It was a tragic moment for a groom’s family as his younger brother and 12 others died in a fatal accident which occurred around Akpoku- Udufor community in Etche Local Government Council of Rivers State.
Kabir Akingbolu is a lawyer, human rights activist and member of Ekiti State Judicial Service Commission. In this interview with YETUNDE AYOBAMI OJO, he spoke on restructuring, insecurity and other issues.
The Bauchi State Government will ensure equity, fairness in ongoing workers’ verification
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.
27 Jan 2018
Osun Local Government Election witnessed a low turnout on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN correspondents monitored the election in Osogbo, Ayedade, Irewole and Ile-Ife Local Government Areas. They report that ad-hoc staff of the State Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) arrived at polling units on time but with just a few voters…
21 Jan 2018
Aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Edo Local Government Council elections have called on the party’s leadership to allow the people decide their representatives. Some of the apirants spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews on Sunday ahead of the March 3 council poll. The aspirants flayed attempts…
6 Jan 2018
Some Thugs suspected to be loyal to a certain political party, have attacked electoral officials in the Ayakoromo Ward 7 (12), even as PDP and APC trade blames.
6 Jan 2018
Economic and social activities have been grounded in Asaba and its environs following the ongoing local government polls in the 25 councils Edo. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored the poll on Saturday in Asaba, Oshimili North, Aniocha South and environs, reported that shops, markets, filling stations were under lock and key.…
24 Jan 2017
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) would organise nationwide in support of the National Assembly to grant autonomy to local government councils in the country.
15 Jan 2017
The apex court also nullified the provisions of the laws enacted by the states’ Houses of Assembly empowering governors to carry out such dissolution and replace them with caretaker committees.
22 Nov 2016
To ensure inclusive governance and equality in service delivery, Action Aid Nigeria had stressed the need for local government administration to be autonomous and be accountable to the people.