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2019 NNL Super 4: Akwa Starlets Emerge Champions

From Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Newly promoted Akwa Starlets FC of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, South- South Nigeria, has emerged Champions of  the 2019 edition of the Nigeria National League (NNL) Super-4 Tournament held Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe sports Stadium, Enugu. The team defeated Adamawa United FC by 2 – 0 […]

UNN College Of Medicine to Honour Ngige, Odili, Nnamani, Nwodo, First Bank, Others

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The College of Medicine, University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsukka, says it has concluded plans for the recognition of some of its Alumni and friends who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour, such as Minister of Labour and productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, Ex- governor of Rivers […]

Armed Bandits Kill 6 Persons In Kaduna

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bandits have attacked a hamlet and killed six persons on Saturday in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The attack occured at Fadaman Rimi hamlet a remote settlement near Udawa village in the local government area. One person survived the attack, but the bandits were confirmed to have rustled some cows. […]

Buhari In Ouagadougou For ECOWAS Summit On Counter-Terrorism

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, to attend the ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit on Counter Terrosism. A statement from the Media office of the State House, Abuja, said the President was received on arrival at the Ouagadougou International Airport by President Roch Kabore of Burkina Faso, on […]

We Can’t Win All The Time, Unhappy Guardiola Says

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola shrugged off his team’s shock 3-2 defeat by newly-promoted Norwich City in the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday with a direct message. He said his team simply could not be expected to win every week. Guardiola’s team beat Liverpool to the title by a solitary point […]

All Set For 2019 NNL Super 4 Finals In Enugu 

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu …Organizers Task Teams to Play By Soccer Rules (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – All is now set for the 2019  finals of the Super 4 competition of the Nigerian National League (NNL) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium  in Enugu, South East Nigeria. African Examiner Sports reports that the four second tier clubs participating […]

Group Expresses Worry Over Neglect, Abuse Of Nigeria’s Elderly People

From   Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A non-governmental organization, NGO, DewDrop ( DDF) Foundation has expressed worry over  the prevalence rate of neglect and abuse of the elderly in Nigerian communities, calling on all and sundry to join hands in checking the ugly act. Executive Director  of the organization, Mrs. Agatha Nnaji, stated […]

Tribunal Ruling: I Would Have Been Traumatized, Says Buhari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that he would have gone into trauma during the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal last Wednesday. He, however, said because the period the judgement was delivered also coincided with the time the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting was also going on, he concentrated on […]

Gbemi Saraki to Oversee Maritime Agencies, Says Amaechi 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies. Amaechi made this known in Lagos at the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum he hosted along with Saraki. He said that while Saraki […]

Xenophobia: FG Seeking Compensation For Nigerians, Says Dabiri-erewa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, says the Federal Government is pressing for compensation for affected Nigerians in the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Dabiri-Erewa stated this at the maiden Diaspora Lecture of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). The lecture was entitled: “Role of Africans in […]

Heavy Rain Wrecks Havoc As 3-Storey Building, Prisons Fence Collapse in Onitsha

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Onitsha (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Residents of Nkisi Aroli street of the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra state, South- East Nigeria, was on Wednesday thrown into apprehension following the collapse of a 3 -storey building and prisons rear fence in the area. The building located at No 22 of the said street belong […]

Tribunal: PDP Rejects Ruling, Heads to Supreme Court

((AFRICAN EXAMINER) – ) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the verdict of Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on its case against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 23 election. The election petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the petition by PDP against the election of Buhari, declaring him as the […]

FEC Approves N10.07trn 2020 Budget Proposal, Raises Vat To 7.2%

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N10.07trillion 2020 Budget proposal for onward transmission to the National Assembly for consideration and approval. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, made this known when she briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Council […]

Xenophobia: 187 Nigerians Return From South Africa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The first batch of 187 Nigerians in South Africa have returned to Nigeria after the xenophobic attacks. The returnees were aided by the Federal Government with the assistance of a Nigerian carrier, Air Peace. The B777 aircraft, with registration number 5N-BWI, which departed Thambo International Airport, Johannesburg, landed at the Cargo Wing […]

Election Tribunal Sacks Senate’s Spokesman, Declares PDP Candidate Winner

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday, nullified the election that produced the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Sen. Dayo Adeyeye, as the winner of the National Assembly election in Ekiti South Senatorial District. Consequently, the tribunal in a unanimous verdict, declared the former Minority […]

Police Confirm Attack On Governor’s Wife As Hoodlums Hijack Students’ Protest

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Persons suspected to be hoodlums, on Tuesday afternoon, hijacked a protest by students of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) and attacked the convoy of the wife of the Ekiti governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi. Mrs Fayemi was said to be returning from a tour of the 16 Local Government Areas of […]

APC May Disappear After Buhari’s Second Term in Office, Says Okorocha

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Mr Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo, has lamented his ordeal in the hands of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), even as he predicted that the party may seize to exist when  President Muhammadu Buhari completes his second term in office. The ex-governor who stated this at […]

Former President Jonathan’s Aide, Jackson Ude, Bags Sri Lanka’s Peace Ambassador Award

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Former Director of Strategy and Communication to President Goodluck Jonathan and publisher and founder of Pointblanknews.com, Jackson Ude has been conferred with the Peace Ambassador award of Centre for Peace Studies (CPS), Sri Lanka. The award conferred on the veteran Journalist by the independence juries of the Centre for Peace Studies […]

Dickson Convenes Stakeholders Meeting Over Choice Of PDP Guber Running Mate

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has called a meeting of the top leadership and critical stakeholders of the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party before the September 23 deadline for candidate substitution in the November 16, 2019 gubernatorial election. The Governor said in a statement by […]

Tribunal Sacks Ebonyi PDP Rep, Declares APC Candidate Winner

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, South-East Nigeria, on Monday declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency, Comrade Chinedu Ogah as the winner of the February 23rd  National Assembly elections in Ebonyi State. African Examiner recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

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