Buhari condemns attack on Ortom, orders thorough, transparent investigation

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, saying the string of brutal attacks on individuals and communities in the state, with the latest one targeting the governor, was unacceptable. The President welcomes the dispatch…

*Samklef apologises to Simi, others (Punch)*UNILAG VC, one other win N25.8m research grants (Tribune)

Samklef apologises to Simi, others (Punch) Popular Nigerian music producer, Samuel Oguachuba, aka Samklef, has taken to social media to make an apology video to famous singer, Simi, and women. He said “Hello everybody! My name is Samuel Oguachuba, aka…

*Lagos Assembly rejects Sanwo-Olu’s nominee, confirms three (Nation) *Man who battered wife, bragged on Facebook, arrested (Punch)

Lagos Assembly rejects Sanwo-Olu’s nominee, confirms three (Nation) The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday rejected one of the five nominees of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the State Audit Service Commission. It however confirmed three others while one was…

*LAWMA bars scavengers from Lagos landfills (Punch) *Stimulus package: Lagos warns against sale of food packs (Nation)

LAWMA bars scavengers from Lagos landfills (Punch) The Lagos Waste Management Authority has barred scavengers from landfills across the state. The agency said it was a precautionary measure against further spread of coronavirus and other dangerous diseases. LAWMA said its…

*Teenager allegedly steals N670K from tithe & offering box (punch) *Six suspected cultists arrested in Lagos (Vanguard)

Teenager allegedly steals N670K from tithe & offering box (punch) The Police have arrested 18-year-old Elikor Ehud in Ejigbo for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue. Police Public Relations Officer in the Lagos Command,…

Stop hate campaign against President Buhari, Presidency Gov Ortom

The Presidency has called on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to desist from basing his campaign for re-election on falsehoods concerning President Muhammadu Buhari and instead focus on the dire issues confronting the state. A statement by Senior Special…

Ortom to Akume: Show your 11-yr scorecard (Vanguard)

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has challenged his estranged political benefactor, and Benue State leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator George Akume, to show his constituents and the people of the state his achievements in the Senate in…

BENUE: Our chances brighter without Ortom, APC vows boasts as Akume’s kinsmen pledge loyalty to PDP (Vanguard)

Perhaps Governor Samuel Ortom may have once again caught his political groove since defecting from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, few weeks back. Ortom had hinged his decision to dump the APC on the fact…

Herdsmen planning to kill me – Ortom cries out (SUN)

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has again raised the alarm that Fulani herdsmen were planning to kidnap, torture and kill him. The claimed that the herdsmen’s plan is billed to be hatched along Makurdi-Lafia-Abuyja highway. Ortom disclosed this, on…

No automatic ticket for Ortom, PDP aspirants insist (Punch)

The chances of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, to clinch the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party to realise his second term ambition in the 2019 general elections are still hanging in the balance. An impeccable source informed our…

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