Governor Samuel Ortom read riot act to Traditional rulers.

Political and traditional leaders in Benue State have been warned to wash their hands off the operation of criminal and militia groups. They have also been warned to stay clear from security operations aimed at flushing out those already identified as perpetrators of the violence, lest they face the wrath of the law. These warnings form the highlights of decisions taken at the stakeholders security meeting held at the Benue State government house on Monday, following the killing of a militia gang leader popularly known as Orjunde by troops of…

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COVID-19: Edo extends curfew for another 14 days

The Edo State Government has extended the curfew in the state for another 14 days, as it ramps up measures to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said the curfew, which is effective between 8pm and 6am daily, was extended to limit movement within the state at night. According to him, “The Edo State Government has extended the curfew in the state for another fourteen days, starting from May 13, 2020. The time for the curfew remains 8pm to…

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