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4 Oct
Consider the following Breaking News headlines as recently presented by several news media outlets across the country: ”2023: Northern governors reject zoning presidency to south
30 Sep
Nigerian governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have voted for the zoning of the party chairmanship to the north. PDP governors reached the decision on Wednesday at Akwa Ibom governor’s residence in Abuja where they voted 9-3 in favour of the north. The governors decision suggests that PDP's presidential candidate…
29 May
The Chairman of Northern Governors Forum and Plateau Governor, Mr Simon Lalong, said states in region have commenced the process of turning cattle rearing into a huge business for the benefit of herders and the region’s economy.
26 Feb
The 19 Northern Governors have resolved to work with the Federal Government to tackle the insecurity bedeviling the region and to create a conducive atmosphere for socio-political, economic growth and development of the country.
12 Nov 2020
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has alleged moves by 'certain elements' to weaken the north ahead of the 2023 general elections. Besides, the forum said though the region was not opposed to the country being restructured, it would not be blackmailed into submitting to other interests who feel uncomfortable with a strong and united North.…
10 Nov 2020
There is the compelling need to suspend the airing of my thoughts on Citizen Journalism this week as there is an urgent call to sink my teeth into the raging subject of the moment.
23 Oct 2020
The Northern States Governors’ Forum has expressed concern that the ongoing protests has been taken over by hooligans, ethno-religious bigots and political marauders bent on destroying the country.
16 Oct 2020
Attempts, yesterday, to stop protests against Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) failed as activists refused to be cowed and took their actions to wider dimensions. It came as northern governors and youths in some states of the north insisted.....
24 Aug 2020
The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, for the peace initiatives and efforts to address illiteracy in Nigeria’s Northern region.
26 Apr 2020
Assailed by a very huge human population and expansive landmass, there was no need second-guessing the fact that the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic would present...
27 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with members of the Northern Governors’ Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Gov. Aminu Masari, said that the governors were in the villa to seek presidential intervention in addressing the menace of Boko Haram in…
29 Jul 2017
In a communiqué signed by the chairman of Northern States Governors’ Forum and the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, the governors expressed worries over the recurring conflict between farmers and cattle rearers.

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