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…
LG has been bastardised, cannot deliver its mandate to the people, says NULGE president
President of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ibrahim Khalid, has lamented what he called bastardisation of the local government system in Nigeria to the extent that it cannot deliver its mandate to the people. Khalid, while fielding questions from journalist in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, shortly after meeting with Governor Abubakar Atiku…
NULGE urges Ortom to lead campaign for local government autonomy
The National President of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Ibrahim Khaleel has called on Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom to lead the campaign...
Why El-Rufai wants over 21,000 teachers sacked, by NULGE
The president of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Ibrahim Khaleed, yesterday, faulted the sincerity of the competency test conducted by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, for primary school teachers.