Northern Governors Forum
COVID-19: ‘Deportation’ of Almajiris re-opens citizenship rights debate
The deportation of some Nigerians from their state of residence to their state of origin following the spread of COVID-19 has again re-opened citizenship rights debate in the country.
Governors condemn execution of aid workers in North East
The Northern Governors Forum (NSGF) has condemned the reported execution of four aid workers by terrorists in the North-East geopolitical zone
Northern govs mull summit to tackle challenges of Almajiri education
Governors of the 19 northern states at the weekend said they had perfected arrangement to convene a summit to discuss the problems associated with the Almajiri...
‘Ineffective legal system to curb criminality, cause of banditry’
The 19 Northern Governors have attributed the increasing level of armed banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the north to the inability to codify criminal justice system in the region...
Plateau State governor emerges chairman of Northern Governors Forum
Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, on Friday, has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for another four years. He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the forum which held in Kaduna. Lalong was re-elected as the Plateau State governor in the just concluded gubernatorial election on March 23, 2019. He polled…
Northern states move against retaliatory attacks
The Northern Governors’ Forum yesterday said measures had been put in place to avert reprisals in the region following alleged attacks on their kinsmen in Rivers State and parts of the East.
Northern government resolved to jointly fight insecurity in the North
The 19 Northern Governors have resolved to fight the insecurity bedeviling the region as an entity, just as they pledged to end the crisis in Southern Kaduna soon.