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Ex-Aviation Minister Chidoka Stripped Of Chieftaincy Title, Suspended From Royal Council

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Awka   (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s ex-minister of Aviation Chief Osita Chidoka, has been striped of his chieftaincy title, “Ike Obosi”and  suspended indefinitely from the royal council in Obosi, Idemili local government Ara of Anambra state, South- East Nigeria. He was suspended weekend along with others for bringing to the palace of the […]

Saraki’s Plot to Install Senate Leadership Unsettles APC Caucus

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There is anxiety in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate caucus over alleged moves by the outgoing Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to influence the emergence of a new Senate leadership when the 9th Senate is inaugurated in June, this year. The National Assembly (Senate and House of Representatives) will be inaugurated consequent […]

NPFL: Rangers Beat Visiting  Remo Stars 5-2

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Rangers International FC of Enugu on  Sunday whitewashed visiting Remo Stars Football Club of Sagamu 5-2  in week 12 of the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium Enugu, South- East Nigeria. With the victory, the Enugu club side, which recently crashed out of […]

Atiku: Pro-Buhari  Group Disagrees With Obasanjo Over Election Tribunal

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) Enugu State chapter has disagreed with ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo over a recent statement credited to him where he was quoted as saying that those insinuating that Atiku’s decision to head to court to challenge Buhari’s victory at the presidential election tribunal was an […]

Enugu Police Vows to  Fish Out Killers Of Catholic Priest, LGA Secretary

From  Ignatius   Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The newly posted Enugu state police  Commissioner (CP), Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, has assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi that his Command is doing everything possible to fish out killers of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu and the Secretary to the Uzo-Uwani council area of the state, Dr. Nnamdi […]

Tambuwal Survives Tough Challenge, Wins Re-election By 341 Votes

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday survived the tough challenge of Ahmed Aliyu and his godfather Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress to win re-election for a second term. Although he lost in the collated result for 35 polling units in Kebbe LGA, he was able to edge […]

Obasanjo Lauds Osun Election Tribunal, Congratulates Adeleke

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday congratulated Sen. Ademola Adeleke over  his victory at the Osun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Friday in Abuja. A statement issued in Abeokuta on Saturday quoted the former president as commending Adeleke for his “statesmanship in going to court to seek justice. He described the Peoples […]

BREAKING NEWS: Tribunal Sacks Osun Governor, Declares PDP’s Adeleke Winner

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Osun State governorship election Petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja has upturned the victory of the incumbent Governor Gboyega Oyetola. The three-man tribunal  Friday in a lead judgement by Justice Peter Obiora declared that Senator Ademola Adeleke of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won the September 2018 governorship election. […]

Group Wants APC to Zone Position of Rep Speaker to Southeast

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As various geo political zones in  Nigeria continues to strategize on how to clinch the Speaker of the federal House of representatives ahead of the  9th National Assembly (NASS) in June, a Coalition of South East Civil Society and Human Rights Organizations have urged the leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress […]

Police Arrest 172 Suspects in Kaduna For Electoral Offences

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Kaduna State Police Command  said it had arrested no fewer than 172 suspects allegedly involved in various forms of  malpractice during the just concluded general election in the state. This is contained in a document made available to the News Agency  of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna by the Command’s Public Relations […]

Massive Corruption Rocks Rev Uja’s Christian Pilgrim Commission

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) led by Rev. Tor Uja is presently enmeshed in high level corruption, mal-administration and misappropriation even as the office of the Vice President, overseeing the commission looks the other way. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Rev Uja is being accused of misappropriating millions of naira […]

Kano Re-run: Police Restrict Human, Vehicular Movement On Saturday

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Police Command in Kano State has restricted movement of motor vehicles, tricycles and all other means of transportation across the 44 local government areas of the state. According to the police, the measure is to ensure free and fair gubernatorial supplementary election scheduled for March 23 in the state. This was […]

Abia Deputy  Speaker in Trouble Over Corruption, Fraud Allegation

From  Ignatius   Okpara, Owerri (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has dragged Deputy Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Dr. Cosmos Chukwudi Ndukwe to court for  alleged using his position as public officer for self gratification and corrupt enrichment. According to the anti graft agency, the  offences […]

Former NIA Boss, Horsfall Lauds Gov. Dickson On Bayelsa Airport

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Elderstatesman and pioneer chairman of the defunct Oil Minerals Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC), Chief A.K Horsfall has commended Governor Henry Seriake Dickson for building the  Bayelsa International Airport. Horsfall, a former Nigerian security chief in a letter to the governor described the airport as a landmark project and a pride to […]

INEC Says Collation Of Rivers Guber Election Results Resumes April 2

…As Court Stops Adamawa Supplementary Election (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced it will resume the suspended collation and announcement of results for the Rivers State Governorship election from Tuesday, April 2, to Friday, April 5, 2019. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye […]

Omo-Agege Was At No Time Senator-elect For Delta Central –Emerhor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – LEADER of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, has come hard on supporters of the senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege stating that, “Omo-Agege was at no time the candidate of the party nor was he at any time the Senator-elect.” Emerhor’s reaction is […]

Police Beef Up Security As Osun Gov Election Tribunal Delivers Judgment Friday

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Osun State Police Command said Thursday that it had fortified security in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of Friday’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal judgment. The Command’s Spokesperson DSP Folashade Odoro confirmed that the Commissioner of Police (CP), Mrs Abiodun Ige, had directed officers to be […]

40 Killed In Iraq’s Ferry Mishap  

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 40 people are believed to have died after a ferry sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul. The head of Mosul’s civil defence agency reportedly said most of the people on board the vessel were women and children – who could not swim. Rescue teams […]

Enugu Govt Approves Multiple Projects On Education, Road Sectors

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In keeping with its  commitment to full implementation of the 2019 budget for the advancement of the cause of development, the Enugu state government  has awarded multiple contracts for the construction/reconstruction of urban and rural roads, and 263 classroom blocks. The approval was given Wednesday by the state […]

MTN: Group Demands N500m Compensation For Linking Customer’s Line to Fraudster

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A human Rights organization, under the aegis of Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network (CRRAN) has petitioned communication giant MTN, over its alleged linking of the phone line of one  Mrs. Ifeoma Igbogbahaka to a notorious fraudster under the watch lists of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

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