Tag: nigeria governors’ forum

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 26, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the Weekend Roundup

Check out our weekend stories and lots more using the links below: BREAKING: INEC declares PDP, NRM winners in Zamfara ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 20, 2018

The Big 5: Getting Nigeria to work will require hardwork not quick fixes – Atiku; Withdraw cases against us in court or be disciplined – APC warns aggrieved members | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Following the loss of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at Saturday’s ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 15, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of November

Follow the links to read up the stories and analyses on YNaija:         Is John Abayomi the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2017

FIRS accumulates $50m through VAIDS

The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) might just have made more Nigerians more responsive to issues of tax ...

EditorJuly 19, 2017

Paris Club Fund: How much do the governors plan for salaries?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun on Monday announced the release of the second tranche of Paris Club funds ...

AzeezMay 4, 2017

Stop incessant attacks on state governors – NGF

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said the era of using governors to score cheap political points ...

AzeezMarch 28, 2017

Paris Club refund: We didn’t do anything illegal – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Monday insisted that it has done nothing illegal in the disbursement of the Paris Club ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

‘Governors’ Forum planning to visit Buhari in London’

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) may send a delegation to London to visit President Muhammadu Buhari if ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

BREAKING: State governors meet at Aso Rock

State governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum  are currently meeting in the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential ...

AzeezDecember 1, 2016

Bill Gates signs $2m partnership deal with Nigeria Governors’ Forum

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum and the Bill Melinda Gates foundations have signed a three-year $2m partnership. Chief Strategy Officer at ...

AzeezJuly 25, 2016

We are going to Germany for work, not holiday | Governors tell Femi Falana

Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has stated that its planned trip to Germany is not for holidays but to seek partnership ...

January 3, 2014

“Vote out the PDP and defend APC interest” – Amaechi rallies Rivers people

by Oke Efagene The governor of Rivers state and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has ...

November 27, 2013

‘It’s nothing personal’: Why I decamped to the APC – Rotimi Amaechi explains his defection on Twitter (READ)

by Muyiwa Daropale Speaking to journalists at the  Port Harcourt International Airport,  the governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi revealed that ...

November 17, 2013

NGF crisis: 8 govs, 5 deputies attend retreat in Sokoto

by Akan Ido The nineteen member strong Rotimi Amaechi-faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum were in Sokoto yesterday for their ...

July 19, 2013

Rivers crisis: Youth group secure airport as 8 governors visit Amaechi

by Rachel Ogbu Five  Action Congress of Nigeria governors –  Babatunde Fashola (Lagos); Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo);  Rauf ...

July 19, 2013

Pat Utomi: When shame died in Rivers

by Pat Utomi The greater tragedy is the failure of elders to act. No African society should be lacking in elders ...

July 1, 2013

Sam Nda-Isaiah: Notes on the NGF crisis

by Sam Nda-Isaiah It is also very hard to believe that, after an election in which one person scored 19 ...

June 28, 2013

NGF crisis: New seating arrangement averts Amaechi, Jang clash during NEC meeting

by Rachel Ogbu Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State both claiming chairmanship of the ...

June 26, 2013

NGF crisis: Drama in court as 2 lawyers struggle to represent Jang

by Rachel Ogbu           Two lawyers, Paul Erokoro and Tayo Oyetibo were said to have squabbled ...

June 24, 2013

NGF crisis: Jang tells court to dismiss Fashola’s suit

by Rachel Ogbu The Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang is still struggling with his position as chairman of the Nigeria ...

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 ...

June 18, 2013

NGF crisis: Kwankwaso opens up on how Amaechi supporters outsmarted Jonah Jang

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, Monday opened up on the intrigues which resulted in the emergence of two governors ...

June 18, 2013

NGF crisis: “I’m not an impostor” – Jang replies Amaechi, as several governors snub Jonathan

by Rachel Ogbu Governor of Plateau state and factional chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Jonah Jang has reacted to ...

June 17, 2013

“Stop parading yourself as NGF chairman” – Amaechi warns Jang

by Rachel Ogbu Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi for the first time addressed his nemesis, Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang ...

June 17, 2013

My presence in Rivers is not to unseat Amaechi – Patience Jonathan

by Rachel Ogbu First lady, Patience Jonathan has found herself in the middle of the crises rocking the Nigeria Governors ...

June 13, 2013

2015 election: South-South people want Presidency or nothing – Ex-deputy speaker

by Rachel Ogbu “Our people want Presidency, not Vice-Presidency. We are going to appeal to Nigerians to support his (Jonathan) ...

June 7, 2013

NGF crisis: Yuguda, Shema, Geidam ignore Northern govs’ meeting

by Rachel Ogbu It’s been reported that Governor Issa Yuguda of Bauchi; Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State and Governor ...

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 ...

June 2, 2013

It’s game on: Fashola leads pro-Amaechi governors to battle Jang in court

by Isi Esene The Rotimi Amaechi faction of the Nigeria Governors Forum have approached the courts praying it to stop ...

May 31, 2013

Opinion: Rotimi Amaechi’s victory is his only sin

by Wale Odunsi The treatment being mete out to Amaechi is prejudicial and I urge the 27 supporting members in ...

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