• Pensions
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    December 17, 2021 The 36 Nigerian governors have pledged to settle all outstanding pension obligations, through Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), which would be included as part of the social compact with citizens for the removal of fuel subsidies. “With respect to the required legal and institutional changes required to facilitate a successful CPS transition in ...
  • lagos state
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    October 9, 2021 The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has pledged to address the unresolved issues raised by the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) in five states. This was contained in a communique by NGF’s on Saturday, three days after the forum held its 33rd teleconference presided by its chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode ...
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    Sept. 30, 2021 The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has urged government at all levels to ensure that citizens feel the impact of collected tax in their areas of responsibility. The Executive Chairman of FIRS, Mohammad Nami, gave the advice at 7th IGR Learning Event organised by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday, in ...
  • Northern Governors meeting
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    September 28, 2021 The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) on Monday declared they were strongly against rotational Presidency, saying it’s unconstitutional in clear opposition to the position of the Southern Governors Forum. The Northern governors also said there were against the decision of their Southern counterparts on the vexed issue of Valued Added Tax (VAT) being ...
  • Pensions
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    September 28, 2021 The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) said on Monday there were waiting for the verdict of the Supreme Court before taking any decision on the vexed issue of Valued Added Tax (VAT). Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, also the Chairman of the forum, stated this while featuring on a programme on Arise Television, ...
  • Crime
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    Aug. 27, 2021 The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has resolved to take a mediatory role to resolve the ongoing strike by the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The forum disclosed this in a communiqué issued by its Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, after it 33rd teleconference held on Wednesday. The ...
  • lagos state
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    June 8, 2021 In order to address the decline in distributable revenue from the Federation Account to governments at all levels, a 30-team from the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and the Federal Ministry of Finance has visited the Lagos State Ministry of Finance to understudy the State’s Internally Generated Revenue template and exchange ideas on ...
  • JUSUN
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    June 3, 2021 Some lawyers in Abuja on Thursday expressed concern over the prolonged strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). JUSUN on April 6 directed its members to shut down all courts across the country; its members complied with the directive and mounted guard at the entrances of the courts to ensure ...
  • acting chief
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    May 3, 2021 The Ado-Ekiti branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) insists that the 36 state governors must respect the provisions of the 1999 Constitution on the contending issue of full autonomy for the Judiciary. The legal body regretted that the closure of courts across the country had not only debased the country’s democracy, ...
  • Imo
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    April 25, 2021 The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the attack on the country home of Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma. In a statement on Sunday by the NGF Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, the governors described the incident as taking criminality to reckless and irresponsible heights. According to them, those responsible ...