Category Archives: BENUE

Meet Engr Benson Abounu, Benue State Deputy Governor-Engr. Benson Abounu

Engineer Benson Abounu who was born on 3rd July, 1949, attended the Methodist Primary School, Upu-Icho in Otukpo, his birthplace, from 1957 to 1963. He proceeded to Government College, Makurdi, where he had a brief stint, between 1964 and 1966.


“I understand that as someone who’s always opened for new ideas and big challenges, Dr. Oyigeya is best fit for a ministerial position in the Gen. Buhari led federal cabinet as health minister but I beg he do us a

Ortom Warns Suswam Against Last Minute Civil Service Recruitments

Governor-Elect, Chief Dr. Samuel Ortom The Benue State governor-elect, Dr Samuel Ortom has warned the outgoing administration against last minute recruitments  into the state civil service. The governor-elect, Dr Samuel Ortom while addressing party leaders at a stakeholders meeting in

Suswam plans last minute recruitment  

With less than five weeks to the end of his tenure, the outgoing governor of Benue s tate, Dr Gabriel Suswam has embarked on massive recruitment of over 6000 applicants for the state civil service. This is even as the

‘I’ll Run A Transparent Govt’ : Ortom

By MSUGH ITYOKURA, Makurdi, on April 18, 2015 Dr Samuel Ortom Benue State governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, in his first interview with MSUGH ITYOKURA in Makurdi, promised to promote excellence against mediocrity and also bared his mind on circumstances that

Ortom, you owe us By Iorliam’Amo Shija

Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, Governor-elect, Benue State, unlike Prince Terhemen Tarzoor who you defeated in the recently held gubernatorial polls, you owe us. I averred that we owed Tarzoor,    in an article , last week. For some of us who supported

How Mark, Suswam’s Errors Cost PDP Benue State

This is the first time the agrarian Benue State will experience a sweeping change. The much reverend political gladiators like Governor Gabriel Suswam and Senate President David Mark that drive the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, at least

Benue Guber race: Idomas watch as spectators as two Tiv brothers Ortom, Tarzoor go to ‘war’ By Amen Comrade Godwin-Azikiwe

Benue State, the nation’s acclaimed ‘food basket’  is witnessing a pulsating battle for its soul. The battle over who takes over the baton of leadership from Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State come May 29 is at its apogee. The stage


As Benue awaits the dawn of change to rise across her horizon, liberating her from the reign of darkness that is fading into a glorious morning, Benue people are implored to embrace this change for the sake of posterity. The

Council Boss Drags Suswam to NHRC over of burning INEC office

By Tobi Sonia Gabriel Suswam The All Progressives Congress (APC) in  Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State has submitted a petition against the state governor, Gabriel Suswam over allegations of intimidation and the burning down of the office of

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