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    Politics Northern Governors Beg Ortom Not To Abandon Forum Over Benue Killings – Nairaland

    The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, led northern governors to beg Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, not to resign from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum over herdsmen killings in the state. It was the first move from governors in north since Fulani herdsmen killed 73 people … via...
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    Politics Herdsmen killings: Yoruba elders blow hot over cattle colony, blast Northern governors

    The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, on Thursday, rejected proposed establishment of cattle colony in any party of Yoruba land. The elders met in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital where they deliberated on pressing national issues. The group also called out some northern governors for gathering to...
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    Politics 7 Governors Who Want Buhari To Contest in 2019

    Political parties in Nigeria has between August 18 to October 7, 2018, to conduct their primaries for the choice of their candidates to fly the flags various parties in the 2019 general elections. This was as contained in the electoral guidelines released recently by the Independent National...
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    Politics 7 Northern Governors Visit Aso Rock, Say Buhari ‘Must Run For 2nd Term’ – The Trent

    Seven governors, including Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna state, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Friday, January 11, 2017 and emphasised the need for him to re-contest in the 2019 election. El-Rufa’i, who spoke to state house correspondents after the meeting...
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    Politics Buhari Meets 3 Northern Governors [See PHOTOS]

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received in audience three governors from the Norther part of the country. The governors are from Yobe, Sokoto and Jigawa States. No details about the meeting yet See photos:
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    Politics What Northern Governors Discussed With Buhari on IPOB

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with a representation of the Northern State Governors Forum at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting was attended by the chairman of the forum, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sokoto State and Abdullahi...
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    Politics Northern Governors Meet In Kaduna, Discuss Biafra Agitation, Restructuring

    Northern governors on Thursday cautioned those agitating for restructuring of the country and the protagonists of the Republic of Biafra against endangering the unity of Nigeria, saying that the nation might not survive under such divisive tendencies. According to Guardian Newspaper, the...
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    Metro Sultan Blasts Northern Governors, Says 'You Are Lazy'

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, on Thursday blasted some Nothern governors for what he described as lazy attitude to governance. The Sultan stated this at a joint meeting of the Northern Governors’ Forum and traditional rulers at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna. The sultan...
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    Politics El-Rufai, Northern Governors, Stakeholders, In Emergency Meeting Over Meningitis

    Governor Nasir El-Rufai is hosting an emergency meeting of governors, traditional rulers and other stakeholders on the meningitis outbreak in the North. Governors of Sokoto, Zamfara and the Minister of Health are attending the meeting; the Sultan of Sokoto is represented by the Emir of Zazzau...
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    Politics EFCC: Northern Governor, Senators Move To Save Magu

    A northern state governor has launched a lobby to get Ibrahim Magu confirmed as Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairman, The Nation gathered. The governor is at the head of a team of lobbyists trying to prevail on some forces in the presidency to have a rethink on Magu’s choice as...
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    Politics U.S. Invites 19 Northern Governors To Washington

    United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has extended invitation to 19 Northern states governors to spend three days in Washington DC next week. They will be participating in the Northern Nigeria Governors’ Symposium from October 18 to 21 with civic leaders from the Senior Working Group of...
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    Politics Northern Governors To Launch Mega Operation Against Cattle Rustlers

    The Northern governors are set for a mega operation against the menace of cattle rustling in the region. This disclosure was made by Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Gnaduje at a chat with journalists in Kano. He said the 11 northern governors had discussed the matter extensively at the...
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    Metro Fulani Herdsmen: Idoma Group Blasts Northern Governors

    A pan-Idoma group, the Opiatoha K’Idoma has blasted the position of the Northern governors on the activities of Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country. The group said the governors tended to exonerate the herdsmen from the recent massacre of hundreds of persons in Agatu local government area...