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Is Foreign Coach The Solution To Our Football Administration?


By Ridwan Adeola Yusuf In recent years, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have had Berti Vogts and Lars Lagerback. Pitiably, the era of both ended ingloriously. If the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is keen on hiring an oversea expert to tinker the Eagles, the question is how smart is the proposed move? Of course, it […]

Nigeria: Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) Needs Adaptive Reconciliation

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By Emeka Chiakwelu The much debated and contentious Petroleum Industry Bill 2012 (PIB) is a quantum leap in the remaking of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, if and when it becomes the law of the land.  Some Nigerians deemed the bill controversial because many of them have not read the bill but rather depend on […]

Professor Mahmood Yakubu And His Distractors


The least you should do when accusing someone of an impropriety is to get proof and evidence of the said misdeed. Conjuring stories or resorting to imagination won’t cut it. If you can’t back up your accusations with hard facts, then you’d be dismissed as a careless noisemaker and nothing more than a rabble rouser. […]

Opinion: An Ode To The Tyrant


By Femi Fani-Kayode – There comes a time in the life of a man when he must be a man and stand up and speak the truth, even where others are too timid and intimidated to do so. By the grace of God I have today reached that point and I will bare my mind […]

Kidnappers, Rapists, Invade, Terrorize Imo Community


By Ignatius Okpara, Owerri – Resident of Eg­belu Nguru com­munity in Ngor Okpala Council Area of Imo State are now living in perpetual fear and apprehension, following alleged invasion of the area by suspected kidnappers and rapists. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the development had made some of the villagers to flee the community, especially young […]

Jonathan Billions: JNI, CAN, MASSOB, OPC Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Should Return The Bribe

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan

Written by Obinna Akukwe The multi-billion naira gifts that the ruling party shared to all manners of groups to purchase endorsement for the incumbent Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan should be returned, if the thieves who collected the money have any conscience at all. This money belongs to the Nigerian people and those who induced the […]

Opinion: Gov. T.A Orji and the way forward

Governor, Theodore Orji of Abia State

By Madubuko Hart There is apprehension among some stakeholders in the business of governance in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. The anxiety was that anybody that would be elected in 2015 to take over from the incumbent governor of the state, Chief Theodore Orji, should not throw in the towel from where the governor would […]

Anambra Guber Poll: Tribunal Rejects AIT Video As Evidence

Dr Chris Ngige

IGNATIUS OKPARA, Awka The Anambra State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, the Anambra state capital Wednesday rejected the African Independent Television (AIT) video clips presented during the hearing of the petition filed by Senator Chris Ngige of All Progressive Congress APC against the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Governor Willie Obiano and the All […]

Chief Willie Obiano: The New Sheriff in Anambra State

Anambra state governor Willie Obiano

By Chukwudi Nwokoye On the 17th day of March, the leadership baton was passed from Governor Peter Obi to Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano. By the way, I use the baton analogy to stress the fact that the governance of the great state of Anambra is a relay race and not a sprint. One does a […]

INEC Officially Declares Obiano of APGA, Winner of Anambra Governorship Election

Out Going Governor Peter Obi Raises Hand of the Elected Governor of Anambra state Chief Willy Obiano

Ignatius Okpara in Awka The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has officially declared chief Willy Obiano of All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA winner of the Anambra state   governorship election concluded  saturday in the state. To emerge winner, Obiano, polled a total of 180,178 votes to defeat other contestants at the end of both the 16th […]

Breaking News: APGA Candidate Willy Obiano Wins Anambra Governorship Election

Chief Willy Obiano Wins Anambra Gubernatorial Election

Ignatius Okpara in Awka The All progressive Grand Alliance APGA, candidate, Chief Willy Obiano, has won the Anambra state governorship election which was concluded in the state on Saturday. Results of both the Saturday’s supplementary and 16th November election released so far by the collation officers, indicates that APGA polled a total of 180,178 votes, […]

Anambra Awaits Supplementary Election Result

Anambra state governor-elect Willie Obiano

Ignatius Okpara in Awka The supplementary election of the November 16th inconclusive Anambra state governorship election held Saturday in 210 polling units of the state has ended. African Examiner’s correspondent covering the election reports that Anambra state electorates are now waiting anxiously for the official announcement of the result of the exercise by the Independent […]

Despite Boycott Threat, PDP,APC LP Take Part in Anambra Supplementary Election

Anambra Supplementary Election

Ignatius Okpara, Lagos The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)  All Progressive Congress (APC) and Labour party (LP) are participating in today’s Independent National Election Commission INEC rescheduled supplementary governorship election in Anambra state. Participation of the three parties in the exercise is a contradiction to  their earlier threat of boycotting the poll. However, a visit to […]

Anambra Supplementary Poll: APC Makes U-Turn, Participates in Voters Accreditation


…As Low Voter’s Turnout Mars the Accreditation Exercise Ignatius Okpara in Awka Accreditation of voters in today’s (Saturday) supplementary election in the Anambra state inconclusive Governorship polls has commenced amid low turnout of voters even as the All Progressive Congress (APC) that has said it would not participate in election were seen participating in the […]

Ubah, LP Reject Anambra Supplementary Election, Insist on Outright Cancellation of Poll

The candidates of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tony Nwoye (R) Labour party (LP) Ifeanyi Ubah (L) and Chris Ngige of All progressive Congress (APC (Middle)

Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu Like his People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and All Progress Congress APC counterparts, the labour party candidate in the in-conclusive November 16 Anambra state governorship election, Dr Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah has said he would not participate in the supplementary election as proposed by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC). The LP candidate made this […]

Use Supplementary Election to Restore Your Lost Credibility -Group Tells INEC

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu A socio cultural organisation under the aegis of Nzuko Imeobi Association of Idemili North and South local Government area of Anambra state has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure that the Saturday’s supplementary election in the state is devoid of all forms of electoral malpractices. According to the group, […]

PDP Suspends Two Nwoye’s Men over Attacks on Metuh


Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu The ongoing political feud between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the inconclusive Anambra state governorship election, Comrade Tony Nwoye and leadership of the party, has taken a new twist, as the party announced immediate suspension of two principal officers of the candidate’s campaign organisation for attacking National Publicity Secretary of […]

Anambra Guber: Metuh Disagrees with Nwoye, Insists PDP will Participate In Supplementary election

Tony Nwoye

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Contrary to a recent statement credited to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Anambra state gubernatorial poll, Tony Nwoye that the party will boycott the supplementary election fixed by INEC for 30th November, the National Publicity Secretary of the Party Chief Olisa Metuh, has reaffirmed that PDP would fully participate […]

Recognise Me As APGA Governorship Candidate- Ekwunife Tells Court


Femi Kehinde, Lagos Mrs. Uche Ekwunife, the member representing Anaocha Dunukofia Njikoka Federal Constituency has asked Federal High Court in Awka to recognize her as the authentic All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in the last November 16 governorship election in Anambra State. She went to court to challenge the candidacy of Willie Obiano and […]

Anambra Election Fall-Out: Groups Reject Jega’s Apology

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu A group under the aegis of Movement for Better Anambra State has insisted on total cancellation of the 16th November controversial Anambra state gubernatorial polls, just as it rejects the independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega’s apology on the inconclusive election. The group however, advised the electoral body to […]

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