Nigerian Governors Forum
The ruling by the apex court of the land (the Supreme Court of Nigeria) on Friday, 03 March 2023 that all redesigned Naira notes and the old ones will remain legal tender and in circulation till December 31, 2023 climaxed the lingering titanic struggle between the political power brokers and managers of the Nigerian economy.
As Nigerians wait for the much-needed reprieve to the current cash squeeze ahead of Friday’s deadline of the cash swap policy, a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), apparently, scheduled to discuss the sensitive situation failed to hold yesterday.
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed appreciation to family members, friends, associates, and supporters “who played one role or another in giving him a befitting” birthday celebration, despite his absence from the country. In a statement personally signed by him from Saudi Arabia, where he is observing the Lesser Hajj (Umrah), Saraki…
1 May 2022
Dr Kayode Fayemi, Chairman Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Saturday paid a one-day visit to Gov Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra in Awka and welcomed him officially to the forum.
28 Apr 2022
The reported participation of Nigerian governors at the 11th Global Annual Investment Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors Forum ..
22 Dec 2021
Without a doubt, the Nigerian economy has been in dire straits for a while, even before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic (by March 2021) that is yet ravaging the globe.
9 Sep 2021
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 2021
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…