• Jegede, Akeredolu, Oke claim some LGAs as collation of votes continues

    Jegede, Akeredolu, Oke claim some LGAs as collation of votes continues

    Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Rotimi Akeredolu in yesterdays elections in Ondo state slugged it out with the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Eyitayo Jegede and that of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Olusola Oke in a keenly contested governorship election.

    Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was yet to release the results of the election as at press time, it was reliably gathered that Akeredolu is leading in six local governments, Owo, […]

  • Sue your governor if your rights are violated – Fashola tells LGAs

    Sue your governor if your rights are violated – Fashola tells LGAs

    Sue your governor if your rights are violated – Fashola tells LGAsA former Lagos State Governor and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babtunde Raji Fashola, has advised local government chairmen and their executive committee members who may feel dissatisfied with the existing relationships between their councils and the state government, especially in terms of fiscal and political autonomy, should approach competent law courts for sound adjudication.

    Fashola said the abuse of local government autonomy by state governments in connection […]