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The National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has called for the abolition of States Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) and the States and Local Government Joint Account.
The state government explained that since late 2020, workers below Grade Level 14 have been staying at home as part of the COVID-19 prevention efforts, except those that have been declared as essential by their commissioners and agency head.
The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Tuesday, said it had deployed 1,855 officers and men to the streets of the 18 local government areas of the state to provide adequate security before, during, after the Eid el Fitri celebration.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has expressed the readiness of his administration to partner with Edo workers to expand the tax net in the state following the dwindling revenue from Abuja.
Sen. Michael Bamidele, Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters said this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq does not interfere in the management of allocations to the local government councils in the state, the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) clarified on Sunday, giving the lie to claims that the state government was pilfering local government funds.
Leader of the group and National President of NYU, Chinonso Obasi, confirmed told newsmen, Wednesday, that he was invited by the DSS, adding he had concluded arrangements to be at DSS headquarters on Wednesday morning in honor the invitation.
The Kano State government has slashed the salaries of political office-holders in the state by 50 per cent for the month of March due to dwindling resources.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) on Saturday called for more development at the local government level to encourage mass participation in democracy.
Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly Mr Mudashiru Obasa has constituted a joint committee of Public Account Committee (Local) and Local Government Administration and Community Affairs to investigate series of abuse and misappropriation of funds in Isolo and Ikosi Isheri Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, which has been undermining the functionality of the legislature in the councils.
Ogun State governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has urged members of the newly inaugurated Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) to be transparent in their dealings with all political parties.
A coalition of students and youth groups in the country have tasked the Association of Local Government Of Nigeria, ALGON, to immediately equip primary healthcare centres in all the local government areas of the country for effective delivery of services to the local populace.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has appointed 19 Permanent Secretaries, three Tutors-General and the state Statistician General in the state civil service.
Some prominent stakeholders from Ibarapaland in Oyo State have declared readiness to support measures aimed at halting the incessant security challenges ravaging the area.
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has lamented that all the local government areas in the state are existing on overdraft to run their affairs.
Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has alleged that some unidentified individuals were working to ensure that they create anarchy and confusion through the herdsmen-farmer crisis currently rocking the country.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports, will speak at a youth summit organised by Lead Generation Initiative (LGI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO).
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would emerge victorious at the local government polls in the state.
Plateau State Government said the one-month-old protests by Local Government Workers in the state over the implementation of the National Minimum wage is more political than fighting for their rights.
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Former Head of State and founder of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has stated that the NYSC has contributed to national development more than any other organisation in the country.
Manchester United target Jadon Sancho has admitted to he grew up as a Chelsea fan and idolised Frank Lampard.
United are locked in negotiations with Borussia Dortmund and have agreed on personal terms with the England winger, worth £350,000-a-week over five years.
The federal government has offered engagement letters and tablets to 4, 452 trained independent monitors of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).
Brigadier-General Nwachukwu, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan, holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Post Graduate School Kaduna.
The Federal Capital Terriory Administration (FCTA), says it is catering for about 26,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who for one reason or the other take refuge in the territory.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, has stated that the FCT Administration would require N2.6 billion to replace 25,462 assets that were vandalised in the territory.
American rapper, Tavares Lamont Taylor, professionally known as Lil Reese, has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend two weeks after he was shot in the eye.
Group asks Nigerian government to take responsibility as Britain withdraws from funding family planning
The National President of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria under the Partnership for Advocacy in child and family health At Scale, Minnie Oseji, has lamented the decision of the United Kingdom to withdraw the annual £3 million into the basket fund for Family Planning (FP) commodities of Nigeria.
The Police Command in Osun on Wednesday confirmed the killing of a 10-year-old girl by suspected hoodlums on a motorcycle at Ilerin, along Ilesa-Iperindo Road.