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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condemned Saturday’s attack on Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, and welcomed the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to unveil those behind the assassination bid with the aim of bringing them to book.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has observed that the prevailing insecurity across the country is calculated to destroy Nigeria.
The NGF Chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, gave this indication when he briefed State House correspondents after an emergency meeting of the forum at the State House Banquet Hall.
The Northern Governors Forum and Northern Elders Forum have met in Abuja to address the quit notice issued to Fulani herders in the South-West.
The 36 state governors in Nigeria will hold a virtual meeting on January 20 to discuss issues relating to the second wave of COVID-19.
He said that Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, heading NGF Committee charged with the responsibility of liaising between the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and the forum, would brief the meeting on COVID-19 vaccines and the way forward.
Chairman of the NGF and governor of Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi made the pledge in a congratulatory letter to the President of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, Comrade Mohammed Haruna Ibrahim on his election victory.
Governors of the thirty six states under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF have resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to address the security challenges with continued cases of armed banditry, terrorism and kidnapping across the country.
Governors of the 36 states of the federation Wednesday told the deputy Secretary general of the United Nations how the Covid-19 pandemic affected governance and development in Nigeria in the period under review.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed met on Tuesday with the governors of the 36 states of the Federation on the platform of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), commending their maturity in the handling of the #EndSARS protests.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has resolved to increase COVID-19 testing in all local governments to prevent a second wave of the pandemic in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Governors Forum has resolved to strengthen risk communication pillars of state COVID-19 task teams in line with proposals made as by the Presidential Task Force on the prevention of the spread of the disease.
The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), on Sunday, declared that the Yoruba nation is ready to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023.
The 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have criticised the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Governors in the 36 states of the federation have resolved to set up infection prevention and control committees in their states as part of efforts to support health workers on the frontline of the pandemic.
The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, have backed President Muhammadu Buhari on that the two weeks extension of the lockdown in the FCT, Lagos and Ogun states.
The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, have vowed to use all relevant data available to target palliatives to the most vulnerable persons in the most effective and efficient manner in this period of Coronavirus, COVID-19 that is presently ravaging the world.
Nigerian governors urges federal government to suspend all state deductions, restructure debt service payments
Governors, under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, have asked the federal government to urgently put in place measures that would help in the acceleration of an arrangement to suspend all state deductions and restructure all debt service payments on debts owed the central government and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer intends to clear the decks to accommodate new arrivals, with United continually linked with some of Europe’s most exciting prospects.
Everton are thought to be weighing up a summer transfer bid for the Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge.
New Zealand will lift its partial suspension of a “travel bubble” with Australia from midnight on Sunday as fears of a COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney eased.
The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State, Mr Isaac Ogbobula has said he is confident that the party will take over the state in the 2023 governorship election.
“These prayers, if you need to weep, you better weep because weeping may endure for a night but joy comes in the morning. This is the time we need to cry. It is becoming overwhelming, it is too much, people are dying every day from hunger, people are dying every day from all kinds of terrorism, and people are dying from kidnapping,” she said while calling on God to have mercy on Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the allegation by the Buhari Presidency that some Nigerians were plotting a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership, as a resort to blackmail in the face of leadership failure.
Chelsea chief, Marina Granovskaia, is ready to work with manager Thomas Tuchel to oversee a clearout of at least 13 players this summer.
Six of the best women football playing nations in Africa, including South Africa, Cameroun, Mali, Morocco, and Ghana will converge on Nigeria for the Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament billed to hold in September.
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has vowed to eliminate quacks camouflaging as professional teachers, hence its efforts to regulate the teaching profession and prevent it from being open to unqualified persons.
The Nigerian government and Microsoft have detailed several projects aimed at intensifying the nation’s move to become a more digital economy.