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  1. [Video] Nigeria Security Overhaul: Federal and State Government Considering Establishing State Police

    Nigeria [Video] Nigeria Security Overhaul: Federal and State Government Considering Establishing State Police

    In response to escalating security challenges, the Federal Government and state governors are considering the creation of state police. The discussions, initiated during a meeting between President Bola Tinubu and governors, signify a significant shift in addressing issues like kidnapping and...
  2. President Tinubu to Engage in Summit with Governors to Address Nigeria's Economic and Security Challenges

    Nigeria President Tinubu to Engage in Summit with Governors to Address Nigeria's Economic and Security Challenges

    Nigerian President Bola Tinubu is slated to convene a critical meeting with governors representing all 36 states at the Aso Rock Villa, just before he departs for the African Union meeting in Ethiopia. This gathering, only the second since Tinubu's inauguration on May 29, unfolds against the...
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    Politics Five months after inauguration: Ganduje, Buni, Wike, 5 others yet to appoint commissioners - Nairaland

    Exactly five months after their election, eight out of the 29 state governors sworn in on May 29, 2019, have not appointed commissioners in line with a key provision of the 1999 Constitution. Daily Trust findings show that Governors Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe), Nyesom...
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    Politics Workers’ Salaries: 15 governors Buhari urged Nigerians not to support - premium times

    Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, was not particular about parties when he asked Nigerians to vote out governors who failed to perform in their first terms, especially in payment of salaries. Mr Buhari, who spoke with the Hausa service of the Voice of America, said he saw no justification...
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    Politics JUST IN: Fayose involved in accident on third mainland bridge

    Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, was involved in an accident on third mainland bridge in Lagos on Wednesday. Lere Olayinka, media aide of the former governor, announced this on Twitter. He said Fayose was in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment. “Immediate past...
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    Politics When Is The Gubernatorial Election In Nigeria

    When Are The states Having Their Governorship Elections? Has INEC released a date? If They Have whats the date?
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    Politics See Governors Who Will Face Hottest Battles In 2019 (Pictured) – Nairaland

    This year came with a lot of prospects on the political scene, with many first term governors who believe they have done enough already fixing the machinery for campaigns to get a second term, even as … Read more via Nairaland – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Nigeria: Why Should a Governor BOW to Greet Buhari? - Reno Omokri Queries

    Former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has queried why a sitting state governor should bow to greet President Muhammadu Buhari. The President met with the State governors on Monday in Abuja and video released showed some governors bowing to greet the President...
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    Politics Buhari Directs Payment of Outstanding Paris Club Refund to Governors Before End of 2017

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris and London Clubs refunds before the...
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    Business FAAC: See Breakdown Of How FG, States, LGs Share N637.7Bn In August

    The Federal Government, state and local governments shared N637.704 billion this month, September 2017. Mr Ahmed Idris, Accountant-General of the Federation, has said that stated this at the end of the monthly Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja. He said...
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    Politics Nigerian Governors Request Fresh Bailout From Federal Government

    State Governors have asked the Federal Government for a bailout, in the form of budget support. Ebonyi state Governor, Dave Umahi, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Umahi said the...
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    Politics Nigerian Governors, Senators After Magu's Job

    The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the National Assembly are currently after the Acting Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. While the Nigerian Senate wants the Presidency to relinquish Mr. Magu off his position, the governors said Mr. Magu is moving...
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    Politics If We Fight, Everybody Will Lose - Governors Speak After Meeting Osinbajo

    Nigerian Governors on Wednesday evening declared that the unity of the country is sacrosanct. Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi who spoke on behalf of Governors after a meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said, “It has been unanimously agreed that the unity of this country is...
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    Politics 6 Governors That Agreed To Hold Convention Without Buhari [See LIST]

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to hold its non-elective mini-convention in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. The party reached the agreement after a consultative meeting of the APC governors and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) on Wednesday...
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    Politics Nigeria: 3 Ex-governors Currently In Detention

    President Muhammadu Buhari had been advised to give directive for the immediate release of former governors of Jigawa, Benue and Niger states from detention. The faction described the arrest a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, on Sunday in Kano, as “outrageous, unwarranted and...
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    Politics Nigerian Governors Storm Presidential Villa For Crucial Meeting

    The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) will (today), Thursday, meet for the National Economic Council (NEC), to be presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Last night, the governors had a crucial meeting in closed-door at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, presided over by the...
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    Business Naira: NEC Orders CBN To Quickly Review Exchange Rate

    The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday expressed concern over the exchange rate and directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to quickly facilitate an urgent review of the current forex policy‎ in the country. The meeting which lasted for over five hours was presided over by Acting...
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    Politics Nigerian Governors Summon Emergency Meeting Over EFCC Probe

    Nigerian governors have summoned an emergency meeting over the ongoing probe of how they spent the N522bn Paris Club loan refund which was shared to the states in December 2016, by the Federal Government. The Director General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Mr. Bayo Okauru, stated this in an...
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    Politics Nigeria: 8 Governors To Enter 2017 With Big Problems [LIST]

    The journey in 2016 has not been smooth for many Nigerian governors. Problem ranging from internal wars, non-payment of salaries, personality clashes among others have threatened to pull down some governments. However, they stood. Below is a compilation of 8 Governors starting their 2017 with...
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    6 Common Things Associated With Nigerian State Governors

    Being elected governor is a big thing in Nigeria. After your victory, you get congratulatory messages from prominent Nigerians in your state and all over the country. Nigerian governors are regarded as powerful beings with lots of resources at their disposal. They direct and manage the affairs...