Ex-Sokoto Gov, Wamakko Denies Receiving EFCC Invitation Over Fraud Allegation

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, a former Sokoto State governor has denied receiving any invitation to appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged corrupt practices. Wamakko told members of the Correspondent Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Sunday in Sokoto that recent media reports to that effect were fake…

Fa Cup: Chelsea Beat Southampton to Set Up Final Against Man U

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  A flash of attacking brilliance from Olivier Giroud and an emphatic header from substitute Alvaro Morata earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over struggling Southampton in the second FA Cup semi-final match at Wembley on Sunday. Chelsea’s victory means an FA Cup final date with Manchester United next month. Giroud muscled and dribbled…

57 Killed, 119 Wounded in Suicide Bomb Attack at Afghanistan Voters Registration Center

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At least, 57 people have been killed, while 119 people were injured in the Afghan capital Kabul in a suicide bomb attack at a voter registration centre. Officials confirmed that the dead include 21 women and five children – killed when the blast hit the queue outside. Voter registration began this month…

We’ll Continue To Engage Our Youths to Rule Their World, Says Bayelsa Govt spokesman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government has expressed its desire to increase the number of ‎sporting and other related activities aimed at constantly engaging youths of the state, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson has said. According to him, the reason is to make the youths more productive and give them the…

Ebonyi Council Boss Arraigned For Demolishing 94-Year-Old Man’s Property

From   Ignatius  Okpara, Ebonyi p(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Coordinator of Ezeukwa Development Centre in Onicha Council area of Ebonyi state, South- East Nigeria Mr. Chukwuma Igwe, was on Friday arraigned in court alongside eight others for allegedly demolishing a house and its  fence belonging to a 94-year-old man in the state. The 49 year old…

Police Commission Promotes EFCC Boss, Magu, 17 Other Senior Officers

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Police Service Commission PSC has announced the promotion of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Mustapha Magu, and three others from the rank of DCP to Commissioner of Police CP. Those who were similarly promoted were DCP Ebere C. Onyeagoro, DCP Administration, Kaduna State…