The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed concerns over the proliferation of arms and ammunition in the country ahead of the February 16 general election. The Chairman of the forum and governor of Zamfara state, Abdul’aziz Yari, said the governors were also alarmed over the spate of kidnapping across the country.
Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd.), the National Security Adviser, has claimed that there is plot to instigate violence by some individuals and groups during next month’s general elections.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States on Tuesday.
The National Council of State has pegged the national minimum wage at N27,000 for states and the private sector. The council also pegged N30,000 as the minimum wage for federal workers.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has congratulated Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu on his appointment as the acting Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force.
President Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors of the federation on the lingering disagreement between the organised labour and state governments on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.
Governors met in Abuja on Thursday, the 13th of December, 2018 and said they would soon meet President Muhammadu Buhari for a final resolution on the new national minimum wage.