Tag: Governors Forum

NLC protests is “needless” -Says DG, APC Governors Forum

The Nigeria Labour Congress has been advised to shelve the “needless” protests and find a substitute approach towards solving labour disagreement with the government. The Director General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman said this as a reaction to the Wednesday’s protest to the National Assembly in[Read More…]

“PDP On Voyage of Total Destruction” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State says Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State lacks decorum to function as the Chairman of Governors’ Forum of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). APC made its stance known in statement issued in Akure on Monday by its Publicity Secretary, Abayomi Adesanya. “PDP is[Read More…]

PDP Governors Say Freezing of Fayose’s Account, “Gross Abuse of The Constitution”

The Peoples Democratic Party Governor’s Forum yesterday described the freezing of the personal accounts of Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as gross abuse of the constitution. The forum, which spoke through its Chairman and Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has therefore[Read More…]

‘Fulani Herdsmen Have Taken Over My home,’ Benue Governor Ortom Cries Out

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that his country home has been taken over by rampaging Fulani herdsmen. Ortom made the disclosure on Thursday, May 26, 2016, during a meeting with the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum, led by Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha. “The mercenaries invaded my[Read More…]

Rochas Okorocha On Why He Will Not Contest For Presidency In 2019

Governor of Imo State and the chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said he will not contest the 2019 presidential election because of President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the President had so far displayed leadership and should be encouraged. Governor Okorocha spoke, weekend, while[Read More…]

“Our Successors Have Relegated Us To The Background” – Former PDP Governors Cry Out

Former governors who were elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party said on Thursday that they were neglected by their successors. According to this report, they lamented that their successors relegated them to the background in the affairs of the party in their various states. They said they were considering[Read More…]

Aremu Challenges Governors Who Cant Pay Minimum Wage To Resign

By Chris Nomjov Governors who can’t pay the #18,000 minimum wage have been asked to apdicate their seats. Former NLC Vice President, Issa Aremu made this declaration while speaking at the 18th Joint Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), said that such governors have no reason[Read More…]

APC Governors, Saraki And Dogara Snub Progressive Governors Forum Meeting

Governors elected under the All Progressives Congress have shunned a planned meeting of the Progressive Governors Forum in Katsina, forcing the organisers to cancel the event. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting scheduled to hold between September 14 and 16, was to set legislative agenda for the[Read More…]

Rochas Begs Buhari To Consider South-East In His Appointments

Imo state Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor’s Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that it is too early to begin to judge Buhari’s intention on his appointments and that as far as he is concerned, the president had executed what the office empowers him to do. Rochas[Read More…]

Fresh Crisis Rocks PDP As Governor Fayose Reportedly Rejects Mimiko As Chairman Of Party’s Governors’ Forum

A fresh crisis rocks the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Ayo Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, has rejected Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state as chairman of the party’s Governors’ Forum. Governor Fayose has allegedly rallied some other governors in the party to make a stand against Mimiko’s emergence.[Read More…]