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Law Graduate in Police Net for Stabbing Brother to Death

From Ignatius Okpara, Awka (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The police in Anambra state have arrested a 28-year-old law graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, UNIZIK  Awka,  Mr Victor Ohale, for allegedly  stabbing  his younger brother, Kelechi Ohale, to death. Mr. Haruna Mohammed, the police Spokesman in the state who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday in […]

LASU Slams Indefinite Suspension on 3 Students Over Cultism, Rape

By Niyi Adeyi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos State University (LASU) authority has approved the indefinite suspension of two final year students, over alleged cultism related activities. Vice-Chancellor of the institution Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, ratified the suspension of the two undergraduates identified as: Oloyede Akanbi and Tobiloba Olutade LASU Wednesday disclosed that Akanbi and Olutade were 400 […]

Hajj 2019: NACHON Extends Registration Till July 25; Reduces Fare

By Ganiyu Nasirudeen (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NACHON) has extended the deadline for registration of pilgrims till July 15, as well as announced downward review of Hajj fare so as to enable the intending pilgrims have opportunity to participate in the 2019 exercise. Head of Media and Public Affairs of the […]

Group to Engage Enugu Stakeholders In Implementation Of Criminal Justice

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State Working Group on the project, promoting accountability and transparency in the administration of Criminal Justice System in Nigeria, is to engage key stakeholders in the implementation of administration of criminal justice Act ACJA, 2015 and administration of justice criminal law ACJL 2017 of Enugu state. It listed some […]

Iworiso-Markson Wants Kinsmen to Shun Divisive Politics Ahead Of Guber Poll

(AFRICAN EXAMINER ) – Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the people of Ogbia local government area have been advised to move in one direction in order to maximize their electoral value. A stakeholder in the area, Daniel Iworiso-Markson who gave the advice when he recieved leaders of the Ogbia Restoration Crusaders (ORC) said […]

Shocker: Another Final Year UNN Student Commits Suicide

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Less than a month a 400-level student of the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN),Chukwuemeka Akachi, committed suicide, another final year student of the institution, Mr Samuel Elias has killed himself in same manner. The deceased, who until his death was a student of the department of […]

Drama in Bauchi Assembly As Lawmakers Elect 2 Speakers

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Eighteen out of the 31 lawmakers-elect of Bauchi State House of Assembly Thursday held a parallel inauguration and re-elected Mr Kawuwa Damina as the new speaker. The Members-elect who held plenary outside the assembly complex under the stature of the symbol of a mace, also elected Tukur Ibrahim as parallel Deputy Speaker. Earlier 11 […]

Ugwuanyi’s Aide Picks Medical Bills of Enugu Woman Who Delivered Quadruplets

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Special Assistant (SA) to Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi  on new media, Hon. Emmanuel Ikechukwu-Jonathan,(JP) has paid off the medical bills of a woman delivered of quadruplets held back in Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane Enugu for not being able to pay the hospital bills. Husband of the woman, […]

Good Governance: Group Tasks Youths On State Lawmakers Engagement

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Westminster foundation for Democracy (WFD), a United Kingdom (UK) non – departmental public body committed to the promotion of democratic institutions across the globe, has stressed the need for youths of Enugu state, South- East  Nigeria, to always engage the State House of Assembly on good governance, accountability and passage of people-oriented bills. The […]

Governor Ihedioha Makes More Appointments In Imo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo on Wednesday made more appointments into his cabinet for the administration of the state. The names and portfolios of the appointees are contained in statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Owerri. The new […]

Senate President Appoints Media Aides, Others

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday approved the appointment of Mr Mohammed Isa as his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity. Mr Babagana Muhammad, Chief of Staff to the President of the Senate, in a statement in Abuja said Lawan also approved the appointment of Dr Betty Okoroh as his […]

Kogi Traditional Rulers Back Yahaya Bello For Second Term

…Demand Senior Minister in Next Cabinet By Rotimi Fadeyi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Traditional rulers in Kogi state have presented Governor Yahaya Bello for a second term in office while also demanding for the appointment of a Senior Minister in the Federal Cabinet, saying that they are not comfortable with the position of Minister of State. […]

Court Orders Withdrawal of Certificate of Return From Ondo APC Lawmaker

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn the Certificate of Return issued to Mr. Sina Akinwumi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in Ondo State. The action followed a judgement by the State’s High Court. Akinwumi who is representing Okitipupa constituency II of the South West State had earlier been declared […]

17 Killed in Borno By Suspected Boko Haram Suicide Bombers

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have killed 17 people in Kodunga, Borno State, North Eastern Nigeria. Emergency services confirmed the sad incident Monday. Reports said three suspected bombers detonated their explosives outside a location where football fans were watching a match on TV Sunday evening.   Please follow and like us:

APC Chieftain Shot in Enugu As Party Calls For Thorough Investigation

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of All progressive congress APC, has condemned in strong terms the shooting of its youth leader in Enugu West senatorial district, Mr. James Nwajoku, Saturday evening by unknown gunmen, calling on security agents to carry out thorough investigation on the attack with a view to […]

James Hope College Scholar Emerges Winner Of Cambridge Summer School Scholarship

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – James Hope College (JHC) has reaffirmed its impressive stance on academic excellence with its recent award for the Cambridge Immerse Scholarship. Just a few months after the college published its outstanding IGCSE result, recording 100% score in 14 subjects (A* – C), one of JHC’s students, Akajiugo Amucheazi won the highly sought-after […]

Ooni Lauds Enugu Monarch for Strengthening Ties Among Traditional Institutions

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Ooni of Ife, Oba Babatunde Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has applauded His royal Majesty, Igwe Cyprian Maduabuchukwu Nevobasi, Ezeani (111) of Agunese Mmaku in Awgu council Area of Enugu State, South- East Nigeria, for strengthening relationships among traditional institutions across Nigeria. He spoke weekend when Igwe Nevobasi paid him a courtesy […]

Bayelsa Guber Poll: I Won’t Impose Candidates – Dickson

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – With about five months to the November 16 governorship election, Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson in Abuja on Monday advised aspirants who believed in imposition of candidates to have a rethink. According to him, any of the aspirants who feel they have experience and capacity should go and make their case […]

Ex-Governor’s Son, Chinedum Orji Elected Abia Assembly Speaker

Photo: Former Abia Governor, Theodore Orji (AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Mr Chinedum Orji (PDP), representing Umuahia Central Constituency, was on Monday elected as the Speaker of the seventh Abia State House of Assembly. (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The 24-member assembly also elected Mr Ifeanyi Uchendu (PDP), representing Ohafia South as the Deputy Speaker. Orji, who was a […]

Enugu Community to Honour Indigenes Of  90-Years Old and Above

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As part of efforts to recognize longevity, Amokwe ancient kingdom in Udi council  Area of Enugu State, South- East Nigeria, says plans are afoot by the community  to recognize its indigenes that have clocked 90 years and above, just as it empowered less privileged women and students. The proposed […]

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