Adamawa workers accuse governor of using their salary for APC campaign
Workers in Adamawa State have accused the governor, Mohammed Bindow, of deducting over N300 million from their January salary for reasons they describe as political. Some of the workers, who spoke to The Guardian on condition of anonymity, alleged that their salaries were slashed without notice, either from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) or their…
Kogi government, NULGE disagree over percentage of salaries
Kogi State government and the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) have disagreed over what percentage of salaries has been paid to council workers.
NLC rejects Buhari’s technical panel on new minimum wage
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the proposed composition of a technical committee on the implementation of new minimum wage by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had, while presenting the 2019 appropriation to the National Assembly yesterday in Abuja, indicated plan to raise the committee to mitigate the impact of the new wage. The rejection…
Financial autonomy of local government will boost job creation, says Saraki
Granting financial autonomy to the third tier of government would curb insecurity, provide jobs for youths and boost economic activity through diversification, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said. The Senate President, who stated this in Abuja, at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), argued that…
NULGE accuses governors of gang up against councils’ autonomy
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has accused the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) of gang up against financial autonomy for local government councils.
Kebbi NULGE rallies support for LG autonomy, abolition of joint account
Kebbi State chairman of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Umar Sadiq, has called on state governors and other stakeholders...
NULGE seeks probe of states’, councils’ joint account from 2008
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to institute a probe panel to scrutinise the states and local councils’ joint account in the last 10 years. National President of NULGE, Ibrahim Khaleel, who stated this in Abuja yesterday on the struggle to ensure autonomy of the third tier of…
Eight State Assemblies back council autonomy, says NULGE
Eight out of ten state Houses of Assembly have so far consented to the granting of autonomy to local government councils in the proposed amendment of the constitution.
NULGE cautions APC against removing LGs from constitution
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) against delisting local governments from the constitution as recommended by its ad-hoc committee on restructuring.
NULGE chides El-Rufai for massive job cut in Kaduna
The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has berated the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai over massive sack of workers in the state. The union also regretted that President Muhammadu Buhari endorsed the massive job cut, which is deepening poverty and impoverishing the populace. The union accused…