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Two Senators Resign From PDP As Crisis Continues

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Two Senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senators Mathew Urhogide and Ayo Akinyelure have resigned from the party. The notice of their resignations was contained in two separate letters addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and read during Wednesday’s plenary session. Senator Urhogide represents Edo South Senatorial District in the […]

Sly Ezeokenwa Emerges New APGA National Chairman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mr Sly Ezeokenwa has emerged the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). His emergence was announced on Wednesday afternoon at the APGA National Convention in Awka, the Anambra State capital. Ezeokenwa was sworn in alongside the newly elected National Officers of APGA in the presence of Anambra State […]

NNPC Adjusts Petrol Pump Price

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has confirmed the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol. The price adjustment by the NNPC is coming some 48 hours after President Bola Tinubu announced an end to the subsidy era during his inaugural speech at the Eagle […]

Alex Otti Orders State Accounts Frozen, Dissolves Boards

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor Alex Otti has directed that all accounts of the Abia State Government be immediately frozen as well as those of its agencies domiciled in every bank and financial institution across the state and country. The governor gave the order on Tuesday in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and […]

Erdogan Wins Historic Turkey Runoff To Extend Two-Decade Rule

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appealed for national unity Monday after winning a historic runoff election that extended two decades of his transformative but divisive rule until 2028. The 69-year-old overcame Turkey’s worst economic crisis in a generation and the most powerful opposition alliance to ever face his Islamic-rooted party on his […]

‘No Need For Panic Buying’ NNPC Backs TInubu On Fuel Subsidy

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has welcomed the pronouncement of President Bola Tinubu on the removal of fuel subsidy. The President, in his inaugural address on Monday, had declared an end to the era of subsidy payment, saying the 2023 budget made no provision for fuel subsidy, so further payment […]

U20WC: Nigeria To Face Argentina In Round Of 16

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria will face rivals Argentina in the Round of 16 at the 2023 U-20 World Cup. The Flying Eagles will take on the hosts in an encounter on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Ladan Bosso’s team finished as one of the third-best-placed teams after earning six points from three Group D games. They […]

Chelsea Hire Pochettino As New Manager

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Chelsea hired Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager on Monday as the Argentine accepted the daunting task of reviving the troubled Premier League club. Pochettino agreed a two-year contract with an option for an additional year and will return to the Premier League four years after being sacked by Chelsea’s London rivals […]

‘Fuel Subsidy Is Gone’, President Tinubu Declares In Inaugural Speech

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s new President, Bola Tinubu says the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. He said the 2023 Budget made no provision for fuel subsidy and more so, subsidy payment is no longer justifiable. “The fuel subsidy is gone,” Tinubu declared in his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square on Monday […]

Haaland Wins Premier League Player Of The Season

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Erling Haaland has won the 2022/2023 Premier League Player of the Season following a record-breaking debut term in England’s elite championship.  The Manchester City forward bagged an incredible 36 league goals in just 35 games– shattering a 29-year record for the most strikes in a Premier League campaign. There could only be […]

Fuel Subsidy, Debt Benefitting The Rich, Killing Nigeria’s Economy – Adesina

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has decried the fuel subsidy regime by the Federal Government, saying it only benefits the rich. Speaking during the presidential inauguration lecture in Abuja on Saturday, Adesina said the continued payment to subsidise petroleum products is killing the Nigerian economy. According to […]

There Is No Islamisation Agenda – Shettima

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Vice President-elect, Senator Kashim Shettima on Saturday has addressed concerns that he and his principal, Bola Tinubu, have an agenda to islamise Nigeria. Since Tinubu announced Shettima as his running mate last year, there have been divergent views by different groups and individuals with some alleging that the Muslim-Muslim ticket of […]

Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat Submit Asset Declaration Forms

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat gear up for their inauguration on Monday, the state government says both have submitted their Asset Declaration Forms to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). The Media Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gboyega Akosilen, made the disclosure in a statement […]

JUST IN: Senate Convenes Emergency Session

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – With the presidential inauguration just two days away, the Senate is convening an emergency session. It is unclear at the moment what the upper chamber intends to handle during this session. Lawmakers are gradually trickling into the chambers but the Senate President is yet to arrive. This is the second time in […]

Man Utd Secure Champions League Return With Win Over Chelsea FC

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester United sealed qualification for next season’s Champions League with a 4-1 thrashing of beleaguered Chelsea on Thursday. Casemiro, Anthony Martial, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford were on target as the Red Devils moved up to third in the Premier League. A miserable night summed up Chelsea’s season despite spending over £500 […]

P-Square Set To Release Album After Nine Years

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nine years after their last album together, the Nigerian musical duo, Peter and Paul Okoye, known are P-Square, are working on a new album. The identical twins made this known to CNN recently where they also hinted at releasing the album within the year. Since reuniting in 2022, the duo released two […]

U20WC: Flying Eagles Fly Into Knockout Stage

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria defeated Italy in an end-to-end encounter at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Argentina 2023 on Wednesday, courtesy of Salim Fago Lawal’s diving header and Jude Sunday’s last-gasp finish. The result means the Flying Eagles qualify for the knockout stage on six points while the Azzurri are on three points after two […]

Brighton End Man City’s Winning Run

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Brighton ended Manchester City’s 12-game winning run in the Premier League as a 1-1 draw on Wednesday secured the Seagulls a place in next season’s Europa League. Phil Foden fired the English champions in front, but Brighton were well worthy of the point given to them by Julio Enciso’s stunning long-range strike. […]

Gbajabiamila, Wase In Open Disagreement During Plenary

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There was some tension between the Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and his deputy, Idris Wase at close of plenary earlier on Wednesday. Both men openly disagreed over the duration of Thursday’s plenary as the speaker insisted that proceedings should be short enough to allow him and other members […]

‘Good’ First Season At Man Utd Not Enough – Ten Hag

(AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – Erik ten Hag said Manchester United must strive for more even though his team look set to clinch a place in next season’s Champions League. United need just one point from their final two Premier League games against Chelsea and Fulham to secure a top-four finish after a season out of Europe’s […]



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