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Breaking News: Jonathan Suspends Sanusi As CBN Governor, Appoints Acting Governor

CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

By Femi Kehinde President Jonathan Thursday morning suspended the Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi from office. He has been asked to hand over to the most senior Deputy Governor of the CBN, Dr Sarah Alade who will serve as Acting Governor until the conclusion of on-going investigations into breaches of enabling laws, due […]

Former Works Minister Isaiah Balat Is Dead

Late Isaiah Balat

By Femi Kehinde Former Minister Of Works, Senator Isaiah Balat Is Dead Born October 23, 1952, Isaiah Chawai Balat is a Nigerian politician and business man from Kaduna State who was Senator for Kaduna South from May 2003 to May 2007. Isaiah Chawai Balat was born in Gora, a village in Zangon Kataf local government […]

Exclusive Interview: We Have Over 225 On-Going Road Projects In Lagos State –Dr Hamzat

Dr Kadiri Hamzat, Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure

By Femi Kehinde, Lagos Dr Kadiri Hamzat, Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure spoke with Femi Kehinde, Managing Editor of African Examiner on various projects his ministry embarked upon and completed in Lagos State since 2011, his rumoured ambition to contest Lagos State governorship election in 2015 and general national issues:  Excerpts: Honourable Commissioner, […]

Osun Agog As Omisore Flags Off Governorship Campaign

Senator Iyiola Omisore

By Femi Kehinde in Osogbo Senator Iyiola Omisore on Saturday at Freedom Park, Oshogbo, Osun State capital flaged off his campaign to contest for the state’s governorship election under the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Omisore who spoke to thousands of supporters who thronged the Freedom Park venue of the campaign flag off said the PDP […]

Rivers Crisis: Commissioner For Housing Resigns

Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State

Mr. Marshal Uwom on Monday resigned his appointment as the Rivers State Commissioner for Housing. Briefing newsmen after submitting his resignation letter at the Government House in Port Harcourt,  Uwom said he was not comfortable with the defection of the State Governor, Rt. Hon.  Rotimi Amaechi to the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Uwom, […]

Tukur to Obasanjo: Please Don’t Go, We need You to Win 2015 Elections

PDP national Chairman, Bamanga Tukur

By Femi Kehinde The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has pleaded with former President Olusegun Obasanjo not to leave the party. President Obasanjo had written Tukur in a page letter intimating him of his decision to leave PDP saying the party has negated the principles of morality, decency and […]

Breaking Now: “You Are hypocrites”, Buruji Kashamu Replies Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

By Femi Kehinde Chief Buruji Kashamu, who was accused by former President Obasanjo of being a criminal wanted abroad, has replied the  ex-general calling him a hypocrite. In a statement, Kashamu who is the Chairman of the Organisation and Mobilisation Committee for the Peoples Democratic Party in  South West noted that Obasanjo is engaging him in […]

Kashamu: Obasanjo Writes Tukur, Withdraws From PDP

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

By Femi Kehinde Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, giving notice of his withdrawal from all activities of the party because the PDP has imposed Kashamu Buruji, who he described as a criminal wanted abroad, on the party as its South West zonal […]

My Husband is On His Own, I Will Never Leave PDP, Says Jumoke-Akinjide

Minister of State FCT Jumoke Akinjide

By Femi Kehinde, Lagos The Honourable Minister of State, FCT, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide has debunked the claim that she may dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join All Progressive Congress (APC). In a half page statement made available to African Examiner, Oloye Akinjide reiterated that she will never leave PDP. The statement reads: “In […]

Breaking News: Nelson Mandela is Dead

Nelson Mandela, South African statesman and former President

Former South African President and nationalist, Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95 year, South African President, Jacob Zuma has confirmed. He died on Thursday at home as Zuma says “he is now resting. He is now at peace. Our nation has lost his greatest son. Our people have lost their father.” Zuma […]

Borno Govt Imposes 24-Hour Curfew on Maiduguri

Borno State Governor  Kashim Shettima

Femi Kehinde, Lagos Aftermath of attack by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect early Monday morning, the Borno State government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Maiduguri metropolis. The curfew begins from 11am on Monday. The Secretary to the State Government,  Alhaji Ahmed Jidda  announced in a statement released to newsmen in Maiduguri that the […]

Breaking News: Several People Killed As Boko Haram Militants Attack Air Force Base, Maiduguri International Airport


Femi Kehinde Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Monday morning in Maiduguri, Borno state capital attacked Maiduguri International Airport and the Composite Group Air force Base where several people were killed. African Examiner gathered that sporadic gunshots and other Rocket Propelled Launchers fire were heard which a source said started at about 3am till 8 am in […]

Opeyemi Bamidele Dumps APC, Joins Labour Party To Pursue Governorship Dream

Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, a member of the House of Representatives representing Ado Ekiti/ Irepodun-Ifelodun federal Constituency in Ekiti State

Femi Kehinde, Lagos Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, a member of the House of Representatives representing Ado Ekiti/ Irepodun-Ifelodun federal Constituency in Ekiti State has finally dumped All Progressives Congress (APC) to join  the Labour Party to realise his governorship ambition. In a press conference Sunday afternoon at Emure Ekiti, where he formally declared for the Labour […]

Developing: Babangida Aliyu Backs Out of APC Merger, Insists “I still Remain in PDP”


By Femi Kehinde Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Babangida Aliyu has backed out of the merger with All Progressive Congress (APC) insisting he remains a member of PDP. Governor Aliyu’s Chief Press Secretary, Danladi Ndayebo disclosed this shortly after the merger was announced in Abuja. His words:  “the news in the media that Governor Babangida has moved […]

Developing Story: G7 Governors in Crucial Meeting with APC in Abuja, Merger Talks Top their Agenda


The G7 Governors are believed to be in a consummation meeting with All Progressive Congress (APC) leadership in Abuja. All the seven Governors are present. The result of the meeting may be the much awaited merger with the Opposition party. African Examiner will bring you details of the crucial meeting later. Please follow and like […]

Recognise Me As APGA Governorship Candidate- Ekwunife Tells Court


Femi Kehinde, Lagos Mrs. Uche Ekwunife, the member representing Anaocha Dunukofia Njikoka Federal Constituency has asked Federal High Court in Awka to recognize her as the authentic All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in the last November 16 governorship election in Anambra State. She went to court to challenge the candidacy of Willie Obiano and […]

Breaking News: Jonathan Falls Sick, Receives Treatment at London Hospital

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan

Femi Kehinde President Goodluck Jonathan on Thurday falls ill in London and could not be present at the opening of the meeting with Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council (HIIC). According to Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Dr. Reuben Abati, President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners and advised to […]

Oyinlola writes INEC to recognise him as PDP National Secretary

Former Osun state governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

By Femi Kehinde Former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola Oyinlola has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise him as the National Secretary of PDP and reflect the development in its records. The Court of Appeal judgment had reinstated him as the National Secretary of the party. Oyinlola, was suspended from […]

Group Tasks INEC, Politicians on Anambra Guber Election

INEC Chairman Pro. Attahiru Jega

By Eric Ojo Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESOR) has urged the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) to ensure fairness and transparency in the conduct of the November 16 Gubernatorial election in Anambra. The Centre said INEC should to demonstrate the courage and uprightness that will win them more legitimate support of […]

Gov Ajimobi appoints Olubadan’s son as commissioner

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State

Femi Kehinde, Lagos Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has appointed Prince Gbade Lana, one of the sons of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Samuel Odulana, as a commissioner designate. Prince Lana, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state was until his nomination the Chairman, Oyo State Library […]

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