Enugu Assembly Backs Autonomy Of Local Councils

Enugu Assembly Backs Autonomy Of Local Councils
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 06 (THEWILL) – Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Edward Ubosi, on Wednesday pledged support to the agitation for the autonomy of local government administration in the country, just as the state legislature is fighting for its independence. He stated this in En...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

FG, States, Local Councils, Share N1.41trn From Federation Account

FG, States, Local Councils, Share N1.41trn From Federation Account
 

BEVERLY HILLS, May 22, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government, the 36 states and their local government areas shared N1.4 trillion from the federation account in the first quarter of 2017. The breakdown is contained in the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) report obtained by NAN. ...

Posted on May 23, 2017 - Last updated on May 23, 2017

It’ll be criminal not to recognise Ekiti new councils –Longe

It’ll be criminal not to recognise Ekiti new councils –Longe
 

Temitope Longe is the chairman of Oye Local Government, one new local council development areas that were created by the Fayemi administration in Ekiti State. The council boss recently spoke to our Correspondent, Yaqoub Popoola, in Ado-Ekiti, saying that the new councils have come to stay, warning t...

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2014

Disregard referendum on new councils, Ekiti PDP tells lawmakers

Disregard referendum on new councils, Ekiti PDP tells lawmakers
 

Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the state House of Assembly against considering whatever result it is presented with from last Saturday’s referendum on the creation of new council areas, LCDAs. In a statement by the PDP State Publicity Secretary, Pastor Kola Oluwawole, in Ado...

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 21, 2014

Probe Ogun councils, CDHR tells EFCC, ICPC

Probe Ogun councils, CDHR tells EFCC, ICPC
 

The Committee for Defence of Human Rights in Ogun State on Thursday called on the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission to probe alleged diversion of funds allocated to some local government councils in the ...

Posted on Jul 4, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 4, 2014

Director urges councils to embrace adult literacy programme

Director urges councils to embrace adult literacy programme
 

Alhaji Musa Yakubu, Director, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Mass Education, has called on the area councils of the Territory, to embrace literacy programmes at the grassroots to achieve the goal two of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Yakubu, who made the call in an interview wi...

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 11, 2014

Rivers: Amaechi dissolves 21 local councils

Rivers: Amaechi dissolves 21 local councils
 

Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has dissolved 21 out of the 23 local government councils in the state. Degema and Ogba/Egbema/ Ndoni local Government councils were not affected by the dissolution because elections were conducted into the two councils recently. However, the tenure of ...

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 1, 2014

Governing councils of colleges of education to resolve prolonged strike

Governing councils of colleges of education to resolve prolonged strike
 

The Committee of Chairmen of Governing Councils of Federal Colleges of Education has resolved to end the strike by lecturers in the colleges nationwide. The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Emma Anosike, announced the plan in Enugu on Friday at a news conference to mark the end of the committees’ t...

Posted on May 5, 2014 - Last updated on May 5, 2014

Abducted girls: APC Women urge FG to seek UN Council’s help

Abducted girls: APC Women urge FG to seek UN Council’s help
 

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Women on Thursday urged the Federal Government to seek help from the United Nations Security Council in the bid to rescue the abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. A statement issued in Abuja by the Interim National Women Lead...

Posted on May 1, 2014 - Last updated on May 1, 2014

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