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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 […]

CBN Increases Interest Rate To 18.5%

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has raised the interest rate from 18 percent to 18.5 percent. The apex bank governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced the decision  on Wednesday after the policy-setting committee meeting at the CBN headquarters in Abuja. The development is the third consecutive time the apex bank will be raising […]

Lawan Denies Seeking Re-election As Senate President

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has denied joining the race for the Senate presidency. Lawan, a former Majority Leader, was elected as the Senate President in 2019 after enjoying the backing of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the position. The APC […]

Man Jailed For Using Coins To Make Jewelry In Kaduna

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kaduna Zonal Command has secured the conviction of a jeweller, Ibrahim Dabai, at the Federal High Court sitting in Kano State before Justice M.N Yunusa. Dabai was convicted on a charge bordering on tampering with Nigerian currency. According to EFCC on twitter, he was […]

BREAKING: UK Set To Bar Nigerian Students, Others From Bringing Family By January

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The United Kingdom has put in place a new law that will see Nigerian students and others studying in the UK from bringing their family as dependents except “under specific circumstances.” This is as the UK government aims to bring immigration into the country that stands at around one million down, Sky […]

Tribunal: Hearing To Begin May 30 As Court Merges PDP, LP, APM Petitions

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Presidential Election Petition Court has consolidated all the petitions filed by the three petitioners, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), and the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM), and their presidential candidates. The Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Haruna Tsamani, made this known on Tuesday while presenting the court pre-hearing report. […]

Incoming Government Will Remove Subsidy, Says Adamu Garba

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Adamu Garba says the next government will remove subsidies.  The former Deputy Director, Media, APC Independent Campaign Council, spoke as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday. “It is a stand that the next administration is going to remove subsidies. It was made very […]

Nigeria Beat Dominican Republic In U-20 World Cup Opener

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Sunday defeated the Dominican Republic 2-1 in the FIFA U-20 World Cup opener. Nigeria won the opener at the Estadio Malvinas Argentina in Mendoza in Argentina. The Flying Eagles will face Italy next in their Group D ties before playing Brazil in the last group game. The Dominicans […]

Glitz,Glamour at Ninth Edition Of 2023 AMVCA

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – It was all glitz and glamour as the ninth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) was held on Saturday to honour some of the finest in the African film industry. The event was held at the Eko Hotel Convention Hall, Victoria Island, Lagos, with media host presenter Ik Osakioduwa […]

David De Gea Wins Second EPL Golden Glove

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – David De Gea Snags Second EPL Golden Glove, His first win came in the twilight of the 2017/18 season. The English Premier League tweeted on the accolade amid his team’s Bournemouth clash on Saturday. “Introducing your @Castrol Golden Glove winner for 2022/23… Congratulations, @D_DeGea!” the English Premier League tweeted amid his team’s Bournemouth clash […]

Manchester City Win Premier League After Arsenal Defeat

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester City won the Premier League for the fifth time in six seasons after second-placed Arsenal lost 1-0 at Nottingham Forest on Saturday. A second consecutive defeat for the Gunners left Mikel Arteta’s men still four points adrift of City with one game left for them to play. Taiwo Awoniyi’s winning goal […]

We’ve Approved Buhari’s $800m Loan Request – Ahmad

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A member House of Representatives Committee on Loans, Aids and Debt Management, Abubakar Yunusa Ahmad, says federal lawmakers have approved the$800 million loan request of President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmaker however argued that the loan would not be utilised by the Buhari administration, saying the incoming government would deploy its own approach […]

Buhari Appoints Oluwatoyin Madein As Nigeria’s Accountant-General

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs. Oluwatoyin Madein as the substantive Accountant-General of the Federation.  Her appointment takes immediate effect, according to a Friday statement by the Director of Communications, Office of the Head of Civil Service, Mohammed Ahmed. “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Oluwatoyin Sakirat Madein, as […]

Ignore Lies From PDP, Otti Tells Supporters Following Court Judgement

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Abia State Governor-Elect Alex Otti has called for calm following the nullification of his candidature and that of the Labour Party candidates in the state and Kano.  In a statement by his spokesman Ferdinand Ekeoma hours after the judgement, Otti said inauguration plans are underway despite the development. The statement read […]

511 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender, Troops Rescue Chibok Girl – DHQ

(AFRICAN EXAMINER0 – Five hundred and eleven (511) Boko Haram terrorists and their families have surrendered following a recent offensive by troops of the Nigerian Army in the North-East region. The figure comprises 99 adult males, 161 adult females, and 251 children who surrendered to troops at different locations within the theatre of operations. This […]

Newcastle Swept Brighton As Top-Four Finish Looms

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Newcastle United claimed an emphatic 4-1 home victory over Brighton and Hove Albion to take a massive step towards clinching a top-four finish in the English Premier League on Thursday. An own goal by Deniz Undav and a Dan Burn header before the interval put third-placed Newcastle in command. But Brighton, in […]

Sevilla Reach Another Europa League Final

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Europa League thoroughbreds Sevilla recovered to reach another final as substitute Erik Lamela’s fabulous header five minutes into extra time earned a gritty 2-1 win for the hosts. It was a pulsating affair against Juventus on Thursday, as Sevilla secured a 3-2 aggregate victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. The Spaniards […]

Police Arrest Two Suspects Over Attack On US Embassy Staff In Anambra

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Police Command In Anambra State has said that two suspects have been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s attack on the US Consulate Convoy in Ogbaru Local Government Area.  Preliminary investigations conducted by the police revealed that seven persons were killed in the assault. Of the seven, three were US Consulate officials […]

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