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18 Dec
Federal, states and local councils shared N675.946 billion from the federation account for November on Friday.
19 Sep 2021
Motorists, especially private car owners and other road users can now heave a sigh of relief from the onslaught of local councils and their agents who extort, intimidate
15 May 2021
Local councils in Nigeria have their roles in the governance chain clearly spelt out in the 1999 Constitution. As the third tier of government, the constitution lists their main functions.....
28 Jun 2019
The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has released N679.699 billion as May entitlements to the three tiers of government. The figure includes earnings from gross statutory revenue, Value Added Tax (VAT) and sundry income exchange gains. Addressing reporters yesterday after the monthly FAAC meeting in Kano, the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Idris Ahmed,…
1 Dec 2016
The governor will sit in the state executive meeting and they will come up with a resolution that they have sacked an elected council executive and then they appoint council caretaker committees.


28 mins ago
An All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain in Imo State, Chief Tony Chukwu has apologized to the people of Okigwe district. Speaking to reporters, Chukwu admitted that he should not have supported senatorial candidates against the bloc in the past. The St Gregory knight noted that Okigwe, which comprises Okigwe and Onuimo Local Government Areas, has…
29 mins ago
One of the 14 presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, has withdrawn from the presidential race. He claimed that "the contest has been obscenely monetized". In a letter addressed to the national chairman of PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, Hayatu-Deen said the current state of the contest in PDP negates his "principles". "I…
49 mins ago
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has urged the Federal Government to take drastic action against activities of the proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the North East. A Chieftain of the forum, Alhaji Musa Saidu, said this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. Saidu, also the leader of Arewa community South-South and South East,…
1 hour ago
The President of Anglican Grammar School Ubulu-Uku Old Boys Association (AGSUOBA), Lagos State chapter, Mr Okey Odibeli, has restated the group’s commitment to moving education forward through its activities and contributions. Odibeli said in a statement, signed by the Secretary of the association,, Mr Cletus Nwanze, that in pursuit of its objectives, the association would…
1 hour ago
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its special convention for the presidential primary from Sunday, 29th - Monday, 30th of May, 2020 to Monday, 6th - Wednesday, 8th of June, 2022. APC's National Publicity Secretary, Mr Felix Morka explained that the decision was in line with the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) extension of…