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We wish to pay N30,000 minimum wage but hard times constrain us, Govs say


The Nigeria Governors’ Forum said that governors would have loved to pay workers N30,000 as national minimum wage but for the hard times. Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs, NGF, said this on Monday in Abuja. Bello-Barkindo said that due to financial constraints and other limitations, many states could …

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Economy in bad shape, tighten your belts, Buhari urges Governors


President Muhammadu Buhari has told governors of the 36 states of the federation that the economy of the country is in a bad shape. The President met with the Governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja for about 30 minutes today. Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari who …

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We were not elected to only pay salaries – Governors

Nigeria Governors’ Forum

Governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, have said that they are not elected to only pay salaries of civil servants. They argued they were also elected to provide good roads, electricity, education and other necessary amenities for the people. They said there was no way they could …

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