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LG Elections: APC Wins All 27 Chairmanship Seats In Imo

LG Elections: APC Wins All 27 Chairmanship Seats In Imo

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state has won all the 27 chairmanship seats in the state's local government elections.

LG Election: Okorocha Commends Imo Electoral Body

LG Election: Okorocha Commends Imo Electoral Body

Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha has commended the Imo State Independent Electoral Commission (ISIEC) for the successful conduct of the August 25 local government election in the state.

Nasarawa LG Trains Community Health Workers

Nasarawa LG Trains Community Health Workers

Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State has put in place a training programme for the council’s health workers. Concise News understands that the training is aimed at honing the workers’ skills to enable quality service delivery for the people. The Director, Primary Health Care Centre (PHC) of the area, Haruna Kuje, made this […]

Kidnapped Ex-Ondo LG Chairman Released

Kidnapped Ex-Ondo LG Chairman Released

Dele Fagoriola, the ex-Chairman of Akure North Local Government of Ondo state, who was kidnapped last weekend, has regained freedom from his captors.

Ex-Ondo Local Govt Chairman Kidnapped

Ex-Ondo Local Govt Chairman Kidnapped

Gunmen have abducted Dele Fagoriola, a former chairman of Akure North local government of Ondo state.

Vote On LG Autonomy Suspended By Akwa Ibom Assembly

Vote On LG Autonomy Suspended By Akwa Ibom Assembly

The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly during Thursday's plenary session resolved to suspend voting on the passage of autonomy for local governments.

Kwara Swears In 16 Local Govt Chairmen

Kwara Swears In 16 Local Govt Chairmen

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has sworn in 16 newly elected local government chairmen in the state.

Effective LG System Can Reduce Agitations – Dogara

Effective LG System Can Reduce Agitations – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is advocating for an effective Local Government system that would help to quench the agitations across the country.

Institute Effective Local Govt System, Curb Discontent – Dogara

Institute Effective Local Govt System, Curb Discontent – Dogara

Yakubu Dogara has said increasing lack of interest and level of discontentment by the generality of Nigerians will be greatly reduced when local government systems work effectively.

Lalong Sacks 17 LG Caretaker Chairmen, Members

Lalong Sacks 17 LG Caretaker Chairmen, Members

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state on Thursday sacked the LG Chairmen and Management Committee members in the 17 Local Government areas of the state.

Dickson Sacks 8 Local Government Caretaker Chairmen

Dickson Sacks 8 Local Government Caretaker Chairmen

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has approved the sacking of eight LG caretaker chairmen and the dissolution of the committees in the state.

Reps Support Financial Autonomy For LGs

Reps Support Financial Autonomy For LGs

Members of the House of Representatives,have thrown their weight behind the call for local government autonomy by the National Union of Local Government Employees, (NULGE).

Court Adjourns Suit To Stop Caretaker Committees Appointment In Oyo

Court Adjourns Suit To Stop Caretaker Committees Appointment In Oyo

Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Monday adjourned the hearing in a suit challenging the appointment of caretaker committee chairmen for local councils in Oyo state.

Reps Call For Connection of LGAs To National Grid

Reps Call For Connection of LGAs To National Grid

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to ensure that all local government areas in the country were linked to the national grid for power supply.

Ogun LCDAs To Commence Full Operations Next Week — Commissioner

Ogun LCDAs To Commence Full Operations Next Week — Commissioner

The Ogun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jide Ojuko and has said that the 37 newly-created LCDAs across the state would commence full operations next week.

House Progresses On LG Autonomy Bill

House Progresses On LG Autonomy Bill

If passed into law, the bill will establish local government council allocation account through which all funds to local governments from the federation account and shall be paid thereby abolishing state-local government joint account

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