Monday, February 15, 2021



COVID-19: Nigeria tested 1.3m people since February 2020

The Governor of Ekiti State and the Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, Kayode Fayemi has disclosed that the country has so far tested 1.3 million persons for COVID-19.

COVID-19: Nigeria to procure 80 million doses of vaccine in 2021, says Fayemi

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, and Ekiti Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, revealed that about 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines would soon be available in the country, to immunize 40 percent of the population this year.

Nigerian governors visit Matawalle, support his anti-banditry initiative

The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has paid a solidarity visit to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, expressing their total support to his anti-banditry campaign in the North-western part of the country.

Northern governors salute Buhari at 78

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has congratulated President Muhammadu Bahari on his 78th birthday celebration.

Nigerian governors to meet Wednesday over insecurity

The 36 states governors are to hold teleconference on Wednesday to evolve a new national security order that will ensure safety of lives and...

Nigerian governors condemn killing of Borno rice farmers

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, has condemned the killing of over 40 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State...

Looted COVID-19 palliatives kept for vulnerable people – Nigerian govs

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, on Monday said the looted COVID-19 palliative in warehouses in some states were not hoarded but kept for vulnerable.

Nigerian governors to meet Buhari over fuel, electricity tariff hike

The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, is set to meet President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent increment in petrol pump price and electricity tariff in the country.

NBA Conference: Withdrawing El-Rufai’s invitation has no religious, ethnic colouration – Usoro

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, has disclosed that the withdrawal of Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s invitation to speak at the association’s forthcoming virtual conference has no ethnic or religious colouration.

COVID-19: Only 29 states received fund to strengthen public health response – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, says 29 states have received funding from the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement, REDISSE, project to strengthen their public health response to COVID-19.

BREAKING: Fayemi tests positive for COVID-19

The governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has tested positive for COVID-19.

TRENDING: Nigerian students stage protest over WASSCE cancellation, continued school closure

Thousands of Nigerian students on Friday began an online protest across social media platforms over Federal Government directives against school resumption, following an increase in COVID-19 cases across the country.

NGF calls for review of ECOWAS protocol as Yahaya Bello heads region’s security committee

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has called on the Federal Government to review the ECOWAS protocol, just as the forum set up of a committee to curtail the menace of insecurity in the country.

Security: Northern governors engage hunters, vigilantes on intelligence gathering

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has set up a committee to engage local vigilantes, hunters and community watch groups on intelligence gathering, rapid response and sustained surveillance in the region.

Senate tackles Govs over call to suspend Infectious Disease Bill, says ‘we don’t act on newspaper reports’

The Senate has tackled Nigerian governors over calls on the National Assembly to suspend its consideration of the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020.

Northern Governors laud Nigerian govt over plans to revamp Ajaokuta steel coy

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has commended the Federal Government over its plans to resuscitate the moribund Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi.

COVID-19: Taraba rejects 100 Almajiris from Nasarawa

The Taraba State Government, has rejected 100 students, almajiris, of Islamic studies repatriated from Nasarawa State due to the flouting of procedure, as agreed by the Northern Governors Forum, NGF.

Northern governors condole with Yahaya Bello over mother’s death

The Northern Governors’ Forum, NGF, has condoled with Govwenor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over the death of his mother, Hauwa’u Oziohu Bello.

Northern governors felicitate with Obasanjo at 83

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, on Wednesday, extended their warm felicitations to Nigeria's former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on his 83rd birthday which is coming up on Thursday, March, 5.

Providing economic opportunities, our top priority – Nigerian governors

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, and Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, said the provision of economic opportunities for Nigerians were top priorities for governors all over the country.

Aisha Buhari at 49: Northern governors laud First Lady over healthcare, girl-child education strides

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has congratulated the First lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, as she celebrates her birthday today, while lauding her contributions to the promotion of quality health care and girl child education.

Boko Haram killing of Adamwa CAN chairman, inhuman – NGF

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, on Wednesday, condemned the alleged murder of Adamawa State chapter chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Lawan Andimi by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Only few states have capacity to implement 30,00 minimum wage – Nigerian governors

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, on Monday said that the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the capacity of each state government.

Nigerian governors partner TCN to improve power supply

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, has pledged to partner with the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, to improve power supply across the country.

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