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Local government workers in Zamfara state are the worst paid in Nigeria as they are still earning N6,000 (less than $20) a month as minimum wage, a far cry from the N18,000 set nationally.
Alhaji Maigari Danjuma Dalihu, chairman, Katsina State Local Government Service Commission, has warned local government workers in the state against indulging in shady acts to get promoted or favourable posting.
The National President of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ibrahim Khaleel, has called for the annulment of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) and State Local Government Joint Account over what he described as unfettered manipulations of the systems by the state governors.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) yesterday queried the much-touted corruption fight of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the face of his antigraft agencies’ silence on the continued diversion of local government’s funds.
Following the abuse and diversion of local government allocations, the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the state and local government joint account in the last 10 years.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) said only nine states have so far voted in support of Local Government autonomy in the ongoing effort to amend the constitution.
The national leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Tuesday endorsed Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, to continue in 2019.
The leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has sought the backing of former President Olusegun Obasanjo towards the actualization of an autonomous local government system in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has rejected the proposal by the APC Committee in True Federalism that Local Government Councils be delisted from the constitution as a tier of government and be left to the whims of the states.
The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has urged States Houses of Assembly members to be on the side of Nigerians and vote in favour of Local Government autonomy, saaying such will ensure a free and unfettered democratic local government system in the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.
The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.
Coach Kabiru Baleria has said Kano Pillars are gradually taking shape ahead of the new season after the huge disappointment of losing the Aiteo Cup final to Enugu Rangers.
The Court of Appeal in Benin City, Edo State, has granted an appeal seeking to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include names of Nigerians in various prisons in the country in the voter register.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.
Absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stalls the trial of former Niger Governor Babangida Aliyu
The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.