The Ondo State Government has started a training programme for health workers across 18 Local Government Areas, ahead of the commencement of the Contributory Health Scheme in the state.
Top three performers at the NGF IGR Dashboard Quiz organised by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum on the 4th of December 2019. The awards were presented at the end of the second technical meeting of Dashboard Desk Officers from the 36 States and the FCT.
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and the Deputy Chairman, Malam Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State will both speak at an international conference on ‘20 Years of Democracy in Nigeria: 1999-2019’ scheduled to hold at Oxford University, United Kingdom on Friday.
State governors yesterday expressed support for the Finance Bill, which seeks to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.5 per cent. Vice-chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal disclosed this at the NGF monthly meeting in Abuja.
The Nigeria Governors Forum, (NGF) says state governors “have been engaging with the respective branches of the Nigerian Labour Congress” to meet up with the December 31 minimum wage implementation deadline.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has advised the National Assembly to hold a public hearing on the hate speech bill to ensure that views of Nigerians were captured in the passage of the bill. The NGF Vice Chairman, Aminu Tambuwal, stated this while fielding questions from journalists at the end of the forum meeting held on Wednesday night in Abuja.