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NGF: Governors to meet on corruption survey

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will be meeting on Wednesday through teleconferencing to review its second corruption survey, policy patterns and trends at the sub-national level as analysed by National Bureau for Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti APC crisis: I’m not an enemy to anyone – Governor Fayemi

Indications emerged in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, at the weekend that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced moves to end its internal wrangling in the state chapter of the party.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Wike slams NGF as toothless bulldog

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Group raises alarm over influx of people from Northern States to South-East, South-South

Association of South-East Town Union (ASETU), has expressed concern over the influx of people from Northern states to South South and South East despite ban on inter state travel.
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Nigerian governors meet over autonomy for state legislature, judiciary

The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF will meet tomorrow to brainstorm on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order granting financial autonomy to the legislature and judiciary at the state level.

TELCOs hails Ekiti, Imo for implementing ROW price

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), on Thursday commended Governors and Houses of Assemby of Imo and Ekiti states for the implementation of the approved Right-of-Way (ROW) price.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari holds virtual meeting with governors

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged state governors cooperate with the Presidential Task Force PTF on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
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.

Governor Fayemi: Ibrahim Gambari’s appointment excites governors

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed excitement over the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate: Nigerian governors yet to write us over infectious diseases bill

The Senate said it has not received official communication from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum to step down the legislation of the Infectious Diseases Bill.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor crashes right-of-way fee to N145

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Thursday signed an Executive Order reducing the Right of Way (RoW) charges relating to laying of broadband cable or any other telecoms infrastructure in the state from N4, 500 per linear metre to N145.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

Infectious Diseases Bill: House of Reps want Governor Tambuwal excluded from consultative meeting

House of Representatives last night called for the disqualification of Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal in the proposed consultative meeting with the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF over the controversial Infectious Disease Bill, saying he was biased towards the development.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria: Farmers are essential workers

The Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Thursday reminded states and security operatives that farmers are essential workers and should be allowed to access their farms in order to guarantee food security.
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.

Governors want controversial infectious diseases bill ‘stepped down’

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.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.1

Senator Lawan: Why security agencies must enforce ban on interstate travels

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has emphasized the need for security agencies to ensure a total enforcement of the Federal Government’s ban on interstate travels to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel

Governor Udom: 3G cameras monitor Akwa Ibom borders

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, says his government makes use of technology to monitor human infiltration through the state borders.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has offered suggestions on how the war against the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) can be won by the federal and state governments in the country.

Governor Fayemi: How we can win coronavirus battle

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has offered suggestions on how the war against the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) can be won by the federal and state governments in the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor suggests strategies to economic recovery after coronavirus

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, says Nigeria has to reduce the cost of governance if it plans to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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