by Chinedu Okafor One stroll around Lagos mainland, and you begin to wonder if this state is truly governed. The problems of a commercial city as lucrative as Lagos, shouldn’t be this troubling, alas, it is. The metropolitan issues facing...
Guidelines to Reduce Vulnerabilities Created by Cash Withdrawals from Local Government Funds throughout Nigeria (Initiated by The Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU) Policy Details LG allocations paid into the SJLGA should go straight into the respective Local council bank accounts Local government...
Chinedu Okafor Lagos Badagry express: Complete gridlock as volks road proves in-commutable It has become apparent, the adopted Nigerian government principles, which seems to employ the psychological strategy of ‘ignore it till it goes...
by Usman Alabi Federal Accounts Allocation Committee shared the following amount between the Federal Government, State and Local government. S/N State LGAs State Gross FAAC (#) LGA Gross FAAC Deductions 1 Abia 17 4.65bn 2.54bn 472.02m 2 Adamawa 21 4.24 3.17bn 500.31m 3 Akwa Ibom 31 16.39bn 4.26bn 1.07bn 4 Anambra 21 4.37bn 3.28bn 144.88m 5 Bauchi 20 5.03bn 3.60bn 841.66m 6 Bayelsa 8 13.18bn 1.45bn 1.55bn 7 Benue 23 4.73bn 3.88bn 692.34m 8 Borno 27 5.12bn 4.22bn 341.57m 9 Cross River 18 4.24bn 2.76bn 1.56bn 10 Delta 25 20.32bn 3.62bn 1.17bn 11 Ebonyi 13 3.82bn 2.05bn 465.91m 12 Edo 18 5.92bn 2.78bn 605.42bn 13 Ekiti 16 3.82bn 2.20bn 623.78m 14 Enugu 17 4.32bn 2.78bn 280.45m 15 Gombe 11 3.98bn 1.89bn 866.27m 16 Imo 27 5.28bn 3.74bn 942.79m 17 Jigawa 27 4.79bn 3.95bn 190.34m 18 Kaduna 23 5.60bn 4.37bn 419.35m 19 Kano 44 6.92bn 7.11bn 478.88m 20 Katsina 34 5.24bn 5.26bn 320.79m 21 Kebbi 21 4.43bn 3.29bn 303.20m 22 Kogi 21 4.43bn 3.29bn 303.20m 23 Kwara 16 3.80bn 2.43bn 496.48m 24 Lagos 20 13.26bn 8.31bn 3.93bn 25 Nasarawa 13 3.84bn 2.11bn 420.98m 26 Niger 25 4.95bn 3.98bn 593.49m 27 Ogun 20 4.13bn 2.98bn 1.33bn 28 Ondo 18 5.18bn 2.79bn 724.86m 29 Osun 30 3.97bn 3.79bn 2.50bn 30 Oyo 33 5.23bn 4.96bn 765.17m 31 Plateau 17 4.40bn 2.90bn 734.21m2 32 Rivers 23 14.15bn 3.91bn 1.15bn 33 Sokoto 23 4.63bn 3.63bn 347.70m 34 Taraba 16 4.02bn 2.65bn 417.47m 35 Yobe 17 4.16bn 2.71bn 121.92m 36 Zamfara 14 4.21bn 2.48bn 1.03bn 37 FCT 6 5.55bn 2.52bn 34.98M Source: StatiSense  
by Ajadi Daniel The 2019 budget is yet to be passed by the National Assembly. Based on the details in the budget, you can expect work to begin on the projects outlined below once the budget is passed. Counterpart Funding for...
by Ajadi Daniel S/N State Governor Elect Party 1 Enugu Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi PDP 2 Ebonyi David Umahi PDP 3 Gombe Inuha Yahaya APC 4 Abia Okezie Ikpeazu PDP 5 Niger Abubakar Bello APC 6 Oyo Seyi Makinde PDP 7 Bauchi Bala Mohammed PDP 8 Akwa Ibom Emmanuel Udom PDP 9 Cross River Prof Ben Ayade PDP 10 Yobe MaiMala  Buni ÁPC 11 Lagos Babajide Sanwo-Olu APC 12 Ogun Dapo Abiodun APC 13 Delta Ifeanyi Okowa PDP 14 Borno Babagana Zulum APC 15 Kaduna Nasir El-Rufai APC 16 Imo Emeka Ihedioha PDP 17 Jigawa Mohammed Badaru APC 18 Katsina Aminu Masari APC 19 Kebbi Atiku Bagudu APC 20 Kwara Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq APC 21 Nasarawa Abdullahi Sule APC 22 Zamfara Mukta Idris APC 23 Taraba Darius Ishaku PDP 24 Benue Samuel Ortom PDP 25 Kano Abdullahi Umar Ganduje APC 26 Sokoto Aminu Tambuwal PDP 27 Plateau Simon Lalong APC 28 Rivers Undecided 29 Adamawa Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri PDP   States where governorship...
by Ajadi Daniel What is accreditation? Accreditation is the process of identifying voters who are qualified to vote Why are the voters accredited? 1  To check unauthorized and multiple voting; 2  To stop impersonation as only the owners of voter’s card can vote; 3  To...
by Editor Let's try to figure out what you may need on your way to vote this Saturday. Yea, there is no doubting the fact that your PVC is important, it is what you need to cast your vote. But let's...
by Alabi Usman If you have got your PVC, you have no reason not to vote. There is an urgent need for strategic involvement of citizens in the process of electing new leaders. If we must get it right in...
By Alexander O. Onukwue Amidst disturbing chatter about the integrity of the February 16 presidential elections, how are citizens to have confidence in the process and its outcomes? For 2019, INEC accredited 144 observer groups, 56 more than were accredited in...

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