Tag: NGF

Nigeria Governors Forum to meet today over doctors’strike, other matters

State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will on Wednesday hold their 33rd Teleconference meeting to deliberate on the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by resident doctors and other pressing national issues. According to a statement by the spokesman of NGF, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the meeting will[Read More…]

Nigeria Governors Forum approve financial autonomy template for state legislature, judiciary

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has approved a uniform template for the implementation of the Memorandum of Action on financial autonomy for State legislatures and judiciary. The forum disclosed this in a communiqué signed by its Chairman and Ekiti State Gov. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday night, in Abuja, after its[Read More…]

#EndSARS violence caused by political marauders looking for regime change – Northern Governors Forum

The Northern Governors Forum has blamed the violence that broke out in some states after the #EndSARS protests to end police brutality as the action of “diabolical influencers” who are bent on pushing for regime change outside the electoral process In a communiqué read to journalists at the end of an[Read More…]

The state of the economy tops the agenda as Nigerian Governors hold 17th virtual meeting

The deteriorating state of the economy, especially at the subnational levels will be the main focus when governors of the 36 states of the federation hold the 17th Nigeria Governors Forum teleconference on Wednesday. This was contained in an invitation sent out to Governors by the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’[Read More…]

Nigerian Governors Forum appeal to resident doctors to call off strike

The leadership of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, to call-off their strike for the sake of national interest. Chairman of the forum and Governor Ekiti State made the appeal after a meeting with the executives of the association in Abuja. The executives of[Read More…]

COVID-19: Northern Nigerian governors beg Buhari for palliatives, and testing centres

Northern States Governor’s Forum, NGF, has appealed President Muhammadu Buhari to consider giving them more palliatives to be able to with the fight against Coronavirus in their respective states. Chairman of the forum and Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, made the appeal on Monday at the end of their meeting[Read More…]

“Count Me Out Of Job Cut Proposal” – Fayose Tells Nigerian Governors Forum

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, has distanced himself from the decision of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) to cut staff strength of the public service as a way out of the current economic challenges facing the nation. Governor Fayose said yesterday that the decision could not have represented the collective[Read More…]

We Are Not Part of Governors’ Forum Reconciliation With Amaechi, Says Jonah Jang’s Faction

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) under the leadership of Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State has denied any reconciliation with the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi-led faction. In a statement released in Abuja and signed by the Secretary and Administrator of the Forum, Osaro Onaiwu, the governors stated that any[Read More…]

Opinion: Death Of Chief M.K.O Abiola And The Project Nigeria

How would Nigeria have been today if the Late Chief M.K.O Abiola had ruled Nigeria? What progress would have been recorded in Nigeria if Chief M.K.O Abiola had ruled Nigeria? If June 12,1993 presidential elections had not been annulled, what would have been the situation in Nigeria today? Should we[Read More…]