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NGF Chair Crisis: Party Supremacy Must Be Recognised And Enforced – Anenih

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Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, has described as ‘embarrassing’ the current leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) where two of the party’s members – Jonah Jang of Plateau State and Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, are laying claim to the ... Read More »

Jang Seeks Recogniton, Leads NGF Faction To Jonathan

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Gov. Jonah Jang of Plateau and factional Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), on Friday led 14 state governors to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa. Addressing State House correspondents after a closed door meeting, Jang said they were in the villa to consult with the President. He said ... Read More »

NGF: Amaechi, Others Govs’ll Soon Join Us – Jang •19 Govs Shun Faction’s Secretariat Opening In Abuja

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Factional Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) and governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, on Thursday, said other governors opposed to his emergence would soon join him. Jang, who stated this in Abuja while inaugurating the new NGF secretariat operated by his faction of the Forum, noted that the ... Read More »

NGF Chairman: Amaechi’s Not Better Than Anyone Of Us – Gov Suswam

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As Governors under the platform of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) take sides and give individual accounts of what transpired last Friday during its chairmanship election, Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, has described Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State as a desperate man who wanted to hold onto the position by all ... Read More »

NGF: North West PDP Pledges Support For Amaechi

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The national vice chairman North West zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Ibrahim Musa Kazaure, has declared the support of the zone to Governor Rotimi Amaechi as chairman Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF). This is even as the national vice-chairman of the party in North Central zone also pledged support ... Read More »

NGF Crisis: Dickson Slams Amaechi, Congratulates Jang On Victory

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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has formally recognized his Plateau State counterpart, Jonah Jang as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF. In a congratulatory message contained in a press statement, Mr Dickson he believes the NGF under the leadership of Governor Jang will be used as a ... Read More »

ANPP, CPC Condemn Jonathan, PDP For Suspending Amaechi

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The All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has lampooned President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for suspending Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State over the controversial Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) election. In separate reactions yesterday in Abuja, the ANPP spokesman Emma ... Read More »

PDP Moves To Ease Suntai From Office

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Just as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wielded the big stick on Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State for ‘anti-party’ activities, the party may have also decided to reward Taraba State acting governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, for his role in the election that produced Governor Jonah Jang as factional chairman ... Read More »

Jang Blames NGF Crisis On Govs With ‘Presidential Ambitions’

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Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State, who emerged factional chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Friday, has blamed the crisis rocking the Forum on the presidential ambition of some of its members. Jang, who addressed newsmen at Jos airport shortly after his arrival from Abuja, alleged that some ... Read More »

God Approves Those That Rig Elections And Succeed – Gov. Jonah Jang

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Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang has declared that those who succeed at rigging elections have God’s approval just as he ascribed his “victory” over Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, whom he claims to have defeated to become the new “chairman” of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, as the will of ... Read More »

Presidency Using NGF Elections As Testing Ground For 2015 – ANPP, ACN

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Two of Nigeria’s opposition parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), have accused the Presidency of being the brain behind the crisis currently rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). In separate reactions, the parties said the NGF crisis was a foretaste of what ... Read More »

Jonathan Had No Anointed Candidate For Nigeria Governors Forum Election – Abati

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Almost 24 hours after the keenly contested chairmanship position of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) which was won by Mr Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, the Presidency has distanced President Goodluck Jonathan from the outcome of, and indeed, the controversial election. In a statement issued on Mr Jonathan’s behalf by ... Read More »

NGF Polls: Amaechi Won Free And Fair, Stop Crying Foul – Fayemi

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Governor of Ekiti State – Dr Kayode Fayemi, Friday said that the re-election of Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi as chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, was free, fair and transparent and added that all the governors present casted their votes. In apparent reaction to the claims by some other Governors that ... Read More »

Gov. Jang Throws Weight Behind Emergency Rule In 3 States

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Plateau’s Gov. Jonah Jang on Saturday in Jos described President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration of emergency rule in three states as the best decision for the country. Jang made the declaration while speaking to newsmen on arrival at the Jos Airport after a three-week trip abroad. “Our president knows better as ... Read More »

Suntai Only Smiled, Waved, Did Not Speak To Me – Umar, Taraba State Ag. Gov

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Contrary to widespread propaganda in the media by loyalists and family of hospitalized Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai that he has been discharged and is recovering well, the state Acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar who recently returned from a visit to see his boss in Germany, has given indication that the ... Read More »

11 More Airports To Be Remodelled – Aviation Minister

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The Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Odua, has said that the second set of 11 airports have been earmarked for remodelling. “The designated airports would receive government attention as soon as the first set of 11 airports currently undergoing remodeling are completed and commissioned by the end of the first ... Read More »

Strike over Minimum Wage: Plateau State Governor Presents Budget amidst Tight Security

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As the workers in his state have downed their tools because of the disagreement over the minimum wage, Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State has presented the 2013 budget christened: “Budget of Continuity and Inclusive Growth” with a total size of N133,459,176,903.00. While presenting the budget before the Plateau State ... Read More »

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