Court nullifies Kogi ex-deputy governor, Achuba’s impeachment
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
Court declares Deputy Governor Achuba’s removal illegal, null, void
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.
Kogi: Why Achuba is challenging his impeachment
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....
Kogi impeachment and constitutional vandalism
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.
Onoja to be sworn in as Kogi assembly impeaches deputy governor
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.
Group urges truce in Bello, Achuba dispute
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.
Impeachment: Kogi Assembly lawmakers not reasonable, says Achuba
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,…
Kogi lawmakers begins impeachment process of deputy governor
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…
Feud between Governor Bello and his deputy gets messier
The rift between Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his deputy, Elder Simon Achuba has taken another dimension, as Achuba cried out...
Kogi deputy governor to sue Bello for withholding salaries since 2017
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…