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Insecurity: Unknown Gunmen, Attack PDP Rally In Enugu, One Killed Many Injured.

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The current worrisome  insecurity and violence ravaging  South East Nigeria on Wednesday reared its ugly head in Enugu state, as one person was reportedly killed and several others sustained various degrees of injuries  as unknown gunmen attacked a campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State. African Examiner learnt  […]

Breaking: Abia PDP Governorship Candidate Is Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Abia state Prof Uche Ikonne, is dead. His death was announced on Wednesday in a statement issued by his son Dr Chikezie Uche-Ikonne. The statement reads:  “I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Eleazar Uchenna Ikonne, who died at […]

Adesina Tasks Leaders On Transformation Of African Cities

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has harped on the need for African leaders to take concrete steps and intensify efforts geared toward the transformation of cities across the continent. Dr. Adesina gave the charge while speaking at the inaugural forum of the ongoing African Mayoral Leadership Initiative (AMALI), […]

Why We’re Not Campaigning For PDP Presidential Election -Wike

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the ongoing campaigns for candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State does not include the party’s presidential candidate.  The reason, governor Wike gave, is that there is yet no understanding brokered for such level of support to be given by the State. […]

BREAKING: Gunmen Behead Imo LG Boss After Collecting Ransom

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The abducted Sole Administrator of the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, Chris Ohizu, has been beheaded. The council boss was butchered on Sunday after his abductors allegedly received N6 million as ransom. Video of his beheading surfaced online on Sunday, where his killers insisted that there would be no […]

Biden Orders US Flags Lowered For California Shooting Victims

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Joe Biden on Sunday ordered all US flags at public buildings to be flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Monterey Park, California. Biden directed that flags be lowered until sunset on January 26 “as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts […]

Nketiah Strikes Late As Arsenal Edge Manchester United In 5 Goals Thriller

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal restored their five-point lead at the top of the 2022/2023 English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday, with Eddie Nketiah scoring twice in a 3-2 defeat of Manchester United. His goals included a 90th-minute winner, in a rip-roaring clash at The Emirates. It had looked as though it would end honours even […]

Buhari Approves Tenure Renewal For 2 DGs, Appoints New ACJMC Secretary

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the tenures of Mr Aliyu Abubakar and Mr John Asein as Directors General of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria (LACON) and the Nigerian Copyright Commission, respectively. This is contained in a statement issued by Mrs Modupe Ogundoro, Director, Press and Public Relations Federal Ministry […]

Old Naira: CBN Advises Traders To Embrace Use Of POS To Beat Deadline

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised market traders and business operators in Kwara to embrace use of Point of Sale (POS) machines for transactions to beat the old Naira notes submission deadline rush. The CBN, Ilorin Branch Controller, Mr Najim Lamidi, gave the advice at the Day Two of the […]

Make A Difference In Niger Delta, Minister Charges NDDC Board

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Obong Umana Okon Umana, has charged that the members of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to establish a template for effective take off in the task to make a positive impact on the lives of the people of the Niger Delta […]

Court Remands House Wife For Killing Her 9-Year-Old House Help In Enugu.

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An Enugu Chief Magistrates’ Court Grade 1, presided over by Mrs. U.I. Jideofor, on Thursday remanded Mrs. Ujunwa Ugwuoke, in the Enugu Correctional Centre,  for allegedly killing nine year-old Miss Precious Korshima, her house help. The charge No. MEN/14C/2023 – Commissioner of Police vs Ugwuoke was  explained to her in Igbo language. […]

Vigilante Groups Apprehend Two Vandal Suspects Of EDCC Facility In Anambra, Enugu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company EEDC says its collaboration with  Stakeholders in curbing activities of vandals across its network is yielding the desired result, as Vigilante group on Thursday nabbed two suspected vandals of her installation in Anambra and Enugu states.  According to the Organization, this is evident as most communities are […]

2baba Urges NDLEA To Strengthen Fight Against Drug Abuse During Elections

(AFRICAN EXAMINER)Popular Musician Innocent Idib2Baba urges NDLEA to strengthen fight against drug abuse during elections Popular Musician Innocent Idibia, also known as 2Baba, has called on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to strengthen its fight against drug abuse as the country prepares for the forthcoming elections. He gave the call when he led […]

Naira Gains 0.05% At Investors, Exporters Window

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The naira on Wednesday exchanged at 461.25 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window. The figure represented an appreciation by 0.05 per cent compared with the 461.50 it exchanged on Tuesday. The open indicative rate closed at N461 to the dollar on Wednesday. An exchange rate of N462 to the […]

18 Dead In Truck Accident On Kebbi Road

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The police command in Kebbi has confirmed the death of 18 persons following an accident involving a truck conveying passengers and cows. Nafi’u Abubakar, spokesperson of the Kebbi police command, confirmed the development in a statement on Monday. According to Abubakar, the accident occurred around 11pm on Sunday at Malisa village in […]

2023: Don’t Vote For Tribe, Vote For Character – Obi

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mr Peter Obi, Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the February election, has called on the electorate not to vote for tribe but look out for character. Obi said this on Saturday in Akure at the town hall meeting to seek the support of the people of Ondo State in the […]

Yoruba Tennis Club investitures Ooni as Vice-Patron

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Oldest Indigenous Social Club in Nigeria, named “Yoruba Tennis Club”, has investitured Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, as its Vice-Patron. The Chairman of the Club, Bro. Chief Euzebio Damazio, made the open announcement at Ooni’s Palace on Saturday, in Ile-Ife. Damazio thanked Ooni for playing some fatherly role […]

Klopp slams “worst ever” Liverpool performance after loss to Brighton

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp blasted his side’s effort in a humiliating 0-3 English Premier League (EPL) defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion which he called the worst ever in his reign. Winger Solly March scored twice and created a third for Brighton as they dominated the game from start to finish, with […]

5 Killed, 12 Injured In Bauchi Auto Crash

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Tragedy struck on Saturday when five persons were killed in an auto crash in Kili village of Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi state. Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), disclosed this in a road traffic report made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi […]

Tinubu Plans Gold Refinery For Zamfara

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has promised to establish a gold refinery in Zamfara, toward addressing the state’s numerous challenges. Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, said this he spoke with newsmen in Gusau on Saturday. Matawalle, also Northwest APC Campaign Coordinator, said that Tinubu had […]

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