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Ekiti Assembly Impeaches Deputy Speaker

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ekiti State House of Assembly has impeached the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Segun Adewumi over alleged gross misconduct. In his place, House at the plenary Thursday elected Mr. Olaposi Omodara (representing Irepodun/Ifelodun constituency 1) as the new Deputy Speaker. The immediate past Governor of the South West State, Ayodele Fayose hails from the […]

Enugu APC Condemns Alleged Burning of PDP Campaign Vehicles

From Ignatius Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the All progressive congress (APC) has condemned the alleged burning of PDP campaign vehicles in Enugu, contending that the wave of ‘’sponsored political attacks on politically exposed persons and facilities’’ is unacceptable and highly detrimental to the development of the State democratic processes It therefore, […]

Police Nab Suspected Killers Of Ekiti Lawmaker

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ekiti Police Command Tuesday announced that it had arrested a six-man robbery gang that allegedly killed Mr. Michael Adedeji, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state House of Assembly. Late Adedeji, who until his murder was representing Ekiti Southwest Constituency (II), was shot in the head by the hoodlums […]

Army Inaugurates Fresh Operation Python Dance to Stem Electoral Violence

BORNO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Army has inaugurated Operation Python Dance III to check criminal activities and ensure peaceful conduct during the forthcoming general elections in Borno. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Maj.–Gen. Bulama Biu, announced this Monday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital at the inauguration of the exercise. He […]

Crisis Erupts at APC Rally In Owerri

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A rally organised on Saturday by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, suffered a crisis. Reports say supporters of the party’s governorship candidate in the state, Mr Hope Uzodinma, and those of his Action Alliance (AA) counterpart, Mr Uche Nwosu, engaged in a fight at the APC women […]

South South Govs Hold Emergency Meeting Over Onoghen’s CCT Trial

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The South South Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting of the Forum for Sunday. A statement by the Special Adviser, Media Relation’s to the Governor òf Bayelsa State, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, stated that the security of the Niger Delta, during and after the election, the issue of derivation, and recent development […]

Corps Member Arraigned in Osun Over Reckless Driving, Manslaughter

OSUN, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A 29-year-old member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Odedele Feranmi, who alleged to have killed a 16-year-old boy with his car, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court. The accused whose address was not given, is facing a two-count change of reckless driving and manslaughter. The police […]

Sylva, A Desperate Politician Under Threat From His Conscience – Dickson

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday described former Governor Timipre Sylva as an unpopular and desperate politician whose conscience remains his greatest threat. Dickson said in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media Relations, Mr. FIdelis Soriwei, that Sylva cuts the gnawing image of a troubled man […]

Police Declare NURTW Chieftain, “Seigo” Wanted Over Lagos APC Rally Violence

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspects and declared wanted a chieftain of NURTW, Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo, over the disruption of APC rally in Lagos on Tuesday. The Command’s spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, said in a statement that the two persons arrested in connection with the incident were helping the […]

Enugu Prophet, Nwoko Blasts Nigeria’s Clerics, Political Leaders

Photo: Enugu based prophet, Anthony Nwoko …Declares Buhari, Atiku Not The Messiah From Ignatius Okparau ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Fiery Enugu based Prophet, Anthony Nwoko has descended on Nigeria’s religious and political leaders, accusing some of the clerics of voicing out fake favourable prophecies to politicians for their selfish and personal gains. He said the so-called […]

Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Ultra-Modern Memfys Hospital Complex in Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu state governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has said that the Memfys hospital, Enugu, has remained a reference point in the healthcare delivery of the Nigeria. Inaugurating the multi-million naira new complex of the hospital in Enugu which coincided with the 16th anniversary of the hospital, the governor, who was […]

Man Dies Jumping From Moving BRT Bus In Lagos

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) The Ifo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said that a middle-age man, (name unknown), died while jumping down from a Marcopolo BRT bus at Casso axis, on Abeokuta/Lagos Expressway on Wednesday. Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Agbado Unit Commander of FRSC, who confirmed the incident to NAN said that the accident […]

Imo Senator to Okorocha: Leave APC and Join Your Defeated Son-in-Law in AA Party

From  Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Senator representing Imo North senatorial district of Imo state, South- East Nigeria, in the upper chamber of Nigeria’s National Assembly (NASS), Chief  Benjamin Uwajimogu, has advised the Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and join his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, in […]

Enugu APC Accuses Ex-Senate President, Nnamani Of Anti-party Activities

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The All progressive congress APC Enugu State chapter, has accused one of its chieftain and  former Senate president, Chief Ken Nnamani of working against the party’s success in 2019. It alleged that Nnamani has been working for the PDP instead of the APC. The Chairman of  APC in the […]

Nigeria Army Says Boko Haram Not in Control Of Baga Town

(NAN) – The Nigerian Army on Friday said Boko Haram terrorists had not taken over Baga town in Borno, contrary to reports in some sections of the media. “Baga town is not in the hands of the Boko Haram. They contested it (taking the over the border town) but they lost the contest,’’ Maj.-Gen. Lamidi […]

Several Oral Drug Therapeutic System Invented in Past 3 Decades in Nigeria, Says Pharmacy Professor

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A renowned professor of pharmacy at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN Professor Kenneth Ofokansi, has said that several novel oral drug therapeutic systems have been invented along with the appreciable development of drug delivery technology for the past three decades. Prof. Ofokansi explained that although, these advanced […]

Cholera Outbreak Claims 17 Lives in Anambra

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu …Its Diarrhea, Not Cholera, Says Government (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Fear has gripped residents of Anambra state, South- East Nigeria, over the outbreak of a disease suspected to be cholera which has claimed 17 lives in various communities of the area. The disease which mostly hit villages in Anambra West Council Area […]

Christmas: Church in Abeokuta Distributes Foodstuff to 6,000 People

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Treasure House of God, Quarry, Abeokuta on Tuesday, distributed foodstuff to more than 6,000 people to celebrate Christmas in Ogun. The beneficiaries went to the Church premises as early as 5 a.m. to collect the food items. Speaking to journalists, Deacon Kayode Ogunjimi, the Chairman, Jesus Feast Committee of the Church, said that Jesus was the […]

Christmas: Ugwuanyi Prays For Peaceful, Violence-Free Elections

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on Nigerians to take advantage of the Christmas season to offer special prayers for peaceful, credible and violence-free general elections in the country in 2019. Ugwuanyi, in a Christmas message signed by his media aide, Mr Louis Amoke, on Tuesday in Enugu wished all […]

Yuletide: NEMA Flags Off Operation Eagle Eye for South East

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu …. To Provide Surveillance on Roads. (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday flagged off the 2018 edition of the annual “Operation Eagle Eye” exercise in the South East zone geo political of Nigeria. According to the Agency, the campaign is aimed at partnering Road Traffic Management Agencies […]

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