Browsing: Impeachment

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, did not appear before the seven-man panel that investigated accusations of lying under oath and disclosing the government’s confidential information against him. The retired Justice S. A. Omonuwa-led panel, which started on Wednesday in Benin, the state capital, concluded its session on Friday without Shaibu or […]

The retired Justice S.A. Omonuwa’s seven-man panel set up by the Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, to investigate allegations of gross misconduct levelled against the deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, on Wednesday ruled that the panel will continue its investigation as there was no court order stopping it. The ruling came after Shaibu’s […]

The Rivers State House of Assembly, on Saturday, said it will not hesitate to impeach the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, if it becomes the last resort to uphold the Constitution. This is as the 27 lawmakers loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, took a swipe at the former Rivers State […]

The Conference of Registered Political Party, Edo State chapter, has urged members of the impeachment panel set up by the Chief Judge, Daniel Okungbowa, to investigate the allegation leveled against state Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, to decline the offer. In a statement on Saturday by the body’s chairman, Samson Isibor, and secretary, John Isidhaome, said […]

The Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, has constituted a seven-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against the state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, by the state House of Assembly. This is part of the processes initiated by the assembly to impeach the deputy governor. The panel was constituted on Friday via a […]

A court in Abuja on Wednesday rejected a request to halt the attempt to remove Edo State Deputy Governor, Phillip Shaibu, by the state House of Assembly. The House of Assembly began impeachment proceedings against Shaibu on March 5, 2024, for allegedly leaking government secrets. Shaibu filed a motion seeking to stop the state House of Assembly from taking any action to remove him, but the court refused to grant the request.

The Edo State House of Assembly passed a decision on Tuesday, telling the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, to create a seven-person group to look into the accusations of serious wrongdoing against the deputy governor, Philip Shaibu. During the meeting, 19 out of 24 members voted in support of the decision.