Nigeria Governor’s Forum
Governors condemn killing of Borno rice farmers
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of over 40 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
FG inaugurates committees for COVID-19 recovery
The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja inaugurated Federal Steering Committee and Federal Technical Committee of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery for Economic Stimulus (N-CARES). The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed, while inaugurating the committees, urged members to ensure that post-COVID-19 was not injurious to Nigerians and the economy. Ahmed…
Governors back ban on SARS as IGP stops issuance of firearms
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), yesterday, backed the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to ban the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other tactical squads of the force from routine patrols. There has been widespread condemnation of the way SARS has been carrying out its duties. The squad has been accused of extrajudicial…
Governors, Labour on the path to avert impending strike
The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Nigeria Labour Congress have begun the process of resolving tension created by Labour’s threat to embark on industrial action if the Federal Government does not rescind its decisions to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and Electricity Tariff in the country. This was the outcome of…
COVID-19: Governors say 29 states receive fund to strengthen public health response -NGF
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says 29 states have received funding from the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) project to strengthen their public health response to COVID-19.
Nigeria Governors Forum to meet on corruption survey – Bello-Barkindo
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will be meeting on Wednesday through teleconferencing to review its second corruption survey, policy patterns and trends at the sub-national level as analysed by National Bureau for Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Oyo government unfair to my late husband – Florence Ajimobi
Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, has alleged that the Oyo State Government was playing politics with the death of her husband.
Governors begins legal procedure over financial autonomy order
The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has constituted a legal committee that will engage with the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to reflect on the implications of the recently passed Executive Order 10, 2020 on governance at the Sub-National level.
Governors to gather tomorrow over financial autonomy for states judiciary, legislature, others
Governors of the 36 states will tomorrow, Wednesday 27th May 2020 gather to review a number of critical national questions that revolve around the financial autonomy for the judiciary and legislature of the state, code-named the Executive Order 10, 2020.