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Governors Demand 42 Percent Revenue Allocation, True Federalism

Nigeria Governors have advocated 42 per cent of national revenue accruing to the Federation Account to States and 35 per cent to the Federal Government. Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this, said Nigeria was also ripe for restructuring. Dr Fayemi who spoke at a […]

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

Governors Agree To Ban Open, Night Grazing Across States

Governors of the South-West have agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across States within the region.  This resolve was reached on Monday, January 25, 2021, at a meeting between Governors from the South-West region and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). Channels TV reports that rising from […]

COVID-19: “We Must Reduce The Cost Of Governance” -Fayemi

For Nigeria to emerge stronger from the Coronavirus pandemic, it must take actions to quickly address its short-term challenges, including cutting costs. The Chairman of the Nigeria Governorship Forum (NGF), who doubles as Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi made this statement on Saturday, May 2, 2020, adding that with a reduction in revenue, the […]

Fayemi, Deputy, Ekiti Political Appointees To Slash Salaries By 50%

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has directed that salaries of all political appointees in the State be slashed by 50 per cent with immediate effect. The Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation in the State, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua, confirmed this in a statement forwarded to Channels Television on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. He explained that the […]

COVID-19: S-West States Entry Points To Be Closed, As Governors

The Entry Points of the six South-West States will be closed forthwith to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The South-West Governors Forum, comprising Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti and Lagos States, resolved this during its virtual meeting held on Thursday, April 17, 2020. The Governors further agreed that wearing of nose masks will be […]

Coronavirus: Ekiti Extends Lockdown, Orders Citizens To Wear Facemasks

Ekiti State Government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown and the curfew placed on movement in the State by two weeks. The State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, gave the order in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, on Monday, April 13, 2020. The Governor noted that the renewed lockdown […]

COVID-19: NGF Asks FG To Cancel All Deductions, Restructure Debts

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have urged the Federal Government to cancel all funds deductions from States. The Governors also asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restructure all commercial debt service payments from States. The NGF Chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi said this at the Governor’s COVID-19 teleconference meeting held on Sunday, […]

COVID-19: Ekiti Index Case Recovers

The index case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ekiti State has been discharged from the isolation centre in the State. The case is a 37-year-old man who tested positive for Coronavirus after he came in contact with an American Tourist. After weeks of treatment and monitoring at the isolation centre, the man tested negative for Coronavirus. […]

Photos As South-West Governors Launch Operation “Amotekun”

South-West Governors converged on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Oyo State Governor’s Office Car Park to launch the Western Nigeria Security architecture codenamed “Operation Amotekun”. In attendance were: the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi; his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, represented by his Deputy, Mr […]