False Assets Declaration: Appeal Court Orders Saraki’s Retrial at CCT

ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Court of Appeal Abuja Division Tuesday upturned the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT which acquitted the Senate President Bukola Saraki over alleged false declaration of assets. Saraki was in June against general expectation, acquitted and discharged of the accusations. However, the Federal Government later headed to…

PDP Convention: Dickson’s Reconciliation Committee Meets Aggrieved Aspirants

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Reconciliation Committee of the People’s Democratic Party led by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State made serious efforts at post-convention reconciliations on Tuesday as it visited key stakeholders  and aggrieved aspirants. A former Candidate for the position of the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Prof. Tunde Adeniran,…

Governor Ugwuanyi Threatens to Sanction MDAs for Rejecting Corps Members

From Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has warned Ministries, Departments and other government agencies MDAs, in the state against rejection of members of the National Youth Service Corps NYSC, posted to their establishments, saying his administration will no longer tolerate such act. Speaking on Monday during the closing…

Russia 2018: FIFA Sanctions Nigeria for Using Ineligible Player

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The world Football Governing body FIFA has slammed a fine of 6,000 Swiss Francs against the Nigeria Football Federation for fielding an ineligible player in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match. FIFA disciplinary committee in a statement issued Tuesday alleged that Nigeria fielded Shehu Abdullahi, a player it said was not…

2019 Ticket: Tinubu Relies Okorocha, Says APC Shouldn’t Mimic PDP

Photo: APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has clarified the misrepresentation in the statement attributed to him by Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, saying he never underrated the importance of governors in the party’s nomination process. He, however, explained that what he said in…

APC Chieftain Blasts Ekweremadu for Criticising Buhari’s Economic Policy

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A chieftain of the ruling All progressives congress APC from Enugu state and  Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON)  Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has decried  Nigeria’s  Deputy  Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu over his recent  comments on President Muhammadu Buhari’s  alleged poor  handling of the nation’s economy….

Manchester Derby: Mourinho,  Mikel Arteta, Ederson Involved in Post-Match Row

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho and Manchester co-assistant coach Mikel Arteta had both suffered from a post-match row unpleasant experience. While Mourinho was allegedly pelted with water and milk, Arteta had a cut on his fore head. Arteta was left with a cut, though it is unclear how it was caused and…

OPINION: Baggage of 2030 Sustainable Agenda

Photo: Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Finance minister By Jerome- Mario Utomi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There was a veiled agreement among stakeholders at a recent gathering in Lagos that the governments in Nigeria at all levels are shirking the traditional but universal responsibility of provision of economic and infrastructural succor to the citizenry which the instrumentality of participatory…

Dokpesi Makes U-Turn; Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Secondus

Photo: Chief Raymond Dokpesi (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The founder of Daar Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, who contested the PDP National Chairmanship position and lost, has congratulated the winner, Uche Secondus. Mr. Dokpesi, who had earlier faulted the process of the party’s National Convention held in Abuja on Saturday, declared that “the delegates have spoken”. Earlier, he…