Senators blame rising suicides on bad economy, others
Senators across party lines have blamed the rising cases of suicide among Nigerians on economic frustrations, particularly the high poverty level in the country.
Suswam urges Akume to be a good loser
Benue North East Senator-elect, Gabriel Suswam has urged defeated Senator George Akume to learn to be a good loser in the interest of peace. Suswam, in a chat with journalists, yesterday, condemned Akume’s action of mobilising and leading thugs in the name of celebrating President Buhari’s victory to destroy Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign billboards…
Ortom asks Benue people to re-elect him for better services
• Mark, Moro, Suswam, others rally support for governor Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged the people to re-elect him so as to achieve better service-delivery. He made the call yesterday at the kickoff of his governorship re-election campaign, noting that the state will fare better if it is left in his hands for…
FG witch-hunting Ortom over anti-open grazing law
Former Benue State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate for Benue North East Senatorial District, Gabriel Suswam, has alleged that...
The unwise decision of PDP, Benue State chapter
Sir: The decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, Benue State chapter, which welcomed and ticketed Governor Samuel Ortom as its governorship candidate for the next coming general elections has shown how flippant (unserious) the party is towards the coming governorship election in the state. Instead of the party to learn from its previous mistakes, the…
Suswam, Ortom unite against APC in Benue
Former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has restated his commitment to work with his successor, Governor Samuel Ortom, towards the 2019 polls for the interest of the state. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate revealed at the weekend how the Tiv Traditional Council under the leadership of Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, brokered…
Female APC senatorial candidate in Benue dares Suswam, Gemade at poll
The first female senatorial candidate for Benue North East under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mrs. Mimi Adzape-Orubibi, has said that she is set to beat former Governor Gabriel Suswam (PDP) and incumbent senator of the zone, Barnabas Gemade (SDP), to landslide victory at the 2019 election.
FG slams fresh three-count charge against Suswam
The Federal Government yesterday arraigned former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, on a fresh three-count charge before the Federal High Court, Abuja. The charges bordered on illegal possession of firearms and money laundering.
‘Ortom not behind Suswam’s arrest
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State did not write the petition, which led to the arrest of his predecessor, Gabriel Suswam, contrary to some media reports. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Terver Akase, who made the clarification in a statement, yesterday, debunked insinuation in several media reports associating his principal with the recent…
DSS arrests two suspected IS commanders in Abuja
The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested two commanders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) at Kukuntu village, Gwagwalada, Abuja.According to a statement by the spokesman of the agency, Mr. Tony Opuiyo, in Abuja, yesterday..
Fayose visits Benue, reiterates call for restructuring
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday visited Benue to commiserate with the government and the people over the gruesome murder of 73 on New Year Day by suspected herdsmen in Guma and Logo council areas of the state.
Suswam: Witness was pressured to change statement, EFCC alleges
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, attempted to enter into evidence a statement alleging that a witness in the ongoing trial of Gabriel Suswam, former Benue governor, was pressured into changing his statement. At the resumed trial, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, (SAN) the lead prosecuting counsel told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that…