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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 […]

Coup: ECOWAS Suspends Guinea, Sends Mission To Conakry

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will on Thursday visit Guinea which has been gripped by a military coup, according to a communique issued late Wednesday. The communique was issued after a virtual meeting of the organisation, convened by ECOWAS Chairman Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to discuss […]

BBNaija: Peace, Tega, Michael, Boma Evicted

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Viewers of the famous television reality show, Big Brother Naija, Season 6, Shine Ya Eye edition, were pleasantly surprised to witness massive eviction of housemates on Sunday. Just 24 hours before the eviction night, Big Brother, the host of the show hinted through the official Facebook page of the show that there […]

Party Feud: Lai Mohammed, Gov. AbdulRazaq’s Faction Hold Parallel LG Congresses In Kwara

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held separate local government congresses in Kwara on Saturday to elect their executives. The congresses were held at the LG secretariats of the two factions across the 16 local government areas of Kwara. The factions were those loyal to the Minister of Information, […]

FRSC Issues Traffic Alert To Southwest Travellers Along Kabba-Omuo Ekiti Highway

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has alerted motorists travelling to and from the South-West through Kabba-Omuo Ekiti Federal highway of a failed section of the road at Ikoyi, Iyara LGA of Kogi. The Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. […]

NCDC BOSS, Chikwe Ihekweazu To Head New WHO Pandemic Data-Driven Hub In Germany

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The World Health Organization (WHO) says Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), will head its newly inaugurated Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence based in Berlin, Germany. Outgoing German Federal Chancellor, Dr Angela Merkel, and the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, inaugurated the hub on Wednesday to better […]

MMA2 Driver Turns In Bag Containing Money, Jewelry, Other Valuables

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A bag containing bundles of local and foreign currencies, jewelry and other valuables worth millions of Naira forgotten inside one of the buses for conveying passengers at the Airside of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos Terminal Two (MMA2), has been returned to the owner by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the […]

Bangladesh Sentences 6 Militants To Death For Killing Gay Activists

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Six members of an Islamist militant group were sentenced to death on Tuesday by a court in Bangladesh, for the brutal killing of two gay rights campaigners, five years ago. Xulhaz Mannan, 35, and Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy, 25, were hacked to death in Mannan’s apartment in the capital Dhaka in April 2016, […]

CJN Summons Six Chief Judges Over PDP Conflicting Court Order Rackets

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Six Chief Judges have been summoned to explain the conflicting orders emanating from the courts under their jurisdiction. Ahuraka Yusuf Isah, the media aide to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), confirmed that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad issued the summons in his capacity as the National Judicial Commission (NJC) chairman. African Examiner […]

Firstbank Sponsors Duke Of Shomolu Production As Awo, Aremu Hits The Stage

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of ‘A Deep Dive Into History’, a theatre production from the Duke of Shomolu (DOS) Production House, spearheaded by Joseph Edgar. A deep dive into history comprises two exciting stage plays – Aremu and Awo, showing from the 22nd of August and will […]

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