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6 Jul
Two months after their May 11 meeting in Delta State tagged the ‘Asaba Accord’, the Southern Governors Forum, yesterday, met in Lagos State where it declared that Nigeria’s next president should be from the southern part of the country.
5 Jul
The Southern Governors’ Forum (SGF) on Monday, insisted on rotational presidency, saying Nigeria’s president in 2023 must come from the South.
5 Jul
The Southern Governors Forum has unanimously agreed that the next president of Nigeria must come from the southern part of the country. They made the resolutions at a meeting in Lagos State on Monday. Ondo State Governor Arakunrin Akeredolu, who read the communique on behalf of his colleagues, said the decision became important for fairness…
4 Jul
Following their May 11, 2021 declaration in Asaba Delta State, the 17 Southern governors will again converge on Lagos tomorrow for the second leg of the first gathering. The meeting is to be hosted
27 Jun
In reaction to Senator Abdullahi Adamu’s claim that southern governors sounded like a broken record in their position on some national issues, including open grazing, restructuring
23 May
An association, under the aegis of South East and South-South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN), has stated its unreserved support for the position and outcome of the meeting of Southern governors.
20 May
The chairman of the Southern Governors Forum Rotimi Akeredolu has challenged the attorney general of the federation Abubakar Malami to seek legal redress over the ban on open grazing. "It is most unfortunate that the AGF is unable to distil issues as expected of a Senior Advocate. Nothing can be more disconcerting," Akeredolu said in…
20 May
Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has opposed the southern governors' decision to ban open grazing in their states. Malami said such 'unconstitutional' resolution is dangerous for the country. “It is a dangerous provision for any governor in Nigeria to think he can bring any compromise on the freedom and liberty of individuals…
20 May
The surprise meeting of the Southern governors during which they took positions on problems bedeviling the country has predictably generated reactions.
18 May
The League of Professionals for Strategic Advocacy, has described the coordinated condemnation by a section of northern leaders on Southern governors’ resolutions banning open cattle grazing...
17 May
Some Nigerians have slammed the former vice president Atiku Abubakar over his position on restructuring and calls for a national conference. Atiku on Saturday urged the 17 Southern governors engaged in the 'Asaba Declaration' to convene a national conference should President Muhammadu Buhari refuse to heed to their demands. "What our present challenges, therefore, call…
14 May
Former National Secretary of the Labour Party (LP), Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has urged the Federal Government to quickly address, head-on, all issues raised by the 17 southern governors in their resolutions.

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