Tag: Nigeria Governors’ Forum

2023: Ekiti Governor Fayemi joins APC presidential race

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi will formally declare his intention to run for the position of President of the country on Wednesday in Abuja. His Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, made this known in a statement issued to journalists on Tuesday. According to him, Wednesday’s[Read More…]

Over 30,000 bandits operate in North West Nigeria – report

There are over a hundred bandits’ groups operating in the North West region, representing approximately 30,000 militants, according to Professor Okey Ibamu of the Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD. told State Governors at an event in Abuja. He said the conclusions are contained in the Centre’s security report. This[Read More…]

“Unfair and discriminatory” – How Nigerian Governors reacted to travel ban imposed

Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have condemned the travel ban imposed on the country by authorities in Canada and the United Kingdom over the report of confirmed cases of omicron COVID-19 variant. In a statement on Tuesday by NGF Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, they described[Read More…]

Nigeria Governors Forum says no Governor hoarded COVID-19 palliatives

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Monday says no governor hoarded palliatives meant for distribution to Nigerians during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the forum, governors have held several meetings since the #EndSARS street protests started to address concerns of members of the public and that they[Read More…]

Nigeria Governors Forum to meet with Buhari over security challenges

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the security challenges facing the country. In a communique issued by the chairman of the Forum, Kayode Fayemi, after the 14th teleconference meeting in Abuja, stated that the NEC Ad-Hoc Committee on Security and Policing met[Read More…]

“We are appalled by the worsening security situation” – Nigerian Governors break silence in a letter to President Buhari

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says the recent attack on the convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, shows how vulnerable Nigeria has become. In a letter of solidarity to the governor, the forum said it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the rising insecurity in the nation. NewsWireNGR[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…]

Nigerian Governors want lawmakers to step down infectious diseases bill

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) led by Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has asked the National Assembly to step down the Infectious Diseases Bill sponsored by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila. The Bill seeks to ensure compulsory vaccination of citizens against infectious diseases, make possession of[Read More…]

Breaking: 36 State Governors in Nigeria “unanimously” agree to a 14 day nationwide lockdown

Governors of the 36 States of the federation on Wednesday “unanimously” agreed to the implementation of an inter-State lockdown in the country over the next two weeks to mitigate the spread of the pandemic COVID-19 virus from State to State. The governors, operating under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’[Read More…]

“No State Govt Has The Right To Touch Money Allocated To Local Government Councils”

Governor of Zamfara State and chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari, has said that no state government has the right to touch money allocated to local government councils. He told State House corespondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday that only the State Houses[Read More…]