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Consumer Tribunal Imposes N120m Fine On Stanbic-IBTC Bank Over Failed Transfer

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (CCPT) sitting in Abuja on Thursday imposed a fine of N120 million against  Stanbic-IBTC Bank over the bank’s failure to complete a transfer request for a customer. In a split decision of two to one, the tribunal convicted the bank for contravening the provisions of Section […]

Court Gives DSS 7 Days Ultimatum To Charge Or Release Emefiele

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A high court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has issued a one-week ultimatum to the Department of State Security Service (DSS) to either charge the detained suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele to Court or release him. Justice Hamza Muazu gave the order while delivering a […]

Tinubu Writes Senate,  Seeks Confirmation Of New Service Chiefs

(AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – President Bola Tinubu has sought the approval of the Senate for confirmation of new nominated Service Chiefs. Tinubu’s request was contained in a letter addressed to President of Senate Godswill Akpabio and read at plenary. Tinubu in the letter reads: “In compliance with the provisions of section 18 subsection 1 of the […]

I’ll Work With NASS To Develop Nigeria, Fulfill Campaign Promises  -Tinubu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Bola Tinubu says he will work transparently with the 10th National Assembly to ensure that Nigerians enjoy the dividends of democracy.  In a congratulatory letter to members of  the assembly on successful conduct of elections into various principal positions,  Tinubu said that their election signals a new dawn of fulfillment of […]

Governor Inuwa Yahaya Re-elected In Gombe

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 governorship election in Gombe, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya has been re-elected. Declaring him the winner on Sunday, the State collation Officer of the election and the vice chancellor of federal university Gashua, Professor Maimuna Waziri said Inuwa scored a total of 342, […]

Lagos Speaker, Obasa Wins Sixth Term

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has been elected for a sixth term to represent Agege 1 constituency in the state assembly. Dr Lukman Adeniji, the INEC Returning Officer for Agege constituency election, made the declaration on Sunday at the Collation Centre in Orile Agege. According to him, […]

Naira Notes: Emefiele’s CBN Has No Excuse To Disobey S’ Court Order –Presidency 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Presidency has exonerated President Mohammadu Buhari of any blame for not implementing the supreme court judgment on Nigeria’s new monetary policy. A statement from the Presidency also absolved the president of insinuation that he instructed the CBN and the attorney general of the federation of not implementing the supreme court judgment […]

South Africa To Host BRICS Summit In August

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele on Thursday said South Africa will host the BRICS Summit in Gauteng Province on Aug. 22-24. Gungubele said this while briefing the media about the cabinet meeting on Wednesday. According to the minister, this year’s summit will be held under the theme: “BRICS and Africa: Partnership […]

Anambra Govt Signs N1.5bn Sports Marketing Deal With Consulting Firm

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Anambra Government has signed a sports marketing partnership deal worth N1.5 billion with Brunnuel and Winston Ltd, a financial consulting firm to drive the Anambra Solution Sports Initiative.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the partnership is a bold move to realise the Prof. Chukwuma Soludo administration’s determination to […]

Turkish Airlines Plane Returns To Uganda’s Airport After Bird Strike During Take-Off

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Turkish Airlines plane destined for Istanbul, Turkey had to return to Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday morning after it struck a group of birds during take-off. The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), the country’s air transport regulator said the plane hovered in the Ugandan airspace for more than an hour. […]

(BREAKING) UK Police Arrest AIT Founder Dokpesi At Heathrow Airport

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The founder of DAAR Communications Limited, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been allegedly arrested by the Police in the United Kingdom, a source says on Sunday Night. The African Examiner gathered that Mr Dokpesi is scheduled to meet with the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in London. […]

(BREAKING): Prince Charles Succeeds Queen Elizabeth As King

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and an icon instantly recognisable to billions of people around the world, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday. Her eldest son, Charles, 73, succeeds as king immediately, according to centuries of protocol, beginning a new, less certain chapter for the […]

Major Shake Up As Outgoing AuGF Aghughu Begins Mass Redeployment of Staff

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In a major shake up, the outgoing Auditor General of the Federation, Mr Alphosus Aghughu has begun mass redeployment of staff members out of the abuja headquarters to various parts of the country. The redeployment, according to aggrieved staff members, is allegedly done with malice and revenge against perceived staffers who opposed […]

Pinnick: Why I’m No Longer Seeking Third Term As NFF President

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has talked about his decision to stay clear from pursuing a third term in office. In a chat with Arise TV on Monday, the NFF president stated that some people hate him “for no reason” and that he is tired of dealing with […]

UNGA 76: Huge Protests Against Buhari In New York To Hold Friday

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As President Mohammadu Buhari of Nigeria prepares to address the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, there are barrage of protests planned to embarrass him at the global event. African Examiner gathered that various organizations, dissidents, activists, self-determination groups have mobilised Nigerians in the US to troop out to demonstrate against the president […]

Aisha Buhari Cup: Air Peace Boss Shells Out N20m On Super Falcons

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) Allen Onyema, the President of Air Peace Airline, has compensated the Super Falcons past and present teams with the sum of ₦20 million. This is contained in a statement by Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Wednesday. It said that Onyema presented the cheques to the various […]

How FG Spent N6trn On Terrorism War; Lost N5.4trn To Tax Evasion –EFCC Boss

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has stated the federal government has spent N6 trillion on the war against insurgency since 2008, and lost N5.4 trillion to tax evasion by multi-national corporations operating in the country between 2011 and 2021. This was disclosed in a statement According to a statement by […]

Masari Pledges To Provide COVID-19 Vaccines To Corps Members

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has pledged to provide adequate COVID-19 vaccines for all the corps members in the state. Masari made the pledge on Friday in Katsina when he received the Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, Brig.-Gen. Shu’aibu Ibrahim, who paid him a courtesy call at […]

VAT War: Appeal Court Orders Rivers, FIRS To Maintain Status Quo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division on Friday ordered the Rivers Government, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Attorney-General of the Federation to maintain status quo, pending the hearing and determination of applications before it in respect of the Valued Added Tax (VAT). The Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, had […]

7 Persons Die As Nigeria Records 727 Fresh COVID-19 Cases –NCDC

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Five more people have died from COVID-19 complications as Nigeria recorded 559 fresh cases on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in its infections update published on its Facebook page on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the additional 727 COVID-19 infections, on Thursday, indicated an […]

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