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Police Arraign Ex- Enugu Commissioner In Court Over False Information


By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State Police Command on Thursday arraigned the former Commissioner for Works, Transport and Special Duties in the state, Engr. Luke Mammel before an Enugu-East Magistrate Court for giving false information to the Police. Mammel, who is the current Director of Works & Services at the […]

Alleged Bribery, Nepotism Mar Enugu 2000 Teachers Recruitment


… Officials Collect N150, 000 From Applicants By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ongoing recruitment exercise of 2000 primary school teachers by Enugu State government is being trailed with the allegation of bribery and favouritism by the officials in charge of the exercise. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the exercise is handled by […]

Rights Group Accuses Enugu Govt. Of Inaction On Fulani Herdsmen Attack


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An Enugu based human rights organization, the ‘Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network’ (CRRAN), has accused the Enugu State Government of not doing enough to check violence activities of herdsmen in the State. It also berated the Enugu State Attorney General and Commissioner ‎for Justice, Meletus […]

Police Confirms Attack By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen On Enugu Community


By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State Police Command has confirmed the early morning attack on Ndiagu Attakwu community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, by the suspected Fulani herdsmen. Our Correspondent gathered that the ugly incident, left several people dead, including a Catholic seminarian, while scores sustained […]

At Last, Enugu Assembly Passes Child Right Bill Into Law


By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At last, the Enugu State House of Assembly Thursday passed the Child Rights Bill into law. AFRICAN EXAMINER reports that the 275 section bill was passed after it had scaled the First and second reading and went through public hearing. Following a report of the House Joint […]

Enugu Assembly Probes Ex-Gov. Chime, Others Over Diversion Of State’s IGR

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By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ongoing probe of the administration of the immediate past Governor of Enugu State, Bar. Sullivan Chime, by the State’s House of Assembly, continued Tuesday, as the lawmakers, resolved to look into the internally Generated Revenue (IGR) accrued to Chime’s administration which lasted between 2008 and […]

Enugu Assembly Hits Ex- Governor Chime, Directs Ugwuanyi To Revoke Previous Contracts

Enugu Governor, Chime Sullivan

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU , NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely eight months the Enugu State House of Assembly summoned some former Commissioners and contractors that handled various projects during the administration of ex- Governor Sullivan Chime, the Legialative House has again, called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to revoke with immediate effect all contractual agreements […]

Enugu Government Raises Alarm Over Vandalisation Of Traffic Light System

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By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State Government has raised alarm on vandalization of the equipment that control traffic light system at Ani Street junction, Enugu by WTC, resulting in temporary shutdown of the traffic light system along University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC) road. It said the equipment was […]

Fuel Strike: Enugu Workers Snub NLC, Resume Offices


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nationwide strike called by the comrade Ayuba Wabba led faction of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent hike in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also called petrol; new Minimum Wage, among other demands Wednesday was a failure in Enugu State, as […]

Enugu Attack: APC Governors Pay Condolence Visit To Ugwuanyi


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The All Progressive Congress (APC) Governors Tuesday paid a condolence visit to Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, over the recent attack on Nimbo community in Uzo Uwani council area of the State. Led by its chairman and Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, the progressive Governors, […]

Herdsmen Attack: NEMA Donates Relief Materials To Nimbo Community, Enugu


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated assorted relief materials to Nimbo community, in Uzo-Uwani council area of Enugu State recently attacked by the suspected Fulani herdsmen. It would be recalled the community last week Monday, April 25, was early in the morning attacked, leaving […]

Enugu Cleric Urges FG To Declare State Of Emergency On Fulani Herdsmen


– Threatens Counter Attacks By IPOB, MASSOB By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ArchBishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion, Rev. (Dr) Emmanuel Chukwuma, has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency declare a state of emergency on the menace of Fulani herdsmen in some […]

Again, Scores Killed in Enugu Community By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Twenty people have been killed Monday by the suspected Fulani herdsmen who lauched another offensive on Nimbo community in Uzo- Uwani council area of Enugu state. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the dead bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Shanahan General Hospital in Nsukka town. Our correspondent learnt that […]

Enugu Police Command Parades Over 20 Armed Robbery Suspects


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The Enugu State Police Command on Tuesday paraded over 20 armed robbery suspects, including two members of a notorious syndicate which specializes in tricycle snatching in the State and its environs. Two among the suspects were alleged to be among those who killed some tricycle operators whose decomposing bodies were found […]

Ghost Workers: Enugu State Begins BVN-Backed Verification

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By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu As part of strategy to checkmate ghost workers, in its public service, the Enugu state Government, has directed the immediate biometric capturing of her entire workforce and pensioners using Bank Verification Number (BVN). Commissioner in charge of Ministry of Information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele, who made this known to newsmen weekend in […]

Northern Community In Enugu Raises Alarm Over Disappearance Of Members


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The Northern Community in Enugu State has raised alarm on the mysterious and sudden disappearance of three of its members. The missing members include: Nuhur Tahiru, Musa Nuhu and Idris Lawan. The three are tricycle operators from Enugu Central Mosque Unit. A statement issued on behalf of the community by a […]

Ebonyi Police Command Launches Manhunt On Another Rapist


By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki Less than two weeks police in Ebonyi State arrested a Pastor for allegedly raping a 23 year old girl, the security operatives has launched a manhunt on another rapist in the state who forcefully had carnal knowledge of one Chioma Mgbada at gun point. The state Police Command said on Thursday […]

Fraudsters Hack Into Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Cell Phone


By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has alerted members of the public on the hacking of his cell phone line by unknown persons. Chief press Secretary, (CPS) to the Governor, Uwakwe Abugu, in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu, the State capital, indicated that the criminal act happened on […]

Again, Fuel Scarcity Hits Enugu


By Ignatius Okpara Scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as (petrol) has hit Enugu State, leading to almost 50 percent increase in transport fare and some commodities. When AFRICAN EXAMINER Correspondent who has been monitoring the development went round Enugu, the State capital Saturday, it was observed that the product was being sold for […]

EXCLUSIVE: Another Mass Defection Looms In Enugu PDP


*Chimaroke, Ken Nnamni, Nwodo, Others On The List By Igantius Okpara, Enugu The Enugu State chapter of the People’s Democratic party, (PDP) is likely to suffer soon, another serious setback, as the former National Chairman of the party, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, and some of its chieftains in the area might have concluded plans to dump […]

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