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Police Vow to Fish Out Killers of “Oko Oloyun”

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Oyo State Police Command on Friday vowed to fish out the killers of a trado-medical practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as ‘Oko Oloyun.’ The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the convoy of the deceased was attacked on Thursday on the Igbo-Ora-Eruwa road by gunmen who shot at his […]

Court Remands 2 Suspects For Raping, Murdering Maersk MD’s Wife

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, Lagos on Friday, ordered that two men who allegedly robbed and murdered the wife of the Managing Director of Maersk, be in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, pending legal advice. The police charge Olamilekan Oke and Adeyinka Akande, both electricians, with five counts bordering on conspiracy, murder, attempted […]

Popular Lagos Trado-Medical Practitioner, Oko Oloyun Shot Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos based and popular trado-medical practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, aka Okooloyun, has been shot dead by suspected gunmen on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in the Ibarapa Local Government area of Oyo State, South Western Nigeria. The popular traditional physician was reportedly shot dead Thursday, while returning from an outing around 4.30pm, when the gunmen […]

FG, South West Governors Agree on Amotekun

By Ayo Balogun, Abuja (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government of Nigeria and the governors of the South west have resolved their differences regarding the controversial security outfit of the region named “Amotekun.” The resolution followed a meeting on Thursday in Abuja between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, South West Governors, the Attorney General of the […]

$1.2bn Malabu Oil Scam: Confusion From EFCC Stalls Adoke’s Arraignment

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The arraignment of former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke was on Wednesday, stalled at the FCT High Court in Gwagwalada over confusion from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) the prosecuting agency. The EFCC counsel Bala Sanga told the court that he did not know why he was in court. “My […]

Tinubu Not Against Amotekun; Calls for Dialogue

…Says Nigeria’s Unity Not Threatened (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has called for private discussion between the Governors of the South-west and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, over Amotekun.  He said the foundation of the country had not been put at risk with the South-west […]

Trump Plans to Add Nigeria, 6 Others to Travel Ban List

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Trump administration is planning to add Nigeria and six other countries to its travel ban list. The other 6 countries are: Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Sudan and Tanzania Media reports say Some countries will face bans only on some visa categories. U.S. President Donald Trump said in an interview with Wall […]

Supreme Court Okays Ortom, Fintiri’s Elections

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Supreme Court of Nigeria has affirmed the election of Samuel Orton as the duly elected governor of Benue. The court in affirming his election dismissed the appeal filed by the appellants, Emmanuel Jime and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The court in unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Silvester Ngwuta, held that […]

UBA Connect Set to Deepen Intra-African Trade

…AS Customers Can Now Make Cash Withdrawals In Local Currencies (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the official  launch of a flagship product UBA Connect, a service that enables the  customers of the bank to conduct traditional banking transactions at any UBA branch in the 20 […]

Imo: PDP Leaders, Members Stage Protest Against Emeka Ihedioha’s Sack

By Ayo Balogun, Abuja (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Some Leaders and members of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Monday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja against last week judgement of the Supreme Court which upturned the victory of the ex-Governor, Emeka Ihedioha. The court in a lead ruling by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun held that Senator Hope […]

Tambuwal, Ganduje Survive as Supreme Court Okays Sokoto, Kano Guber Election

(AFRICAN EXAMINER)- The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the election of  Aminu Tambuwal as duly elected Governor of Sokoto State. Similarly, the apex court also affirmed Gov. Abdulahi Ganduje as the dully elected governor of Kano state in the March 9, 2019 governorship. In a judgment read by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, the court dismissed the appeal […]

EFCC Nabs 6 in Kwara Over Internet Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested six persons in connection for alleged involvement in the offence bordering on internet and other fraud related offences. The EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said this in a statement in Ilorin on Friday. The suspects according to […]

Enugu LGA Chairmanship Aspirant Drags PDP to Court

From   Ignatius Okpara, Enugu  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Chairmanship aspirant under the platform of the  People’s Democratic Party (PDP),  in the forthcoming local government election in Enugu  State, South- East Nigeria, Mr. Agbo Amos Amadi, has dragged the party to court, following the alleged refusal of the party to sell nomination form to him. The chairmanship […]

Man In Court For Beating Wife To Stupor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A 33-year-old man, Banjo Babatunde, who allegedly beat up his wife to stupor, was, on Friday, arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The defendant, who resides at 6B, Abosede Kuboye Street, Surulere, Lagos, is being tried for assault to which he, however, pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, W/Sgt. Chekube Okeh, told […]

Hope Uzodinma Sworn In As Substantive Imo Governor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been sworn in as the substantive governor of Imo after the Supreme Court declared him winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election. Uzodinma was sworn in by the Imo Chief Judge, Justice Pascal Nnadi with his team of over 30 judges […]

Petition Against NIA Director Frivolous, Work Of Mischief -Investigation

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the Director of Administration of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA), Alhaji Ismail Yusuf, may have been authored by a faceless individual, just as it has been found to be frivolous and written with intent to cause mischief, investigations have revealed.  It was […]

Sacked Imo Governor, Emeka Ihedioha Bows Out

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The embattled Imo state governor Emeka Ihedioha has blasted the Tuesday’s Supreme Court judgement that removed him from office saying it does not reflect the voting that took place during the March 9 governorship elections in the state. Ihedioha, however, said as a democrat, he is duty bound to accept the decision […]

Pauline Tallen Wants Welfare Status of Women Prioritized

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has called for increased attention toward the welfare, condition and status of women. She made the call during her first interactive session with gender desk officers of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSO) at a oneday strategic meeting to review […]

New Imo Governor, Uzodinma Freezes All State Govt Accounts

From Ignatius Okpara, Owerri  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Imo state new governor Hope Uzodinma, of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has issued an order freezing all bank accounts belonging to the state government in various financial institutions. African Examiner reports that An ‘Order of Post No Debit’ was  issued by Director-General, Hope Uzodinma’s Campaign Organisation, Chief Cosmas Iwu, barely […]

Security Agents Barricade Imo Govt House After Supreme Court Ruling

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Security agents have barricaded Imo Government House, Owerri, following the Supreme Court judgment against Gov. Emeka Ihedioha on the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state. Recall that the country’s apex court on Tuesday gave the ruling against Mr Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The court directed the immediate […]

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