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…

Al-Bashir Sacks Sudan’s Foreign Minister

Photo: Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan has issued a presidential decree relieving Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Ghandour, of his position, state news agency SUNA reported on Thursday. The news agency did not provide any further details or say who would be appointed in his place. Ghandour had on…

Gabon To Invest $277m In Fiber Optic Network

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gabon will invest 277 million dollars (150 billion CFA francs) over three years to expand its fiber optic telecoms network to improve digital connections, the minister of communication and digital economy said on Thursday. The first step of the project is already completed, linking the seaside capital Libreville to Franceville, said Alain-Claude…

Germany to Accept 10,200 North Africa, Middle East Refugees in 2019

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Germany is to take in a further 10,200 refugees this year and 2019 as part of a EU programme, German Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, said in Berlin on Thursday. Seehofer spoke after meeting EU Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos. This year, around 4,600 refugees will be allowed to enter…

Sex-for-Mark Saga: OAU Receives Probe Reports, Suspends Professor Akindele

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile Ife have finally identified the female voice in the controversial “marks for sex” audio recording as that of Miss Monica Osetobe Osagie and suspended the suspected Lecturer. Osagie is a Postgraduate Student on the Master of Business Administration Regular programme of the ivory tower….