Tag: george akume

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 23, 2020

NLC declares nationwide protest over fuel price hike; Despite protests, FG forges ahead with Water Resources Bill | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has said that protests and strike action will commence, on Monday, across the country over ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2017

No plans by APC to remove Ortom – Akume

Senator representing Benue North West Senatorial District, George Akume has debunked rumours that a caucus in the All Progressive Congress (APC) ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 24, 2017

Opinion: Inspiring stories out of Benue state

Yesterday was Governor Ortom’s birthday and the story of his life is truly inspirational. He joins a chain of indigenous ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 21, 2015

Saraki’s men reject Akume, Lawan as Senate leaders

The All Progressives Congress, has been in a bad shape for the past few weeks with series of crisis springing ...

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Janeth JJune 9, 2015

Akume says Senate Presidency election was a ‘sham’

Apparently, Senator George Akume is not satisfied with Bukola Saraki’s victory. In a post on his Facebook, Akume alleged that ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 7, 2015

Saraki boycotts election as Lawan emerges Senate President candidate of APC

Senator Bukola Saraki, and his supporters, were a no-show on Saturday, June 6, as the All Progressives Congress elected Senator ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 23, 2015

House apart: APC Senators produce 2 separate candidates for Senate President

by Kolapo Olapoju In its bid to elect a consensus candidate for the post of Senate President at a retreat in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 23, 2015

Senator Akume does not agree with Tinubu, Bisi Akande over zoning in APC

by Kolapo Olapoju Senate Minority Leader, Senator George Akume, apparently has a different point of view regarding the zoning arrangement ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 1, 2015

Akume says he’s not interested in being Senate President

by Kolapo Olapoju Senate Minority Leader, George Akume, says he is not interested in becoming the next Senate President. Akume ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 30, 2015

Senate Presidency: Tinubu met with Akume yesterday and they talked about…

by Kolapo Olapoju National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu met with one of the leading contenders ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 6, 2015

Opinion: What went wrong for Gov. Suswam in Benue

by Ushakuma Anenga The ousting of Akume looked like victory for Suswam but it wasn’t long before Akume came calling. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 2, 2015

APC has a new headache… and it’s not the PDP

by Kolapo Olapoju After winning the presidential election and the majority of the National Assembly, the All Progressives Congress has ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 30, 2014

@CollinsUma to @GeorgeAkume: Do not condemn a man just because he supports the President

by Collins Uma We are a funny people. We accept what we want to accept and discard the unacceptable, regardless ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

Suswam makes up with Akume

by Aper Draonel Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has called on George Akume, the former governor of the state for ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 25, 2014

George Akume: Dear President Jonathan, stop behaving like Idi-Amin

by George Akume The constitutional power of impeachment is a sacred power that can be likened to the mystical Sword ...

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February 8, 2014

Opinion: Blocking the budget- The Nigerian opposition flexes its new found muscles

by Lagun Akinloye The National Assembly is well within its rights to subject the proposed budget to this level of ...

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