Tag: Local Government

AzeezDecember 20, 2017

Ekiti LG chairmen sue AGF, 36 governors over $1bn security fund

Chairmen of the 16 Local Government Areas in Ekiti have sued the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, ...

AzeezDecember 4, 2017

Atiku can’t win any election even in his own local govt – Buhari’s aide

Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Lauretta Onochie has said former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar does not have the ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 13, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASIEC releases list of candidates for LG/LCDA elections 

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has released the list of validated candidates for the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2017

More illiterates will be bred if LG handle education – NUT

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Nigeria Union of Teachers, (NUT), has said that it will breed more illiterates than illiterates, should ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Opinion: Eyitayo Jegede and the vision of a “Greater Ondo Together”

by Jude Ndukwe The great Ondo State is at another threshold of history. The state which is generally accepted as ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 12, 2016

State governors steal LG funds – Obasanjo

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has accused state governors of incapacitating local governments. He made the remark on Tuesday during an ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

Ambode fires all 57 of Fashola’s caretaker committee

Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode has disbanded the Caretaker Committees of the 57 Local Government Councils and Local Council ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

The money the FG and states just shared is much smaller than last month’s

The Federal Government, State Governments and Local Government Councils will share N207.878 billion as Federal allocation for the month of ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 10, 2016

Opinion: Local government as a catalyst of change

We’re in the season of change. For the first time in Nigeria’s history, the voice of the people resonated loudly ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 19, 2016

LG chairman, in Ebonyi, suspended for demolishing Christ Embassy church

The caretaker committee chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area in Ebonyi State, Joseph Orogwu, has been suspended by the state ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 27, 2015

“Boko Haram controls only ‘one’ local government” – Borno Speaker

Speaker of the Borno State House of Assembly, Abdulkarim Lawan, has revealed that Islamic terrorists sect, Boko Haram, is in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 24, 2015

A month after, Kogi governor heeds Appeal Court ruling on LG Chairmen

Kogi state governor, Capt Idris Wada has reinstated the state Council Chairmen that were sacked by the order of a ...

January 24, 2014

Tunde Leye: The primary schools in Lagos are in a very sorry state

by Tunde Leye I live in Lagos, and so cannot speak for the rest of the country. But here in ...

September 3, 2013

LG vice-chairman, 2 others arrested for rape, robbery in Ebonyi

by ‘Jola Sotubo Three suspected criminals were yesterday arrested by men of the Ebonyi State Police Command for allegedly perpetrating ...

August 3, 2013

Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Local government autonomy – Let’s scrap the Senate (Y! Politico)

by Salihu Tanko Yakasai The Governors and their collaborators in the senate hide behind “corruption” to not grant these local ...

August 3, 2013

Chido Onumah: A case for true federalism

by Chido Onumah It is this unregulated power that has created the twisted logic that makes it possible, for example, ...

August 2, 2013

Opinion: Transformation Agenda – We have so far failed in politics and economics

by Adisa Adeleye A glaring weakness of the economic transformation programme is its stubborn reliance on paper growth based on ...

July 30, 2013

Opinion: LG Autonomy- A necessity for sustainable democracy

by Ahmed Kaita The problem of governance, particularly at the local level has been a recurring decimal in the political ...

November 23, 2012

PDP floors ACN (again) in Lagos as tribunal declares Busari Akande winner of LG poll

by Isi Esene The Local Government Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lagos yesterday declared the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Busari ...

August 16, 2012

It wasn’t Boko Haram – Kogi police commissioner speaks on Deeper Life Church attack

by Akan Ido The Kogi State commissioner of Police, Mohammadu Katsina, and the former chairman of DAAR Communications, Mr. Tom ...

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