FRSC Job Seeker Collapses, Dies At Recruitment Center

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ongoing nationwide recruitment exercise being conducted by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) was disrupted for hours in Lokoja on Tuesday when one of the applicants collapsed suddenly and died. The Kogi State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr Olisegun Martins, who confirmed the incident said that the applicant, a male collapsed…

Pastor, Wife Die in Imo Floods; NEMA: ‘They Ignored Our Warning’

From Ignatius   Okpara, Owerri (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Owerri/Abia state, South-East Nigeria, operations office of the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, has confirmed the death of a pastor and his wife in a devastating flood that occurred on Mondayat Oguta, Community of the state. Mr. Evans Ugoh, Head of the Office, who confirmed this to…

Delivering of Democracy Dividends to Our People, My Priority, Says Ugwuanyi

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwaunyi, says delivering of democracy dividends to citizens of the state via good governance remains his watch word and cannot be compromised. He stated this weekend when members of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN, Enugu State Chapter led by…

Kenya, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Others to Attend 1st Enugu Marathon

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Kenya, Ethiopia, Cameroon among other African nations have indicated interest to participate in the first International Coal city Marathon race being staged by the Enugu state government, come November 24, 2018. Winner of the 21 kilometers half marathon would smile home with a price money of $3,500 while, runners up (2nd position) will pocket…

Bayelsa Receives N24.16 Bn Parish Club Refunds, Faults Lokpobiri’s N800Bn Debt Claim

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government has announced the receipt of N24.16 billion from the Paris Club debt refund. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Markson Iworiso-Markson made the disclosure in a statement on Monday. He said that the State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson had directed immediate payment of two out of…

Osun Guber Rerun: Armed Men Attack PDP Chieftain in Osogbo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Alhaji Fatai Oyedele, alias Diekola, has been attacked by some hoodlums suspected to be loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). It was gathered that some PDP thugs with the party’s chieftains had earlier come to Alekuwodo area where Ward 5,…

Group Alleges Fraud in Skye Bank License Revocation, Acquisition

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The recent revocation of Skye bank license by central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and subsequent acquisition by Polaris Bank Limited have been strongly criticized over lack of transparency and due diligence. Mr Luqman Soliu, President, Rights and Freedom Advocates (RIFA) in a statement made available to African Examiner alleged scam in the…

Again, NASS Shifts Resumption Date Till October 9

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Assembly NASS has postponed its resumption date from Thursday, September 25 to Tuesday, October 9, 2018. NASS clerk Mr. Mohammed Sani-Omolori, announced the change in a statement he signed Sunday. Sani-Omolori indicated that the reason for the shift was due to the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and…

PDP Wants INEC To Declare Adeleke Winner of Osun Governorship Election

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to declare PDP winner in Osun’s Saturday general election to avert national crisis. Prince Secondus said that the PDP will not accept anything less than its deserved victory because the party won the…

BREAKING: INEC Declares Osun Guber Election Inconclusive, Announces Date for Rerun

By Ayo Balogun, Osogbo (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Osun governorship election inconclusive and fixed September 27 for a rerun. Earlier, Professor Adeola Fuwape, INEC Returning Officer said the electoral body declared the election inconclusive because the number of cancelled votes is higher than the margin between the two…