Tag: NGF

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August 8, 2013

Opinion: Lessons learnt from the Igbo deportation saga

by Ochereome Nnanna If the Governors’ Forum focused on the right things, Mr Peter Obi of Anambra State would answer ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: Jonathan-Amaechi face-off and a vote for British re-colonization of Nigeria

by Obinna Akukwe  Goodluck Jonathan and his wife do not have any constitutional or moral right to limit the wide ...

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July 22, 2013

Opinion: Child marriage debate and the ignorance of emergency activists

by Adeola Adelabu All the energy and airtime we spend criticizing President Jonathan can address legal and political impediments to ...

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July 14, 2013

Bola Tinubu: Rotimi Amaechi and PDP’s brazen assault on constitutional democracy

by Bola Tinubu  If they can’t count, how can we count on them to improve the nation?  If they can’t add, ...

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July 10, 2013

Femi Falana: The NGF, the current NBA leadership and impunity

by Femi Falana In his characteristically forthright manner, the Edo state governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, exposed the NBA leadership to ...

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June 24, 2013

Power play: Amaechi convenes NGF meeting, invites Jang, Akpabio, others

by Isi Esene In an apparent show of political might, the Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi has called for a ...

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June 22, 2013

Peace at last? Amaechi and PDP to settle out of court

by Rachel Ogbu There could be light at the end of the tunnel for Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria ...

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June 21, 2013

NGF crisis: “Kwankwaso has lost his moral ethos” – Jonah Jang spits fire

by Akan Ido The Plateau state governor, Jonah Jang has called the integrity of his Kano state counterpart, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to ...

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June 20, 2013

NGF crisis: “They have hijacked the security of the state” – Amaechi laments

by Rachel Ogbu Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi who hosted virologist-turned social critic, Prof. Tam David-West in Port Harcourt on ...

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June 20, 2013

Cold war: Amaechi shuns Patience Jonathan’s Port Harcourt event

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, and his wife, Judith, on Wednesday shunned the inauguration of the South-South Zonal Secretariat of ...

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June 19, 2013

NGF crisis: How we voted against Jang – Gov. Lamido opens up

by Akan Ido Sule Lamido, the governor of Jigawa state has revealed that nine Peoples Democratic Party governors voted for ...

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June 5, 2013

NGF crisis: We won’t allow anyone to annul the election – Gov. Fayemi insists

by Akan Ido The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi recently spoke with the Punch Newspapers on his victory at ...

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June 4, 2013

Amaechi visits NGF secretariat, vows not to step down

by Isi Esene The Rivers  State governor, Rotimi Amaechi has declared his intention not to step down as the chairman ...

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June 3, 2013

NGF crisis: Jonathan under fire for endorsing Jonah Jang faction

Opposition parties and prominent lawyers on Sunday blasted President Goodluck Jonathan for recognising the Jonah Jang faction of the Nigeria ...

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June 2, 2013

NGF crisis: Jang, Mimiko explain how Amaechi imposed his election (WATCH)

by Akan Ido A faction of the Nigeria Governors Forum led by the Plateau state governor, Jonah Jang has taken ...

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June 2, 2013

NGF crisis: “We see a growing pattern of a lying presidency” – ACN slams Jonathan

by Akan Ido The controversy trailing the chairmanship election of the Nigeria Governors Forum which saw Governor Rotimi Amaechi of ...

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June 2, 2013

NGF crisis: We supported Amaechi to disgrace Jonathan – APC

by Isi Esene The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that they supported Governor Rotimi Amaechi against the President ...

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June 2, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Fellow Nigerians, the Governors Forum distraction is all politics

by Simon Kolawole So our politicians are now symbols of credible elections and role models of integrity? Seriously? Since when? ...

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June 1, 2013

NGF crisis: Jonah Jang faction hold secret meeting with Jonathan (WATCH)

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan has met with the Governor Jonah Jang faction of the Nigeria Governors Forum behind ...

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June 1, 2013

Touch not…: Court restrains PDP from further action against Amaechi

by Isi Esene A High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers state have restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from taking ...

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May 31, 2013

NGF crisis:19 governors absent from Jonah Jang’s factional meeting

by Rachel Ogbu   There were clear signs of disunity in Nigeria Governors’ Forum when 19 governors were suspiciously absent ...

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May 30, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: The NGF election and the dangers ahead

by Olusegun Adeniyi Nigerians need not look too far for the real culprits in the saga of election manipulations in ...

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May 30, 2013

Abimbola Adelakun: Good luck, Governor Amaechi

by Abimbola Adelakun Amaechi, last time I checked, is a member of the PDP and a beneficiary of all the ...

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May 30, 2013

NGF crisis: Why Amaechi’s victory is fraudulent – Mimiko explains

by Rachel Ogbu The factional Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Olusegun Mimiko, and the National Chairman of ...

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May 29, 2013

Opinion: Saint Amaechi, please pray for us

by Saatah Nubari Can saint Amaechi say he has not seized the allocations of local government councils before? Amaechi is enjoying ...

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May 28, 2013

Olatunji Dare: How Rotimi Amaechi became a marked man

by Olatunji Dare In that dubious quest, Dr Jonathan and Anenih seem to have been worsted. At the end of ...

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May 28, 2013

Okey Ndibe: A case for canceling the 2015 elections

by Okay Ndibe Nigerians may not be able to bear – should not bear – the burden of yet another ...

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May 28, 2013

NGF crisis: Gov. Jonah Jang’s faction set to open new secretariat

by Rachel Ogbu Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang’s faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum are planning to open a secretariat ...

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May 27, 2013

It gets EVEN worse: PDP suspends Rotimi Amaechi

by Isi Esene The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has turned up a new gear as the National Working ...

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May 26, 2013

Opinion: NGF crisis – The pro-Jonathan faction has lost this one

by Wale Odunsi An election and not a selection was what they all agreed to conduct. Also their claim that it ...

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