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JAMB Registers Over 2 Million for 2020 UMTE; Conducts Mocks For 350,000 Candidates

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said the conduct of its mock examination for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates is hitch-free. The Board’s Head of Media and Public Relations, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, confirmed this Tuesday in Abuja during an interview with the NAN. JAMB Spokesperson explained that the 2020 […]

Court Halts INEC From Parties’ De-Registration

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering political parties. The Monday ruling followed the suit filed by the oppositions against the electoral body’s move. Justice Anwuli Chikere held that since the plaintiff had failed to oppose the application by the applicants, the affected […]

Nigeria Will Meet Its Membership Commitments To Foreign Organisations, Says Minister

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to meet outstanding financial commitments to the various international organisations and bodies to which Nigeria belongs. Minister of State for Budget and National Planning,  Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, disclosed this at a meeting in Abuja with the Country Representative of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) […]

Bayelsa: Suspected Political Thugs Attack Douye Diri’s Home

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Yenagoa residence of the newly-sworn in Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri was Friday morning reportedly stormed and attacked by the suspected political thugs.   Diri’s home is located on Imgbi Road, Amarata, Yenagoa, the state capital. Upon the sack by the five-man panel of the Supreme court of the (then) Governor-elect, Mr. David Lyon […]

Supreme Court: Oshiomhole Says PDP Candidate Won’t Be Sworn In As Bayelsa Governor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Sen Diri Douye will not be sworn in as the new governor of Bayelsa State because he does have the required votes spread across the state as stipulated by the constitution. Mr […]

Supreme Court Upturns Bayelsa APC Victory, Declares PDP Candidate Winner

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of […]

OPINION: Anti-Graft War, Loot Recovery And Economic Development

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Island of Jersey and the United States to repatriate looted assets. To this end, the federal cabinet yesterday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to sign tripartite assets sharing agreement […]

OPINION: Strengthening The Socio-Economic Wellbeing Of Corps Members

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) -The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the monthly allowance of corp members has been increased to N33,000. Ibrahim revealed this while addressing corps members during a working visit to the NYSC secretariat in Bauchi State. He said the increase is in […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation Disburses $5m Partnership Commitment from AfDB

…AfDB Joins TEF Programme Catalysing Entrepreneurship Across Africa (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Tony O. Elumelu has congratulated the African Development Bank (AfDB), and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, on their commitment to African entrepreneurship, with the disbursement of $2.5million seed capital to the AfDB-sponsored beneficiaries of the 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. $2.5m was released today, with the remainder […]

ECOWAS Sets Up Committee On Closure of Nigeria’s Land Borders

(AFRICAN EXAMINER0 – The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso,  to study and make a full report on Nigeria’s land border closure with her neighbours. The decision to set up the committee was agreed Sunday night in Addis Ababa, […]

Enugu LGA Polls: APC Dismisses Reports on Non Participation

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu   …Warns ENSIEC Against Manipulation (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of the forthcoming local government election in enugu state, South-East Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, has said it would participate in the exercise scheduled for February 29, 2020 despite  alleged moves by the electoral body charged with the conduct […]

Insecurity: Southeast Joint Security Outfit Underway

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governors of South-East geo-political zone of Nigeria, Sunday said plans have reached advanced stage for the official lunch of its joint Security outfit, declaring that the zone was the first to form such security arrangement in the country. The zone according to them formed the South East Joint Security on July 28, 2019 and inaugurated the […]

Stakeholders Commend Dickson For Building Standard Golf Course

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson says his administration was committed to the development of tourism in the state, using sports as a vehicle. This he explained, led to the building of the world class sports facilities like the 18 hole golf course and the polo field located at the […]

Oyetola Presents Staff Of Office To Alapomu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – All is set for the coronation ceremony of Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi as the new Alapomu of Apomuland in Osun State. At a press conference on Thursday in Apomu, the Asiwaju of Apomu, Chief Olaitan Alabi, said the town is one of the oldest in Yorubaland and had been in existence for […]

Former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi Dies At 95

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Kenyan former president, Daniel Arap Moi has died. He was 95 years old. His death was announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta in a statement on Tuesday. Mr. Kenyatta ordered national flags to fly half-staff from Tuesday until the day of the burial. Recall that allies of the ailing Jomo Kenyatta had […]

Buhari Appoints Amokachi Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

(AFRICN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the African Nations Cup in Tunisia, was also in the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that […]

Egypt Sentences 37 People to Jail For Joining Islamic State

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An Egyptian court, on Monday sentenced 37 people to jail terms including life imprisonment for joining or supporting Islamic State’s Sinai Province affiliate, judicial sources said. Militants loyal to Islamic State have been waging an insurgency in the north of the Sinai Peninsula and other parts of the country that has killed […]

Taraba Senator Endorses Amotekun, Advises Other Zones to Emulate South-West

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone. He advised other zones to borrow a leaf from the South-West by coming up with their various security networks for a more secured Nigeria. […]

Police in Bauchi Nab Runaway Killer Of Girlfriend

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bauchi State Police Command said it had apprehended a man, Solomon Peters, who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend, Miss Patience Zakari, to death. Peters was alleged to have taken to his heels after committing the heinous crime in the early hours of Friday. Police Public Relations Officer in charge of Bauchi Command, DSP […]

Gambia Police Clash With Protesters Demanding President Barrow’s Resignation

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Police fired tear gas in clashes with several thousand protesters demanding the resignation of Gambia’s President Adama Barrow on Sunday, an opposition leader told dpa. Demonstrators retaliated with stones and by burning tires in the streets of the capital Banjul, opposition coalition leader Abdou Njie said. The demonstrators are angry that Barrow […]

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