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Enugu Community Drags 7 Indigenes to Court Over Leadership Feud

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Indigenes of Umualor community in Isi-Uzo council  area of Enugu state, South- East Nigeria, have dragged seven of its indigenes to the state High court in Obollo-Afor, asking the court to stop them from parading themselves as elected representatives of Umuezuboke Development Union (UDU). African Examiner learnt that […]

Male Student, Girlfriend Found Dead in Imo –Police

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Imo state police Command, says it has commenced full scale investigation into the death of a young man and his girlfriend, believed to be students of Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, whose lifeless bodies were found in a hostel room in the area on Sunday. Spokesman of the state […]

Nigerian Doctor Says His Drug Can Cure Covid-19, Seeks Govt’s Support for Clinical Trial

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A renowned medical practitioner Dr. Chidi Ezeihu, from the University of Nigeria, (UNN) Nsukka, Enugu state, has urged  the Federal government and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), to as matter of urgency carry out a clinical trial of  his therapy, researched for the cure of the dreaded coronavirus […]

Leader Of Chinese Investors In Nigeria Decries US Propaganda to Hurt Africa-China Friendship

By  Ignatius Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Chairman of Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria, Chief Ronnie Liu has decried what he termed alleged “enmity that the US sows in the minds of Nigerians and Africans against China as baseless. Liu, a Lagos based  businessman with interests in several sectors of the economy, lamented […]

COVID-19: Enugu LGA Embarks on Sensitization Tour of Communities

…Says Disease Not Only For Rich People , Big Cities From  Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As the entire globe, including Nigeria continues to grapple with the dreaded Coronavirus , popularly known as COVID 19,  the committee set up by  the  Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu state, South- East Nigeria for the handling of issues […]

Enugu State Commissioner for Health Dies After Protracted Illness

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state government was on Saturday thrown into shock as its Commissioner of Health, Professor Anthony Ugochukwu died after a Protracted Illness. . African Examiner reports that the late surgeon died Friday night at Memphys Hospital, Enugu. Confirming the development, the Member representing Oji River state Constituency in the Enugu House […]

Enugu Police Nab 6 Robbery Suspects, Recover AK-47, Ammunition

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state police Command has apprehended six members of a notorious armed robbery gang that have been terrorising the state and its environs. Their arrest followed intelligence gathered by the Command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (SARS), which led to the arrest of Eneh Ekene at Ugbo-Odogwu, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu and […]

COVID-19: Nurses Protest in Enugu Over Lack of Protective Equipment

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu …Not True, We Have Enough Medical Supplies –Management (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Unhappy with the poor state of facilities and lack of protective equipment for work in this period of the dreaded COVID 19 pandemic, the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH) staged a […]

Women Group Urges Police to Prosecute Ex-NAWOJ Leader Over N5m Fraud

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of a non- governmental organisation, NGO) Women for Women (WFW), has dragged a former State and South- East zonal Chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, (NAWOJ) Mrs. Chieso Aninwagwa to the police over  alleged misappropriation of the organisation’s N5 million naira. In a petition […]

COVID-19: Lawmaker Wants Similar Special Grant Given to Lagos, Others Be Approved for Enugu

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the  recent confirmation of two cases of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic in Enugu state, SouthEast Nigeria, a serving member of the Federal House of Representatives from the state, Rt. Hon. Ofor Chukwuegbo, has urged  president Muhammadu Buhari, to extend the special COVID-19 palliative  approved for  Lagos and others, […]

Crime: Keke Association Lunches Operation Identify Yourself In Enugu

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – As part of measure to checkmate the incessant use of Tricycle popularly known as “Keke” in Nigerian parlance, in perpetrating robbery and other forms of crimes in Enugu metropolis and environ, the state branch of Association of Tricycle riders, has lunched what it described as “Operation  identify yourself” programme. Under the […]

Enugu Sports Club Gears Up For Hosting Of  Davis Cup Tennis Tournament

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Impressed by the proactiveness of the Enugu Sports club in the game of Tennis, under the watch of its incumbent chairman, Chief Ben Etiaba, the Nigeria Tennis Federation, NTF, says it is considering  attracting the famous  international Davis Cup Tennis Tournament to Enugu. It said if put together, […]

Abia Councilor Killed in Kerosene Explosion

From Ignatius Okpara  ABIA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Lawmaker in Obingwa Council Area of Abia State, South- East Nigeria, Obioma Ali has been killed by kerosene explosion. Ali died Tuesday at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, ABSU. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the local government area lawmaker, who represented Isiala Itu, Ward 12, was […]

APC Ready to Participate in Enugu Local Government Polls

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed its readiness to participate in the proposed local government area election in the state, just as it retreated her  her determination to wrestle power from the ruling  Peoples Democratic party PDP in 2019. However, as part […]

Igbo Quit Notice: Ohaneze Hits Security Agencies, Hails Afenifere, Northern Governors

By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Leadership of the Igbo umbrella body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has frowned at the failure of security agencies in arresting the Arewa Youths involved in the quit notice recently issued to Igbos resident in the Northern part of Nigeria. President General of the Organization, Chief John Nnia Nwodo […]

Police in Imo Parade Widow for Buying Kidnapped 10 Month-old Baby

From  Ignatius  Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) The Imo state police Command at the  weekend paraded a widow identified as Ogechi Chukwuocha, for buying a 10- month old baby for 650, 000 naira in the state. Also paraded alongside the middled-age woman were two of her accomplices whose  names were given as Callister Igwe and Chimezie Okafor, […]

INTERVIEW: PDP Dead, Decimated in Enugu, Nwoye Insists

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In the last few months, Enugu state which is governed by the crisis-ridden People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has witnessed an unprecedented defection of its members to the ruling All progressive Congress APC. Some of the notable chieftains of the party in the area that have pitched tents with the chief John Oyegun […]

Herdsmen Attacks: Women, Youths Stage Nude Protests In Anambra

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Awka (AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – Dozens of youths and women in Umuoba Anam community in Anambra East council  Area of Anambra State, South- East Nigeria, Thursday staged a nude protest against their traditional ruler, Igwe G.A. Ekwealor, whom they accused of allegedly supporting activities of rampaging herdsmen in the area. The protesters said […]

Land Dispute: Ex-Enugu Finance Commissioner Threatens Legal Action Against Catholic Church

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Enugu state commissioner for finance and lands, Deacon Okey Ogbodo and family have threatened a legal action against a Catholic church in Enugu over alleged trespass and destruction of  properties in their ancestral land. They also accused the parish in question, St. Patrick Catholic church Onah Lane, […]

Tension in Abia Assembly Over Speaker’s Impeachment

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu Enugu Nigeria (African Examiner) – Tension has enveloped the Abia state House of Assembly, following the impeachment of its Speaker, Martins Okechukwu Azubuike, on Thursday by 20 out of 24 members of the legislature. For fear of uncertainty, armed security men have taken over premises of the House. The Deputy Majority leader of […]

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