ALGON urges governors to uphold constitution
Following the recent sack of elected council chairmen in Oyo, Kwara and Imo states, the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has called on the Nigeria Governors’ Forum
Oyo local councils crisis: No respite as face-off gets violent
The political crisis rocking the local government administration in Oyo State has assumed a violent dimension as thugs have taken over council secretariats in a free for all.
ALGON accuses Makinde of sponsoring violence
The Chairman of sacked ALGON, Oyo State chapter, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Alesinloye has condemned the return of brigandage to the state, disrupting the peaceful atmosphere, foundation of which was laid by the administration of former governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
ALGON berates Oyo government over constitution of council caretaker committees
The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo State has described the constitution of the caretaker committee chairmen across the 33 local councils
ALGON tells banks not to honour signatures of Oyo caretaker chairmen
Oyo State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has told banks not to recognise signatures of the caretaker committee chairmen inaugurated by Governor Seyi Makinde for the 33 councils and 35 Local Government Development Areas....
How N800m was paid into firm’s account, by witness in Fani-Kayode’s trial
A prosecution witness at the trial of former Aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos how N800 million was paid from the Ministry of External Affairs’ account into that of Jointrust Dimension Limited.
Nasarawa recovers N60m from verification
The Nasarawa State government said it had successful blocked N60 million from running into the hands of “ghost workers” in local councils in the state.
Suspended Ogun council chairmen want reinstatement
A section of the Ogun State Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has appealed to Governor Dapo Abiodun and the House of Assembly...
Sacked LG bosses report Makinde to Buhari
Sacked chairmen of Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State have reported Governor Seyi Makinde to President Muhammadu Buhari for removing them from office. The chairmen, under the auspices of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), in a letter signed by their chairman, Mr. Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, and secretary,…
ALGON to sue Obiano over failure to conduct Anambra council polls
Vice chairmen of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) have threatened to sue Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, over his refusal to conduct council election since he assumed office. The state has been using caretaker committees in the councils in the past 13 years. This decision is part of resolutions adopted by the…