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14 Oct 2019
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, appealed to workers to shelve their planned nation-wide strike to protest against the non-implementation of the new national minimum wage, saying such action would amount to an effort in futility.
11 Oct 2019
A call the other day for foreign assistance by governors who attended the recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York gives the impression that Nigerians are helpless and could do nothing without assistance from world powers. That is not in our character.
9 Sep 2019
The Governor of Rivers, Nyesome Wike on Sunday says he has nothing against Islam or any faith. Wike made the remarks while showing the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi the site of the mosque he allegedly demolished in Port Harcourt.
1 Jun 2019
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, yesterday, okayed the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the final forfeiture of N1.4billion, which a firm, Melrose General Services Limited, obtained from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) through false claims. Melrose is allegedly linked to outgoing Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, whose two aides,…
24 May 2019
The out-going Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, says the increasing rate of unproductive population in the country constitutes a time bomb and must be addressed. Yari, who is also the out-going governor of Zamfara, stated this during the valedictory session of the National Economic Council (NEC) held at the State…
23 May 2019
The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has elected Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State as its new chairman. The Forum also elected Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto as the vice chairman. both men are expected to serve in those capacities until 2021. Addressing newsmen Wednesday night in Abuja after a meeting of the forum, Governor…
2 May 2019
Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has blamed mass poverty and insecurity in Nigeria on corruption. Magu spoke at the induction program organised by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat for the returning and newly-elected governors in Abuja on the theme “Imperative of Fighting Corruption/Terrorism Financing in Nigeria”. The EFCC…
30 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday advised both the returning and newly elected state chief executive officers to prepare for tough times...
12 Apr 2019
Alhaji Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari is not only the governor of Zamfara State, he is also the chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), a voluntary association of state governors in the country. Yari was chosen to head NGF to pull the organisation out of its painful and trenchant past.   Perhaps worried that his predecessor operated…
13 Feb 2019
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has congratulated the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, on his re-election to serve another four-year term. Director-general of the NGF, Asishana Okauru, yesterday in Abuja appreciated Wabba’s efforts towards extricating the average Nigerian worker from the shackles of poverty. According to Okauru, the NGF and the NLC…
14 Dec 2018
The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday promised to resolve the national minimum wage imbroglio with President Muhammadu Buhari before the year winds up. Its Spokesman, Abduralzaque Bello Barkindo, who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja after a meeting added that the governors used the opportunity to welcome Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, into the forum. However,…
19 Nov 2018
Mr Asishana Okauru, the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), says Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has built a modern state through massive infrastructural development. Okauru, who spoke during a courtesy call on Ajimobi in his office, said the governor “ had so far raised the bar of good governance in spite of numerous challenges.’’ The…


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