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Ekweremadu Attack: Constituents Condemn IPOB, Seek Prosecution of Perpetrators

From Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A group operating under the platform of Enugu West People’s Parliament has condemned in strong terms the attack on the former Senate President, Ike  Ekweremadu by members of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra IPOB, in Nuremberg Germany . While also flaying  the threats by the Biafran agitators […]

Zenith Bank Records Improved Half Year 2019 Results

…Announces Interim Dividend Of 30 Kobo Per Share (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In a clear demonstration of its resilience and strong market share, Zenith Bank Plc has announced its audited results for the half year ended 30 June 2019, recording positive growth across key financial metrics. This impressive figures affirm the bank’s position as one of […]

Nigerian Comedian, Klint Da Drunk Survives Car Crash

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Igwemba popularly known as Klint Da Drunk, expressed gratitude to God for surviving a car crash along Bauchi-Jos express road. Klint Da Drunk, took to his instragram handle @klintdadrunk to express his joy on Friday. Below are extracts from the message: “Please, help me in praising God Almighty for […]

3 Katsina NYSC Members Die In Ghastly Motor Accident

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Katsina State, has confirmed the death of three corps members in a ghastly motor accident in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.  A statement issued by the corps Public Relations Officer, Mr Alex Obemeata, on Sunday in Katsina confirmed the unfortunate incident. He said: […]

Gov. Makinde Appoints Ex-Lagos CP, Owoseni Special Adviser on Security Matters

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Oyo State Gov. Seyi Makinde has appointed Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue States, as Special Adviser on Security Matters. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in Ibadan, on Sunday. The governor, who indicated that the […]

OPINION: Attack On Ekweremadu As Parody Of Our Reality

By Sufuyan Ojeifo (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – I call it the Nuremberg madness. I solemnly consider it as grotesquely outlandish. It defies all manner of ratiocination and rationalizations. I had read a number of opinions that tended to either draw some bizarre corollary upon which a general warning was issued to other Ibo leaders and leaders […]

Bayelsa, Kogi Guber: Don’t Succumb to Pressure, Group Cautions PDP Screening Committee

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As it commences screening of aspirants on Monday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-South Youth Vanguard has cautioned the party’s screening committee for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship primaries against succumbing to pressure from governors and other stakeholders of the party. The youth group gave the warning in a statement issued by its […]

NNPC Announces Winners Of Its 2019/2020 Crude Oil Sales

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In line with its avowed commitment to transparency and accountability in all its activities as committed by the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, the National Oil Company has announced the winners of its 2019/2020 Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase of […]

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack On Senator Ike Ekweremadu In Germany

Photo: Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has condemned in its entirety, the attack on the former deputy senate president and current serving senator of the Federal  Republic of Nigeria, Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival held in Nuremberg, Germany. Senator Ekweremadu who was attending as a […]

SA Police Arrest 18 Suspects After Foreign Shops Looting

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The South African police said on Saturday that 18 suspects had been arrested following the Soweto looting of shops belonging to foreigners on Wednesday night. According to the police, the situation is now calm in Soweto townships following the looting spree. On Wednesday night, several shops belonging to foreigners were looted. Gauteng […]

Dickson Offsets N104bn Inherited Bond From Sylva Admin as IGR Surpasses N1bn

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsa State Government on Friday said it has completely  defrayed the N104 billion bond loan inherited from the Timipre Sylva administration. The state Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell Ebibai disclosed this during the monthly transparency briefing for the Months of June and July, 2019 in Yenagoa. Mr. Ebibai explained that the state […]

Police Nab 30 Suspects in Enugu, Including Killers of 2 Catholic Priests

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state police command has arrested 30 criminal suspects out of which four were among the notorious gangs that  killed two catholic priests Rev Fr. Paul Offu and Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu in cold blood in Enugu. Parading them before newsmen at the state  Police headquarters in […]

BREAKING: FIFA Bans Samson Siasia For Life Over Fraudulent Match Mixing

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has been banned for life and fined $50,000 by Fifa for agreeing to ‘the manipulation of matches.’ Siasia was coach of Nigeria between 2010-2011 and for a spell in 2016 but the time period when Fifa believes he committed his infractions is unclear. He has also served […]

Ex-Zamfara Gov, Yari Asks Court to Unseal His Confiscated Abuja Property

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari has prayed the  Federal High Court Abuja, to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to unseal his property located at Maitama, Abuja. Yari, in an exparte motion brought by his Counsel, Mahmud Magaji, SAN, said the EFCC sealed the property contrary to the provision […]

UBA Partners Lcci For 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair

…Promises Customers 20% Discount On Registration (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Pan African financial services institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry(LCCI), have partnered to organize the 2019 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair.  The Fair, which holds between November 1st and 10th, 2019, is the 33rd edition […]

NNPC Targets China to Boost Crude Oil Reserves

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential to actualise the growth of the nation’s crude Oil reserves . Group Managing Director of NNPC Malam Mele Kyari, disclosed this when the Executive Vice President of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), Mr […]

Ekiti Govt Shuts 5 Illegal, Quark Hospitals

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ekiti state government has shut down five illegal hospitals in the state for operating without approval and a license. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, announced the closure during an unscheduled visit of the Medical Anti Quackery Committee set up by the state government to the hospitals. […]

230 People Escape Death as Russian Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Corn Field

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Russian airline pilot averted disaster Thursday, safely landing an Airbus A321 jet with over 230 passengers and crew on board in a cornfield near Moscow after it struck a flock of seagulls and lost power in both engines. The Crimea-bound plane was forced to land early Thursday without landing gear deployed […]

Liverpool Win Super Cup After Penalty Shootout

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Champions League winners Liverpool won the Super Cup 5-4 on penalties against Chelsea after the game ended 2-2 following extra-time on Wednesday. With the first nine penalties all converted, Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham saw his effort blocked by the legs of Liverpool keeper Adrian to hand victory to Juergen Klopp’s side. Chelsea […]

OPINION: Struggling to Understand Democracy

By Akintokunbo A Adejumo (akinadejumo@aol.com) (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Our leadership are still struggling to understand democracy as a collective approach in meeting collective needs, such as quality education, jobs, housing, mass transportation system, quality health care services, pensions, etc. You know our country is lawless; and the most lawless are our leaders and those in […]

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