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FG Orders State To Stop Registration of Non- Indigenes

Jacob Oyewale. Abuja The Federal Government has directed state governments, who have been registering and deporting some Nigerians from their states in enforce to stop Boko Haram attack to stop the illegal action. He noted all Nigerians by provision of 1999 constitution were free to settle down in any part of the country that they […]

BREAKING NEWS! Prominent Northern Politician and Former Transportation Minister, Umaru Dikko Dies at 78

Nigeria has again lost one of its political icons, Alhaji Umara Dikko. A prominent Northern politician, from Kaduna, North Central Nigeria and former Minister of Transportation during the Second Republic (Alhaji Shehu Shagari’s administration), Dikko died at the age of 78 in a London hospital early Tuesday Morning. His son, Dr. Bello Dikko and another […]

BREAKING NEWS: Adamawa market hit by Bomb explosion

A bomb explosion has occurred at Kasuwan Kuturu market in Mubi area of Adamawa State. The Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, John Abakasanga, said the explosion targeted a police patrol team but there was no casualty from the blast. Details later

Breaking News: Explosion Erupts in Health college in Kano, Seven killed

An explosion has erupted at a public health college (Kano School of Hygiene), in the Kano city, North Western Nigeria, the Police source has revealed. As at the time of filling this report, African Examiner gathered that at least seven people have been reported killed in the blast which occurred around 2pm Monday. The explosion […]

12 killed, 5 Injured in Early Morning Attack in Plateau

By Agabus Pwanagba The killings in the hinterlands of Plateau Northern Senatorial District continued as 12 people were killed on Wednesday in an early morning attack. African Examiner gathered that four officers of Special Task Force (STF) responsible for the maintenance of peace in the State were among the victims. Villages touched by the unknown […]

BREAKING NEWS! Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Emerges New Emir of Kano

  The sacked Governor of Nigeria,s Central Bank CBN, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has emerged as the new Emir of Kano. Sanusi was installed by the Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso and four other kingmakers from the Kano Emirate today , sunday. Sanusi: From Banking to Palace In 1985, Sanusi joined Icon Limited (Merchant Bankers), […]

Bloody Sunday: 10 Killed In Another Bomb Explosion In Kano

At least 10 people have been reportedly killed as another car bomb explodes at Sabon Gari in the ancient city of Kano in the series of bomb attack on northern Nigeria by the Islamic terrorists, Boko Haram. It was gathered that the explosion went off shortly before 9:30 pm on Sunday. Unofficial source says 10 […]

Boko Haram Releases New Video…Leader Threatens To Sell All Abducted Girls

Fears for the fate of more than 200 abducted girls turned even more nightmarish Monday when the leader of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, that kidnapped them announced plans to sell them. “I abducted your girls. I will sell them in the market, by Allah”. The group leader said in a video first obtained […]

Breaking News! Michael Otedola dies at 87

A former Governor of Lagos State, Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola, is dead. The former governor’s widow, Lady Doja Otedola, in a statement said Otedola died on Monday morning at the age of 87 years, . The statement reads, “Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola passed away this morning at 87. Funeral arrangements to be announced later by […]

Breaking News! Justice Oputa Dies At 96

Retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead. He died at the age of 96, according to his family. He was said to have died around 3:30 pm on Sunday in Abuja. The former jurist has been sick and is said to have suffered partial stroke and has been bedridden. A statement […]

Breaking News! 10 Dead In Another Bomb Blast In Nyanya

Breaking News! At least 10 people have been confirmed dead and 13 others have been injured in a bomb blast that ripped through Nyanya, Abuja Thursday, less than three weeks after 75 people were killed in the same area, according to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA. The bomb went off around 8:20 pm, about 10 […]

FG Bans Military, Police, Other Security Officials At Five International Airports

 Kayode Adelowokan The federal government of Nigeria has banned government protocol officials, aides of dignitaries, protocol officers of private companies, unauthorized uniformed and un-uniformed military and security officials from restricted areas of the five international airports The Special adviser to the president on performance monitoring and evaluation, Professor Sylvester Monye, said this on Monday at […]

15 People Roasted, Bank, Houses Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes in Lagos

Ayo Balogun, Lagos Tragedy struck on Apapa Expressway, Lagos, Nigeria on late Tuesday Night when a petrol tanker fully loaded somersaulted and exploded burning 15 people, bank, houses and vehicles. The tanker, said to be carrying 33,000 litres of fuel lost its brake and somersaulted and then exploded, with 15 people immediately roasted and a […]

Breaking News: Jonathan Falls Sick, Receives Treatment at London Hospital

Femi Kehinde President Goodluck Jonathan on Thurday falls ill in London and could not be present at the opening of the meeting with Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council (HIIC). According to Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Dr. Reuben Abati, President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners and advised to […]

Breaking News: Great Nigeria House, Lagos on Fire

By Femi Kehinde, Lagos The Great Nigeria House, a 25-storey building along Martins Street, off Balogun, on the Marina, Lagos Island is on fire. It housed banks and other businesses. As at the time of at the time of filing this report, properties worth millions of Naira have been destroyed. The Federal and State Fire Services […]

Breaking News: Taraba State Speaker is Dead

Femi Kehinde The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Haruna Tsokwa, is dead.  He took ill last Thursday and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Assembly Spokesman, Tanko Kaura confirmed the death of the Speaker. Kefas Sule, special assistant media to the Acting Governor, Garba Umar also confirmed that,  “He […]

25 Lagos Students Collapse After Inhaling Deadly Chemical

Ayo Balogun, Lagos At least, 25 students of Ogba Junior Secondary School, Lagos, Nigeria have collapsed after inhaling a chemical waste discharged into drainage near the school.  The students were rushed to a hospital after they inhaled the emission from a toxic chemical. Officials of the Lagos State Government rushed the unconscious students to the Blue […]

Breaking News: Kwara state Governor Dissolves Cabinet

Kwara state governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has dissolved the state executive council with immediate effect. Briefing newsmen immediately after the state executive council meeting, the secretary to the state government, Alh. Isiaka Gold said the governor asked the commissioners to hand over their ministries to their permanent secretaries. He added that the dissolution also extends to […]

Breaking News: Controversial NPC Chairman Festus Odimegwu Resigns

By Femi Kehinde, Lagos The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Festus Odimegwu has resigned his appointment from the Commission. A statement issued on Thursday by the Special Assistant (media) to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Sam Nwaobasi, confirm that President Goodluck Jonathan has already accepted the resignation. The statement reads: […]

IRS Plane in Near Mishap, Discharges All 89 passengers on Runway

The African Examiner, No fewer than 89 passengers escaped death on Sunday when an IRS Airline plane has a landing problem and disembarked passengers on the runway of the Kaduna Airport, Nigeria.  The airline was said to have received a low hydraulic warning shortly before it landed as it could not make it to the […]

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