Election Appeal Committee Sacks New AFN President, Ibrahim Gusau

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Sports Federation Election Petitions Appeal Committee has upturned the election of Mr. Ibrahim Gusau as the President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). The committee announced the annulment Friday in Abuja at a press briefing. The petitioner Mr. Charles Eyo from the North east zone, was an…

S. Africa parliament to vote on no-confidence vote in Zuma in August

The South African parliament will vote on a no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma on Aug. 3, the national legislature said on Friday. The parliament said that further consultations were taking place to determine whether the ballot would be held in secret. The country’s top court had earlier ruled in June that secret ballots may……

Acid Bath For Girl, 19, Over Allegation Of Foetus Eating In Dreams, Husband Snatching

Asaba – Judith Johnpaul, a 19-year-old girl, who dreamt of gaining admission to a university, having completed her secondary school education, is presently battling for life at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Asaba, Delta State. Our correspondent gathered that her former tenant, identified as Stella Ifeoma Agbo, a 31-year-old lady, allegedly poured acid on her…

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector expands for 3rd consecutive month – CBN

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector has witnessed expansion for the third consecutive month, according to data released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) which measures the size of the nation’s manufacturing sector rose to 52.9 index points at the end of June. This……

Ex-Skye Bank Manager Jailed  for One Year over N200m Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of Tajudeen Yusuf, a former branch manager of Skye Bank, Jos, before Justice Ambrose Alagwa of Federal High Court 1, Jos. The convict who was prosecuted on a 5-count charge, following a complaint by his employers, allegedly defrauded Alhaji Usman Tetengi,…

AEDC procures additional 60,000 prepaid meters valued at N2.4bn

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company says it has concluded plans with MOJEC International company to procure and install additional 60,000 prepaid meters in its catchment areas. The Managing Director of AEDC, Mr Ernest Mupwaya said this on Friday in Abuja, while signing the contract for the supply of the meters. He said that the contract……

BIG Took Me Out Of My Comfort Zone

Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju is one of those actors that one can describe as ‘firebrand’. She is not a stage actor, radio actor or TV actor, she is an all-round actor. Asides being a blossoming act to watch, she possesses just the right mixture of mystery and professionalism. Forged from the ever-bright fires of Nigerian theatre,…

Buhari Recovering Real Fast – Oyegun

Abuja – Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that ailing President Muhammadu Buhari is actually recovering very well as against the claims by Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose that the President is on life support. Oyegun at the end of a meeting between the National Working Committee (NWC)…