RUMU-AMADI–OJUKWU—A newly created community at Rukpokwu clan, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Rumu-Amadi-Ojukwu, has crowned its paramount ruler, Chief (Amb) Chamberlain Amadi, Eze Masiri Ohna I.Read More
ENUGU—ENUGU State House of Assembly, yesterday assured the National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, that they are behind them in the quest to ensure the actualisation of local government autonomy.Read More
AFTER the local government election which took place in Lagos last weekend, I was amused that analysts on some television stations were complaining about voter apathy. It was already known that the ruling All Progressives Congress , APC, would “sweep” the polls, why bother?Read More
LOCAL government workers from across the country are today converging on Abuja for the grand finale of the series of protests against the relegation of democracy in the country’s local government system.
In apparent dismissal of constitutional provisions on the sustenance of democracy at that tier, State governments have in collaboration with their state Houses of Assembly since 2001 enacted various laws to put the local governments at their beck and call.Read More
IT will fail for the simple reason that autonomy for local governments is like one wearing a borrowed robe. It will either be oversized or undersized since it was not your measurement that was used in sewing it.Read More
ONITSHA—Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Wednesday, condemned rejection of direct funding to local governments by the Senate.Read More