Local Government

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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OMIYALE AGBARA YA SOBU: THE TALE OF LATE MICHAEL Two weeks ago, I went to Lagbe-Akingbile in Akinyele local government, Ibadan. Lagbe is a community with many houses, located along the old Oyo-Ibadan road. Despite its high rate of development and its nearness to the International Institute of Tropica...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2013
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by Effiong Ubong Uyo – The brothers of Governor Akpabio, led by Prince Akpabio, yesterday distributed 31 SUVs to some PDP stalwarts including some cult members in Akwa Ibom State from the N620 million they routinely milk from the Local Government Council. A PDP chieftain in the state who craved...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2012
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By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, According to the legendary Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  While to the famous Walter Cronkite; “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” To Rt. Hon. Chibuike...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2012
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A woman who was tricked by a Nigerian doctor into believing she had given birth has won a legal battle in her attempt to adopt the baby. The woman and her partner are fighting to regain custody of the little girl after social services became suspicious that they were not her biological parents and to...
By benim
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Nov 3rd, 2011
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Kano – A 1-month-old baby, said to hold a diploma, was on the Nigerian government payroll, officials have discovered, exposing the levels to which corruption runs in Africa’s most populous country. The name of the infant was recently found on the payment voucher of a local government coun...
By benim
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Dec 18th, 2010
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At least 140 inmates have escaped from a state prison in the northern Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo, near the border with the US state of Texas. Police said the prisoners easily but slowly filed out of the jail’s main entrance with the complicity of prison guards on Saturday. “From prelimi...
By benim
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Oct 26th, 2010
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Nairobi mayor Godfrey Majiwa will appear in court Tuesday morning to face two corruption charges relating to the Sh283 million cemetery saga. Mr Majiwa was arrested in a dramatic early morning raid on his Akila estate home by detectives from the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission. Also rounded up were ...