FG assures of completion of projects in Benue State
The Federal Government has assured the Benue State indigent of completion of ongoing projects to boost socio-economic, and political development in the state. Sen. George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs gave the assurance on Friday, when he received Benue South zone C All Progressive Congress (APC) party Stakeholders in his office in…
Ortom constitutes panel to probe Owukpa mining row
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has set up a committee to look into the controversy surrounding mining activities in Owukpa, Ogbadibo Council of the state.
Youths caution Suswam, Moro against politicising Tor Tiv, Akume face-off
The Tiv Youth Advancement Vanguard (TYAV) yesterday asked members of the Benue State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the National Assembly to stop politicising ...
Benue caucus in National Assembly condemns Akume’s ‘derogatory’ utterances against Tor Tiv
The Benue State Caucus in the National Assembly has condemned in strong terms the derogatory and regrettable utterances made by the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs
Akume appeals tribunal’s ruling on Benue North-West Senate seat
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the February 23 senatorial election, Senator George Akume, have filed an appeal at the Court of Appeal...
Akume to appeal tribunal verdict
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Senator George Akume, in the February 23 Senatorial election, have filed an appeal at the Court of Appeal against the judgment of the National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Makurdi, Benue State. The tribunal had thrown out the petition filed by Senator Akume challenging…
Ortom fecilitates with Akume on his ministerial appointment
Gov. Samuel Ortom has congratulated the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume on his appointment and inauguration. This was contained in a statement on Friday signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mr Terver Akase and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi.
Akume, Benue differ on storming of Makurdi streets
The senator representing Benue North West in the National Assembly, George Akume, yesterday stormed the streets of Makurdi to protest his defeat by the member of Buruku federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Emmanuel Yisa Orker Jev. The former two-term governor and three-time senator since 2007 was beaten by Jev of the Peoples Democratic…