Breaking: Zamfara assembly speaker impeached

February 23, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Zamfara state House of Assembly has impeached its Speaker Hon Bilyaminu Moriki. Consequently, Hon Bashar Gummi, was ratified as the pro-tempo speaker. Blueprint gathered that 18 out of 24 members unanimously agreed to impeach the speaker during an emergency meeting on Thursday night . Blueprint correspondent reports that the removal of the speaker was not unconnected with the motion Read More

Oluomo out, Elemide in as Ogun assembly Speaker 

January 23, 2024 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Speaker of the Ogun House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, has been Impeached. Oluomo was impeached by 18 lawmakers out of the 26-member assembly, Tuesday, during plenary presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Mrs Bolanle Ajayi. The assembly thereafter elected Oludaisi Elemide, representing Odeda state constituency as the new speaker. Adegoke Adeyanju, who had entered the assembly with the Maze Read More

Breaking: Ogun House of Assembly Speaker impeached

January 23, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Eighteen out of 26 members of the Ogun state House of Assembl on Tuesday January 23, 2024, impeached the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo. Blueprint gathered that Oluomo’s opponent at the last speakership election, Hon. Oludaisi Elemide, has been announced as the new speaker. Details loading…

Court stops Rivers assembly from impeaching Fubara

November 1, 2023 Admin III 0

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Isiokpo Division in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state has issued an interim order restraining the state House of Assembly and the Speaker of the House, Martin Amaewhule from carrying out any action with respect to the impeachment of Governor Siminalayi Fubara. Also restrained are the House Deputy Speaker, Dumle Mao; the Read More

Breaking: Rivers assembly defiant, begins impeachment process against Fubara

October 30, 2023 Admin III 0

Members of the House of Assembly have commenced impeachment process against Governor Siminalayi Fubara around 8:00am on Monday. Also, the assembly has suspended the Leader of the House, Hon. Edison Ehie, and four other lawmakers. It was gathered that 24 out of 32 lawmakers removed Ehie and four others from their positions. Details loading …

Impeachment: 10 Ondo lawmakers battle speaker over Ayedatiwa

October 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Ten of the 26 Ondo state House of Assembly members have dissociated themselves from the letter written by Speaker Olamide Oladiji to the state Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, to probe the deputy governor, Hon Lucky Ayedatiwa over alleged gross misconduct. The 10 lawmakers described Speaker Oladiji’s letter dated October 23, to investigate the deputy governor as shocking, “coming to Read More

Ondo deputy governor counters assembly’s move to begin impeachment process

October 24, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi  0

As against reconciliation moves by the All Progressive Congress’ (APC) leadership, Deputy Governor of Ondo state, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has countered the latest offensive against him by the Ondo State House of Assembly by asking the Chief Judge of the state, Hon Justice Olusola Odusola, to ignore the request by the assembly to constitute a seven-man panel of investigators to Read More

Ondo Assembly resumes deputy gov’s impeachment process, writes CJ

October 23, 2023 Admin III 0

The Ondo State House of Assembly has written to the state Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, to constitute a panel to investigate the allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa. This development comes a few days after the House announced the suspension of the impeachment process, following the refusal of Justice Odusola to constitute the panel Read More

Ondo Assembly halts impeachment process against deputy governor

October 14, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo State House of Assembly said it had halted the impeachment proceedings against the state Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The House said it took the decision during its plenary session on Thursday, following the refusal of the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, to set up a panel to probe the embattled deputy governor. The Chairman, House Committee on Read More

Impeachment: Ondo Speaker raises alarm

September 26, 2023 Admin III 0

The speaker, Ondo state house of Assembly, Olamide Oladiji, has cried out for help over alleged threat to his life. He spoke amid ongoing impeachment proceedings against the embattled deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Oladiji disclosed that he has been receiving mysterious phone calls in relation to the impeachment proceedings. According to the Speaker, a distressing incident occurred in the early Read More

Impeachment: Akpabio in the eye of the storm

September 22, 2023 Admin III 0

Barely three months after his election as President of the Senate in the 10th National Assembly Godswill Akpabio is facing impeachment threats. TOPE SUNDAY reports that despite official denial of the plot there is more to the report than meets the eye. Senator Godswill Akpabio emerged as the 10th President of the Senate on June 13, this year, after defeating Read More

Impeachment rumour: No cause for alarm – Akpabio

September 16, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate , Godswill Akpabio, has dismissed with a wave of hand, syndicated story on alleged division in the Senate and plot to impeach him , reported by some Newspapers (excluding Blueprint) at the weekend. Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity , Hon Eseme Eyiboh, in a signed statement, Akpabio said contrary to the Read More

Impeachment at this time?

