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Latest Kogi State Online News Headlines For Today March 1st, 2020

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Kogi State Government House, Lokoja (image courtesy Kogi Reports)

Good day, and welcome to the Concise News compilation of the latest Kogi State news online headlines for today, March 1st, 2020.


Here are the latest Kogi news headlines


Five JAMB Staff, NSCDC Operatives Kidnapped In Kogi Regain Freedom

All the five Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) staffs kidnapped along the Obajana-Kabba road, over a week ago have been released, the Kogi State Police Command has confirmed.

Also released were all the five personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) that were kidnapped around Ajegwu, along the Ayingba.

The police command, in a statement last Tuesday, stated that all the Kidnapped victims were hale and hearty and have reunited with their families. Read more here.

Impeachment Of Achuba As Kogi Deputy Governor Illegal – Court

The impeachment of Simon Achuba as deputy governor of Kogi state in October 2020 was illegal, according to a State Hugh Court in Lokoja.

The presiding judge, Justice John Olorunfemi, ruled Thursday that Achuba’s removal from office by the State House of Assembly was a violation of the 1999 Constitution.

The court, which also ruled that the nomination of Edward Onoja as the deputy governor did not follow due process, said the action of the Kogi Assembly was a constitutional coup. Read more here.


And that’s the latest news from Kogi state for today. Be sure to get more Nigerian news updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.

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