Tag: Local Government

Amnesty: Ex-militants threaten to sue FG over owed benefits

Some ex-militants in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo state have threatened to sue the federal government over unpaid benefits. They alleged that their monthly allowances had not been paid for two years by the Presidential Committee on Amnesty Programme and threatened court action if the benefits were not paid[Read More…]

At least nineteen people have been killed and several others injured in Kaduna

At least nineteen people have been killed and several others injured in two separate attacks by bandits in Birnin Gwari and Kajuru Local Government areas of Kaduna State. The Kaduna State Commissioner for internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, says fourteen people were killed on Saturday by armed bandits[Read More…]

Local government elections in Ebonyi state has been postponed again

Local council elections earlier slated for August 15, 2020, in Ebonyi State, South-East Nigeria, have again been shifted to August 29, 2020. Chairman of the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, EBSIEC, Jossy Eze, disclosed this on Wednesday, during a meeting with stakeholders. This is the second time elections into the[Read More…]

Breaking: Kwara Govt extends suspension of LG Chairmen by six months

Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has extended the suspension of the executive and legislative council committees across the 16 local government areas of the state. The governor’s latest decision on the embattled council chairmen and legislators was announced in a statement by the governor’s chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye. This[Read More…]

How A Nigerian Lawmaker Was Stoned In Taraba After Donating Motorcycles And Car

Some angry constituents have attacked Garba Hamman Julde, a member of the house of representatives from Taraba state, TheCable reports. Julde represents Bali/Gassol federal constituency in the lower legislative chamber. The constituents on Saturday reportedly hurled stones at the lawmaker for allegedly abandoning them. He had presented 11 motorcycles and[Read More…]

Government With A Human Face: Gov. Mimiko Recalls Sacked Local Govt Staff

The Ondo state Government has reinstated about one thousand Local Government workers laid off last year following the discovery that their employment was illegal. The government has also announced that that it has waived the outcome of the last promotional examination in the state to ensure that workers in its[Read More…]