‘Akume’s APC’ll respect constitution, party organs’

January 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), some leaders of the party have given the assurance that former governor of Benue state and the Minister of Intergovernmental affairs, Senator George Akume, would uphold the party’s constitution and respect its organs among others. The APC leaders declared that Senator Akume currently “stands tall among all other aspirants Read More

‘Akume best to lead APC’

November 19, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Northern APC National Front, has stated that Senator George Akume “is the best material for the national chairmanship position” of the party, adding that he “can perform miracles in propelling the party to greater heights.” Speaking to newsmen in Kano Friday, the group’s spokesman, Comrade Ayuba Hassan, said Akume “is the leader the party needs at Read More

Benue APC congress and the Akume factor

October 19, 2021 Musa Wada 0

Benue state is in a mood of celebration over the peaceful, fair, just and transparent state congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The doomsayers had prior to the event which was held at Makurdi, the state capital, predicted that the APC would implode due to the seeming grieviances and acrimony that would arise from the exercise. But the doomsayers Read More

I never accused Akume of interfering in lottery operations – Board chair

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The chairman, Board of Lottery Regulatory Commission, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle has debunked media reports in some section that he accused Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume of interfering in the operations of the commission. Alhaji Ibikunle said that there was no iota of truth in the publication as there was never a time the Governing Board Read More

Buni’s unassuming leadership reason for massive defection into APC – Akume

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume, has commended the current leadership of All the Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee under governor Mai Mala Buni. The former governor said Buni’s unassuming leadership has reunited the party and also responsible for the recent massive defection into the APC from opposition party. In a congratulatory Read More

Group tips Sen. Akume for APC national chair

September 24, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Queen Amina Support Initiative (QASI), has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC), to elect Senator George Akume as its national chairman. The group in a statement Thursday, issued in Jos by its Director General Segun Nelson, said it has since commenced canvassing votes for the serving Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs. The statement reads, “He is a man of the people, Read More

Contextualising Akume’s philantrophy and politics

September 20, 2021 Musa Wada 0

It is an incontestable fact that Senator George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, and former governor of Benue state, is the undisputable leader of Benue politics. Since the return of democracy in 1999, Akume has traversed the Benue political scene like a collosus. His political successes have left many including his critics in awe. He has Read More