Thursday, January 12, 2006

Another Nigerian Governor Impeached!

Update 1/14/2006:

An Ibadan High Court has declared the seven-man panel constituted by the Acting Chief Judge to probe the allegations against Ladoja as illegal, and Mr Ladoja has promised to return to his office on Monday.

The earlier news report that stated Ladoja was arrested is also inaccurate; he is a free man as at Saturday January 14.


The Nigerian governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, has been impeached by state legislators on allegations of corruption. This is the second Nigerian governor to be impeached. According to news report, Ladoja may have been arrested.

The fracas bewteen Ladoja and Adedibu, his political backer, and the impeachment plot were discussed on Grandiose Parlor last month. See ...And the Godfather Strikes Again!".

Check out the BBC for additional information.

The Nigerian political scene has been sizzling with intrigues ans suspense lately, stay tuned.