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LASWA Rescue Man Who Mistakenly Falls Into Lagos Lagoon

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it has rescued a man who mistakenly fell into the lagoon. The agency’s Permanent Secretary, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday.  Oke-Osanyintolu said that it received a call through the Lagos […]

NDE Trains 20 Bayelsa Youths In Graphic, Fashion Design

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Friday in Yenagoa commenced the training of 20 unemployed youths in graphic design and fashion designing. At the opening, NDE Director-General (DG), Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, stated that 740 youths had been selected to undertake the intensive three-month training across the nation. Represented by Mr Aham […]

Floods In Kenya Raise Fears Of Disease Outbreaks

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The consequences from severe flooding in Kenya could last beyond the current heavy rains, with environmental damage raising the risks of contamination and disease. “Many water sources are polluted and the risk of epidemics spreading throughout the country is increasing,” said Camilla Schynoll, emergency relief coordinator for the German aid agency Welthungerhilfe. […]

Vinicius Jr Double Earns Real Madrid 2-2 Draw Against Bayern

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Vinicius Junior scored twice as record winners Real Madrid came away from Bayern Munich with a 2-2 draw in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday. The stalemate sets up a mouthwatering second leg in Spain next Wednesday. Brazil’s Vinicius grabbed the leveler from the spot on 83 minutes after Harry […]

Agege LG Gives Traders, Scavengers, 5 Days To Vacate Rail Lines

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Agege Local Government in Lagos State on Friday gave traders, scavengers and illegal occupants of railway lines, five days to vacate the area. Alhaji Ganiyu Egunjobi, its Executive Chairman, gave the ultimatum at a public enlightenment on the ultimatum. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Lagos State Government […]

Rivers Attorney General Quits Amidst Wike, Fubara Feud 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor, the Rivers Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice has resigned his appointment. Adangor said this in a letter dated April 24 and addressed to the office of the Secretary to the State Government on Wednesday in Port Harcourt. “I wish to state for the record, that I am no longer […]

Kenya Rolls Out Road Safety Action Plan

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Kenyan President William Ruto, on Wednesday inaugurated a five-year road safety action plan as the country sought to curb the rising number of fatalities and injuries on its roads. The strategy aims to reduce the annual road accidents in the east African nation by over 50 per cent, Ruto said as he […]

We’ve Not Been Served With Ganduje’s Court Suspension Order –APC

…Insists Those Involved Not APC Members  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Prof. Abdulkarim Kana, the National Legal Adviser of the APC, says the party has not received the order of the Kano State High Court suspending Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, the National Chairman, by his ward executives. Kana said this when he spoke with newsmen at the party’s […]

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu is Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After long battle with cancer, Gov. Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu of Ondo State has passed away.  Reports say Akeredolu died in Germany on Wednesday after a long battle with leukemia. The ailing governor had returned to the country in September following a three-month medical vacation in Germany. About two weeks ago, he again […]

Zenith Bank To Establish A Subsidiary In France, Signs MOU With French Govt

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Zenith Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French Government to establish a subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc in France.  The MoU, which was signed by the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, CFR, and the French Minister for Trade, Attractiveness and French Nationals Abroad, […]

Dangote’s Commitment To Sustainable Environment Irrevocable –Pathak

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Pan-African Conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited has reiterated its commitment to sustainable environment in all the communities where its business units operate by prioritizing the use of natural and renewable resources. The Company said as a leading business organization, it was educating the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on driving positive change […]

Further Tax-Hike Protests Will Not Be Allowed, Kenya’s Ruto Warns 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Kenyan President William Ruto vowed on Friday that protests planned next week would not be allowed following two rounds of demonstrations that have left at least 15 people dead. Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s party called earlier in the day for three more days of protests from next Wednesday against tax hikes that […]

Senate Constitutes Committee To Probe NNPCL’s Oil Subsidy Regime 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Senate on Tuesday constituted an ad hoc committee to investigate the fuel subsidy regime of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) This followed the adoption of a motion by Sen. Patrick Chinwuba (APC-Imo) during plenary on Tuesday. The motion was tagged “Need to Investigate the Controversial Huge Expenditure on Premium […]

Naira Crisis: Atiku Abubakar Inconsistent, Opportunistic –APC Campaign Council 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The APC presidential campaign council has blasted the presidential flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar over his “inconsistent” positions on the new monetary policies of Nigeria’s central bank of Nigeria (CBN).  The Director, Media & Publicity of the APC presidential council,  Mr Bayo Onanuga described Alhaji Abubakar […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court Adjourns Suit On Old Naira Notes 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Supreme Court of Nigeria has adjourned hearing in a suit seeking to stop the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from implementing the policy on the newly redesigned naira notes. The apex court adjourned the suit to February 22, 2023 for further hearing. The  original suit was filed by 3 states – […]

Woman Narrates How Neighbour Allegedly Defiled Her 2-Year-Old

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A   teacher (name withheld), on Tuesday told an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how her neighbour, Jubril Zakari, allegedly defiled her two-year-old child in his room.  The witness, a resident of Ojo in Lagos, said she met the defendant naked in his room with his penis erected while her […]

Boxing: Anthony Joshua Loses Rematch To Oleksandr Usyk

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Oleksandr Usyk has again defeated Anthony Joshua to retain his heavyweight world titles. Both boxers met on Saturday night in Saudi Arabia, 11 months after Usyk dominated Joshua over 12 rounds in London. Joshua was awarded a 115-113 decision by the first judge. However, Usyk was awarded the bout 115-113 and 116-112 […]

Call Daniel To Order, Chieftain Petitions Ogun APC Over Romance With Amosun

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A youth leader has called on the hierarchy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state to urgently caution a former Governor in the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, who is also the Ogun East senatorial candidate of the party to desist from acts capable of causing disaffection within the leadership. The […]

2023: “You Don’t Insult Elders And Become Successful”, Orji Kalu Tells Youths

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian senator and former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu has slammed Nigerian youths at the manner at which the youths insult elders in the country. Trouble began when the Senate Chief Whip took to Facebook talking about how Man United lost 4-0 to Brentford on Saturday, August 14, saying “for […]

Kidnappers Abduct, Kill Mapoly Beauty Queen, Days After Crowning

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A student of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Happiness Odeh, has been killed allegedly by her abductors. The deceased, who won the institution’s beauty contest on 3 August, was said to have been kidnapped on her way to Ipara, in Ode Remo on Tuesday evening. Both the polytechnic’s management and the leadership […]

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