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Governors’ Forum Blasts EFCC For Freezing Benue Accounts

6 days ago /
Politics 

The chairman of Nigeria’s governor’s forum Abdulaziz Yari says the freezing of Benue state government's account by the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) is unconstitutional.

Oshiomhole Debunks Reports Of Governor Ortom’s Defection

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomole has debunked the news making the rounds that the Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom has defected to another party.

Buhari Intervenes In FAAC Deadlock

1 month ago /

The standoff which has stalled revenue sharing among the three tiers of government for the months of May and June, 2018 could be responsible for salary delays in some states of the Federation. 

APC Governors Adopt Buhari Consensus Candidate

3 months ago /
Nation 

All the 24 governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) on Tuesday night announced their endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 presidential election.

Senate Pledges More Security For States

5 months ago /
Nation 

Chairman of Nigeria’s Senate ad-hoc committee on Security Infrastructure led by Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has pledged the Senate’s commitment to the protection of lives and property across the country.

Fayose Condemns Zamfara Killings

5 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, says the statement by his Zamfara State counterpart, Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given to them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamafara State, has vindicated his earlier stance that no extra one billion Dollars was needed to...

Nigerian Governors Back State Police

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Governors' Forum has thrown its weight behind calls for the decentralisation of police in the country. Chairman of the Governors' Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, disclosed this at the end of a 2-day summit on National Security. The Governor of Zamfara State said the Governors' Forum had endorsed the idea of State Police...

Herders/Farmers Clashes: Committee To Visit Affected States

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The committee set up by the national economic council to find lasting solutions to constant clashes between farmers and herdsmen met on Thursday at the presidential villa in Abuja. 

Senate Summons IGP On Benue Killings

6 months ago /
Nation 

Senate has summoned Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to give explanation over his failure to apprehend and prosecute suspects of New Year day killings in Benue State.

Nigerian Governors Approve $1bn To Fight Terrorism

8 months ago /
Nation 

Thirty-six states of the Federation have given permission to the Federal Government to utilise $1billion from Nigeria’s excess crude account to tackle Boko Haram insurgency. The approval, which was one of the major issues discussed at the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja, comes as the states’ support to the Federal Government to...

State Governors Ask Buhari To Release Balance Of London/Paris Funds

10 months ago /
Nation 

Governors of the thirty six states of the federation are asking President Muhammadu Buhari to release to them what is left of the London/Paris exit payment to enable the states plan for the 2018 fiscal year.  The governors are also hoping that ongoing reconciliation of figures regarding the exit fund will...

National Economic Council Holds Security Retreat

12 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says hate speech will no longer be tolerated and will henceforth be taken as an act of terrorism. Speaking at the special national economic council security retreat on Thursday at the Aso Rock Villa, Professor Osinbajo warned that the federal government will deal decisively with those who...

PDP Governors, Others To Visit President Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party are among six governors who are scheduled to leave Nigeria today to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London. It was gathered that the visit was being organised by the office of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Munguno (retd.). It was...

Fashola Inaugurates Rural Electrification Project In Zamfara

1 year ago /

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has inaugurated a rural electrification and semi-urban water project in Bakura, Talata-Mafara and Gusau Local Government Areas of Zamfara State. During the inauguration, he also reaffirmed the Federal Government’s resolve to implement the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan through the provision...

Minister Dismisses Yari’s Theory On Meningitis

1 year ago /
Health  Nation 

Minister of state for health says the outbreak of Meningitis in some parts of the country has nothing to do with moral or spiritual lifestyles of Nigerians as postulated by Governor  Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state. Dr Osagie Ehanire, trashed the governor’s statement in an interview with State House correspondents on...

There May Be Need To Return To London – President Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari who returned to Nigeria after about 50 days of medical vacation will do further follow-ups for his medical check-up in London. The President, who addressed the nation on Friday shortly after his arrival from London, said there “may be need to have further follow-ups within some weeks. He, however,...

Ajimobi, Others Canvass Women Empowerment

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and his counterparts in Osun and Lagos States, have called for empowerment programmes that could prepare women economically for any emergency situation in the country. The governors made the call while speaking at the opening ceremony of the three-day 5th National Women’s Summit, organized under...

Buhari Holds Meeting With Progressive Governors

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is holding a meeting with the progressive governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Details of the meeting have not been made known to journalists at the time of this report. Speculations have it that the Governors may have...

PMB, Governors commit to zero tolerance for polio

2 years ago /
Health  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria Governors’ Forum Chairman, the governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, have renewed commitments to maintain polio-free status and strengthen routine immunisation in Nigeria. The signing ceremony is the proof of Nigeria’s continued vigilance and focus on routine immunization of children at both federal and state level....

NLC Threatens Showdown If States Reduce Wage

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on state councils and industrial union affiliates to be prepared for a showdown with any state government that attempts to reduce the national minimum wage. The call is contained in a statement issued by NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, in Abuja on Sunday. The statement...


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