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14 Apr
Former Commissioner for Local Government in Benue State, John Tondus, has said that depriving local councils autonomy contributes 75 to 80 per cent of security problems in the country.
3 Mar
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has accused some governors of plans to scuttle councils’ autonomy in the ongoing constitutional review in the National Assembly.
23 Nov 2021
Alice Lawrence-Nemi is a lawyer and renowned international arbitrator. In this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, she speaks on the merits, challenges and the future of commercial arbitration in Nigeria.
8 Feb 2021
It is my honour and privilege to present to you, for consideration a proposal on regional autonomy and devolution of powers.
25 Aug 2020
Last week, the governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, announced that all the 36 governors in Nigeria were in support of judicial autonomy or independence.
11 Mar 2020
One of Nigeria’s best universities, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is grappling with crippling issues that border on the ridiculous rather than the sublime.
15 Feb 2020
United Kingdom-based former hurdler and a member of Team Nigeria to Atlanta ’96 Olympics, Moses Orode Oyiki has told the country’s sports administrators to always have a clear purpose on why they aspire to become presidents
25 Dec 2019
In remote Indian Kashmir people have been offline since August, queuing for hours to pay bills or using government "internet kiosks".
29 Oct 2019
The inexplicable misfortune of the Local Government Councils/Areas ingloriously perceived in some quarters as administrative units of states and to others as the third tier of government resonates whenever the issue of grassroots governance takes the front burner.
17 Sep 2019
The inexplicable misfortune of the Local Government Councils/Areas ingloriously perceived in some quarters as administrative units of states and to others as the third tier of government resonates whenever the issue of grassroots governance takes the front burner.
18 May 2019
The new regulation on local government funds issued by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has arguably kick-started the process of granting an independent status to local councils in Nigeria. Although the 1999 Constitution recognises Local Government Areas (LGAs) as the third tier of government in the country, it only grants partial autonomy to the…
15 May 2019
Two things/news broke or happened Yesterday May 6th 2019 about the same time but in two different locations in Nigeria that perfectly addresses the burning issue of widespread insecurity in Nigeria. But an observer of events in contemporary Nigeria needs to either develop the nose for news like a professional journalist would ordinarily be required…

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Benin forces have clashed with gunmen near the country's northern border with Burkina Faso leaving four attackers dead, the army said. It did not identify a specific group, but Gulf of Guinea states Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast are facing a growing threat from Sahel jihadists over their northern borders. The army said a…