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Nigerian Governors Forum

9 Sep
Counsels to Lintas International, a company belonging to international lawyer and politician, Ned Nwoko, have faulted what they alleged was a deceitful narrative about the ongoing enforcement of court judgments on Paris Club Refunds...
3 Jun
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has donated the sum of N50 million to the families of those who lost their lives in the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
11 Jun 2020
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), yesterday, faulted the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill as the House of Representatives began the long-awaited public hearing...
24 Apr 2020
At long last, the state governors have bestirred themselves. They appear to have thrown off the embroidered Baban Riga of their collective lethargic response to the coronavirus.
6 Feb 2020
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases, Chukwuka Utazi, has stressed the need for government to put in place strong emergency preparedness
19 Dec 2019
Nigeria governors said they cannot backtrack on their decision to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, describing it as “a settled matter”. NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi made the clarification in Abuja while answering questions from newsmen at the end of the forum meeting held at forum Secretariat in Abuja. Fayemi denied…
19 Nov 2019
Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi; Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson; and business mogul, Arthur Eze, will grace the public presentation...
23 May 2019
Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the South-South Governors Forum, Seriake Dickson has asked all governors to maintain the principle of rotation in the election of a new chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF). He stated this in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media Relations, Fidelis Soriwei, insisting that the decision of…
16 Jan 2019
Controversies dogging the new national minimum wage of N30,000 may not be laid to rest anytime soon, as the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will consult with the National Economic Council (NEC) tomorrow at meeting on the matter. The resolution to meet with governors was reached yesterday at an extra-ordinary FEC session presided over by President…
9 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has condemned the alleged freezing of the bank accounts of the Benue State government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
8 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of the accounts of Benue Government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, the Chairman of NGF, spoke with State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja. EFCC had…
30 Jun 2018
The leadership of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday collectively condemned the recent killings of almost 200 people in Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local governments of Plateau State and called on President Buhari to ensure the perpetrators are arrested and prosecuted. Chairman of NGF and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari stated this in Jos…

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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has warned Lagosians against protesting on streets on Wednesday as plans are under way to arrests erring #EndSARS protesters across the state. He said it is in the interest of security and public safety and that he wishes to warn the organisers of the protests the police…
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The Police in Ondo State said it have arrested one Ola Omogunwa, a 23 year-old commercial motorcyclist, for allegedly raping two women at different locations in Ondo state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Odunlami Funmilayo, disclosed this while parading the suspect,along with two others at police headquarters,on Tuesday in Akure. Funmilayo said…
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Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the area. Confirming the incident on Tuesday,, the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management…
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Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…