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September 17, 2018 6:45 PM BREAKING: Police finally rescues Benue family from kidnappers

Two of the occupants of a Sienna car kidnapped along 9th Mile expressway, Enugu State during the weekend have been rescued. Report reaching DAILY POST said that the two victims, 22-year-old Kate Oibe and Samuel Oibe,13, were rescued by the Enugu State Police Command on Monday afternoon. The two occupants, who were traveling on a Toyota Sienna belonging 21

September 11, 2018 7:23 AM Nasarawa explosion: Ortom reacts, sympathizes with victims’ families

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sympathised with the government and people of Nasarawa State, particularly families of victims of the gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia. The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the popular Natson gas station, leaving many vehicles, shops and offices completely razed. Terver Akase, his Chief Press Secretary 32

September 11, 2018 7:21 AM Ortom sacks exams board boss in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom has approved the termination of the appointment of the Executive Secretary of the Benue State Examinations Board, Mr Uchi Andrew Torhile. Ortom has also approved the appointment of Mr. Isaac Iorbee Hon as the new Executive Secretary of the Board. A statement by Prof Dennis Ityavyar, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology 33

September 9, 2018 5:14 PM Benue APC adopts indirect primary election

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has adopted indirect primary in the state. The party leadership took the decision at a stakeholders’ meeting, which held in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Sunday. Confirming the development to DAILY POST, APC Director of Media and Publicity, Apeh Peterhot, said the party leadership had agreed to adopt indirect 19

September 6, 2018 5:36 PM Ortom appoints first female Benue Head of Service

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has appointed Mrs. Veronica Onyeke as the new Head of Service (HoS). Mrs Onyeke, who is from Ogbadibo Local Government Area of the state, was until her elevation Permanent Secretary, office of the Deputy Governor. She takes over from Engineer George Ede, who is to proceed on retirement. Mrs Veronica Onyeke has become 22

September 1, 2018 12:29 PM Popular Nollywood actor, Babariga is dead

The death has been announced of Nollywood actor, Friday Ogbulo, otherwise known as Babariga. DAILY POST gathered that Babariga, a native of Ugboju area of Otukpo, Benue State, who is famous for his movies such as Pastor Iduh, Adeichenu and others many years back, passed away on Friday after suffering from carbuncles. Confirming the sad incident to our reporter 25

August 29, 2018 4:43 PM Agency reveals states with high risk of flood, advises residents to vacate danger zones

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger to move out of the area immediately over possible flooding. The warning was issued in a statement signed by the agency’s Director of Engineering Hydrology, Mr Clement Nze, in Abuja on Wednesday. The Director listed some states likely to be affected 27

August 28, 2018 8:20 AM APC dead in Benue – PDP Chairman, John Ngbede

Chairman of the Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), John Ngbede, has declared that the All Progressives Congress is dead in the state. Ngbede made this comment when he officially received the Executive Chairman of Otukpo LGA, Hon. George Alli into the PDP at an elaborate ceremony at Ewulo ward a suburb of Otukpo. In a statement 21

August 27, 2018 6:33 PM Ortom vs Tsav: Court orders substituted service on ex-Lagos Police Commissioner

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, has ordered for substituted service on a former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav in a criminal suit filed against him by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Michael Gusa. The court, presided over by Isaac Ajim, gave the order on Monday 25

August 24, 2018 3:20 PM Benue: How herdsmen are ‘planning to kidnap, kill me’ – Governor Ortom

Report reaching DAILY POST has it that plans are underway to assassinate the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom along the Lafia-Makurdi Road by unknown political opponents. A DAILY POST source claimed that some political opponents working for top politicians have allegedly connived with top government officials to assassinate the governor along the ever-busy 22