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INEC To Deploy 12,000 Ad Hoc Staff For FCT Council Poll

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission would deploy 12,000 ad hoc personnel for the February 12, 2022 area council election in the Federal Capital Territory, its Resident Electoral Commissioner, Yahaya Bello. He also assured that INEC would provide a level playing field for candidates participating in the election. Bello, represented by the Administrative […]

Osinbajo’s Presidential Campaign Billboard Floods Abuja

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A  presidential campaign billboard bearing the name and picture of Vice  President Yemi Osinbajo has surfaced in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Osinbajo, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, is serving his second and final term of four years as the Vice President alongside the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). […]

Police Arrest 4 Suspects, Impound 21 Cars Over Illegal Car Races In Abuja

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)  has arrested four suspects and impounded 21 cars over illegal car races and other similar offences in Abuja. The Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, DSP Josephine Adeh made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. She said the suspects […]

(Updated): NEXT Supermarket On Fire In Abuja

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Next Cash and Carry, a popular supermarket in Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), is currently on fire. The supermarket is located along Ahmadu Bello way, Kado-kuchi area of Jahi- Kado expressway. The Federal Fire Service has advised residents to avoid the areas as firefighters are battling to put out the […]

COVID-19: Buhari Receives Pfizer Booster Jab

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja received his third booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Presidential Villa. The   president had taken his first jab of the vaccine on March 6 and the second jab on May 29, 2021. African Examiner reports that the third vaccine was administered on the […]

INEC Discovers 14,665 Multiple Registrations In FCT

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, said it discovered 14,665 multiple registrations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The number, it said, was among 42,986 Nigerians who completed their Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in the FCT. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this at the commission’s meeting with Resident Electoral […]

Orji Kalu Visits Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, said he visited the leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, in the custody of the Department of State Services on Monday afternoon. Kalu, in a statement personally signed by him and made available to our correspondent in Abuja, said […]

Saudi-Bound Businesswoman Excretes 80 Pellets Of Cocaine At Abuja Airport

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – NDLEA has arrested a businesswoman, Mrs Olayinka Adisa, a Saudi Arabia-bound passenger who ingested 80 pellets of cocaine. She was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, while on her way to perform Umrah (Lesser Hadj). NDLEA spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated on Monday in Abuja that Adisa, 46, lives in […]

NANS Threatens To Shut Down Nigeria Over Subsidy Removal

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Association of Nigerian Students has  threatened to shut down the country should the Federal Government proceed to remove subsidy from petrol. The organisation called on Nigerians and all its allied structures to be on the alert for further directives on the next action. The President of NANS, Sunday Asefon, issued […]

NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine Worth N2.7bn At Abuja Airport

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 9.30 kilograms of cocaine worth over N2.7 billion at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja. The NDLEA spokesperson, Mr Femi Babafemi,   in a statement on Thursday in Abuja He said  a 32-year-old drug trafficker based in Liberia, Maduabuchi Chinedu, was arrested with the […]

Growing Rate Of Undetected High Blood Pressure In Children Worrisome – Cardiologist

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  A Cardiologist, Dr Okechukwu Anthony, has said that growing rate of abnormal high blood pressure in children,  undetected or not taken seriously, has grave consequences, including organ damage. Anthony stated this  in Abuja that besides diabetes, being an adult disease on the rise in children and adolescents, high blood pressure had become […]

FCT Teachers’ Unpaid Salary Arrears: Indefinite Strike Inevitable – NUT Chairman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Federal Capital Territory primary and secondary school teachers have insisted that nothing will avert an indefinite strike if their demands are not met by Thursday, Nov. 25. The FCT Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Mr Stephen Knabayi, made this known  at the end of an emergency meeting  in Abuja. […]

FCTA Demolishes 100 Illegal Structure

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday demolished over 100 illegal structures obstructing road construction leading to Kukwaba II Train Station, in Karon-Majigi community. Mr Ikharo Attah, Senior Special Assistant (Designate) to the FCT Minister on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement, who led the exercise, reiterated the commitment of the administration towards […]

Alleged N5bn Fraud: Arraignment Of Stella Oduah Stalled

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The arraignment of former Aviation Minster, Stella Oduah,  on Monday, suffered setback in a Federal High Court, Abuja over a letter from the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) calling for the case review. African Examiner reports that Justice Inyang Ekwo had, on Oct. 20, fixed today for the arraignment […]

Omoyele Sowore Faces Fresh Charges

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The leader and convener of #Revolution Now”, Omoyele Sowore will be arraigned afresh on alleged treasonable felony today, November 22 at the Federal High Court in Abuja. According to available information, The activist is to be put on fresh trial by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice […]

Make Toilets Available At Strategic Points To Combat Open Defecation- Minister

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The  Minister for Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has called on all Nigerians and stakeholders to make toilets attractive and available at all points  towards promoting dignity and ending open defecation practices in the country. He made the call at the 2021 World Toilet Day commemoration, with the theme, ‘Valuing Toilets’ in […]

PDP Postpones North West Zonal Congress

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed the North West Zonal Congress of the party, earlier scheduled to hold on November 20. The party, in a statement issued by its National Organising Secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (rtd.), in Abuja, said the NWC approved the postponement of […]

Metal Electrocutes Lady In Obi Cubana’s Club

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A lady, identified as Susan, has been electrocuted at the Hustle and Bustle club in the Aminu Kano Crescent area of Wuse, Abuja. Hustle and Bustle is a club and restaurant co-owned by a popular socialite, Obi Cubana. It was gathered that the victim, who went to the club on Saturday, was […]

Petrol Queues Resurface In Abuja Over Fear Of Price Hike, Scarcity

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Long queues have resurfaced in Abuja filling states as motorists struggle to purchase Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. African Examiner  reports that most fuel stations were locked while long queues were noticed in retail outlets in Wuse, Gwarimpa, Wuye and Kubwa expressway on Sunday. A private car owner, Mr Emmanuel […]

Vanguard Journalist’s Death: NUJ Picks Holes In Police’ Account, Demands Independent Inquiry

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Abuja Chapter, has rejected the account of the police on the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and subsequent death of Vanguard Newspaper reporter, Tordue Salem. The Chairman of the NUJ FCT council, Emmanuel Ogbeche, while receiving a letter from the House of Representatives Press Corps at the NUJ […]

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