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Russia-Ukraine Crisis Takes Toll On Nigeria’s Crude, Affects Inflow Into Int’l Markets –NNPC Ltd 

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) has provided insight into how the lingering conflict between Russia and Ukraine has impacted Nigerian crude oil inflows in the international oil market, leading to a dip in demand from the once-dependable Asian market at the onset of hostilities in the Eastern bloc.  Maryamu […]

Makinde Approves ₦25,000 for Oyo Workers, ₦15,000 For Pensioners

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor  Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has approved the payment of ₦25,000 and ₦15,000 to workers and pensioners in the state respectively as wage award to cushion the effects of subsidy removal.  Makinde announced the wage award while addressing workers who stormed the Governor’s Office on Monday in Ibadan to protest the […]

FG Receives 108 Nigerian Migrants Stranded In Niger

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Federal Government has received 108 irregular Nigerians migrants stranded in Niger Republic. This is contained in a statement by Mr Alexander Oturu, Southwest Zonal Coordinator, National Commission For Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) on Tuesday in Abuja. The commission said the Nigerians include  32 males, 29 females, 44 children and […]

Confusion Over Saraki’s Settlement Of Mr Ibu’s Medical Expenses

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The news that help has finally come for bedridden Nollywood actor John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, as the Abubakar Bukola Saraki Foundation announced that it has cleared his medical expenses has caused confusion among some netizens on social media.  The African Examiner recalls that Mr Ibu in a video on his 62nd […]

Nigeria Needs New Constitution, Says Anyaoku

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, says that for Nigeria to move forward a new constitution is needed to arrest the problems of the country. Anyaoku stated this on Friday in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital when he delivered the 2023 Convocation Lecture of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, […]

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 […]

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