Why LG autonomy is imperative - Saraki
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has restated his support for local government autonomy in the country, saying the Senate and the National Assembly appreciate...
Eight State Assemblies back council autonomy, says NULGE
Eight out of ten state Houses of Assembly have so far consented to the granting of autonomy to local government councils in the proposed amendment of the constitution.
NULGE chides El-Rufai for massive job cut in Kaduna
The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has berated the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai over massive sack of workers in the state. The union also regretted that President Muhammadu Buhari endorsed the massive job cut, which is deepening poverty and impoverishing the populace. The union accused…
LG has been bastardised, cannot deliver its mandate to the people, says NULGE president
President of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ibrahim Khalid, has lamented what he called bastardisation of the local government system in Nigeria to the extent that it cannot deliver its mandate to the people. Khalid, while fielding questions from journalist in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, shortly after meeting with Governor Abubakar Atiku…
Why El-Rufai wants over 21,000 teachers sacked, by NULGE
The president of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Ibrahim Khaleed, yesterday, faulted the sincerity of the competency test conducted by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, for primary school teachers.
Unemployed Bayelsa graduates back Dickson over probe of payroll fraud
Over 1000 unemployed graduates in Bayelsa State have supported Governor Seriake Dickson’s decision to probe and prosecute over 6,000 alleged pay roll fraudsters in the state.
NULGE, MHWUN move against Bayelsa government plan to sack workers
The NULGE and MHWUN, in a communique issued at the end of their crucial joint state executive meeting at the weekend in Yenagoa, said workers would resume a full strike if the government failed to heed their warning after the ultimatum.
Adamawa councils begin strike over non-payment of salaries
The 21 local councils in Adamawa State have begun an indefinite strike over the non-payment of five-month salary arrears four years leave grant and exclusion of four councils from Federal Government’s N15 billion bailout funds.