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APC Govs Clash Over Direct Primaries, Bello, Sule Exchange Words

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governors, who are members of the All Progressives Congress, have been unable to agree on a common position on the direct mode of primaries imposed on political parties by the National Assembly. It was gathered that the meeting between the 22 APC governors ended with no consensus. A meeting of the Progressive […]

Group Sets To Prepare, Promote Young Credible Candidates For 2023 Election

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A non – partisan political group under the platform of power shift 2023 movement, Championing youth participation in Nigerian politics, has said it will uplift and promote young political candidates less than 45 years  of age ,come 2023 general Election in the country.  Convener of the movement, Mr Nonso Nnamani, disclosed this […]

PIA Will Promote Corporate Governance, Transparency In Oil And Gas Industry, Says NNPC GMD, Kyari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) just accented to by President Muhammadu Buhari will transform the nation’s petroleum industry into a hub of business opportunities, Mallam Mele Kyari, has said. Kyari, who is the Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), also said the Act will also attract huge capital globally […]

Fashola Encourages Progressives To Join APC’s Bid To Sterilize Party

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola  has described the ongoing Revalidation/Registration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a period of evangelism to sterilize up the party. Fashola, who undertook the Revalidation/Registration of his membership at his polling unit in Surulere, said APC was a progressive party and described […]

Only PDP Can Stop Nigeria From Collapsing – Olisa Metuh

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh,  says only the party can save Nigeria from collapse. Metuh stated this when he hosted members of PDP’s National Working Committee in his Abuja residence, on Thursday. According to him, the PDP was Nigeria’s choice to ensure unity, stability and development as […]

Registration: Ex-Senate President, Nnamani Wants South East To Embrace APC

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Former president of Nigeria Senate, Senator Ken Nnamani, has revalidated his membership of the ruling All progressive Congress APC, calling on people of South East Nigeria to use the ongoing exercise to embrace the party enmass  The ex- Senate boss, who is the member of the  party’s  national Caretaker Committee representing South […]

Why I Made Yar’Adua President – Obasanjo|

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Nigeria’s president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has refuted claims that he made a sick Umaru Yar`Adua as his successor saying that he checked his medical records and saw that  Yar`Adua  had a kidney transplant and was as good as a normal person. The former president disclosed this during an interview   Responding to […]

Africans Stand To Gain From Biden Presidency – Official

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Nigerian Diaspora Movement (NDM) on Saturday expressed optimism that Africa could benefit significantly from the new administration in the U.S. led by President Joe Biden.  Chairman of NDM, Prof. Apollos Nwauwa expressed the optimism in a telephone interview in Abuja. The NDM has nearly 20 million Nigerians in the diaspora as […]

Senator Folarin Empowers Over 2,000 In Oyo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 2,000 people across 20 local governments in Oyo State have benefitted from the empowerment programme organised by Sen. Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central). The beneficiaries, who stormed Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resorts in Ibadan on Friday, went home with different equipment and items. The empowerment programme attracted prominent lawmakers, APC […]

PDP Mourns Ex-Minister Jubril Martins-Kuye

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ogun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has mourned the death of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen Jubril Martins-Kuye. The PDP in a statement by its Ogun State Chairman, Sikirulai Ogundele, on Sunday stated that the death of the former minister was a “devastating blow below […]

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 […]



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