Tag: local

Is local government third tier? — Nairalovers

By Emmanuel Oladesu The local government system is at crossroads. It is the closest to the people. Yet, many councils are just empty administrative units, repressed by state governments and…

Collins Okeke: Growing demand for a democratic system of local government in Nigeria — Nairalovers

In public relations practice, decision-making processes on an issue and crisis management are always the toughest before any act of communication can be effectively executed. Unlike journalism that feasts on…

Reps move to change Sabon Gari local govt to Zaria North local govt — Nairalovers

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed through second reading, a bill to change Sabon Gari local government to Zaria North local government. The bill sponsored by Tajudeen Abbass was…

Controversy over local government autonomy

There have been agitations for the recognition of local council as the third tier of government in accordance with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution. Many have argued that governors…