August 15, 2022 Admin III 0

It is somewhat an imbecile action, for one to even contemplate impeaching President Muhammadu Buhari at this time. True, insecurity has worsened since the coming of this government in 2015. However, insecurity started with military incursion in politics in 1966 – 1993. From General Yakubu Gowon’s regime to General Olusegun Obasanjo, and General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the coup of 1966 Read More

Impeachment notice: You are wasting time, Buhari’s aide dares Senators

July 28, 2022 Admin III 0

The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, has dismissed the attempt to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari by some senators as a mere waste of time. Shehu’s comments come against the background of a walk out staged by some senators on Wednesday, after the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, failed to allow the Minority Leader, Philip Aduda, Read More

[Breaking] Insecurity: Senators give Buhari 6 weeks ultimatum or face impeachment

July 27, 2022 Taiye Odewale , Abuja 0

By Taiye Odewale , Abuja Opposition senators across party lines, angrily stormed out of plenary Wednesday, chanting Buhari must go and the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, should follow as far as worsening security situation in Nigeria is concerned. Trouble started when the Senate Minority Leader, Philip Tanimu Aduda, raised a point of order for the Senate to deliberate on issues Read More

Deputy governor’s impeachment: Oyo CJ inaugurates 7-man panel

July 15, 2022 Admin III 0

Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Muntar Abimbola, has inaugurated a seven-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against the state Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan. It was gathered that Justice Abimbola inaugurated the panel on Thursday. The inagauration followed a letter received from the speaker directing him to constitute a panel to investigate the deputy governor. It was gathered that Read More

Analysing the Zamfara impeachment saga

March 1, 2022 Musa Mailafiya Mada 0

The impeachment saga of the erstwhile Zamfara state deputy governor has raised political discourse across Nigeria. From the beginning of the process till date, the issue has generated a lot of commentaries from within and outside the state. In fact, some prominent politicians have reacted to the issue. But many of them are just beating about the political forest without Read More

Zamfara: The fall of Mahdi Aliyu

February 28, 2022 Ali Abdullahi 0

The Zamfara State House of Assembly has impeached Mahdi Aliyu, the deputy governor of the state. The legislature found him guilty of crimes bordering on constitutional breaches, financial mismanagement, official misconduct, among others, all strong grounds for impeachment. However, the impeachment was confirmed by the report of the Investigative panel duly setup by the Chief Judge and Attorney General of Read More

VIDEO: Zamfara deputy speaker submits impeachment letter as lawmakers plot deputy governor’s ouster in fresh move

February 4, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

The Zamfara state House of Assembly has begun a fresh attempt to impeach the state deputy governor Barr. Mahadi Aliyu Muhammad Gusau. The deputy governor of the Peoples Democratic Party has alledgedly been out of office for about six months, and was said to have been relocated to Abuja from Gusau the state capital since Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle left Read More

No plot to impeach Jigawa assembly speaker – House

November 25, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Chairman Jigawa state House of Assembly Committee on Information, Hon Mohammed Adamu, Thursday, said the rumour alleging plans to impeach the Speaker, Idris Garba Jahun is fake. While speaking to newsmen, Adamu said the report was cooked against the House by trouble makers whose motive was to stain the image of the state legislature and its members. He said “This Read More

Impeachment of Plateau speaker won’t stand – Rep

November 2, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

A member of the House of Representatives from Plateau state, Bagos Dachong has described the removal of Speaker of the state House of Assmbly, Abok Ayuba as unconstitutional, urging Nigerians to speak against the development in the interest of democracy. The lawmaker argued that the House of Assembly have 24 members elected and were serving, out which six sat and Read More