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Imo youths protest, prevent oil company trucks from accessing site
Scores of youths from Egbema in Ohaji/Egbema Local Council of Imo State, led by Okenya Thadeaus, yesterday, protested against the alleged destruction of the only access road to their land by the heavy-duty trucks deployed by oil companies operating in their communities.
Anambra Assembly wants FG to make Air Peace National Carrier
The Anambra State House of Assembly has urged Federal Government to make Air Peace Airline a National Carrier for its contributions in the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in South Africa.
Cross River lawmakers ‘delay resumption over alleged unpaid allowances
Cross River State House of Assembly may have begun a protest, by delaying resumption, over non-payment of their allowances. The Guardian gathered that the assembly did not reconvene yesterday, like their counterparts across the country, after a month recess.
Residents seek CCTVs in hotels, others to check killings in Rivers State
The Rivers State House of Assembly has been implored to enact a law that would make it mandatory for hospitalities to install closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) within their premises.
Kwara Assembly approves dissolution of commissions, probes sale of property
Kwara State House of Assembly has approved the dissolution of three statutory commissions inaugurated in May this year by the immediate past administration. Specifically, the affected commissions are Kwara State House of Assembly Service Commission, Kwara State Civil Service Commission and Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC).
Chile, Kadaria, Abimbola, Oshodi, Others Discuss Challenges Facing Women, Proffer Solutions
The lawmaker representing Abeokuta North at the Ogun State House of Assembly, Modupe Mujota; Founder, Thistle Group, Ini Abimbola; Executive Secretary/CEO MTN Foundation, Nonny Ugboma; SSA (Admin) Lagos State, Titi Oshodi; MD, MODD Family (Real Estate), Chioma Okigbo and other dignitaries at the second edition of Woman And Half (WAH) have advised women not to play victim of circumstances, but take the bull by the horn to get things done, celebrate themselves and shatter the glass ceilings.
You can’t shut Edo Assembly, Obaseki dares Reps
The Edo Government yesterday maintained that the House of Representatives lacked the constitutional powers to shut the state House of Assembly. The Governor Godwin Obaseki administration was responding to Wednesday’s resolution of the lower chamber of the National Assembly ordering the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) to seal off the complex until a ‘proper inauguration’ was done.
Imo government approves state of emergency on infrastructure
In response to the State House of Assembly’s request, the Imo State Executive Council has declared a state of emergency on infrastructure. The Assembly had in a motion recently resolved that the State Government takes steps to declare State of Emergency in all infrastructure in public works and health. The Deputy Governor, Gerald Irona, who…
Why Lagos tenancy law needs amendment, by experts
Stakeholders in the housing sector have stressed the need to ensure that a proposed amendment to the Lagos tenancy law, which came into force in August 20, 2011 protect all the parties and encourage investment in the built industry. The tenancy law governs rental of property within the state and is derived from both contract…
Lawmaker berates Oredo APC leaders over recall threat, apology to Obaseki
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oredo Local Council of Edo State yesterday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to a member of the House of Assembly, Chris Okaeben, to apologise to Governor Godwin Obaseki over alleged smear campaign against the governor or risk being recalled. The ultimatum was given at an expanded meeting of the party…
Kwara gov suspends councils for six months
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has suspended the executive and legislative committees of the 16 Local Government Areas of the state in line with an earlier recommendation of the House of Assembly. The suspension was pursuant to a resolution of the Kwara State House of Assembly dated June 18, 2019 and Section 29 of the…
LG Autonomy: NFIU sets the ball rolling amid endless constitutional amendment wait
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…