EASTER CELEBRATION : Ortom calls for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has for the umpteenth time called for peaceful coexistence between and among Nigerians as the needed elixir for development to take place. Governor Ortom said an atmosphere of peace and cooperation between the government and the governed was the needed ingredient for any development or progress in any nation. In his goodwill message to Nigerians to commemorate this year’s Easter celebration, the Governor also canvassed for religious tolerance between and among different religious adherents. For him, all religions preaches peace and good neighbourliness and wondered…

Bad Marriage: A Straight Talk On Divorce! By Michael West

If marriage is run the way God the Initiator had ordained it from the beginning, there would not be need for separation or divorce. Human failure to imbibe the culture of love, tolerance, patience and forgiveness upon which relationships are built, engenders hostility and bitterness which do manifest as abuse and violence in marital relationship.   Divorce found its way into our marital lexicon because of human attitudinal inadequacies and character flaws. And rather than deal with such bad traits, ego, pride and bad temperament seize the momentum to aggravate…

BNSG releases N1.5bn for B-Cares

The Benue State Government has released over N1.5 billion naira to facilitate implementation of the State COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme, B-CARES.   Governor Samuel Ortom made this known Thursday, April 14th, 2022 while launching the commencement of the programme which featured distribution of cheques to beneficiaries at Government House, Makurdi.   The Governor stated that the beneficiaries who have been categorized into delivery platforms include the state Cares coordinating unit, Community and Social Development Agency, Fadama, Ministry of Industry and Cooperatives and the state cash transfer unit.…

Gov Ortom Commends Buhari, Council of States on State Pardon for Dariye, Nyame 

Benue state,Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Council of States for granting state pardon to former Governors of Plateau and Taraba States, Senator Joshua Dariye and Rev. Jolly Nyame.   Dariye and Nyame were serving jail terms in Kuje Correctional Centre near Abuja following their convictions by the courts over financial malfeasance while serving as governors in their states between 1999 and 2007.   Ortom had while appearing on an Arise Television interview a fortnight ago appealed to the federal government to review…

EASTER CELEBRATION : Gov Sani Bello felicitates Christians, charges them to sustain prayers for lasting peace in Niger state   

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has congratulated Christians in Niger State and beyond as they celebrate Easter, the season of the remembrance of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the salvation of mankind.   In a message, Governor Sani Bello noted that Easter is a significant celebration observed by Christians which portrays the sacrifice and love examplified by Jesus Christ, who is the foundation and the end of the Christian faith.   He stressed the need for Christians to celebrate Easter solemnly while reflecting and imbibing the…

EASTER CELEBRATIONS: Niger Police Congratulates Christian faithful, assures crime-free celebration

Niger State Commissioner of Police,CP Monday Bala Kuryas has re-affirmed his command readiness to provide adequate security during the Easter festivities and beyond in the state.   In view of this, the Command in its effort at ensuring a crime-free Easter celebration in Niger State ,has emplaced proactive security measures designed to provide a robust and visibility security avalanche for Nigerlites and residents of the state which is laid on sufficient deployment of Police personnel to worship centres, recreation centers and other public places during festivities as well as intelligence…

Families of train attack victims petition NHRC

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu SAN has said that the Commission has been closely monitoring the event of the abduction of passengers of Kaduna – Abuja train attack and will ensure that their plea is transmitted to relevant authorities. The Executive Secretary who was represented by Halilu Adamu, Deputy Director, Civil and Political Rights department made this statement during a world press conference by families of kidnapped victims of AK9 Train passengers on 4th April, 2022. Adamu who commiserated with families of the victim further stated…