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Johnson Faces Resignation Calls Over ‘unlawful’ Parliament Suspension

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Jeremy Corbyn is leading calls for Boris Johnson to resign after the Supreme Court ruled the PM’s decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful. The Labour leader said Mr Johnson should “consider his position” in a short statement to the party’s conference in Brighton. The SNP and some Labour MPs have said the […]

OPINION: In Defence Of FCT Minister By Bolade Olawale

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Recent reports about land allocation in the federal capital territory implies imperative of impassioned investigative reporting in Nigeria.Abuja governance under Mallam Muhammed Musa Bello in the last four or so years is an epitome of transparency, due process and fiercely anti-corruption leadership mindset and style.Those very close to the inner working of […]

ANALYSIS: Nigeria 2019 Governorship Elections: Foretelling The Outcome

By Omoshola Deji (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governing a state in Nigeria is equivalent to, or more demanding than, ruling some countries in Africa and the world. For instance, the Governor of Lagos State has about 20 million persons to cater for, while the President of Togo and Denmark have just about 6 and 8 million […]

Osun Governorship Election Results as Announced By INEC

The following are the full Osun election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) 1.  Boluwaduro: APC LG:3843, PDP:3779, SDP:1766, ADP:858 2. Atakumosa West LG: APC: 5019, PDP: 5401, SDP: 1570, ADP: 718 3. Ifedayo LG: APC: 3182, PDP: 3374, SDP: 1377, ADP: 176. 4. Ede South: APC: 4512, PDP: 16693, SDP: 855, ADP: 5. Orolu LG: APC: 5442, […]

Osun 2018 Governorship Election: Foretelling the Outcome

By Omoshola Deji (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Osun is topping the headlines as the governorship race hits the top gear. The ruling party is striving to retain power, while the opposition is struggling to regain it. The state has been electrified with political campaigns, unfulfillable electoral promises, freebies and rallies. The masses our politicians usually regard […]

BREAKING: APC Releases New Timetable for Primaries, National Convention

Photo: APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has released a reviewed timetable for the conduct of its primary elections. The new timetable released on Wednesday by the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Emma Ibediro, Esq, disclosed that the Presidential primary election has now been […]

2019: Enugu APC Stakeholders Endorse Indirect Primaries

From Ignatius Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), caucus, including aspirants for various elective positions, in the 2019 general elections have endorsed the indirect or consensus mode of primaries earlier adopted by the state working committee (SWC) of the party. AFRICAN EXAMINER reports that the group which is one of […]

Plateau 2019: Dariye Obtains APC Senatorial Form From Prison

PLATEAU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Convicted Senator Joshua Dariye has picked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) nomination form to contest in the next year’s election. Dariye is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds while he was Plateau State Governor. The Plateau State APC Publicity Secretary Mr. Chindo Dafat confirmed the development Tuesday in Jos, […]

Charlyboy’s Group, OurMumuDonDo Takes `Vote Buying’ Campaign To Osun

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The OurMumuDonDo civil society group led by Charles Oputa,a.k.a Charly boy , on Monday held a public campaign against vote- buying in Osun, ahead of the governorship election on September, 22. Members of the group, drawn from across the country, took the “Don’t sell your Vote” campaign across major streets, markets and […]

EFCC Did Not Freeze Adelekes’ Accounts, Says Spokesman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank accounts of Sen. Ademola Adeleke and those of his family members, including popular musician, Davido. Adeleke is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, in a […]

Amaechi to Abe: Stop Deceiving the Public, I’m Not Your Leader

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Minister of Transportation and Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and the South-South zone, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has repudiated comments by the senator representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, Magnus Abe, that he (Amaechi) is Sen. Abe’s Leader. Last week, at the APC National Secretariat […]

BREAKING: Mimiko Joins 2019 Presidential Race 

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The immediate past Governor of Ondo State Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has declared his interest to contest the Presidential election next year. The former opposition Peoples Democratic Party chieftain announced his intention Thursday around 12.15pm during an event held at the National Secretariat of the opposition Labour Party LP, Abuja. The Iroko as he is otherwise called by […]

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 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 […]

David Mark Hands Over Benue PDP to Governor Ortom

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former President of the Senate David Mark has handed over the structures of the Benue State’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the incumbent Governor Samuel Ortom. The handing over ceremony held Monday at the party’s stakeholders meeting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. Mark disclosed that the stakeholders meeting was the first of the harmonised […]

Rep Aspirant to Buhari: Tell NWC to Cut Nomination Fees Now

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A House of Representatives aspirant from Ogun State, Lolu Onabolu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to urgently consider a downward review of the cost of the nomination and expression of interest forms of the party. Mr. Onabolu […]

2019: Buhari Insists He’s Not Afraid of Free, Fair Polls

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he is not scared of conducting free and fair elections next year. Buhari made the declaration Sunday in Beijing, during an interactive session he had with members of the Nigerian community in China. The President is in the China to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on […]

Pope’s Representative Hails Ugwuanyi’s Leadership Style in Enugu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi has expressed satisfaction with  the  exemplary leadership style of Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, saying it has brought peace and good governance to the state.  Apostolic Nuncio, who is Pope Francis’ representative in Nigeria – spoke in Enugu,  weekend when he led a […]

Enugu APC Denies Alliance With APGA, PDC

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the All progressive Congress APC, has dismissed speculations in some quarters that it is considering Alliance with People For Democratic Change, PDC and All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA in the state. This rumour is as result that some aspirants of the two […]

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