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Lassa Fever: Ebonyi Doctors Blame Colleagues Death On non Functional Virology Centre

From Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki Doctors in Ebonyi State South east Nigeria have protested the non functionality of the virology centre in the state blaming it for the death of two doctors and a nurse, who died of lassa fever on Sunday. Our Correspondent gathered that the virology centre was built and equipped by the state […]

We are Securing Your Future –Bayelsa Commissioner Tells Youths

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government says most of its programmes and policies are tailored towards ensuring a better life for youths because of their critical role in the society. The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson came out with this while addressing the new executives of the Bayelsa Youth Federation (BYF) […]

Sokoto Gets Military Hospital

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has commended the Nigerian Army for the establishment of a tertiary military hospital in Sokoto that will serve as centre of excellence for diseases of military importance. A statement issued Tuesday in Sokoto by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the hospital, the first of its kind in […]

We Will Name, Shame, Politicians Arming Criminals, Dickson Warns

Photo: Governor Henry Seriake Dickson (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has restated his determination to name and shame politicians who are arming and supporting criminal elements in the society. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation,Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, quoted Governor Dickson to have made the comment while speaking at the […]

Governor Ugwuanyi Receives Enugu Libya Returnees

Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu state governor,  Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Thursday, received ten out of the eleven indigenes of the state who were among the 490 Nigerians that were recently repatriated from Libya. Addressing the returnees at the Government House, Enugu, the governor,  thanked God for their safe return and also expressed gratitude to […]

Bayelsa Commissioner Visits Stadium, Commends Dickson, Contractor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has expressed delight over the ‎ongoing reconstruction of the Sampson Siasia stadium. The stadium, he said, will be a pride to all Bayelsans, especially lovers of sports, ‎when completed. The Commissioner who was at the facility on Tuesday said he was there on […]

Hit And Run Driver Crushes Pregnant Woman, Okada Rider to Death

By Ignatius Okpara ANAMBRA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Tragedy struck on Tuesday along the Ekwulobia Isuofia road in Orumba North council area of Anambra state, as a hit and run bus driver killed a 22-year old pregnant woman identified as Ifeyinwa Nwobodo and a commercial motorcyclist. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the woman, who hails from […]

Benue Massacre: MURIC Expresses Shock Over Alleged Govt-Sponsored Militia Group

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has expressed shock over the revelation by members of a Benue militia group who claimed Tuesday that the organization is a government sponsored security volunteer group. The members who were arrested at Arufu by soldiers from 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army stationed in Takum, […]

Politicians Sponsoring Killers Should Be Arrested, Prosecuted, Says Dickson

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday in Yenagoa urged security agencies to treat political leaders who sponsor criminals. According to him, such political leaders should be arrested and prosecuted like the criminals they sponsor to perpetuate crime against innocent citizens in the society. A statement by the Special Adviser to […]

Fulani Herdsmen Killing: Benue Governor Declares 3 Days Of Mourning For Victims

By Mustapha Abdul Salam BENUE, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the recent series of bloody attacks by the suspected Fulani herdsmen in the State, Governor Samuel Ortom has declared three days of mourning for the victims.The Governor made the declaration Monday in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary CPS, Terver Akase. The statement […]

Delta LG Poll: Motorists Stranded at Onitsha Bridge over Restriction of Movement

From  Ignatius Okpara, Onitsha …As Woman Gives  Birth Inside Car Scores of travellers from various parts of South East Nigeria, returning to their respective bases after the Christmas and new year celebrations, were on Saturday stranded at the Niger Bridge head, Onitsha, Anambra state, following closure of the Bridge and restriction of movement  as a […]

Biafra: IPOB Confirms Launch Of Hausa Radio Service

By Niyi Adeyi BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Despite declaring its Director Nnamdi Kanu wanted, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced the launch of its Hausa Radio Service. The Spokesman of the group Emma Powerful dropped this hint in a statement he issued Thursday. Mr. Powerful confirmed that the radio would hit airwaves […]

No Cause For Alarm, Bayelsa Govt Assures Leaders of Ekeremor community

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bayelsa State Government on Thursday said there is no cause for alarm, calling on fleeing members of Ndoro community in Ekeremor local government area of the state to return home as everything is now under control. The assurance is coming in the wake of a meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson, security chiefs, […]

Hijab Controversy: MURIC Sends Petition to Rep for Investigation

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) Wednesday confirmed it has dispatched its memorandum to the House of Representatives over the investigation on recent refusal of call to bar of a Muslim female Law graduate – Miss  AbdulSalaam Firdaus Amasa in Abuja.   Following the incident, the House Committee on Judiciary and […]

Lagos Seals Off Properties Belonging to Suspected Badoo Kingpin

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) The Lagos State Government Wednesday sealed off a Petrol Filling Station, an Hotel and Event Centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin – Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal. The structures which are situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed for violating the State’s Urban and Regional Planning […]

South East Governors’ Forum Condemns Rivers Massacre

From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The South East Governors Forum has condemned in strong terms the New Year’s killings in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni council Area  of Rivers State, South- South Nigeria, describing the incident as height of insanity and barbarism. Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ebonyi state, Chief […]

Lagos Begins Enforcement of Street Gate Regulations

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Special Taskforce Committee has commenced the removal of gates of Estates and Streets that have failed to comply with government regulations directing that all roads must be accessible between 5am and midnight within the metropolis and suburban areas of the State daily. Speaking at the commencement of the enforcement […]

Enugu Indigenes in US to Partner with Ugwuanyi in Human Empowerment, Others

From Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu …Confers Award On the State’s APC Chairman, Nwoye ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu State indigenes resident in the United States of America, (USA) have expressed their readiness to continue to partner with the state government in improving the wellbeing of its citizenry, especially in the areas of health, education and […]

Bayelsa Shines Again, Wins 2017 World SME Excellence Award

Photo: Governor Dickson of Bayelsa state (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (BYMEDA) has gained international recognition when it bagged the 2017 World SME Excellence Award. The global award was bestowed on the agency at the Habitat Center in New Delhi, India during the 21st International Conference on SME’s jointly […]

Enugu Police Nab Notorious Armed Robbery Gang Suspects

From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Operatives of the 9th mile Division of the Enugu state Police Command on Saturday, smashed a notorious six man armed robbery gang that has been operating in police uniform, as well as specializes in blocking of highways and hijacking of buses with passengers. The State Police Public […]

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