Monday, June 25, 2018
by Adu Michael “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.” -John F. Kennedy. The recent revelation in Kaduna state where Primary School teachers failed a standard competence test meant for Primary Four pupils is...
by YWriter The agenda that drove political conversation in 2015 was change, the whole election process was influenced by these political mantra. In 2019, no one can say for sure what the agenda will be, but why wait for the...
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...

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