• Governors ask Buhari to declare Nigeria’s economic recession national emergency

    Governors ask Buhari to declare Nigeria’s economic recession national emergency

    The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, has called on the Federal Government to urgently national emergency on the current Nigeria’s economic recession.

    The governors gave this charge in a three-point communiqué read by the Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, in Abuja on Friday.

    The governors also resolved to support the Federal Government to continue to “reflate” the nation’s economy out of the present crisis.

    According to the communiqué, the governors agreed to set up state task forces on polio eradication, […]

  • Totally strange to say $20bn missing from account – Okonjo-Iweala

    Totally strange to say $20bn missing from account – Okonjo-Iweala

    Report gathered that the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi okonjo-Iweala, said it was strange for the Governors Forum to allege that 20 billion dollars were missing from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).

    This was contained in a statement issued by Mr Paul Nwabuikwu, spokesman for the Minister, in Abuja on Tuesday.

    The statement said there was no basis for the forum to demand that the minister should account for such money from June 2013 to April 2015.

    “The statement by the governors is […]

  • Nigeria Governors’ Forum ask Okonjo-Iweala to account for the $20bn oil money

    Nigeria Governors’ Forum ask Okonjo-Iweala to account for the $20bn oil money

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Tuesday demanded explanations from the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on $20 billion being accruals for the Excess Crude Account for two years.

    This was part of a communique issued at the end of a four-hour meeting which ended in the early hours of Tuesday at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

    The communique was read by the Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi,  who announced that […]