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Enugu LGA Polls: APC Calls for  Resignation of ENSIEC Boss

From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State chapter of the All progressives Congress APC, has called for the immediate resignation of the chairman of the state Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) Mr. Mike Ajogu, (SAN) saying he has compromised his office. Protesting the alleged unlawful disqualification of two of its chairmanship and […]

Anambra Guber: Opposition Candidates Frown at Obiano Over Pulling Down of Campaign Billboards, Posters

From Ignatius Okpara, Awka (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra state, Southeast- Nigeria, Some opposition governorship candidates have decried the continued pulling down of their campaign billboards in parts of the state, by those suspected to be agents of the incumbent governor, Willy Obiano. Obiano, came into office via […]

LASEMA Confirms Recovery of  Man Who Jumped Into Lagoon

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Sunday confirmed that it has recovered the body of the man identified as Oluseye Adekunle, who allegedly jumped into lagoon last Friday. LASEMA General Manager, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, told journalists in Lagos that a fisherman saw Adekunle’s floating body Sunday morning by a […]

LGA Polls: Enugu APC Raises Alarm over Plot to Disqualify Its Candidates

From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – The Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress APC, has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission ENSIEC, to disqualify its candidates ahead of the November 4 council polls. The party also accused the commission of breaching its guidelines and […]

Kaduna Teachers Go Spiritual to Avert Looming Massive Sack

Photo: Kaduna state governor, Nasir ElRufai KADUNA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As the massive sack of primary school teachers looms in the State, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State has resolved to commence a three-day fasting and prayers to avert the disaster. It would be recalled that over […]

Buhari Says Southeast Will Benefit More From Roads, Rails Projects

Photo: President Buhari with L-R: Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi; President Ohaneze Ndigbo Chief John Enia Nwodo; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured stakeholders from the South East that the region will benefit more from roads and […]

Onu Commissions Livestock Feed Milling in Bayelsa

*Says only Science and Technology can rescue Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has commissioned the Advanced Laboratory and Livestock Feed Milling Complex at Biodec Odi, Bayelsa State. The laboratory and Livestock Feed Milling Complex which the Minister described as world class has the capacity to do Gen-map on […]

Igbo Group Kicks Against Militarization Of South-East, Says IPOB Not a Terrorist Organisation

Photo: Prof. Ben Nwabueze From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The professor Ben Nwabueze, led Igbo Leaders of Thought (ILT), has condemned the invasion of the South East geopolitical zone of Nigeria  by the military through the Operation Python DanceII as well as  the humiliation, and alleged attendant killings by the army, calling for […]

Panic As Parents Withdraw Children From Enugu Schools Over Rumour of Army Forceful Vaccination

From  Ignatius Okpara,  Enugu Nigeria …Rumour not true, Baseless -Army (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There was tension in parts of Enugu state South- East Nigeria on Wednesday, following rumour  making the rounds that some persons suspected to be military personnel were forcefully administering immunization vaccines to school children. The development however, put fear in  the students, […]

Shame as 21,000 Kaduna School Teachers Fail Primary 4 Test

Photo: Kaduna state governor, Nasir El’Rufai KADUNA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Almost 21,780 out of 33,000 Kaduna teachers failed the primary four test administered to test their competence by the State government. Consequently, the Government is now shopping for 25,000 new teachers as one of the plans to restore dignity and quality to State’s public […]

Monkeypox Hits Lagos, 2 Suspected Cases Reported

By Ayo Balogun (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Residents of Lagos State must from now be very careful about the possible spread of Monkeypox virus as the suspected cases of the disease has been confirmed. The State Commissioner for Health Dr. Jide Idris Monday disclosed that two suspected cases of the ravaging disease have been recorded in […]

Iworiso-Markson Takes Over, Announces Establishment of Bayelsa Community Radio

Photo: Bayelsa’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government on Monday said says it would soon establish community radio stations in the three senatorial zones of the state as part of measures to increase public awareness and enlightenment to the grassroots. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel […]

Again Heavy Flood Hits Imo Community, Renders Residents Homeless

From Ignatius Okpara IMO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Umuohii village in Oboama Autonomous Community, Ezinihitte Mbaise council Area of Imo State, South- East Nigeria, has again been ravaged by flood disaster which submerged buildings and farmlands, making many residents homeless. The flood, which occurred following a heavy downpour that lasted two days, weekend, affected no […]

Jail Break in Enugu As Two Inmates Escape

From  Ignatius   Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – Two inmates of the federal prisons Enugu have  escaped in a reported jail break that occurred in the early hours Saturday. African Examiner gathered that the two notorious criminals masterminded the jail break. However, there were conflicting reports as at the time of filing this report whether the […]

After 15 Years, Enugu Pensioners Receive Gratuities

Photo caption: Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The joy of pensioners in Enugu State Local Government system some of whom retired 15 years ago, yesterday knew no bound, as they were paid their gratuities. Some of the beneficiaries, who reacted to the development in Enugu, thanked the state […]

2 PDP Federal Lawmakers Defect to APC

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suffered another setback as two of its Federal Legislators have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The Lawmakers are Hon. Zaphaniah Gisalo representing Abuja Municipal Area Council/Buari and Hon.Yusuf Tijani from Kogi State. Expectedly, the PDP Legislators kicked and protested against […]

Bayelsa Government Begins Public Sector Reforms

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government has commenced a comprehensive ‎ public sector reform as part of measures to re-jig the system and make it more viable for rapid growth. This was one of the disclosures made shortly after the 80th State Executive Council meeting which took place in Yenagoa on Wednesday. Briefing newsmen […]

Kwara: Governor Ahmed Approves Minor Cabinet Reshuffle

Photo: Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle involving four commissioners to re-energise governance in the state. According to a statement by the Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Sola Gold, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed approved the movement of Engineer […]

At Last, Enugu APC Expels Its Vice Chairman, Ally of Foreign Affairs Minister

From  Ignatius  Okpara,  Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has announced the expulsion from the party, its former vice chairman, Comrade Adolphus Ude. African Examiner recalled that Ude, an ally of the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, was suspended alongside ten others for alleged anti party activities […]

Police Arraign Lebanese Expatriate, 3 Others Over Theft

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Abakaliki (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A magistrate court sitting in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital, South- East Nigeria, on Friday arraigned a 46 year old lebanese expatriate, identified as Mr. Antioni Alromi, and three others for allegedly stealing properties valued more than N7 million naria belonging to a construction firm. Our Correspondent reports […]

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