Court Adjourns Ruling on Shema’s Application Challenging Jurisdiction

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Justice Maikaita Bako of the Katsina State High Court today February 7, 2017 adjourned for ruling on an application brought before him by the former governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shehu Shema and three others challenging jurisdiction of the court and competency of the N11 billion criminal charge of abuse of office…

Modu-Sheriff visits Obasanjo, seeks support

Obasanjo and Modu-Sheriff after the meeting Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, on Saturday visited the hilltop residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State to seek his support in the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Though both Obasanjo and Sheriff did not disclose…

APC’s Change Agenda Is A Labour In Vain – Niran Malaolu

A former commissioner of Information and Strategy in Ogun state, Dr. Niran Malaolu, has advise the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC, to change strategy as its ‘Change’ agenda is a labour in vain. Niran Malaolu while speaking as a guest speaker at the exploratory conference heralding the third Lagos Open Parliament organised by the…

Nigeria underestimates its crisis

NIGERIANS had long felt it, from as early as late last year, but the recent release of gloomy figures by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirms what everyone, including the government itself, already knew. The economy is in deep trouble, perhaps the worst in about 30 years, and there seems to be no clear…

Manchester Contest Sergio Aguero’s Elbow Infringement

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City are contesting alleged violent conduct charge against their Striker Sergio Aguero over elbow infringement against West Ham’s Winston Reid. Aguero clashed with Reid during last Sunday’s 3-1 win in the Premier League. If guilty, the 28-years old Argentina international risks being banned for three matches and will miss…

Nigerian Doctor found Guilty of “Sex with Snakes, Dogs and Horses”

Cyprian Okoro, a Nigerian doctor resident in London has been found guilty of storing, viewing extreme pornography on his mobile phone. Cyprian, a 55-year-old General Practitioner (GP) was charged on five counts of possessing extreme pornography and one indecent image of a child. Okoro who is a qualified as a doctor in Nigeria, was in September 2013 suspended on an interim…

Ondo Guber: Abang declines Jimoh Ibrahim’s application

A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday declined to hear Mr Jimoh Ibrahim’s suit challenging the legality of Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to conduct primaries in the state. Ibrahim is the governorship candidate of the Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the PDP. In his ruling, Justice Okon Abang…

NPFL matches to go on this weekend despite court order

Matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), will go on as scheduled this weekend, despite a court order suspending the competition until further notice. Justice I.I Kunda of a Plateau State High Court, had delivered the ruling on Wednesday, in a suit brought by Giwa FC seeking reinstatement to the NPFL. Kunda stated that…

Abacha Loot: FG Disowns US-Based Lawyer

The Federal Government, yesterday, disowned a United States-based Nigerian lawyer, Nnaka Godson, who is laying claim to 40 per cent of the $550 million (N218.3 billion) of the late military head of state, Sani Abacha loot, which the United States Government has concluded plans to return to Nigeria. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar…

ALERT | APC Stealing my Projects, Wike Alleges

Rivers State Gov­ernor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has charged the people of Etche Local Govern­ment Area not to be moved by the attempt­ed daylight robbery of the ongoing construc­tion of the Igwuruta-Chokocho –Okehi road by the APC and the NDDC. Addressing the peo­ple of Etche on Thurs­day after inspecting the Igwuruta – Chokocho – Okehi, Gov…