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Guber Poll: APC Has Already Written Fake Results in 9 LGAs –Edo PDP


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it had uncovered a plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC), acting in concert with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig Wednesday’s governorship election. Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Chris Nehikhare, said at a press conference in Benin that the planned […]

Abia LGA Poll: Aspirants Reject Exercise On Christmas Eve; High Fee By ABSIEC


By Ignatius Okpara ABIA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Candidates of various political parties in the forthcoming local government election in Abia state, have rejected the Christmas Eve date, fixed by the state Independent National Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) for the bye-election. The parties’ flag bearers insisted that the 24th December date for the exercise is unacceptable […]

Ondo 2016: Odigie-Oyegun Denies Tinubu’s Fraud Allegation

APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

EDO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has denied allegation of disrespect to democratic norms and principles leveled against him by the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The former Lagos State Governor Monday accused Chief Oyegun of injustice, partiality and manipulation – for […]

2019 Polls: APC Tasks IPAC On Participatory Democracy


By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has challenged the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC in the area, to initiate moves towards raising the bar of participatory democracy in the State. The State Party Chairman Dr. Ben Nwoye, Chairman gave the challenge last weekend […]

Defeated APC Aspirant Denies Disparaging Ondo Indigenes Over Loss


By Niyi Adeyi ONDO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – One of the Ondo State ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship aspirants, Alhaji Jamiu Afolabi Ekungba has declared that he has no moral justification to disparage indigenes of the South West State, over his loss in the last Saturday’s party’s primary. Alhaji Ekungba’s reaction followed the media […]

Odigie-Oyegun Justifies Why Edo Should Vote Obaseki As Governor

APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja EDO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie- Oyegun declared on Tuesday that a vote for the Party’s candidate, Godwin Obaseki in the September 10, 2016 Edo State governorship election will ensure continuity and consolidation of the massive multi-faceted developments recorded under […]

2016 Ondo: APC Governorship Primaries


– Badaru Heads 5-member Election Primaries Committee – Bendega Chairs Election Appeal Committee Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Organising Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Osita Izunaso on Thursday at the Party’s National Secretariat inaugurated a high-powered five-member Election Committee and three-member Election Appeal Committee for the 2016 Ondo State governorship election […]

APC Reiterates Buhari Is Committed To Resuscitating The Economy


Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration remains solidly committed to resuscitating the economy in the quickest possible time and in the best interest of the people. This was contained in a statement by APC National Secretary, Hon. […]

PDP on Self-Discovery, Victory in 2019, Says Dickson


Governor Henry  Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Monday described the crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), as a necessary phase of self-discovery. According to him, the crisis would reposition the party for victory, in the subsequent general elections in the country. Governor Dickson stated this in an interview with journalists, shortly after conducting the Ondo […]

APC Tells PDP It Lacks Moral Basis To Comment On Nigerian Economy


By Niyi Adeyi ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Accusing it of being responsible for present socio-economic woes of the country, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has lashed at the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), contending it lacks the “moral basis and the credibility” to comment on the country’s economy or condemn a government working […]

Dogara Declares No Legislator Can Be Charged For ‘Tinkering’ The Budget; Says “Padding” Cuts Across


Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja. ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No member of the National Assembly (NASS) can be investigated or charged to court for performing their constitutional responsibility of lawmaking including budget, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has declared. Dogara, who spoke in Abuja on Thursday, at the Civil Society Dialogue Session […]

Coalition to Politicians: Stop the Blackmail, Intimidation of Electoral Officers


By Ayo Balogun, Abuja BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Coalition of Civil Society Groups known as Election Reform Expert Group (EREG) has frowned at the activities of some Nigerian Politicians aiming at derailing the nation’s democratic process, particularly in the area of gains made over the years in the nation’s quest for a credible […]

Edo Guber: Another PDP Chieftain Defects to APC


By IGANTIUS OKPARA The Edo state chapter of the People’s Democratic party PDP, has again been thrown into confusion, as its Chairman, in ward 11, Etsako West Local council Area of the state, Chief Sunday Edehor, dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC just few weeks to the governorship poll in the state. Edehor, […]

Confusion as Court Affirms Sheriff as PDP Chairman, Stops National Convention


By Ganiyu Nasirudeen ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The crisis rocking the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lingered Thursday as a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ordered it to stop further planning for its forthcoming National convention. The Thursday ruling by Justice Okon Abang which also affirmed the Ali Modu Sheriff-faction as the authentic […]

2873 Delegates to Elect Edo Gov. Candidate as Masari Heads 7-member Election Committee

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole

Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja The National Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Osita Izunaso on Thursday at the Party’s National Secretariat announced that 2873 delegates will elect the Party’s Edo State governorship candidate at the primaries scheduled for June 18, 2016 in the Edo State capital, Benin City. Also, the party’s Deputy National Chairman (South), Engr. Segun […]

Edo 2016: Obaseki Withdraws from APC Primaries


Oyewale Oyelola BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A governorship aspirant of All Progressives Party (APC) in the forthcoming Edo State governorship election, Mr Don Obaseki on Monday withdrew from APC primaries slated for June 18, 2016. Mr Don Obaseki in a statement made available to journalists in Benin City alleged that all the 3000 delegates […]

N10m Bribe: CCT Chairman was Implicated –EFCC witness


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, was implicated in a N10 million bribery allegation leveled against him by a retired Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Rasheed Taiwo Owolabi. Owolabi is standing trial before the tribunal over alleged […]

Nigerian Senate To Launch Transparency And Delivery Commission

Nigeria's senate in session

Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In line with the Legislative Agenda approved by the Senate, its President, Bukola Saraki has announced the intention of the upper legislative chamber to inaugurate an Independent Transparency and Delivery Commission to review and improve the oversight systems and tools of the Senate. Saraki said the Commission […]

Five Reasons S-West  Should Forget PDP Chairmanship –Group


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A political pressure group in the South West ,the Ibile Political Forum ,has faulted agitation by some leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the South West for the chairmanship of the party. Aside supporting the zoning of the chairmanship to the North,the group in a statement by its […]

I Receive no Money from Dasuki  –PDP National Secretary

NSA Col. Sambo Dasuki

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party,Prof Wale Oladipo has denied news report that he admitted receiving money from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, declaring that “before and after the election, I have no financial dealings with the Office of the National Security Adviser or any other government […]

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