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EXCLUSIVE: Match Ticket Sale Scandal: Enugu State Government Probes Rangers Management


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Paul Chibuzor led Management of Rangers International FC of Enugu are presently in trouble, over their alleged continuous declaration of false amount realised from gate takings during the club’s home matches in the ongoing Nigeria professional football league NPFL. A case in hand is the […]

Confusion, Tension In Abia As INEC Issues Certificate Of Return to Ogah


…Ogah Likely To Be Sworn-in As Governor BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The shocking issuance Thursday, of the certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Uche Ogah of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has created tension and confusion within the Abia State Government circle and the entire State. Despite Governor […]

Exclusive: Militants’ Attack Threat: Okorocha, Lawmakers, Others Desert Offices


By Ignatius Okpara, Owerri OWERRI, NIGERIA, AFRICAN EXAMINER – Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, South- east Nigeria and some other political office holders in the area, have deserted their offices, over recent threat by the Niger- Delta Avengers to bomb some government owned institutions and facilities in Owerri, the state capital. Investigation by AFRICAN […]

Bauchi: Payroll Audit Uncovers 26,000 Ghost Workers, N1 Billion Saved within 2 Months


As Retiring HOS Fingered, Implicated in The Scam BAUCHI, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A mind boggling staff scandal has been uncovered within the Bauchi State Government. Due to the development, 26,000 ghost workers, representing about 25 per cent of total 105,000 purportedly State workers, have been discovered. The exposed scam has resulted to suspension, by […]

EXCLUSIVE: Another Mass Defection Looms In Enugu PDP


*Chimaroke, Ken Nnamni, Nwodo, Others On The List By Igantius Okpara, Enugu The Enugu State chapter of the People’s Democratic party, (PDP) is likely to suffer soon, another serious setback, as the former National Chairman of the party, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, and some of its chieftains in the area might have concluded plans to dump […]

EXCLUSIVE: EFCC To Go After Corrupt Ex-Enugu LGA Chiefs


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), may soon begin the probing of alleged misappropriation of public funds by some of the immediate past Council Chairmen in Enugu state while in office. AFRICAN EXAMINER reliably gathered that already, the south east zonal office of the anti-graft […]

Exclusive – Lassa Fever: Lagos Hospital Faults Closure Rumour Over Admission Of Infected Patient  


By Tajudeen Balogun, Head, Nigeria Bureau Authorities of the Ahmadiyyah Muslim Hospital Ojokoro, a Lagos suburb, have faulted the speculation which was spread over the weekend that the premises has been sealed up. Investigations carried out by our Correspondent revealed that due to recent development, in which a patient who was referred from the hospital […]

EXCLUSIVE: More PDP Chieftains Set to Join APC In Enugu


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Less than a week the ex- Governor of old Anambra State and Chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Enugu state, Senator Jim Nwobodo and other stalwarts of the party defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), there are strong indications that more […]

ANALYSIS –  Enugu, Anambra and Politics Of LGA Caretaker Committee


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu When the local government system which is the 3rd tier of government was initiated by the colonial masters, the Nigerian citizens applauded the idea, as it was originally meant to fast track national development in the country, especially in rural communities. The LGA system in Nigeria,had checkered history from 1910 Native […]

EXCLUSIVE: Petrol Scarcity Bites Hard In Enugu, As Litre Now 300


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu The lingering fuel scarcity being experienced in parts of Nigeria for months now, has worsened in Enugu state, especially since the Christmas season, as a litre of  premium motor spirit PMS (petrol) is now sold between 250 to 300 naira. When AFRICAN EXAMINER Correspondent went round parts of the state such […]

ANALYSIS: Day Dominion City Church Tackled Health Need Of Enugu Community


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu Since its inception in 2006, the Dominion City church, (aka) New Covenant Family (NCF) has continued to flourish and spread like a wild fire across the entire globe. The Anambra state born Pastor David Ogbueli, led new generation pentecostal church, with headquarters in Lagos Nigeria, has really carved a niche for […]

EXCLUSIVE: Ebonyi Governor Moves To Dump PDP For APC


*Moves Anger Ex-SGF Anyim Pius Anyim By Ignatius Okpara in Abakaliki BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor Dave Umahi, of Ebonyi State, may have concluded plans to dump the   opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), AFRICAN EXAMINER has reliably gathered. A dependable source and close political ally of the […]

Fuel Scarcity Bites Hard In Enugu


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Acute fuel scarcity has hit Enugu state, resulting to long queue of vehicles at few independent filling stations selling the product. Our Correspondent who went round parts of the state on monday to monitor the situation, observed that a litre of the premium Motor spirit PMS, […]

EXCLUSIVE: Relocation Of Boko Haram Suspects To Ebonyi Prompts Massive Students Protest


By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki Residents of Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital, mostly youths in tertiary institutions, have concluded plans to stage a state- wide protest over the recent alleged relocation of 47 members of Boko Haram insurgents from Anambra to the area. AFRICAN EXAMINER had earlier reported that there had been serious tension in the […]

Pro-Biafra Protest Turn Violent In Enugu, As Police Tear-gas, Arrest Members


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Police in Enugu on Tuesday descended on members of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), as they fired canisters on the pro-Biafra protesters at the Government House, Enugu. AFRICAN EXAMINER Correspondent reported that dozens of the protesters, including three women were injured in the commotion. They were protesting the detention of the […]

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: How N500 Million Luxury Shuttles Rust Away At National Assembly


Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja The AFRICAN EXAMINER can authoritatively reveal that over N500 million luxury shuttle tricycles bought with tax payers money are now rusting away at the National Assembly (NASS). Some of the tricycles were packed carelessly near a petrol station outside NASS Annex. A very disturbed management staff took our reporter to the site […]

Governor Ikpeazu’s Unfulfilled Financial Promise Scuttled 2015 Igbo Day Celebration –Investigation


By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Fresh facts have emerged on why the leadership of the apex Igbo socio cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, could not hold the 2015 Igbo day celebration. The annual event, being coordinated by Ohaneze leadership, normally takes place on 29th September of every year in any of the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Diezani Madueke’s Multi Billion Naira Radio, TV Stations Set To Hit Airwaves

Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum Diezani Allison-Madueke

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu BALTIMORE, MD, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A multi billion naira state of the art frequency Modulation (FM) Radio and Television stations owned by Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison Maduke, is set to hit the airwaves. AFRICAN EXAMINER exclusively gathered from a source close to the consultancy firm handling […]

Exclusive: National Assembly  Management Squandering Annual N500 Million Rent Collections


By Our Reporter – Only few people take cognisance of the fact that the National Assembly is a revenue collecting institution. However, the African Examiner can reveal that the management of the National Assembly collects rents to the tune of N500 million per annum from its numerous tenants. All the major banks  are tenants to […]

100 Days In Office: Enugu Residents  Groan Over Task Force Harassment, Torture

Enugu Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu – As Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi marks his 1st 100 days in office, residents of Enugu, have expressed worry over alarming rate of harassment and intimidation by multiple government task force. According to the residents, even though similar  government uniform task force existed during the administration of immediate past  Governor of the […]

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