Posts Tagged ‘Gabriel Suswam’

Suswam urges Akume to be a good loser

Benue North East Senator-elect, Gabriel Suswam has urged defeated Senator George Akume to learn to be a good loser in the interest of peace. Suswam, in a chat with journalists, yesterday, condemned Akume’s action of mobilising and leading thugs in the name of celebrating President Buhari’s victory to destroy Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign billboards […]

Court Orders ex-Governor Suswam be remanded in Prison 

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered a former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, and two of his former aides, to be remanded in Kuje Prisons, Abuja.   Justice Gabriel Kolawole made the remand order after the three defendants were arraigned on 32 counts of diversion of a total sum of N9.79bn meant for […]

Breaking: Former Governor Suswam Slammed with Fresh 32-Count Charge

Former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam has been arraigned on a fresh 32-count charge of fraud at a Federal High Court in Abuja by the Federal Government. Suswam who had been in DSS custody since 25th February over allegation of possession of firearms found inside the boot of one of his cars is standing trial, […]

Former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam freed by DSS

After spending over two months in the custody of the Department of States Security Services, a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam yesterday regained his freedom on self-recognition. Suswam was released yesterday at about 3:30pm.‎ The former governor had on 25 February,2017 honoured an invitation by the DSS over alleged possession of firearms and […]

​Ex-Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam files N10bn suit against FG‎

Former Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam on Tuesday initiated a N10 billion legal action at the Federal High Court in Abuja, against the Department of State Services (DSS), its Director General and the Attorney General of the Federation for illegally detaining him for over 35 days without charging him to court. In a fundamental right […]

N3.1bn fraud: Suswam’s detention by DSS stalls trial

The detention of former Benue governor, Gabriel Suswam by the Department of State Services (DSS), on Tuesday stalled his ongoing N3.1 billion fraud trial in the Federal High Court Abuja. When the matter was called up, Mr Joseph Daudu (SAN), counsel to Suswam told the court that his client was absent in court on account […]