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    Onoja sworn in as Kogi deputy governor

Onoja sworn in as Kogi deputy governor

Edward Onoja, running mate of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, in the November 16 governorship election, has been sworn in as the deputy governor of the state.The swearing-in ceremony held at the Kogi government house on Monday.The ceremony is sequel to his confirmation by the Kogi state house of assembly.Bello had sent the name of Onoja, his former chief of [...]

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    We didn’t indict Kogi dep gov yet lawmakers removed him, says panel

We didn’t indict Kogi dep gov yet lawmakers removed him, says panel

John Baiyeshea, chairman of the panel set up to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against Simon Achuba, the deputy governor, says his committee could not prove the allegations levelled against Achuba.Describing the announcement that Achuba had been removed as "the most bizarre thing that I have ever heard in my life", Baiyeshea said the report of the panel was submitted [...]

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    Edward Onoja: Why APC won all 25 seats in Kogi assembly

Edward Onoja: Why APC won all 25 seats in Kogi assembly

Edward Onoja, chief of staff to Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 25 seats in the state assembly because it did not impose candidates on the people.In a statement, Mohammed Onogwu, chief press secretary to Bello, quoted Onoja as saying the party was also quick to resolve disputes that emanated from the [...]

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    Warring Kogi lawmakers resolve 8-month conflict, but who is speaker?

Warring Kogi lawmakers resolve 8-month conflict, but who is speaker?

After eights months of crisis, members of the two warring factions in the Kogi state house of assembly have agreed to work for peace.The crisis broke out following the action of five members to purportedly impeach the speaker, Jimoh-Lawal, and other principal officers.Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, was accused of being behind the crisis, an allegation that Bello denied.The [...]

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    Court reinstates impeached Kogi speaker

Court reinstates impeached Kogi speaker

A federal high court in Abuja has reinstated Momoh Jimoh as the speaker of the Kogi state house of assembly.Jimoh alongside other principal officers was impeached in February.But on Thursday, Nnamdi Dimgba, the judge, ruled that the impeachment did not follow constitutional provisions.Dimgba held that in the 25-member assembly, only a fraction of members consented to the impeachment of Jimoh.He, [...]

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