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Police still Trailing Suspected Abductors Of Six Lagos Students

By Niyi Adeyi LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Police Command has informed the public that its men are working hard to rescue six students of the Lagos Model College, Igbonla, Epe, abducted in their school early Thursday morning by unknown gunmen. Lagos State Police Commissioner Mr. Fatai Owoseni in a statement issued […]

N84.6 Million Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Owner Of Enugu Wonder Bank

From  Ignatius Okpara,  Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at the Federal High Court, Enugu presided over by Justice A. M. Liman arraigned the operator of a popular wonder bank in Enugu, Mr. Kingsley Ubenyi and his company, Ksley Mega Vision Limited on a 62 count charge. African Examiner reports […]

Evander Holyfield in Lagos, Donates $3m for Health Equipment

By Ayo Balogun LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – With a donation of $3million to purchase health equipment for the State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has hailed the achievements of five-time world cruiserweight and heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Ambode made the disclosure Wednesday, at Lagos House in Ikeja while playing host to the boxing […]

Again, Customs in Lagos Intercepts Another Container Loaded With Arms

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Almost four months when the similar incident occurred, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has discovered another container loaded with arms at the Tin Can Island Port Lagos. The container was found Tuesday at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Ports. Reports say the NCS Spokesperson Tin […]

We’ll Resist any Military Coup in Nigeria, Says Tinubu

By Ayo Balogun LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has declared that neither he nor the State he governed for eight years will key into any idea or move to bring in another Military rule to the country. Tinubu […]

Court to Rule On Adeleke’s Coroner Inquest May 29

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Osun State Government Coroner Inquest set up to investigate the cause of the death of late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke has fixed Monday, May 29 to release its findings and final ruling. Coroner Chief Magistrate, Olusegun Ayilara disclosed this during the court’s sitting on Monday in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Ayilara […]

Yenagoa Murder: Dickson Brokers Peace, Orders Reopening of Igbo Shops

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on the people of Biogbolo Community in Yenagoa to sheath their swords and maintain a cordial relationship with their Igbo tenants. According to him, government has to arrest and prosecute the suspect who murdered a teenage girl in the community. Governor Dickson made the call […]

Job Scam: Police Arraign Secretary to Enugu Neuropsychiatric Hospital MD

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State police command Friday arraigned the principal secretary to the chief Medical Director, CMD of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Dr. Jojo Onwuke, before Chief magistrate Chioke Angela of Enugu East magistrate Court 6 over conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence. African Examiner reports that […]

Enugu Psychiatric Hospital MD’s Secretary in Police Net Over Job Scam

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu state Police Command has arrested  the secretary to the Medical Director of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu , Dr. jojo  Onwukwe, over alleged job scam. The Suspect, Mrs. Stella Achalla, is currently being held at the Enugu Area Command, alongside her alleged accomplice, one Mrs. Stella Egotanwa. […]

Governor Yari Under Attack on Social Media over Alleged Ownership of N3bn Lagos Hotel

Photo caption: Zamfara state governor Abdulaziz Yari (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Social media have delivered its verdict on Zamfara governor Abdulaziz Yari’s ownership of alleged N3 billion hotel in Lagos. Per Second News last month reported that more than 2 percent of the fresh $6.9 billion Paris Club refund was soaked up by some fat cat consultants […]

Lagos Police Arrest Suspected Mother Over Sale Of a Day Old Baby

By Ayo Balogun LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Decoy team of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), has nabbed a 22-year old lady alongside six other suspects over the sale of a day old baby for the sum of N250,000. The prime suspect identified as Miss Onyinyechi Osoneye, was arrested recently by the […]

Aniocha-oshimili to Draw up Economic Blueprint for Development of Delta State

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Aniocha-oshimili people of Delta state are set to draw up their own economic blueprint for the development of the area. To achieve this, a non-partisan and non-profit socio–cultural organisation known as Njiko Aniochaoshimili has been convened to organize an economic summit to draw up the area’s economic recovery roadmap. According to […]

Tragedy: Lorry Crushes Man, Wife, 4 Year Old Daughter to Death

FROM  IGNATIUS OKPARA, ENUGU (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Tragedy struck weekend along the Awka Oji River expressway in South-East Nigeria as  a man identified as Mr. Paul Uzor, his wife, and  their four year old girl were crushed to death by lorry. The Enugu state police public Relations officer  PPRO, Ebere Amarizu , who disclosed this […]

Violent Protests Rock UBTH Over Death Of UNIBEN Student

From Ignatius Okpara, Benin (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Academic and social activities were on Thursday crippled at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Edo state, South South Nigeria, as students of the institution staged a violent protest over the death of their colleague, a 300 level student whom they alleged  died in the hospital as […]

Kano Assembly Raises Panel to Probe Emir of Kano, Sanusi

Photo caption: Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Kano State House of Assembly has constituted an eight-man committee to investigate allegations levelled against the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. The allegations raised against Emir Sanusi include spending funds that were not approved by the governor and the state assembly, attacking President Buhari’s […]

BREAKING: Delta Assembly Speaker Impeached; Majority Leader Sacked

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Monday Igbuya has been impeached over allegation of incompetence and high handedness. Hon Sherriff Oborevwori was consequently elected as the new speaker. Twenty-two out of the 29 members signed the impeachment notice. Reports say the new Speaker, Rt Hon Sherriff Oborevwori, […]

Ex-FCT Minister Remanded in Prison Over N864m Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala A. Mohammed before Justice A. M. Talba of the Federal Capital Territory, High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, on a 6-count charge bordering on abuse of office, false declaration of […]

Fayose Berates DSS over Detention of Ifeanyi Ubah

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the Department of State Services (DSS) arrest and detention of the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, lamenting that “the DSS is becoming law unto itself and dragging Nigeria back to 1984 when Decree 2 was used by the National […]

Ex-Governors, Deputies to  Earn  Life Pension In Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state House of Assembly has passed a law amending the gubernatorial pension bill of 2015 ex-Governors and their Deputies to take pensions for life. However, the law has a proviso that the governor or the deputy must not be impeached in order to earn such life […]

South East Governors move to Intervene in Poor Electricity in the Region

FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governors of South East geopolitical zone of Nigeria on Sunday resolved to  intervene in  the alarming epileptic power situation in the area which has continued to hinder economic growth in the region. Rising from  their meeting  held at the Enugu government house, the governors said they have agreed […]

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