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Floods Ravage Bayelsa Communities As Lawmaker Appeals To FG, NEMA For Intervention

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Some coastal communities in Bayelsa State have been submerged by ravaging floods, the State Government confirmed on Sunday through the Information and Orientation Commissioner, Daniel Iworiso-Markson. The Commissioner who spoke to journalists in Yenagoa, hinted that the number of communities affected by the flood is increasing on a daily basis and insisted […]

2019: APC Governorship Aspirant, Nwoga Decries High Level Poverty in Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu …Says It Makes Me Weep (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – One of the key governorship aspirants in the forthcoming general election in Enugu state, under the platform of the ruling All progressive congress APC, Barrister Ifeanyi Nwoga on Sunday expressed worry over the alarming rate of abject poverty in the state, saying the development […]

2019: Ebonyi People Want Tambuwal’s Type of President, Says Governor Umahi 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The people of Ebonyi state are desirous to see someone like Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal become Nigeria’s president in 2019. Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, stated this in Abakaliki on Friday while receiving Governor Tambuwal, who visited the state to kick off his campaign to become the flag bearer of the […]

Dickson Accuses Buhari Of Allowing Sylva, Lokpobiri to Destabilize Bayelsa 

…Calls For Legislator’s Arrest Over Brass Killings (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of allowing a former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, and the Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, to undermine the security of his state. He also expressed shock that the […]

Ugwuanyi to Aides: Promote Peace, Reconciliation in Your Electoral Wards

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu State governor. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi has urged his Executive Assistants (EAs) in all the electoral wards of the state to assume the responsibility of promoting peace and reconciliation in their respective wards to ensure continuous delivery of democracy dividends to the people of the state. He spoke Wednesday during […]

Floods Kill 9, Destroy Over 200 Houses in Gombe

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nine people lost their lives while over 200 houses were destroyed and numerous farm lands washed out by flood in Gombe between May and August, an official has said. Mrs Lamis Benjamin, Deputy Director, Rescue and Rehabilitation, Gombe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), disclosed this to newsmen in Gombe on Thursday. Benjamin […]

Safe Motherhood: Bayelsans Advised On Need For Child Spacing

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsans have been advised on the need for child spacing to guarantee healthy life for both mother and newborn. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Maternal and Neonatal Health, Prof. Rose Ezonbodor-Akwagbe gave the advice at Adagbabiri in Sagbama Local Government Area during a visit of the Safe Motherhood Sensitisation sub-committee to […]

Enugu APC Disowns Foreign Affairs Minister Over Comment on Direct Primary

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, has asked its members particularly those vying for various political offices to  discountenance a recent statement credited  to the Minister of foreign Affairs,  Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama that the state has adopted direct primaries mode for its forthcoming party […]

2019: Femi Otedola Joins Lagos Guber Race as Ambode Battles Impeachment Threat

By Niyi Adeyi LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The race for Alausa State House Tuesday took more interesting dimension Tuesday, as an oil magnate Femi Otedola and a former State Commissioner, Jide Sanwoolu have declared intention for the race. While Otedola is reportedly offered the grace to run under the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Sanwoolu is said to have […]

Bayelsa Sets Up Emergency Numbers Over Pending Flood

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government has established some dedicated call lines to enable residents in the state report cases of high-water level in their areas. The mobile numbers are 08025814636, 08110413567 and 09037582261. The development is coming on the heels of the alert issued by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHSA), that nine […]

New Hijra: MURIC Calls Nigerian Authorities to Address Malaria Plague

…Renews Demand on Muharram 1 as Public Holiday  LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called the attention of the Nigerian authorities to the malaria scourge which is causing a lot of havoc across the country, particularly among the poor. In its new year (1440 AH Lunar calendar), MURIC lamented that the […]

Police Threaten to Punish Law Breakers Over IPOB Sit-at-Home Order

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Imo State Police Command has threatened that it will arrest anybody who breaks the law – in compliance with the sit-at-home order by the proscribed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday. The State Commissioner of Police CP, Mr. Dasuki Galadanchi, made the threat Monday at a joint press conference held in Owerri, the State’s […]

Bayelsa APC Ex-Chairman, Buhari’s ally, 5,000 Others Join PDP

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief Tiwei Orunimiye, on Saturday led over 98 leaders and 5000 members of the APC to the People’s Democratic Party in the State. Those who defected to the APC included a serving lawmaker representing Brass 2 Constituency in the House […]

Huge Supporters Welcome Senator Ayogu Eze Back to Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former chairman senate committee on works, Senator Ayogu Eze, was on Saturday received in a heroic manner by over twenty  thousand teeming supporters and political associates who trouped out to the  Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, to accord him a rousing welcome on arrival from Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. It […]

2019: Enugu APC Assures Women Aspirants of Level Playing Ground

Photo: Chairman of Enugu APC , Dr. Ben Nwoye From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the ruling All progressive congress APC, has assured women vying for various elective positions in the 2019 general election in the state, of a level playing ground between them and their Male counterpart. It said […]

Platform to Mobilize Political Consciousness of Enugu Voters Inaugurated

Founder, Crusader Movement, Chief Gbazueagu Nweke Gbazueagu From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A body with political, economic and social expedition under the platform of “the Crusader” has been inaugurated in the 81 wards of Enugu West senatorial district of Enugu state, South – East Nigeria, with the aim of  re-awakening the political consciousness of […]

2019: Enugu APC Guber Aspirant Promises to Establish Education Trust Fund

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As the 2019 general poll gathers momentum, a governorship Aspirant in Enugu state, Southeast Nigeria, under the platform of the ruling All progressive Congress APC, Dr. Uchenna Akubue, has promised to establish an Education Trust Fund if given the mandate to serve. He stated this Wednesday while addressing […]

Mainstream APC in Delta Supports Direct Primaries

…Says No Politician Worth His Salt Should Fear Facing Voters (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Leaders and Elders of the mainstream of APC in Delta State, led by Olorogun Otega Emerhor and Chief Hyacinth Enuha, have sent out a clear message on the desirability of Direct primaries in Delta State. They commended the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led […]

Enugu Police Arrest Head Teacher for Raping 4 Pupils

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A head teacher, identified as Mr. Nathaniel Idoko, who is about 50 years old has been arrested by the Enugu state police Command for defiling four pupils in his school, blaming Satan for his actions. The state police public Relations officer PPRO, Ebere Amarizu, who disclosed this in […]

Bayelsa Govt Takes Safe Motherhood Campaign to Churches 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government has taken its safe motherhood campaign to churches with a call on Christian Leaders in the state to engage their members on the benefits of the initiative. At a meeting with the Christain Leaders on Tuesday in Yenagoa, the Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) said the government […]

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