily armed officers are seen at the entrance