• Suswam must return N107bn alleged stolen dunds – Governor Ortom

    Suswam must return N107bn alleged stolen dunds – Governor Ortom

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said his administration would not rest until it recovered about N107 billion allegedly looted from the state treasury when Gabriel Suswan was governor.

    Ortom, on assumption of office, had constituted the Justice Kpojime Commission of Inquiry which later came out with a report that N107billion was embezzled by 52 persons, including Suswam who was the immediate past governor.

    He also said he would not shield the embattled speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Emmanuel Ayua, […]

  • I didn’t lay landmines for Ortom, says Suswam

    I didn’t lay landmines for Ortom, says Suswam

    A former Governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, on Wednesday said he did not lay landmines for his successor, Governor Samuel Ortom.

    He also said his administration didn’t leave behind N140 billion debt as claimed by the governor.

    Suswam, who made the clarifications in a statement issued by his Special Assistant, Hon Terkaa Mamwoo, said a panel set up by the Benue Governor discovered that his government borrowed only N18 billion from issuance of bonds.

    The statement said: “The attention of His […]

  • I’m Not A Thief, I’m Not A Criminal – Suswam Cries Out

    I’m Not A Thief, I’m Not A Criminal – Suswam Cries Out

    Ex- Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State, yesterday, denied stealing the state’s money during his eight years tenure in office.

    Suswam spoke at a special thanksgiving service organised for him at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Makurdi, by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers at Benue State House of Assembly.

    He regretted that before the last general elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC, had sold to the people that salaries were not being paid because the state’s funds were being stolen. Suswam […]

  • I Didn’t Beat My Wife—Suswam Denies

    I Didn’t Beat My Wife—Suswam Denies

    The immediate ex- governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, has denied reports that he battered his wife in London, over which he was briefly arrested and detained by the police.

    The former governor also denied that his wife, Yemisi, looted the state treasury while he was governor of the state.

    Suswam, in a statement personally signed by him, described the reports, which went viral weekend, as the handiwork of elements bent on tarnishing his image for political reasons.

    According to an online […]

  • Aliyu, Suswam, Yuguda and Ngige lose senatorial bid

    Aliyu, Suswam, Yuguda and Ngige lose senatorial bid

     

    Report made it known that three Peoples Democratic Party governors have lost their senatorial bid. The governors are Isa Yuguda (Bauchi); Gabriel Suswam (Benue) and Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu.

    In Anambra state also, a former governor, Chris Ngigie, who represents Anambra-Central, lost his seat.

    In Kogi State, the senator representing Kogi-West, Smart Adeyemi, lost to former House of Representatives member, Dino Melaye of the All Progressives Congress

    In Benue, Suswam was defeated by incumbent Senator, Chief Barnabas Gemade, in the race for […]