Posts Tagged ‘NGF’

State Governors raise fear over fuel subsidy payment

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 11, 2019
Governors of the 36 states in Nigeria have expressed displeasure over continuation of fuel subsidy payment on premium motor spirit also known as petrol, saying it is no longer sustainable. They said the fuel subsidy, which is being paid by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is draining the country’s resources, Leadership reports. gathers […]

World Bank Offering $4b Grants To States ~ NGF Chairman

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 26, 2019
Some states of the federation are enjoying various grants and soft loans worth about $4billion from the World Bank to enhance their abilities to meet the aspirations of their people, the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed. He stated this during a meeting of the […]

Tinubu expresses confidence in @kfayemi as NGF Chair

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 25, 2019
Following his election as the new chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) the national leader of All Progressive Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has expressed confidence in Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi. Tinubu in his congratulatory message to Fayemi on Friday said he believed in the experience of Fayemi to reposition the forum for the […]

LG Funds: Call NFIU to Order, Governors caution Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 20, 2019
The 36 states governors in the country under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to order over its decision to prevent them from overseeing local government funds. The governors in a letter addressed to Buhari, urged him to warn […]

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The era of Governors used as ‘Punching bags’ over as NGF blasts Dogara

by Breaking Timeson May 5, 2017
The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, on Thursday said the era of using governors as “punching bags’’ to score cheap political points in the country was over. The Head, Media and Public Affairs at NGF Secretariat, Abulrazque Barkindo, stated this in a statement in Abuja. He said that the governors were signatories to an initiative, Open […]