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January 24, 2021
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Governors of 36 states are to meet on Wednesday to review effects of the just- ended #EndSARS protests in relation to internal security, the distribution of COVID-19 palliatives and other related issues. The Head, Media and Public Affairs, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the issues […]Continue Reading
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The Senate, on Sunday, took a swipe at Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr Kayode Fayemi over their allegation that the National Assembly ignored the All Progressives Congress (APC) Restructuring Committee’s proposal on state police and devolution of powers since 2018. According to the Senate, Governor El-Rufai was not […]Continue Reading
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According to Laolu Akande, spokesman of Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo, the nation’s number two citizen announced the approval at a national economic council (NEC) meeting he chaired on Thursday. Akande said Osinbajo directed Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF); Kayode Fayemi, chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF); Zainab Ahmed, Continue Reading
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Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi has said governors are not opposed to financial autonomy for state judiciary. Fayemi said governors support judicial autonomy but differ on  implementation methods. He spoke yesterday when President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olumide Akpata visited his office in Ado-Ekiti. The governor said he met Continue Reading
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The Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has urged the federal government to allow responsible citizens to protect themselves with weapons such as AK-47 rifles as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country. The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Terver Akase, titled, ‘National Security: Gov Ortom […]Continue Reading
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Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has called on security agencies to investigate the allegation by a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia that one of them is a Boko Haram commander. The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau State, Hon. Simon Lalong, in a statement in Jos, […]Continue Reading