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The Cabal Behind Emeka Mba’s Travails at EFCC

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – What many people may not know is that there are certain persons who ganged up to see the ouster of Emeka Mba as DG of the NBC. The original scheme hatched by this group intent on the removal of Mr Mba ostensibly due to disagreements over his handling of the […]

Nine Key Milestones In President Buhari’s First Year

By Garba Shehu Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He came to power following the decisive victory of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC over the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Dr. Goodluck […]

N10m Bribe: CCT Chairman was Implicated –EFCC witness

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, was implicated in a N10 million bribery allegation leveled against him by a retired Comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Rasheed Taiwo Owolabi. Owolabi is standing trial before the tribunal over alleged […]

(UPDATE) Press Statement By Minister Of State For Petroleum On Fuel Subsidy Removal

We have just finished a meeting of various stakeholders presided over by His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The meeting had in attendance the Leadership of the Senate, House of Representatives, Governors Forum, and Labour Unions (NLC, TUC, NUPENG, and PENGASSAN). The meeting reviewed: 1. The current fuel scarcity and […]

Bauchi To Benefit From US Reconstruction Of Northeast – GMA

Bauchi State is one of the states that is to benefit from the United States of America reconstruction and rehabilitation programme in the northeast region of Nigeria following the seven year insurgency that ravaged and crippled the socioeconomic activities of the northeast region and other parts of the country as well as other countries neighbouring […]

Global Stakeholders Set to Boost Energy and Infrastructure Development in Southern Africa Region

By Eric Ojo, Abuja As preparations for the Southern Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit (SAEIS) holding in Maputo, Mozambique, gather momentum, there are strong indications that the Summit will break new grounds in consolidating regional co-operation. This year’s SAEIS which is slated for 4th to 6th of May, will among other things, celebrate regional co-operation […]

Supreme Court Judgments Simply Reward Electoral Robberies, Killers –TMG

By Ayo Balogun, Abuja BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has slammed Nigeria’s supreme court over its controversial judgements on some governorship elections in which it upheld all the cases brought before it. TMG, Nigeria’s foremost independent citizen election observers group with over 400 members noted that the verdicts of the […]

Jebba-Mokwa Road, a National Disaster – Hon. Funke Adedoyin

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the Army, Hon. Funke Adedoyin, has described the Jebba-Mokwa Road as a national disaster. Adedoyin said the road needing urgent reconstruction. Adedoyin said this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Wednesday when she led a delegation of the Committee […]

Wike’s Wild Accusations Against Semenitari, Amaechi, Soyinka Last Kick of Dying a Horse

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Rivers state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) said the prediction by its governorship candidate, Dr. Dakuku Adol  Peterside is coming to pass. According to the party, the prediction that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will become history in the state by the end of  January, 2015 has […]

A Public Statement Denouncing the “Frivolous Petitions Bill”

We, the entire board and members of Online Publishers Association condemn in the strongest terms the motivation, process and purpose of the “Bill for an Act to Prohibit Frivolous Petitions and Other Matters Connected Therewith” which passed its 2nd reading at the Senate in a record eight (8) days; and is now set for a […]

Publisher Per Second News, Femi Soneye Loses Mum

Mrs Gbemisola Grace Soneye, the mother of the publisher of Per second news, a global online news organisation has passed away. She died on Tuesday at St Nicholas Hospital in Lagos at the age of 63 due to complications from Colon Cancer following a procedure to alleviate the problem. Announcing the death, a heartbroken Femi […]

Buhari’s 6 Months of Deceitful Change –Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the last six months of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration as that of “deceitful change,” lamenting that the President was destroying the image of Nigeria and its people for cheap international recognition. The governor, who also described the claim by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun that […]

Bayelsa PDP Denies Alleged Complicity In Ekeremor Violence

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa Restoration Campaign Organisation has denied any complicity in the alleged attack on members of the AllProgresives Congress (APC) members in Oweigbenecommunity in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state which the party said led to death. In a statement by the Director of Publicity of the organization, Jonathan […]

NIPR Honours Transcorp Hilton PR Manager

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Public Relations Manager of Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Mr. Shola Adeyemo has been honoured with an Outstanding Performance Award by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Capital Chapter. The award came in recognition of his service and contributions to the development of public relations practice in Nigeria and the hospitality […]

Aregbesola Secretly Introducing Fees In Public Schools –Osun PDP  

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Osun state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of secretly introducing payment of fees in public primary and secondary schools in the state. The party, in a statement issued in Osogbo on Thursday through its spokesperson, Prince Diran Odeyemi, said principals and headteachers of […]

Bayelsa PAYE: Sylva Thrives on Falsehood, Propaganda -Dickson’s Campaign Group

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Restoration Campaign Organisation of Governor Seriake Dickson on Thursday said  that the governorship candidate of the All progressives Congress, (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva could not differentiate between the Federal and the State government formulated policies especially on the issue of taxes and taxation. The RCO which specifically accused Sylva […]

Buhari Not Happy With Influx Of Foreign Construction Workers

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministries of Works and Lands, Housing and Urban Development to urgently prepare and present for approval and implementation, a plan of action for the speedy revitalisation and expansion of the nation’s vocational training centres. President Buhari gave the directive after being told at […]

APC Chieftain, Kpodoh, Writes Buhari Over Sylva’s Prosecution, Alleges Double Standard

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A clarion call has gone to President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to allow former governor of Bayelsa State and now candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Timipre Sylva, face prosecution for his cases before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Sylva, who was governor […]

Press Release: Wike’s Red Herring Panel of Inquiry and the Mythical ‘Missing’ N53bn

The attention of the media office of Former Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been drawn to a statement credited to the chairman of Mr Nyesom Wike’s invidious panel of inquiry. The statement credited to the panel’s chairman Justice Omeriji of a “missing” N53 billion is unfortunate and leaves much to be desired. The mischief is […]

Rivers APC Threatens to Expose Uche Secondus Over Attack On Amaechi

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned the Acting National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, to leave former Rivers State Chibuike Amaechi, alone or the party would be forced to expose him. Rivers APC gave the warning in a statement signed […]

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