Saturday, November 18, 2017
by Tayo Adelana Brief about UBE Programme The Universal Basic Education (UBE) Act 2004 was enacted by the Federal Government of Nigeria with the primary aim of achieving Education for All (EFA), reducing school drop-out(s) and out-of-school children, improving quality and efficiency...
by Aliyu A. Ammani Analysis The idea of local government councils was born out of the need to bring government closer to the people as a mechanism for engendering socio-economic development at the grassroots level. However, reading section 7 of the Constitution...
by Opeoluwa Quadri Local government in Nigeria is grappling  with the issue of citizens apathy, so that those active in government at the grassroots are not the best of the best. Many citizens cannot relate with the idea of a...
by Opeoluwa Quadri Analysis The Local government in Nigeria considered as the third tier of government is not real. In reality, there is no local government autonomy in Nigeria. As a matter of fact, what we have is two tier federal...
by Amina Salihu I had a beautiful growing up. The best part of my life was no doubt my childhood and the part where I was most impactful I would say, was my youth; the years from secondary to university...
by Chinedu Brown AMOUNT RECEIVED BY EACH STATE IN THE SECOND TRANCHE OF PARIS CLUB REFUND S/N STATE AMOUNT PAYABLE (NGN) 1 ABIA 5,715,765,871.48 2 ADAMAWA 6,114,300,352.68 3 AKWA-IBOM 10,000,000,000.00 4 ANAMBRA 6,121,656,702.34 5 BAUCHI 6,877,776,561.25 6 BAYELSA 10,000,000,000.00 7 BENUE 6,854,671,749.25 8 BORNO 7,340,934,865.32 9 CROSS RIVER 6,075,343,946.93 10 DELTA 10,000,000,000.00 11 EBONYI 4,508,083,379.98 12 EDO 6,091,126,592.49 13 EKITI 4,772,836,647.08 14 ENUGU 5,361,789,409.66 15 GOMBE 4,472,877,698.19 16 IMO 7,000,805,182.97 17 JIGAWA 7,107,666,706.76 18 KADUNA 7,721,729,227.55 19 KANO 10,000,000,000.00 20 KATSINA 8,202,130,909.85 21 KEBBI 5,977,499,491.45 22 KOGI 6,027,727,595.80 23 KWARA 5,120,644,326.57 24 LAGOS 8,371,938,133.11 25 NASARAWA 4,551,049,171.12 26 NIGER 7,210,793,154.95 27 OGUN 5,739,374,694.46 28 ONDO 7,003,648,314.28 29 OSUN 6,314,106,340.62 30 OYO 7,901,609,864.25 31 PLATEAU 5,644,079,055.41 32 RIVERS 10,000,000,000.00 33 SOKOTO 6,441,128,546.76 34 TARABA 5,612,014,491.52 35 YOBE 5,413,103,116.59 36 ZAMFARA 5,442,385,594.49 37 FCT 684,867,500.04 TOTAL 243,795,465,195.20   This release is conditional upon a minimum of 75% being applied to the payment of workers’ salaries and pensions for states that...
by Ajadi Daniel Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed a total of N3.010 trillion to the three tiers of government in the first half of 2017. This is based on the figures compiled by This Day newspaper. The amount shared...
by Ajadi Daniel The Federal, State and Local governments shared a total of N652.229 billion as federal allocation for the month of June. The amount shared comprised the month’s statutory distributable revenue of N570.584 billion and the Value Added Tax of...
by YWriter Federal government, states and local government shared a total of N462.359 billion for the month of May. This is considered to be an increase compared to the N415.7 billion distributed for Apil. Further breakdown showed that Value Added Tax...

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