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Governors to Meet Over Financial Autonomy for States’ Judiciary, Legislature

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum will on Wednesday, meet to discuss the issue of  financial autonomy for the states’ judiciary and legislature, code-named the Executive Order 10, 2020. A statement issued by Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs, NGF, on Tuesday in Abuja indicated that the  consultation  would be the

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Assembly Speakers Hail Buhari Over Financial Autonomy to Legislature, Judiciary

Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to legislatures and judiciaries of  all states. In a statement through their chairman, who is also the Speaker of Lagos State Assembly, Mr Mudashiru  Obasa, the Speakers  described  the development as the

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Financial Autonomy: Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba LGs still Operate Joint Accounts

Local Government Councils in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states are still operating Joint Accounts in spite of the financial autonomy granted them by the Federal Government. A survey conducted by News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in these states revealed that the local governments still draw their funds from their respective states’

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