Catholic Church Returns to CAN

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) -The Catholic Church has returned to the umbrella body of the Nigerian Christians – the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN. The denomination has remained outside the fold of the CAN about five years ago, following an alleged political misunderstanding between the Leadership of the two bodies. Indication to the new development was contained…

2019 Presidential Election: Group Drums Support for Professor Hagher

Photo: Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As Preparations for 2019 General Elections continue to gather steam, pro-democracy youths organisation under the umbrella of United Youths Coalition of Nigeria has identified qualities that the next President of Nigeria should possess. The Youths Organisation said the next President must demonstrate the ability to lead the country from…

OPINION: Why Does It Matter Who Enters Exam Hall First?

By Emmanuel Onwubiko (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian Politicians have never disappointed the reading public with their proliferation of political gimmicks and unbelievable stunts. There are indeed some actions that take place within the political horizons of Nigeria that are so difficult to accurately appreciate from the positive point of view whilst other tendencies that spring…

Niger Delta Needs More Oil Blocs to Boost Development, Say Gov Dickson

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson on Saturday demanded that more oil blocs should be given to the oil-producing areas because they are “the ancestral properties of Niger Delta.” He also called on the multinational oil colonies to heed the directive by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) to relocate…

Reconciliation: Tinubu Holds Peace Meeting with Tambuwal, Wamakko in Sokoto

Photo: (L-R:) Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal after their meeting t Wamakko’s residence in Sokoto (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – National Leader and Head of the Presidential Reconciliation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu visited Sokoto Saturday and met with Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal…

Bayelsa Flags-off Measles Vaccination Campaign, Lifts Ban On School Medical Outreach

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsa State Government is embarking on a 13-day aggressive measles immunisation for children between the ages of 9 months and five years, the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, has said. The measure is part of efforts to prevent children from untimely death and other serious lifelong complications associated with the…

Electoral Act Amendment: Buhari Support Group Blasts NASS Over Order of Election

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has  condemned in its entirety the amendment of Section 25 of the 2010 Electoral Act; by both the Senate and House of Representatives, describing the action as unconstitutional . It said the “amendment no doubt infringes upon the constitutional powers vested on…

Buhari Condemns Zamfara Massacre

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Buhari Friday directed the Minister of Defence, Brigadier-General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd) to proceed immediately to Zamfara State to undertake an on-the-spot assessment of the situation and report back. Buhari directed security agencies to immediately mobilize and deploy their members to the vulnerable areas of the state, and ensure…