JUST IN: Ojukwu’s Eldest Son, Debe, Dies in Lagos

Photo: Late Biafran Warlord,  Odumegwu Ojukwu From Ignatius Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The eldest son of late Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Mr. Debe Sylvester Ojukwu, Odumegwu Ojukwu is dead. According to a family source who craved anonymity, the deceased passed on yesterday (Friday) after he slumped at a private hospital in Lagos, South- West Nigeria. The…

Saudi Prince Salman Allegedly Describes Late Khashoggi As Dangerous Islamist

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has reportedly told the US that he considered murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be a dangerous Islamist. MBS reported phone call to the White House came before Saudi Arabia admitted late Kashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Saudi Arabia has however denied…

Court Orders Labour Union to Suspend Strike On New Minimum Wage

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Industrial Court of Nigeria has ordered the organized labour, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) not to embark on its planned indefinite strike scheduled to commence on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Justice Sanusi Kado gave the order Friday in a ruling on an ex parte…

Dickson Orders Payment Of 2 Months Salary, 4 Months Pension Arrears

…As Bayelsa Receives N24.1 Billion Paris Club Refund The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has directed payment of two months out of the outstanding three months salary arrears and four months of the outstanding seven months pension arrears in the state. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Maxwell Ebibai, said in a…

Again, Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 13 in Borno

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno, North East Nigeria. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, confirmed the attack Thursday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Biu however,…

Kano Assembly Panel Summons Gov Ganduje Over Bribe Video

KANO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The alleged bribery scandal against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has assumed more critical dimension as the seven-man panel, of the State’s House of Assembly probing the allegation, has summoned him to appear before it Friday- November 2, 2018. Gaduje’s summon is contained in a letter, dated Wednesday, October 31,…

Massive Anti-Gender Discrimination Protest Hits Google Offices

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Staff at the Google offices around the world Thursday stage an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest against the company’s treatment of women. The employees in the protest are demanding several key changes in how sexual misconduct allegations are dealt with at the firm, including a call to end forced arbitration – a…

Leicesters’ Saturday Match Will Be Played to Honour Late Chairman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following the club’s owner death in a helicopter crash at the weekend, Leicester Manager Claude Puel has declared that the result of their first match after the sad incident with Cardiff Saturday is “not important” but to honour the late CEO. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others were killed in the crash outside King…