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Nigerian Governors Forum

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…
31 Dec 2017
The lawmakers did not adopt only four items after the harmonisation between the lower and upper houses, including, the devolution of powers to states; deletion of Land Use Act from the constitution; state creation and boundary adjustment; and 35 per cent affirmative action for women.
28 Aug 2017
A former Director-General, Nigerian Governors Forum, Mr. Osaro Onaiwu, has advised the 36 state governors to judiciously utilize the money shared to them as part of the $3.2 billion refund by the Paris Club following a court judgment against...
22 Jun 2017
All these state governors who do not understand that the essence of government is to positively impact the citizens are talking about 2019 when they have failed to use the opportunity they have today.
13 Jun 2017
Oyo State calls itself “Pace Setter”. This is not surprising as the state is associated with a number of historical firsts. Founded in 1932, University of Ibadan is the first university in Nigeria.
23 Apr 2017
A further check at the Office of the Director Funds in the Office of the Accountant General Office. Mr. Alex Adeyimi also indicated that there was no payment instruction from the Federal Ministry of Finance.
5 Apr 2017
Months after, most states still owe months of salaries and pensions with the attendant hardship on their citizens and there are even allegations of opacity and illegality in the handling of the funds by the states.


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