Gunmen kill elder brother of former Benue State governor
Gunmen believed to be loyal to the notorious militia kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias Gana, allegedly shot dead Dr. Terkula Suswam, the elder brother to Senator Gabriel Suswam at his hometown Anyiin, Logo local government area of Benue state. Dr. Suswam, a chieftain of the PDP and the proprietor of Ashi Polytechnic, was in at the…
Group threatens to recall Suswam for alleged neglect of constituents
Sankera United for Democracy and Development (SUDD) has threatened to initiate the recall of Senator Gabriel Suswam of Benue State for allegedly neglecting the Sankera people of Benue North-East, which he represents.
Senate panel tackles minister for siting 20 power projects in own LGA
Senate Committee on Power, yesterday, queried Minister of Power, Maman Saleh, for siting about 20 rural electrification projects in his Lau Council Area of Taraba State, describing the action as ‘official misconduct’.
Why no ceremonies during project commissioning in past six years - Ortom
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said there were no ceremonies during projects commissioning in the last six years of his administration because such funds could be used to provide amenities
FG’s guarantees, liabilities may hit N6.1 trillion by year-end
Leveraging off-balance-sheet products such as Guarantees, Letters of Comforts and similar instruments, the Federal Government’s contingent liabilities may hit N6.1 trillion, the 2021- 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) has shown.
Government moves to sell 216 electricity assets
There is a move to sell over 216 non- core electricity assets of the Federal Government to address some of the challenges in the power sector.The plan became public knowledge yesterday as the Senate insisted that reversal of the sector’s privatisation would worsen the challenges
Power sector probe: Senate Committee to present report soon - Suswam
Sen. Gabriel Suswam ,Chairman,Senate Committee on Power has said the committee will soon present its findings...
I was pressured to change my statement against Suswam, says witness
The fourth prosecution witness (PW4), Abubakar Umar, in the ongoing trial of former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, yesterday told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court...
Senate stands down bill on National Assembly inauguration
The Senate yesterday stood down a bill for an act to provide for the inauguration of the National Assembly to ensure the smooth transfer of legislative power, citing constitutional reasons.
N3.1bn fraud: Court admits more evidence against Suswam
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has admitted more documents, presented by the prosecution in evidence in its case against former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam and his ex-commissioner of Finance, Omodachi Okolobia. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is prosecuting Suswam and Okolobia on nine-counts bordering on money laundering and diversion of…