Osinbajo Vows Killers of Benue Catholic Priests Will Be Punished

BENUE, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has assured the people of Benue that the killers of the two catholic Priests; Rev Frs. Felix Tyolaha and Joseph Gor and 17 other parishioners recently killed by gunmen during a church service at Saint Ignatius Parish, Mbalom, will not go unpunished. Osinbajo gave the assurance…

Ohaneze Advocates 6 Year Rotational Single Term for President, Governors

Photo: Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAINER) – Apex Igbo socio cultural body, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has canvassed for the adoption of a six-year rotational single tenure for the president and governors of 36 states in Nigeria The body also suggested the scrapping of local government system in the country even as…

INEC Says 35 Political Parties Nominate Candidates for Ekiti 2018 Guber Poll

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Tuesday confirmed that a total of 35 political parties nominated candidates for Ekiti State governorship election within the deadline. INEC boss disclosed this Tuesday in Abuja, in an interview with newsmen, when he received a delegation of the ECOWAS Female Parliament Association (ECOFEPA). Prof. Yakubu…

Kwara Closes 40 Illegal Schools

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Kwara State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development says it has closed no fewer than 40 schools operating illegally across the three senatorial districts of the state. Mrs Mariam Garba, Permanent Secretary in charge of the ministry, made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Tuesday. Garba said that…

Super Eagles Friendly Match:  DR Congo Players Will Be Screened for Ebola, Says Dalung

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As the Super Eagles prepare for their friendly with the DR Congo, the Minister of Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalung has confirmed that the visiting players will be screened for Ebola Virus Disease EVD when they arrive Nigeria. The Match is scheduled for next Monday, May 27, 2018 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital….

NEWS FEATURE: Amb. Adetunji Makes Case for Concept of ONE WORLD at UN’s SDG7 Bangkok Conference

By Oludare Sunday Fase, Baltimore, USA Photo 1: Amb. Tunde Adetunji, the President of the National Heritage Foundation and centre, Atlanta, USA Photo 2 & 3: Amb Adetunji posts for photograph with other participants at the SDG7 Bangkok Conference (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The concept of “One World” is not new as it has been eloquently pursued many…

Taraba First Lady Hails Fidelity Bank Over Donation to Children with Disabilities

Photo: L-R: Commissioner, Urban & Regional Planning, Taraba, Hon. Hassan Beppah; Principal, Precious Kids School, James Ayagwa; Branch Leader, Jalingo, Fidelity Bank Plc, Kabir Abdurrahman; Head, Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability, Fidelity Bank Plc, Chris Nnakwe; Taraba Firstlady, Barr. Anna Ishaku and Regional Bank Head (RBH), North East, Musa Tarimbuka. (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Fidelity Bank Plc, in…

N8bn CBN Scam: EFCC Accuses Defence Counsel of Arm-twisting, Disrespecting Court

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mr Adebisi Adeniyi, counsel to the EFCC  on Monday accused Mr Olayinka Bolanle of arm-twisting and disrespecting the court by deliberately absenting himself from defending his client in court. Expressing his frustration over the general attitude of all the defense counsel in the case of alleged N8 billion CBN currency scam, Adeniyi…