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One of such is accountability. Every democratically elected government is accountable to the people, to whom it owes its existence. This is why it has become traditional for the Lagos state government to periodically render periodic account of its stewardship and interact with the people at Town Hall Meetings and other such forums.
Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, has expressed excitement at the appointment of Nigerian women into global leadership positions.
Following extensive deliberations with stakeholders on the new rates payable by property owners under the Lagos State Land Use Charge (LUC) law, the government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the rates and waived the penalty for late payment across board.
Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has approved funds for council election slated for May 26, 2018.
The Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has said he believes President Muhammadu Buhari “may have been misled” into rejecting the Peace Corps bill.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday explained the reasons for issuing the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, a new Temporary Voter Card (TVC) despite the allegation of double registration earlier levelled against him.
As the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, marks its 40th anniversary, the pioneer President of the labour movement, Comrade Hassan Sunmonu, has taken a swipe at the ministers and special advisers of President Muhammadu Buhari, alleged that they were bereft of ideas and innovation.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and faith-based organisations have asked the federal government not pay ransom to the Boko Haram sect for the release of 110 students abducted from Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state.
The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has decried the high rate of human trafficking in the country.
Muhiyi Magaji, the Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission, has stressed the need for state governments to establish anti-graft agencies to strengthen the fight against corruption in the country.
The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) yesterday promised to cooperate with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to probe alleged incidence of underage voting during the recent local government elections in the state.
INEC’s move, which was announced by its Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, at the election preparation workshop in Lagos, was hinged on video
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Sunday said the arbitrary arrest and persecution of its members by the police and the Takum Council Chairman, Hon. Shiban Tikari, was inimical to peace.
The National Youth Service Corps has said that no corps member serving in Kwara died in the auto crash in Oke-Ose, Ilorin.
A pro-democracy group, Nigerian Intervention Movement (NIM) has urged Nigerians to get their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Nigerian Army has donated educational materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Mohamed Salah had told the Daily Mirror that Liverpool have nothing to fear from facing Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinals -- and believes the Reds can challenge for the Premier League title next season.
Nepal has sacked its controversial chief justice Gopal Parajuli following accusation that he faked his date of birth to remain in office, officials said Thursday.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has urged members of the university community and the public at large to support Mr Kunle Balogun.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered investigation into the killing of a 16-year-old boy, Emmanuel Chukwu, allegedly shot by the police.
Officials say violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo between the Hema community and the Lendu ethnic group has now killed at least 150 people and has forced more than 32 000 people to flee to Bunia, where humanitarian assistance is strained and the suffering are eager for improved conditions.
Colombians went to the polls Sunday to elect a new Congress with a resurgent right, bitterly opposed to a peace deal that allows leftist former rebels to participate, expected to poll strongly.