• Corruption: EFCC goes after Orji Kalu, Saraki, Akume, Alao-Akala and others

    Corruption: EFCC goes after Orji Kalu, Saraki, Akume, Alao-Akala and others

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commsision, EFCC, is set to investigate Senate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio for alleged corruption while serving as governors in their respective states.

    The anti-graft agency will revisit other cases of corruption hanging around the necks of 31 other former governors in the country.

    The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, had written to the Chairman of […]

  • Saraki Visits Akume Over Senate President Crisis

    Saraki Visits Akume Over Senate President Crisis

    Senator Bukola Saraki determined to retain his position as Senate President, he has kick-started moves to reconcile the various tendencies in the Upper Chamber with a visit to former Benue State Governor, Senator George Akume, in Abuja, weekend.
    Given the way he emerged as Senate President against the position of the top hierarchy of the ruling All progressives Congress, APC,, the party leaders have not hidden their angst against Saraki.

    Indeed, sources said the ruling party is considering either either a Christian […]

  • Tinubu and Akume meet in Lagos over senate presidency

    Tinubu and Akume meet in Lagos over senate presidency

    It was gathered that Senator George Akume, and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday met at the Lagos home of Tinubu.

    It was learnt that at the meeting which took place around 3pm, Tinubu told Akume to shelve his ambition and support Senator Ahmed Lawan, who represents Yobe-North senatorial district in the 8th Senate.

    The battle for the Senate presidency was between the North-East and the North-Central. Akume, who is currently the Senate Minority Leader, represents Benue-North […]

  • Saraki and Akume split North-Central Senate caucus

    Saraki and Akume split North-Central Senate caucus

    It was made known that fresh intrigues are  beclouding the contest for the office of the President of the Senate in the 8th National Assembly following the reported split of the North-Central caucus of the Senate between two groups.

    Senators George Akume and Bukola Saraki have emerged as front runners on the basis of the inclination of the incoming majority party, All Progressives Congress, APC, to zone the office to the North-Central region where the two of them come from.

    However, some […]