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Kogi Court: Governor Bello, assemblyman have no power to remove chief judge

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Koton-Karfe, has ruled that the executive and state legislature, jointly or unilaterally, cannot remove the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Court nullifies Kogi Assembly resolution recommending Chief Judge’s removal

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi State, on Thursday nullified the April 2 resolution of the House of Assembly recommending the removal of the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, for gross misconduct.

Court adjourns sine die ruling in suit challenging removal of Kogi CJ

A High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe, Kogi, on Friday adjourned sine die, a suit instituted by the state Judiciary against the Executive over alleged attempts to illegally remove the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Kogi judiciary prays court to nullify assembly resolution on removal of CJ

Kogi Judiciary on Monday approached the State High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe seeking nullification of the April 2, resolution of Kogi House of Assembly recommending the removal of the Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

Kogi Assembly sacks state chief judge

The Kogi State House of Assembly has recommended the removal of the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, for alleged gross misconduct.

Nigerian Army distances self from purported executive/judiciary rifts in Kogi

The Nigerian Army has distance itself from the alleged conflict between the Executive and Judiciary in Kogi.

Protest in Kogi over planned removal of chief judge

Kogi State judiciary workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), on Monday, embarked on a peaceful protest against the planned removal from office of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana.

Senator Dino Melaye flags off re-election campaign

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday urged the people of Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State to re-elect him to enable them to continue enjoying dividends of democracy.

PDP accuses APC, Yahaya Bello’s agents of destroying Atiku Abubakar’s billboard in Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress and the agents of the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, of destroying the billboard and other campaign materials of the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court bars Kogi government from probing, suspending chief judge, chief registrar

The Koton-Karfe Division of the High Court of Kogi State has restrained Kogi State Government and the state’s House of Assembly from taking steps that would hinder the discharge of the duties of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasiru Ajanah and his Chief Registrar, Yahaya Adamu.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Dino Melaye: Yahaya Bello planning to kill me

Senator Dino Melaye representing the Kogi West senatorial district, on Wednesday, said Governor Yahaya Bello was planning to kill him.

Idris Ahmed Wase emerges new House of Reps deputy leader

The House of Representatives All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus has appointed Hon Idris Ahmed Wase, representing Wase federal constituency of Plateau State as the new deputy leader of the house.
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APC primary: Muhammadu Buhari secures 387,003 votes in Kogi

Kogi chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday declared President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the primaries held across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state on Friday.

Many dead, several injured in renewed attacks on Nasarawa community

The crisis rocking the Bassa and Egbura communities in Toto local Government Area of Nasarawa State and some neighboring communities in Kogi State have claimed many lives.

Kogi decries increased rate of flooding, asks federal government to intervene

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has expressed concern over the increased rate of flooding in the state.

Flood: Kogi government sets up camps for Lokoja victims

The Kogi state government has set up temporary camps for victims of flood in Lokoja, as more houses get submerged in the confluence city.

2019: I have no anointed candidate – Governor Bello

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Wednesday assured contesting aspirants to various elective positions on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he would not anoint candidates for the primary elections.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Kogi chief judge appeals for land to relocate flooded high court complex

Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Nasir Ajanah, on Wednesday appealed to Ohimege of Koton-Karfe, Alhaji Abdulrazaq Isah-Koto, for land to relocate a high court complex that was always flooded whenever it rained.

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