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SPOTLIGHT: Regina Akume, former first lady in the House

From the first lady of Benue state to the House of Representatives, Regina Akume comes to parliament with the experience of enjoying perks and privileges. Will her background spur her to deliver service effectively or hamper her? Rep. Regina Akume is the wife of Sen. George Akume, the former governor of Benue State and the incumbent Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). Over the years, she has proved to be a powerful anchor...

Benue NASS members in proxy battle with governor

The face-off between the Benue State Governor and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has escalated with members of the National Assembly from the state in proxy battle  The Benue Caucus of the National Assembly has urged President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the crises within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State allegedly fueled by Governor Hyacinth Alia. The lawmakers from both chambers who are of the APC accused the governor...

Senate demands reinstatment of elected councils in Benue

The lawmakers also asked the federal government to halt statutory allocations to local government areas that are without democratically elected councils  The Senate has condemned the dissolution of democratically elected local government councils in Benue and other states of the federation. This is as it also urged the Federal Government to withhold statutory allocations to local councils that are not democratically elected across the nation. This resolution was sequel to the adoption of a motion...

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