Wednesday, 29th March 2023
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Northern Governors

23 Sep 2022
The unending debate over state policing was reignited, yesterday, when Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, faulted Federal Government’s objection to the use of arms by the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps...
6 Jun 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), from the north at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is coming a day before the APC's convention billed to elect its presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections. Although President Buhari has continued to maintain his position in favour of…
16 May 2022
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has accused some of the 19 northern Nigerian governors of introducing policies that promote
31 Jan 2022
More stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have joined the clamour for the postponement of the ruling party's planned
20 Dec 2021
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has expressed concern over the alleged lack of empathy by Northern Governors to communities being attacked and killed by bandits and other criminals in the region.
15 Dec 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with some Northern state governors to discuss solutions to insecurity in the region.
4 Oct 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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.


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