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Enugu Guber: Ayogu Eze’s Campaign Organization Denies EFCC Invitation

…Says PDP Behind Rumour From   Ignatius   Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The campaign organization of the Enugu state governorship candidate of the All progressive congress APC, Senator Ayogu Eze, has condemned in strong terms what it described as sponsored blackmail and campaign of calumny in the social media, against the gubernatorial hopeful by […]

Senate Raises Alarm Over Fresh $1.2 Billion Illegal Withdrawals From NLNG

Photo: NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru (AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Senate Committee on Gas on Wednesday decried a fresh 1.2 billion dollars illegal withdrawal from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas ( NLNG). The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Bassey Akpan made this known at the committee’s investigative meeting into 1.05 billion dollars  said to be withdrawn […]

NEMA’s N5.8 Billion Fraud; Group Asks Osinbajo, DG NEMA to Resign

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the indictment of the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbanjo and the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in a N5.8 billion scam by the Federal legislature, a call from a leading pro-democracy organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has been made for comprehensive reorganization of […]

2019: Atiku Vows to Lead Buhari Must Go Campaign

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s former Vice president, and presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to lead other forces in ensuring that President Mohammadu Buhari, who is the ruling All progressive congress APC flag bearer in the 2019 election did not get a second […]

Court Orders Abaribe, Chidoka, Fani-Kayode to Pay N100m Over Kanu’s Bail Violation

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the three sureties of the self-exiled Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu to pay N100m each, into the court’s account over their failure to produce the former Director of the Radio Biafra in court. Kanu who recently resurfaced in […]

BREAKING: In Sokoto, Tambuwal’s Deputy Resigns

Photo: Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto SOKOTO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, has resigned his position. Aliyu, who is the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, announced his resignation in a letter to the state House of Assembly dated November 13, 2018. The letter was presented by the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji […]

Senate Adjourns till Next Tuesday Over Lack of Quorum

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Due to lack of quorum, the Senate has adjourned its plenary for a week, now to resume Tuesday, November 20. On Tuesday, only 20 members were present as the time the plenary session supposed to commence. There are over 100 Senators and for the plenary to hold, not less than 38 members of […]

‘You Lack Moral to Challenge PDP’s Administration’, Jonathan Replies VP Osinbajo

By Niyi Adeyi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely 24 hours of another and latest indictment against him on the mishandling of the economy, the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan has replied the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo that he lacks the moral to accuse his administration and political party – the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of poor […]

FRAUD: EFCC Re-arraigns Former Chief of Air Staff, Amosun

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, retired Air Marshall Adesola Amosun, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, over alleged N21.4 billion fraud. Amosun was re-arraigned alongside AVM Jacob Adigun and Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo, on a 13-count charge. The trio was […]

Pay Our 3 Months Outstanding Salaries, Doctors at LUTH Cries Out

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Two medical unions at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Tuesday called on the management of the institution to pay the outstanding three months salaries of doctors. The associations are Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) and the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD). Dr Babatunde Bamigboye, the Chairman, MDCAN LUTH Chapter, […]

OPINION: Aig-Imoukhuede And The Initiative For Public Governance

By Reuben Abati (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A week ago, I stumbled on an article titled “Africa and the burden of Leadership” (The Guardian, Nov. 7), written by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, banker, investor and entrepreneur, former Managing Director of Access Bank Nigeria, our compatriot.  The piece was actually excerpted from a speech he delivered at the graduation ceremony of […]

2019: Enugu APC Guber Candidate, Senator Eze Unveils Running Mate, Others

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state Gubernatorial flag bearer for the All Progressive Congress (APC) State, Senator Ayogu Eze at the weekend, officially unveiled his running mate, Prince Gilbert Chikwado Chukwunta, and ex- state Secretary of the Peoples Democratic party PDP, Barrister Steeve Orurua as Spokesperson of his campaign organization. Eze, […]

EFCC Wants UK to Extradite Diezani For Persecution in Nigeria

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After being frustrated on her failed trial abroad, Nigerian anti-graft body, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called for the extradition of the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke from the United Kingdom (UK), so as to commence her prosecution. EFCC acting Chairman Mr. Ibrahim Magu made the call […]

 My Son’s Support for Buhari 2019 is a Plot to Get Back At Me, Says Okupe

By Niyi Adeyi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Doyin Okupe has alleged that the decision of his son, Ditan to support the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, against the Presidential candidate of his party, Turaki Atiku Abubakar may be a plot to get back at him. The picture of […]

Buhari Leaves Abuja For France To Attend Peace Forum

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to leave Abuja Friday for Paris, France to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum. According to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the Peace Forum is slated for November 11 to 13. The forum according to […]

Ondo House of Assembly Sacks Speaker, Deputy

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oloyelogun and his Deputy, Mr. Iroju Ogundeji, have been impeached over alleged ‘’gross misconduct’’. The State’s chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) disclosed the sack Friday, on its Twitter handle @Ondo_APC. A lawmaker, Mr. Sunday Olajide (APC-Akure Constituency 2), moved the […]

Amosun Says He’s Not Behind Oshiomhole’s Alleged Detention, Grilling By DSS

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has dismissed rumours that he and Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo are behind the alleged detention and grilling of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole. Oshiomhole was reportedly detained and questioned on Nov. 4 by the Department of State Services (DSS) over the fallout […]

12 Killed in California Dance Bar Mass Shooting

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Authorities say 12 people, including a sheriff’s deputy, were killed and multiple people were injured after a gunman opened fire at a California bar. The shooting happened around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday local time at the Borderline Bar & Grill. Witnesses report at least 30 shots were fired, according to the Los Angeles […]

Southeast Governors Reject Police Burglary Claims on Ekweremadu’s Attack

From Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governors of the Southeast, Nigeria have rejected the police burglary claim on the alleged recent assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, calling on thorough investigation on the issue. They said that the zone was not satisfied with the police preliminary investigation into the […]

Police Authority Dismisses Drunk Policeman in Lagos

By Ayo Balogun LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the directive handed down by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the Lagos State Police Command has dismissed one of its officers who got drunk while on his duty post at Akowonjo, Dopemu, in Alimoso Local Government area of the state. The video of […]

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