News - Kogi State House of Assembly

Six Kogi PDP Lawmakers Defect To APC

3 months ago /
Nation 

Six Kogi State House of Assembly members from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC). The lawmakers cited disputes that have bedevilled the PDP in the recent time as their reasons for quitting the party for the APC. In a letter sent and read at the...

 

House Of Representative Orders A Re-Seal Of Kogi Assembly

1 year ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, to immediately re-seal the Kogi State House of Assembly pending the resolution of its crisis. The reseal order followed the recommendation of the ad hoc committee constituted by the house to reassess the assembly’s impasse. The committee...

 

Opinion: Dogara's Approach to Legislature-Executive Relationship

1 year ago /

In a presidential system of government like ours, where the doctrine of separation of powers is deeply enshrined in our constitution, each of the three organs of government enjoys its independence. Indeed, the framers of the 1979 constitution – which was recommended by the Constituent Assembly and later adopted as the...

"Our Job Is To Support, Not Fight The Executive" – Speaker Dogara

1 year ago /

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has called on traditional rulers to mobilise their subjects to support the present administration's change agenda. Dogara said if Nigeria is to change, the traditional institution must play key role in rallying support from their subjects to support the government. He spoke...

 

Kogi Assembly: Police IG Should Unseal The Complex - Attorney General

1 year ago /

The Attorney ‎ General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, to unseal the Kogi State House of Assembly Complex, which has been under siege over the directive of the National Assembly. Malami, in a legal opinion letter addressed to Mr. Arase,...

Police Shutdown Kogi State House Of Assembly Over Crisis

1 year ago /

Police Command in Kogi state have on Wednesday sealed the State House of Assembly complex on the order of the National Assembly following the lingering leadership tussle that has bedevilled the house in the last three months. The development which took the workers of the state assembly by surprise follows the...

BREAKING: Reps take over Kogi State Assembly

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

The House of Representatives on Wednesday took over the functions of the Kogi State House of Assembly over the crisis that engulfed the assembly in the last one month. This is even as it called on the Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase to immediately seal off the assembly since the...

No plan to impeach Gov. Bello - Kogi PDP Lawmakers

1 year ago /
Politics 

The members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi State House of Assembly said they had no agenda to impeach the Governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. The Majority Leader of the House, Mr Matthew Kolawole, said this during interview with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. Kolawole said the...

Trouble hits Kogi State House of Assembly over new speaker

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

Crisis in the Kogi state House of Assembly deepens as two factional speakers emerge after the impeachment of Momoh Jimoh as speaker by five members of the twenty-five member assembly. Five of the members had been sent packing based on a court order which nullified their election, leaving the house with...

Kogi State House of Assembly Speaker, Momoh Jimoh impeached

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Momoh Jimoh alongside his deputy, Aliyu Aku and minority leader, has been allegedly impeached. His impeachment which was endorsed by 17 of the 25-member House was as a result of accusations of financial recklessness and misconduct.  The Kogi State House of...

 

Kogi Election Result

2 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won two out of the three seats contested for in the Kogi State House of Assembly supplementary elections held in the state over the weekend. In the result so far released, the All Progressives Congress won one seat. The House of Representatives supplementary polls in Basa...