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Defection: Delta APC Says It Will Not Miss former Gov Uduaghan

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Delta Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it would not miss the former governor of the state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, who defected from APC to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday. The APC announced this on Monday in statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Sylvester […]

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Nigeria Confirms 126 New COVID-19 Infections

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths and 126 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Sunday. It also said that the 126 new cases were recorded in 12 states, bringing the total number of confirmed […]

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Trump Paid Just $750 In Federal Income Tax In 2016

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Donald Trump paid just 750 dollars in federal income tax in 2016, the year he won the U.S. presidential election, the New York Times wrote in an explosive investigative report late Sunday. The president, a self-proclaimed billionaire, paid the same amount in 2017, and nothing at all in 10 of the 15 previous […]

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NLC, TUC Suspend Nationwide Industrial Action For 2 Weeks

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country. Sen.  Christ Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while reading a joint communique on the resolution of the Trade Dispute between the Federal Government […]

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BBNaija 2020: Viewers Hail Laycon’s Victory

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Olamilekan Agbeleshe, fondly called Laycon has emerged winner if this season lockdown edition of the show. Laycon secured 60 per cent votes the highest in the history of BBNaija finale followed by Dorathy with 21.85 per cent votes.| Nengi had 15.03 per cent votes while Neo and Vee had 1.94 per cent […]

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French Open: Halep Eases Into Second Round

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Top seed and former champion Simona Halep swept into the French Open second round on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Spanish world number 70 Sara Sorribes Tormo. Second-ranked Halep, who won the 2018 title, trailed 4-2 under the roof on Court Philippe Chatrier but claimed the final 10 games to […]

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Governor Zulum Laments Death Of 11 Security Personnel in Ambush By Boko Haram

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno decried the killing of eight policemen and three members of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), who were ambushed in Kukawa Local Government Area on Friday. Zulum lamentation is contained in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media and Strategies, Malam Isa Gusau, in Maiduguri on Saturday. […]

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GMD UBA, Kennedy Uzoka Wins Coveted Zik Leadership Award

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, has been announced as a winner of the 2019 Zik Award for Professional Leadership. Uzoka clinched the much-coveted award alongside the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer at the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Danbatta. The Zik Leadership awards […]

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Group Tasks FG On Transition To Renewable Energy

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A coalition of civil society organizations has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to accelerate the national plans to a rapid, just transition towards 100 percent renewable energy for all Nigerians. The group also called on the Federal Government to abide by their commitments to the Paris Agreement which requires phased reduction […]

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Governor Ayade Appoints 18 Special Assistants On Religious Matters

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has approved the appointment of 18 special assistants on religious matters.  African Examiner reports that nine persons were previously appointed for the same position in 2016 and they were retained. The special assistants represent the 18 local government areas in the state and were picked […]

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Visa Ban: We Determine Those Who Visit Our Country, UK Tells Nigeria

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The United Kingdom says it respects the sovereignty of Nigeria, but also reserves the right to determine who gets a visa. Catriona Laing, British high commissioner to Nigeria, said this on Thursday at an orientation programme for people with disability seeking Chevening scholarship opportunities in the UK. The UK had threatened to […]

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Nigeria Records 125 New Cases, Total Now 57,849

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday. According to the agency, 125 new cases were confirmed around the country, bringing the total […]

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ECOWAS May Lift Mali Sanctions Once Interim President Inaugurated -Envoy

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – ECOWAS might lift painful economic sanctions against Mali once an interim president is inaugurated on Friday, the bloc’s envoy said on Thursday. Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, said this after landing in Bamako for talks as head of a delegation from the bloc. Recall that the military in Mali had staged a […]

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Chelsea Sign Rennes Goalkeeper Mendy On 5-Year Deal

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Chelsea have signed Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from French club Stade Rennes on a five-year deal, the Premier League side said on Thursday. Financial details of the transfer were not disclosed but British media reported Chelsea paid around 22 million pounds ($28.01 million) for the 28-year-old who had three years left on […]

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Abia Governor Swears In 2 Commissioners, TC Chairman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Wednesday swore-in two new commissioners and the Transition Committee (TC) Chairman for Umunneochi Local Government Area (LGA). Speaking during the event at the Executive Chambers of the Government House, Umuahia, Ikpeazu charged the new appointees to see their appointments as a call to duty and service […]

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[OPINION] DRC Congo: A Change Of Perspective On Africa’s Problem Child

By JESSICA STANG (AFRICAN EXAMINE) – Every time I take an Uber, the first topic of small talk is what my roots are. The reactions that I am half German and half Congolese differ greatly between Europe and Africa. Typically, when I mention the DRC in Berlin, I get the following response: a compassionate look […]

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Firstbank Announces Appointment Of Oluwande Muoyo As Non-Executive Director

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, today announced the appointment of Mrs. Oluwande Muoyo as a Non-Executive Director. Mrs. Muoyo joined the board of FirstBank from FBN Holdings Plc., the parent company of First Bank of Nigeria Limited.  Speaking on her appointment, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, CEO, FirstBank […]

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Court Issues Arrest Warrant For NSCDC Official Over Alleged Assault

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin on Wednesday, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of an officer of the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Abdulkadir Bello. Magistrate Muhammed Ibrahim gave the order following the absence of Bello, who is charged with assaulting a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin […]

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Unstable Fiscal Regime Stifling Nigerian Petroleum Industry -Kyari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, has said that the absence of a stable fiscal environment is inhibiting the growth of the Nigerian petroleum industry, especially the upstream sector. Mallam Kyari, who stated this while playing host to members of the House of Representatives […]

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Obaseki Receives Certificate Of Return, Extends Olive Branch To Ize-Iyamu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who won the September 19, 2020, governorship election in Edo State, has enjoined the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole; and his APC rival in the just concluded election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to allow the past be the past and let them all work […]

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