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Tribunal Judgment Miscarriage Of Justice, Says Melaye 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sen. Dino Melaye on Friday described the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal judgment nullifying his March 22 election, as a miscarriage of Justice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tribunal sitting in Abuja, while delivering judgment in the petition filed by Sen. Smart Adeyemi, nullified the election and ordered […]

Dakolo: Why I Boycott PFN’s Panel -Pastor Fatoyinbo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Our attention has been drawn to a press briefing made by the National Publicity Secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Emma Isong, where he reportedly disclosed that the investigation into the rape allegations levelled against the Founder and Senior of Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, was declared inconclusive due […]

Buhari Attends TICAD7 In Japan

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for Japan to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, August 28-30, 2019. President Buhari’s participation will be his second, having attended TICAD6 in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2016. With the theme, “Africa and Yokohama, […]

Zenith Bank Appoints Henry Oroh as Executive Director; Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent as Non-executive Director

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Henry Oroh as Executive Director of the bank. The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming leaders from within. Also, the Board has approved the appointment of Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, FCA, as an […]

INEC, Others Hail Peaceful Conduct Of Bayelsa PDP Ad-hoc Delegate Election

…We’re On The March For A Peaceful Guber Primary  –Iworiso-Markson  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson has hailed the peaceful conduct of the party’s ward congress across the 105 wards in the state. Iworiso-Markson who took part in the exercise in his Ward 11 Opume community […]

Always Allow Magistrates Access to Your Cells, Group Told Enugu Police

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A group working on the project, “Promoting Accountability and transparency in the administration of Criminal Justice System in  Enugu state, has renewed its call on police Authorities in the state to always allow Magistrates access to its cells. It was observed that over the years, police in the […]

EFCC vs Abba Gana: Legit Business Cannot be Ponzi Scheme

By Ado Adamu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crime Commission on Thursday hurriedly arraigned a businessman it has been holding for five months despite a court order ordering his release. The agency acted a few hours after a petition to the National Human Rights Commission and just as it was served with a […]

Ex-Lawmaker, Igwesi Condemns IPOB’s Attack On Ekweremadu In Germany

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu   …Describes It  As Barbaric, Carnivorous (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former member of the Federal House of Representatives Chief U.S.A Igwesi, has joined well meaning Nigerians in condemning the recent attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous people of Biafra IPOB Germany  […]

Gunmen Wreck Havoc In Imo, Kill Ex-Police officer, 4 Others 

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Oweeri (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The present insecurity ravaging parts of Nigeria, including South- East region, has thrown some families into mourning in  Ilile community in Ohaji-Egbema local government area of Imo state, as unknown gunmen in the wee hours of Thursday invaded the area, killing five people and inflicting various degrees of […]

Abuja University Sex Story Against Prof Adeniji Not True –Investigation 

By Our Reporter (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Contrary to the allegations and inaccurate reporting by some dailies, the recent sex story at University of Abuja is not a case of sex for mark or sexual harassment. An Investigation by our reporter revealed that Miss Duru, a 400L student of the school currently on farm for SIWES […]

Boris Johnson to visit France’s Macron for Brexit talks 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due in Paris on Thursday to meet President Emmanuel Macron as he campaigns for the European Union  (EU) to drop its insistence on a guarantee that Brexit should not lead to a hard border in Ireland. Johnson will be heading to Paris the day after a […]

APC Inaugurates 2 Screening Committees For Kogi, Bayelsa Primaries

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, inaugurated two screening committees to examine and scrutinise aspirants contesting for the party’s governorship primaries   on Aug. 29. The National Chairman of APC,  Adams Oshiomhole who inaugurated the committees in Abuja, urged them to do proper screening. He said proper screening of candidates would […]

Buhari Re-appoints Adesina, Shehu As Media Aides

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, and Malam Garba Shehu as Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity. A statement issued by Mr Abiodun Oladunjoye, Deputy Director (Information), Media Unit of the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday said the President also re-appointed […]

Railway Group Hails Amaechi, Gbemi Saraki’s Transport Portfolios

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The re-appointment of Hon Rotimi Amaechi as Minister of Transportation and Senator Gbemi Saraki as the Minister of State has been described as “a continuation of a golden age for Nigerian railways. “Hon Amaechi is the transformational leader who under President Muhammadu Buhari changed the face of Nigerian railways from old to […]

South-East Governors Vow to  Deal With IPOB Leader Kanu If…

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governors of south- East geo-political zone of Nigeria, have issued a stern warning to runaway leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra IPOB,  Nnamdi Kanu, over his recent threats to attack them and other South-East leaders abroad. Speaking under the umbrella of South east governors forum, on […]

BREAKING: Buhari Assigns Portfolios as New Ministers Take Oath of Office

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Mohammadu Buhari has finally assigned portfolios to new ministers after a three day presidential retreat held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. After being sworn-in,  the President urged the new ministers to keep the ground running as soon as they resume their duty posts. His words: “I am pleased to note that […]

Buhari Replaces Heads Of Federal Government Agencies

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of Federal Government agencies that were recently appointed as ministers. Sen. Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. He replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk. Dr. Chioma Ejikeme has been appointed Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement […]

Dasukigate: Court Remands U.S.-Based Woman In EFCC Custody Over Alleged N22.9Bn Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal High Court Abuja has ordered that a U. S.-based businesswoman, Mrs Isabella Oshodin, should remain in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s custody pending the determination of the suit brought before it. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who adjourned the matter till Aug. 21, ordered that Oshodin should remain in the […]

Bayelsa Election: PDP Has No Preferred Aspirant, Says Makinde

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa and governor of Oyo State  Mr Seyi Makinde, says the party has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa. Makinde said this while speaking at the screening of PDP aspirants for Bayelsa on Monday at Wadata Plaza, Abuja. Makinde  noted that […]

Military Invasion: Court Orders CBN to Pay Affected Benue Communities N8bn

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Federal High Court, on Monday, ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately pay the sum of N8 billion to Tiv communities in Benue invaded by soldiers sometime in year 2001. The money was awarded in favour of the communities in Logo, Ukum, Kwande and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas of […]

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