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Director Genersl of SSS, Lawan Daura

Governors, military and police top brass, politicians flood Daura for DG DSS’s daughter’s wedding

Governors, military and police top brass, politicians flood Daura for DG DSS’s daughter’s wedding

In the last one week, Nigeria’s political elite have closed ranks, setting aside party differences to celebrate with two leading members of the fraternity. Last Friday, Ibrahim Babangida, Nigeria’s former military Head of State, gave out his daughter, Halima in marriage. On that day, the city of Minna, Niger State, venue of the wedding was

Governors want FG, states, NLC to agree on wage reduction

The Governors’ Forum, has stressed the need for the Federal Government, the 36 governors, and the organized labour to agree on a realistic minimum wage for workers. The Chairman of the forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, made this known while addressing State House correspondents on the governors’ stand on the minimum wage especially in

Osinbajo, governors meet at Aso Rock

The National Economic Council (NEC) comprising of state governors held a meeting at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abujaon Thursday. Presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo the meeting started at few minutes past 11:00am. Most of the states in attendance were represented by their deputy governors. While details of the meeting

Governors resolve to discuss worsening exchange rate with Buhari

The governors of the 36 states have agreed to discuss the declining value of the naira with President Muhammadu Buhari at Friday’s National Economic Council (NEC) meeting. The decision was reached at the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) meeting in on Thursday. The governors expressed worry over the excessively high exchange rate of foreign currencies against

Buhari inaugurates economic council, charge govs to clear salary deficits

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the National Economic Council (NEC) led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, where he called on state governors to clear unpaid salaries. The President urged state governors to consider, as a matter of urgency, exploring efficient means of gradually liquidating all unpaid salaries of staff, which have brought untold hardship to thousands of

Payback! These governors are already probing their predecessors

Outgone Nigerian governors who succeeded in installing their stooges as successors are currently enjoying temporary relief, but many who tried but failed in their bid to impose their protégés, currently have their hearts in their mouth over threats of probe from their predecessors. Apart from those who have openly said they would investigate their predecessors,

Governors that may face opposition from their state lawmakers

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state may have had some respite from the mostly All Progressives Congress state lawmakers who gave him sleepless nights, following the expiration of their constitutionally guaranteed tenure. But quite a few state governors who have just been inaugurated would not have the luxury currently enjoyed by the very outspoken governor

Governors’ Forum elects Yari to replace Amaechi, asks Okonjo-Iweala to account for $20bn

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum under the leadership of Governor Rotimi Amaechi Tuesday elected Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State as the new Chairman.   Yari who emerged by consensus at the end of a four-hour meeting which ended in the early hours of Tuesday at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja will take over from Amaechi.