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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…
7 Nov 2018
The Nigeria Governors' Forum has insisted that state governors cannot afford to pay the N30,000 minimum wage demanded by the labour unions. "There is no way states will abide by N30,000 minimum wage just because the president said so," NGF spokesman Abdulrazaqe Bello-Barkindo said on Channels Television’s Sunrise daily. The governors of Nigeria’s 36 states…
7 Nov 2018
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat (NGFS) will kick-off its yearly IGR Peer Learning Event today at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. The event, which will host all Commissioners for Finance of the 36 states, Ministry of Finance, Joint Tax Board and Chairmen of states’ Boards of Internal Revenue, will provide a platform to share practical and…
5 Oct 2018
Any of these men could emerge as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the party’s spirited primary tomorrow in Port Harcourt, Rivers State: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, David Mark, Kabiru Turaki, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo and Sule Lamido. However,…
28 Apr 2018
A Feddral High Court in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the permanent forfeiture of a total of N1.44billion found in the bank accounts of three firms, which allegedly impersonated the consultants engaged by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) to analyse the Paris/London Club loan refunds due to the states. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which…
17 Jun 2017
The Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) has expressed worries over the dwindling quality of healthcare services and the increasing rate of maternal and child mortality in the country.

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