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Governor Ugwuanyi Presents N109.199 Billion Budget Estimates For 2019

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu state Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has presented a budget estimate of N109,199 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for consideration and passage. Presenting the budget proposal christened ‘‘Budget of peace, equity and prosperity’’, Governor Ugwuanyi disclosed that the appropriation bill was 5.44% higher […]

Buhari Greets Oil And Gas Investor, Leemon Ikpea At 62

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with a major investor in the oil and gas industry, Chief (Dr) Leemon Ikpea, as he turns 62 on December 19, 2018. The President appreciates the grace of God, which brought Chief Ikpea from humble beginnings to the topmost rungs of the business ladder today, and describes him […]

Sex For Marks Scandal: Disgraced OAU Lecturer Gets 2 Year Jail Term

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The embattled former Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Lecturer Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele who is being prosecuted over ‘sex for mark’ offence has been jailed for two years. Akindele has since been sacked by the OAU authorities as the institution’s investigative committee found him guilty of sexually harassing in his office, a post graduate student […]

Death: Ebonyi Police Arrest Hotel Manager, Staff

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The police in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital, South- East Nigeria, on Sunday arrested the Manager and other Staff of 3 Star Crown Garden Hotel, located along the ever-busy Afikpo road in the city for questioning over the discovering of a lifeless body of a yet to be […]

Stakeholders in Bayelsa Calls For Concerted Efforts to End Drug Abuse

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson on Friday advocated for the setting up of a special committee to monitor the abuse of drugs in the state. He said the committee will among other things provide counselling services for those exposed to hard drugs and also work with relevant […]

Election: Nigeria Immigration Warns Foreigners Against Possession of PVCS

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As the 2019 general election gathers momentum, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Enugu state Command, has advised foreigners resident in parts of the state in possession of the permanent voter’s card (PVC) to surrender it voluntarily to the organization, or risk prosecution if apprehended. It urged such non-Nigerians in the state to […]

Sanitation: NGO Takes Campaign Against Open Defecation to Enugu Market

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An Enugu based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Global Health and Awareness Research Foundation (GHARF) on Thursday took the campaign against open defecation to Ogbete Market in Enugu. The campaign was powered in conjunction with WaterAid, Enugu State, and Hope Spring Water NGOs. Speaking to Newsmen during the exercise, Executive […]

Police Arrest Man for Killing Lover in Enugu

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state police Command has arrested one Mr. Okonkwo Chinuzor of Obe in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu state, South- East Nigeria, for allegedly killing his lover over a misunderstanding that ensued between them. According to Ebere Amarizu, the Command’s Spokesman, who made this […]

11 Nigerian Soldiers Face Court Martial Over Indiscipline

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The fate of 11 Soldiers serving under the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army Enugu, accused of various offences are now hanging in the balance, following Monday’s inauguration of an 8-man member General court Martial to prosecute them. Inaugurating the court at the officer’s mess of the […]

Police Orders Investigation of Alleged Assassination Attempt on Fr. Mbaka

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state police command has commenced a full scale investigations into the recent alleged assassination attempt on the spiritual Director of the poplar Adoration ministry Enugu, Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. Recall that some members of the Ministry had last week issued a press statement in which they alleged that the […]

Governor Ugwuanyi Swears In New Commissioners

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu state governor, Lawrence Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi  on Friday swore in Mrs. Eucharia Uche Offor and Prince Emeka Mamah as commissioners in his cabinet. Mrs. Offor, who was the immediate past commissioner for finance, resigned her position to contest for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for Igbo-Etiti/Uzo-Uwani Federal […]

Ebonyi University Sacks 63 Lecturers for Sexual Harassment, Extortion, Others

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Authorities of the Ebonyi state University (EBSU), Abakaliki, South- East Nigeria, has shown 63  lecturers of the institution the exit door over  various offences, particularly alleged certificate forgeries, extortion and students sexual harassment It, however, advised the students to always report cases of sexual harassment to the management so that it will […]

Nigerian Army Reviews Its Operations Contingency Plan Ahead of 2019 Election

Photo: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army Enugu, says it has reviewed her operational contingency plan to checkmate current and emerging security challenges within its Area of responsibility with the aim […]

Presidential Committee Spends Over N300m on Relief Materials Nationwide

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Presidential Committee on flood Relief and rehabilitation (PCFRR), says it has expended over 300 million naira in procurement of assorted relief materials distributed to disaster victims across the six geo political zones of the country via the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA. African Examiner reports that the […]

Ogun ADP Okays Oduwole as Dimeji Bankole’s Running Mate

Photo: Ogun ADP Deputy Governorship Candidate, Mrs Oluwafunmilayo Oduwole (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Ogun State has picked Mrs Oluwafunmilayo Oduwole as the running mate to its governorship candidate, Mr Dimeji Bankole. The announcement was contained in a statement  signed by the state Publicity Secretary, Sunday Olaleye and issued on Wednesday in Abeokuta, […]

EFCC South East Zone Gets New Head

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The national leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has appointed an Assistant Commissioner of police,   Usman Ahmed Imam, as the new south- East zonal head of the federal government  anti-corruption Agency. According to a statement made available to African Examiner in Enugu by the South […]

Buhari Not Cloned, Ignore Kanu’s ‘Abominable Utterances’, Says Popular Enugu Prophet

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular Enugu-based prophet, Anthony Nwoko, has tongue lashed runaway leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu over his utterance that Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari, has since passed on and  replaced by a cloned  Sudanese  man known as Jubril. He said contrary to the rumour which has since […]

Enugu IPAC Crisis Worsens as Faction Heads to Court

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The crisis rocking the Enugu state chapter of the Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC, has taken a new twist, as one of the factions has approached the court seeking to be recognized as the authentic and duly elected executive in the state, just as they called for the probing of […]

Mixed Reactions Trail FG’s Reduction Of JAMB, NECO Fees

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mixed reactions have trailed the Federal Government’s review of fees for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation  Examination (UTME),  Senior Secondary Certificate Examination(SSCE) and Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE). Some stakeholders, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday, commended the gesture and urged the government to overhaul the education sector. NAN reports […]

NEMA Donates Relief Materials to Enugu Community

From Ignatius Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The joy of victims of windstorm diaster in Agbogugu community, Awgu council Area of Enugu state, South East Nigeria, knew no bound Wednesday, as the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, presented them with lorry load of assorted relief materials valued several million of naira. Our Correspondent reports that the […]

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