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If you had told 25 year old Nicole that one day she would be earning more from her investments than she could from a salary, she would have never believed you. If you had told her that her investment would be in flowers, she would have fallen over laughing! But, that is exactly what happened […]

One Billion Naira Tax Evasion:  Enugu Government Seals off 8 Banks

IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (African Examiner) –  The Enugu state government through its Board of Internal Revenue Monday sealed off eight commercial banks with a combined number of 36 network branches in the state over tax evasion. It said the financial institutions failed to remit over one billion naira (N1,000, 000, 000. 00) withholding tax. According […]

21 Killed in Fresh Kaduna Attack

KADUNA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 21 people have been reportedly killed in renewed attacks in some communities in Kaduna State, North west Nigeria. The affected Local Councils include Kaura and Jama’a local government areas.  Reports indicated that many houses houses were razed during the attack which started Sunday evening and lasted till Monday […]

Ahead of 2019 Elections, APC Registers One Million Members In South East

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (African Examiner) –  Ahead of the 2019 general poll, the South East Zonal chapter of ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) says it has so far registered no fewer than one million members in its ongoing registration exercise in the region. It said the zone is requesting for extension of time allotted […]

Leadership Tussle: Security Operatives Stop Markarfi’s PDP Meeting at Abuja ICC

By Ganiyu Nasirudeen ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The stakeholders meeting of the Ahmed Makarfi-led opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled for Monday at the International Conference Centre (ICC) suffered a temporary setback as the security operatives took over the place and prevented members from gaining entrance to the venue. Following the development, the factional PDP […]

SPECIAL REPORT: South Sudan Groan under Second Ravaging Famine

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A full blown famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first ever to be announced in any part of the world in the last six years. South Sudan government and the United Nations (UN) confirmed that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the […]

Ebonyi Centenary City: Court Orders Status Quo As Community Demands One Billion Naira Compensation

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Abakaliki (African Examiner) – A Federal High Court sitting in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State, South- East Nigeria has ordered parties to the disputed Abakaliki new capital city, also known as Centenary city, to maintain status quo in further development of area. Our Correspondent reports that the land mapped out for the project has been a […]

Onitsha Fire: Ugwuanyi Takes Precautionary Measures, Visits State Fire Service

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu  ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As part of measures to avert further devastating fire disaster, the type of which occurred at a petrol station last week in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has paid an unscheduled visit to the State’s Fire Service to ascertain its level of preparedness […]

Abuja University Students Protest Against killing of Female Colleague

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Students of University of Abuja early Monday morning protested against the death of one of their colleagues who was killed by a hit-and-run driver. Reports confirmed that the late student who was in the 200 level was knocked down by an incoming vehicle, when she was trying to escape being robbed […]

Saraki Pays Second Visit to Buhari in London  

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Presidency has confirmed the second visit Sunday, of the President of the Senate Bukola Saraki to President Muhammadu Buhari in London. A statement from the Presidency twitter handle said: “This evening (Sunday) President @MBuhari met with Senate President @bukolasaraki, at Abuja House”. The Sunday visit by Saraki to President […]

OPINION: PDP’s Court Ruling: What Next?

By Olawale Rasheed (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ruling of the Appeal Court in Port Harcourt nullifying all decisions taken at the Port Harcourt convention which produced the Makarfi led caretaker committee is an eye opener for political watchers. The outcome can be assessed from two sides -either as the final dead end for the PDP […]

A Dishonest Political Circus, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – I have watched with amusement the hollow rituals of “comic tragedy” or tragicomedy, which the defection of politicians from one political party to another typifies. The polity has witnessed, in recent times, movements by some politicians who were, doubtless, respected leaders of their people up until their sudden volte-face and gravitation to […]

BREAKING: Appeal Court Declares Ali Modu Sheriff Authentic PDP Chairman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has declared Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ruling on the leadership tussle that has engulfed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the appellate court ruled that Senator Sheriff remains the authentic chairman of […]

Terrorism: One Suicide Bomber Killed, Many Vehicles Destroyed in Maiduguri

MAIDUGURI, BORNO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Borno Police Command confirmed Friday that a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosive in the midst of 13 trucks along Maiduguri/ Mafa road leading to death of the suspected terrorist and mass destruction. The Command Spokesman Mr. Victor Isuku, said this in a statement in Maiduguri, the Borno […]

After 20 Years, Arsene Wenger Dilly-Dally With Gunners on Next Season Deal

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Long-serving Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger Friday declared he will be active in next season, may be with the Gunners or another place. Wenger, 67, made the declaration at the end of one of the most turbulent weeks of his two-decade tenure as Gunners boss. In his post-match speech Wednesday’s 5-1 […]

3 Died As Passenger Bus Plunges Into Lagoon In Lagos

By Niyi Adeyi IKORODU, LAGOS, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Three persons including the driver have died as a luxurious bus plunged into Lagoon in Ikorodu area, a Lagos suburb. Spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), South West zone, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed that the accident occurred around 3am Friday at Owode Elede. The Lagos-bound […]

OPINION: Funding Sexuality Education in Nigeria

By Oludayo Tade   In Nigeria, high proportions of adolescents do not have stable relationships, are sexually active, and are often ignorant of the health risks of their behaviour. Worldwide Nigeria is second in the number of new infections and 10 percent of the global population of living with HIV are in Nigeria. Research indicates […]

Six Lagos Assembly PDP Lawmakers Defect to APC

Niyi Balogun, Lagos LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Six members of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos State House of Assembly have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The defection was announced in a letter read on the floor of the House Thursday by the Acting Clerk, Mr. Azeez Sanni, while […]

Non-Payment of January Allocation: Fayose Failed to Comply with Budget Conditions -FG

By Ganiyu Nasirudeen ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government (FG) has reacted to the alarm raised by Governor Ayodele Fayose on non-payment of Ekiti January allocation, accusing the State Government of not complying with the Budget Support Facility (BSF) policy basic rules. The counter was contained in a statement released Thursday by the Federal […]

Security Operatives Arrest More Suspects over Killing of North Korean Leader’s Half Brother

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Security operatives have arrested two more suspects in connection with the death of the North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia. A female Indonesian suspect and a Malaysian man perceived to be her boyfriend were both arrested and detained Thursday. Also, a woman travelling on a Vietnamese passport […]

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