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Police Confirms Attack By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen On Enugu Community

By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State Police Command has confirmed the early morning attack on Ndiagu Attakwu community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, by the suspected Fulani herdsmen. Our Correspondent gathered that the ugly incident, left several people dead, including a Catholic seminarian, while scores sustained […]

At Last, Enugu Assembly Passes Child Right Bill Into Law

By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU NIGERIA, (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At last, the Enugu State House of Assembly Thursday passed the Child Rights Bill into law. AFRICAN EXAMINER reports that the 275 section bill was passed after it had scaled the First and second reading and went through public hearing. Following a report of the House Joint […]

Enugu Assembly Probes Ex-Gov. Chime, Others Over Diversion Of State’s IGR

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ongoing probe of the administration of the immediate past Governor of Enugu State, Bar. Sullivan Chime, by the State’s House of Assembly, continued Tuesday, as the lawmakers, resolved to look into the internally Generated Revenue (IGR) accrued to Chime’s administration which lasted between 2008 and […]

Enugu Assembly Hits Ex- Governor Chime, Directs Ugwuanyi To Revoke Previous Contracts

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU , NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely eight months the Enugu State House of Assembly summoned some former Commissioners and contractors that handled various projects during the administration of ex- Governor Sullivan Chime, the Legialative House has again, called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to revoke with immediate effect all contractual agreements […]

Enugu Government Raises Alarm Over Vandalisation Of Traffic Light System

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State Government has raised alarm on vandalization of the equipment that control traffic light system at Ani Street junction, Enugu by WTC, resulting in temporary shutdown of the traffic light system along University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC) road. It said the equipment was […]

Fuel Strike: Enugu Workers Snub NLC, Resume Offices

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nationwide strike called by the comrade Ayuba Wabba led faction of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent hike in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also called petrol; new Minimum Wage, among other demands Wednesday was a failure in Enugu State, as […]

Enugu Attack: APC Governors Pay Condolence Visit To Ugwuanyi

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The All Progressive Congress (APC) Governors Tuesday paid a condolence visit to Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, over the recent attack on Nimbo community in Uzo Uwani council area of the State. Led by its chairman and Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, the progressive Governors, […]

Herdsmen Attack: NEMA Donates Relief Materials To Nimbo Community, Enugu

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated assorted relief materials to Nimbo community, in Uzo-Uwani council area of Enugu State recently attacked by the suspected Fulani herdsmen. It would be recalled the community last week Monday, April 25, was early in the morning attacked, leaving […]

Enugu Cleric Urges FG To Declare State Of Emergency On Fulani Herdsmen

– Threatens Counter Attacks By IPOB, MASSOB By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ArchBishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion, Rev. (Dr) Emmanuel Chukwuma, has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency declare a state of emergency on the menace of Fulani herdsmen in some […]

Again, Scores Killed in Enugu Community By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Twenty people have been killed Monday by the suspected Fulani herdsmen who lauched another offensive on Nimbo community in Uzo- Uwani council area of Enugu state. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the dead bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Shanahan General Hospital in Nsukka town. Our correspondent learnt that […]

Enugu Police Command Parades Over 20 Armed Robbery Suspects

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The Enugu State Police Command on Tuesday paraded over 20 armed robbery suspects, including two members of a notorious syndicate which specializes in tricycle snatching in the State and its environs. Two among the suspects were alleged to be among those who killed some tricycle operators whose decomposing bodies were found […]

Ghost Workers: Enugu State Begins BVN-Backed Verification

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu As part of strategy to checkmate ghost workers, in its public service, the Enugu state Government, has directed the immediate biometric capturing of her entire workforce and pensioners using Bank Verification Number (BVN). Commissioner in charge of Ministry of Information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele, who made this known to newsmen weekend in […]

Northern Community In Enugu Raises Alarm Over Disappearance Of Members

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The Northern Community in Enugu State has raised alarm on the mysterious and sudden disappearance of three of its members. The missing members include: Nuhur Tahiru, Musa Nuhu and Idris Lawan. The three are tricycle operators from Enugu Central Mosque Unit. A statement issued on behalf of the community by a […]

Ebonyi Police Command Launches Manhunt On Another Rapist

By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki Less than two weeks police in Ebonyi State arrested a Pastor for allegedly raping a 23 year old girl, the security operatives has launched a manhunt on another rapist in the state who forcefully had carnal knowledge of one Chioma Mgbada at gun point. The state Police Command said on Thursday […]

Fraudsters Hack Into Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Cell Phone

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has alerted members of the public on the hacking of his cell phone line by unknown persons. Chief press Secretary, (CPS) to the Governor, Uwakwe Abugu, in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu, the State capital, indicated that the criminal act happened on […]

Again, Fuel Scarcity Hits Enugu

By Ignatius Okpara Scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as (petrol) has hit Enugu State, leading to almost 50 percent increase in transport fare and some commodities. When AFRICAN EXAMINER Correspondent who has been monitoring the development went round Enugu, the State capital Saturday, it was observed that the product was being sold for […]

EXCLUSIVE: Another Mass Defection Looms In Enugu PDP

*Chimaroke, Ken Nnamni, Nwodo, Others On The List By Igantius Okpara, Enugu The Enugu State chapter of the People’s Democratic party, (PDP) is likely to suffer soon, another serious setback, as the former National Chairman of the party, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, and some of its chieftains in the area might have concluded plans to dump […]

Strange! Police Arrest Lady Over Killing Of A Day Old Baby In Enugu

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The police in Enugu has arrested a young lady (names withheld) for throwing her one-day-old male baby from a two-storey building few hours after she was put to bed. Our Correspondent gathered that the strange action was carried out Tuesday in the lady’s apartment on Ezeani Street, New Haven, Enugu. It […]

Police Begin Investigations On Discovered Decomposing Bodies; Human Skull In Enugu

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Enugu State Police Command says it has commenced investigations on the three decomposing corpses and a human skull in Enugu on Monday. The corpses according to the Command’s Spokesman, Ebere Amarizu, were discovered by its operatives “on 25/1/16 at about 4pm in a bush by Ugwuaji, along the Enugu/port Harcourt Express […]

Arsonists Attack Church In Ex- Power Minister’s Community In Enugu

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The protracted communal crisis that has been rocking two Enugu communities – Umuode and Oruku in Nkanu East Council Area of Enugu State on Saturday took a sad dimension, as some unknown arsonists attacked St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Umuode and set the parish house ablaze. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the former […]

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