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Governors Commend FG’s Social Investment Programmes, Say It Enhances National Security

*NEC to hold Special Meeting soon on National Security Concerns After a briefing by the National Security Adviser to the President, Major-General Babagana Monguno, members of the National Economic Council praised the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programmes noting its potential role and significance in enhancing the security of the country. The National Security Adviser had indicated that unemploym ...

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APC Holds Meeting With Governors In Abuja

The National Working Committee (NWC) of our great Party, the All Progressives congress (APC) led by the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Thursday met with governors elected on the platform of the APC. The National Chairman reviewed the state of the Party, x-raying the challenges facing the APC in relations to funding and financing. It was agreed that the Party is not effectively funded as it s ...

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Before Nigerian Governors Wreck The Country, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

zainabsule@yahoo.com,  www.zainabokino.blogspot.com  Those who are familiar with the antics of our governors will not be surprised at the latest findings allegedly linked to ex-governor Gabriel Suswam, if allegations of complicity are eventually proven. Having been confronted with a Suswam perspective at the weekend when I travelled with some colleagues to Benue state and came face to face with the deplorab ...

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Southwest Governors Resolve To Collaborate On Security

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd right); Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Yetunde Onanuga; Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State; Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State;  Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State during the Southwest Governor’s Forum meeting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Monday, February 13, 2017. Southwest Governors on Monday resolved to work together t ...

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Igbo Group To South East Governors: Stop Fighting Each Other

The World Igbo Summit Group has decried the verbal altercation between Governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and Willie Obiano of Anambra State, saying that the situation in the South East calls for sobriety and strategic thinking on its challenges rather than internal warfare. The two governors recently exchanged harsh words over joining the All Progressives Congress and performance in office, in statemen ...

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Buhari’s Health: No Need For Governors’ Emissary To London, Says Lai

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has refuted a media report alleging that Nigerian Governors are planning to send a delegation to confirm the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying there is no need for such emissary since the President is in good shape. The Minister made the rebuttal in Abuja on Thursday when he received members of the Presidential Committ ...

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Photo News: Northern State Governors’ Forum Meets In Kaduna

In Kaduna, for a secure north: Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Atiku Bagudu ( Kebbi), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Kassim Shettima (Borno) and Aminu Bello Masari (Katsina) at a joint meeting of the Northern State Governors' Forum and the Chairmen of the Council of Chiefs of the northern states on Monday, 23rd January 2017 ...

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Photo News: Atiku, Govs Grace Gwandu Emirate Award

L-R: Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu at the occasion of the 7th Abdullahi Fodio Merit Award held in Birnin Kebbi...Saturday 21/01/17 ...

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Fall Of Sambisa Forest: Governors Bombard Buhari With Phone Calls

Leaders across the political spectrum have been calling President Muhammadu Buhari, to congratulate him and the leadership of the armed forces following the takeover of the Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram terrorists. In the latest series of calls received by the President, the Governors of Jigawa, Kano, Yobe, Adamawa, Borno, Katsina, Kaduna and Sokoto have joined some of their colleagues from South-East, ...

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Buhari Requests Governors To Pay Workers From Debt-Service Refunds

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested governors to use at least 25 percent of the refunds made to them from excess deductions for external debt service for settling outstanding workers’ entitlements. A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu said “The President approved the sum of N552.74 billion to be paid in batches to all the states that are owed, but they are expected to receive 25% o ...

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Governors Commend Buhari’s Govt For Integrating States In Economic Planning

State Governors, as members of the National Economic Council, NEC, have expressed satisfaction with the way the Buhari presidency have been working with state governments in the management of the national economy, including the transparent leadership style of the Council chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. A statement released by Laolu Akande, media aide to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said  the G ...

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Governors Use LG Allocations As Slush Funds -Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has for the umpteenth time reiterated the resolve of the National Assembly to grant financial autonomy to the 774 local goverment councils in the Nigeria. Dogara, who spoke in an interview with reporters  in Abuja, noted that lack of elections at the local government level is crippling democracy and denying the much needed development at the t ...

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