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NGF To Meet Over Controversial Financial Autonomy To States’ Judicial,

Nigeria’s 36 Governors are billed to meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, to discuss the controversial financial autonomy to judicial and legislative arms in States. Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF Head of Media and Public Affairs, Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, who stated this in a statement issued in Abuja said the Governors already made efforts in all […]

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 […]

NGF Sets Up Team To Advise On Procurement, Administration Of

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has set up a team of experts to advise on the procurement and administration of the Coronavirus vaccines. The decision was taken during the 24th teleconference meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Channels TV reports that the meeting was to deliberate the procurement and […]

Insecurity: Buhari Meets Governors, Says More Equipment Are Being Procured

The Nigerian Government is procuring more equipment in its bid to overcome the security challenges in various parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. President Buhari disclosed this to members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) at a security meeting held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. His […]

NGF Charges Governors To Domesticate Child Rights Act, Others

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has called on its members to domesticate the Child Rights Act, updated Penal Code, and Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act. The charge was contained in a communique issued at the end of the 10th COVID-19 teleconference of members of the Forum which held on Wednesday. According to the communiqué the […]

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 […]

Nigerian Governors Agree Inter-State Lockdown For Two Weeks

The 36 state governors in Nigeria have unanimously agreed to a two-week inter-state lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the country. This decision was taken at the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, a day after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 117 new coronavirus cases in the country. […]

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, […]

NGF Inaugurates Committee To Curb COVID-19 Outbreak

The Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) has inaugurated a seven-man committee to address and curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The committee which is to be led by the Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Nasiru El-Rufai, is to advise States on the best preventive measures and actions to be taken on the […]