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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has said that its Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, was not denied U.S. entry visa.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.
Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.
Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has described last Friday’s Supreme Court verdict which validated Governor Kayode Fayemi’s election as “victory for all Ekiti people.”
Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, expressed the view in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, congratulating Fayemi on his election as the new NGF Chairman.
The governors of the 36 states, acting under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, have rejected the financial autonomy recently granted the 774 local government areas in the country.
The Presidency Tuesday said it had, through intelligence reports, uncovered plot by some elements within the polity to cause widespread violence during and after the forthcoming general elections.
Controversies surrounding the new national minimum wage, which the National Tripartite Committee grudgingly pegged at N30,000, may not have abated as the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has fixed a conciliatory meeting for Friday, January 4, 2019 in Abuja.
To be fair to the President, he never made any effort to pocket it. Buhari has been very avuncular to the governors irrespective of their political parties, offering the states financial bailouts and refunding them their Paris Club debt overpayments. He has done well on that count
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
Following the draws of the UEFA Women’s Champions League held in Nyon on Friday, Asisat Oshaola’s Barcelona have been drawn against Atletico Madrid in the quarterfinals.
Denis Suarez has revealed he was injured from the second week of his Arsenal loan spell, admitting his frustration at not being able to contribute with the club.
The Senate Tuesday observed a minute silence in honour of the late former Military General of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson and also resolved to send a powerful delegation to commiserate with the family of the deceased.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on his 65th birthday.
The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) said on Thursday that the state has generated N30.3 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 10 months.