Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag "LG"

    Governors: We are committed to financial autonomy of state legislature

Governors: We are committed to financial autonomy of state legislature

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has pledged commitment to full implementation of the financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary.Speaking at the opening of a two-day conference in Abuja on Thursday, Abdulaziz Yari, NGF chairman, said the implementation will ensure the highest level of transparency and openness in governance.Represented by Mohammed Abubakar, Bauchi state governor, the NGF chairman said governors [...]

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    Again, NFIU warns governors to steer clear of LG funds

Again, NFIU warns governors to steer clear of LG funds

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) says the effective date for the new regulations on local government funds remains June 1.In a statement on Wednesday, Ahmed Dikko, NFIU acting spokesman, said any violation of the new regulations will be sanctioned.On May 6, NFIU had announced the new guidelines which would make the joint account system currently in use by state [...]

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    CSOs ask Osun assembly to pass LG autonomy bill

CSOs ask Osun assembly to pass LG autonomy bill

Some civil society organisations in Osun state have teamed up with the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) to agitate the autonomy for local government in the ongoing amendment of the 1999 constitution.Addressing a press conference under the auspices of Osun Coalition for Actualization of Local Government Autonomy, Oludare Famoofo, national vice president of NULGE south-west, urged the state house [...]

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    ‘60% of Nasarawa LG workers paid for doing nothing’

‘60% of Nasarawa LG workers paid for doing nothing’

Haruna Osegba, Nasarawa state commissioner of local government and chieftain affairs, says more than 60 per cent of local government workers in the state receive salaries for doing nothing.Osegbe, who met with members of the correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the state, said the government was worried that the salaries of local government workers were being paid [...]

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    Monarch seeks inclusion of traditional rulers in LG administration

Monarch seeks inclusion of traditional rulers in LG administration

Sunday Oyediran, Onpetu of Ijeru, a town in Ogbomoso, Oyo state, wants a role to be carved out for traditional rulers in the system of local government administration.Oyediran said this would serve as a way out of the failure of the third tier of government to cater for the lives of its teeming grassroots people.The lecture themed: 'Wedlock as hemlock: States, [...]

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