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Minimum wage: No state will pay less than N30,000- Governors

Wants review of revenue sharing formula   The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has promised that no state would pay less than N30,000 as minimum wage, as governors are committed to...

Ganduje, Sanusi dispute: Fayemi, others brief Buhari on peace efforts to avert escalating crisis

In a view to ending the prolonged misunderstanding between Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, led members on Monday to brief President Muhammadu...

Hate speech bill: Respect views of Nigerians, Governors tells NASS

  The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), has advised the National Assembly to hold a public hearing on the hate speech bill, to ensure that the views of Nigerians is well captured in the passage of the bill. The NGF Vice Chairman...

Nigeria needs $3 trillion to address infrastructure deficit- Finance Minister

  Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed that Nigeria requires about $3 trillion over the next 30 years to sufficiently address its infrastructure deficit. The finance minister added that Nigeria currently have a pervasive revenue generation...

Consequent payment of N30, 000 minimum wage ‘ll depend on States’ capacity- Governors

  Governors of the 36 states of the federation, under the body, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), have disclosed that consequential payment of the N30, 000 minimum wage will depend on the ability and capacity of each state to pay. This was...

Governors demand audit for N614bn bailout deductions

  Nigeria governors have demanded an audit of money owed to states by the Federal Government as a condition for repayment of the N614 bailout fund. The Chairman of Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi,...

FG to recover N614bn budget support to states

The Federal Government has begun moves to recover the sum of N614 billion advanced to 35 States as budget support facility. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this at the end of the National Economic...

Governors in Nigeria fuel unrest, insecurity to inflate Security Vote – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has alleged that some governors fuel unrest and insecurity as justification to inflate their security vote.” “We have also seen evidence of theft of public resources by...

Many States ‘will go bankrupt’, if we pay N30,000 minimum wage, Governor warns

With a hotly-anticipated N30,000 minimum wage decision looming, state governors are warning a staggering number of states are on the brink of financial disaster. " We will be bankrupt, said NGF chairman and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdelaziz Yari, on Wednesday night after...

Apart Monthly Allocation To Police, State Governors Spent N2 Trillion on Police Operations Nationwide

By Opeoluwa Abegunde Governors of the 36 states on Tuesday said it expended more than N2 trillion in augmenting police operations nationwide in the last decade alone. This is not including the contributions of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Gombe states, hitherto referred...
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Nigerian Government is committed to combating violence against women, girls – Agba

  Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, says that the Nigerian government is committed...
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NNPC alerts of contaminated diesel in circulation

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has alerted the public of contaminated diesel that is harmful to machines and environment being sold across the country. It...

COVID-19 : Organized Private Sector lauds CBN’s intervention in manufacturing and agribusiness sectors 

    The Central Bank of Nigeria's planned disbursement of N93.2 billion out of N1 trillion intervention fund for manufacturing and agribusiness sectors has received stakeholders' commendation.   The...

Subsidy removal: Petrol marketers now to fix pump price 

      In line with the new pricing regime for petrol, marketers are now free to fix the price of the commodity, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency...

Senate President Lawan leads Senate delegation on solidarity visit to Kalu

          Senate President Lawan leads Senate delegation on solidarity visit to Kalu after his release from Kuje Correctional Facility on Thursday