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Simon Achuba

28 Feb 2020
A High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State yesterday declared the impeachment of former Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba unconstitutional, null and void.In a judgement delivered at the Kogi High Court 4, Justice John Olorunfemi declared the decision of the state House of Assembly
27 Feb 2020
A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has declared the purported removal of Elder Simon Achuba as the Deputy Governor by the state House of Assembly as illegal, null, void and of no effect.
18 Jan 2020
A High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, has dismissed a motion seeking to join the Clerk of the state House of Assembly as an interested party in the case brought...
3 Nov 2019
The emergence of the former Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello as the new Deputy Governor may not have come to many as surprise, just as the recent impeachment of the former Deputy Governor, Chief Simon Achuba was long expected.Onoja was nominated by Governor Bello as his running mate....
22 Oct 2019
The purported impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, and the alleged nomination of one Mr. Edward Onoja as his replacement by Governor Yahaya Bello, are acts of constitutional vandalism and a nullity and should be deprecated by all lovers of democracy and adherents of the rule of law.
19 Oct 2019
Barely one month to the governorship election and after months of protracted rift with his boss, Governor Yahaya Bello, the Kogi State House of Assembly, at a closed-door session, yesterday, impeached the embattled Deputy Governor of the state, Simon Achuba.
2 Sep 2019
A socio-political group, Concerned Idah Federal Constituency Movement, has appealed to Governor Yahaya Bello to open the door of reconciliation between him and his estranged deputy, Elder Simon Achuba, to address the political imbalance.
15 Aug 2019
Embattled Kogi State deputy governor Simon Achuba said the commencement of his impeachment process shows lawmakers of the state assembly are not reasonable. "I should have thought that the assembly would be reasonable, but they are not," Achuba said in an interview published by The Cable. Lawmakers of the Kogi State House of Assembly Wednesday,…
9 Aug 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State yesterday suspended the deputy governor, Simon Achuba, from the party over alleged anti-party activities. before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
7 Aug 2019
Lawmakers of the Kogi State House of Assembly Wednesday began impeachment process of the deputy governor, Simon Achuba. The impeachment notice was read by the majority leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello on the floor of the assembly. The assembly members accused Achuba of criminal indulgence, financial misappropriation and non-performance in office. Bello announced that…
4 Aug 2019
The rift between Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his deputy, Elder Simon Achuba has taken another dimension, as Achuba cried out...
25 Jul 2019
Kogi State deputy governor, Simon Achuba, has threatened to sue the governor Yahaya Bello for withholding all financial benefits due to his office from 2017 till 2019 if the allowances are not paid within seven days. "In particular, the statutory allocations approved for the office of the Deputy Governor have been withheld by the state…


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