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(Breaking) : Buhari Orders Serving Ministers With Political Ambitions To Resign

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Ministers aspiring to be President in 2023 to resign immediately. He applauded the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba for braving the odds to quit to avoid conflict of interest. But other Ministers seeking to be Governors, Senators and House of Representatives members were busy trying to […]

(BREAKING): Ogun Court Orders AIG, Police Superintendent’s Detained For Contempt

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An Ogun State High Court has ordered prompt detainment of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 2 Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos and Superintendent Tijani Taofiq for contempt. The Police officers had disobeyed the court order that asked both the AIG and Taofiq to pay N500,000 and N50,000 respectively as damages in favour of […]

Tambuwal Calls For Godwin Emefiele’s Resignation

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on the Federal Government to effect the resignation of the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. Tambuwal, a Presidential aspirant on the platform of PDP, made the call on Saturday, in Jalingo, shortly after interacting with the party delegates ahead of PDP presidential primaries. The governor […]

Emefiele Debunks Rumour Of Joining Presidential Race

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele, has dispelled widespread rumours that he would be contesting for office of the president in the 2023 general elections . This is coming on the heels of widespread, diverse reactions to his purported purchase of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Nomination […]

2023 Presidency: Amaechi Visits Benin, Pledges To Address Insecurity

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged to tackle the insecurity plaguing the country. Amaechi made the promise on Friday when he visited Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II, in his palace. He further promised to give priority to education as his major focus if given the opportunity to serve […]

WHO Confirms Death Of 3rd Ebola Patient In DR Congo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, confirmed the death of third Ebola patient in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the latest fatality in an outbreak first reported in April. The first case was reported on April 23 and a total of three deaths have been confirmed so far. A 48-year-old man […]

Ex Zamfara Governor, Yerima Joins 2023 Presidential Race

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sen. Sani Yerima, a former governor of Zamfara has joined the 2023 presidential race on the platform of the APC, with a pledge to holistically address the country’s security challenges. Yerima spoke on Friday in Abuja, when Sen. Bala Adamu, Director-General Yerima Support Organisations presented the APC Expression of Interest and Nomination […]

(JUST IN) : Airline Operators To Shut Down Operations Monday

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Airline Operators of Nigeria is shutting down operations from Monday due to astronomical increase in the cost of aviation fuel. African Examiner had earlier reported that the airline operators had threatened to shut down their operations in March arguing that they had only three days of fuel left. The cost of […]

Ekiti Prince Sentence To Death By Hanging For Killing Monarch

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, has sentenced a 42-year-old prince, Ademola Omoniyi, to death by hanging for killing the traditional ruler of his community. Omoniyi was arraigned on one count of murder contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap. C16, Laws of […]

2023: Vote For Right People, Amaechi Urges Electorate

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the Nigerian electorate to vote the right people into positions of authority, to salvage the country from its current challenges. Amaechi, who was a Special Guest of Honour at the 2022 World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Uyo on Tuesday, urged Nigerians to always […]

“I’m Not Married Ooo” Says   Mr Macaroni  

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian comedian, Debo Adedayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni, has cleared the air on the wedding-themed photos he earlier shared with fellow skit maker, Kemi Ikuseedun, also known as Mummy Wa. Mr Macaroni had on April 23 and 24, shared wedding-themed pictures of himself and Mummy wa, who always acted as his […]

MKO Abiola’s Son Urges Buhari To Investigate Father’s Death

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Mr Abdul Abiola, one of the sons of the late Chief MKO Abiola has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the circumstances that led to the death of his father. The young Abiola said this via his Twitter handle @AbdulMKO on Tuesday. He said that it was time for Nigerians to […]

Zamfara Inferno- No Casualties, Loss Of Critical Materials -INEC

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says no causality was reported at the fire incident that gutted its office in  Kauran Namoda Local Government Area of  Zamafara. The commission disclosed this in a statement by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye in Abuja on Tuesday. […]

Stolen Car From Canada Tracked To Nigeria

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A 2017 Toyota Highlander stolen from Ontario street, Canada has been tracked to Nigeria. The vehicle belonging to one Ahmad Abdallah was said to have disappeared from his street last September, according to CTV News. It was gathered that the owner had given up on finding the car after surveillance video of […]

LASTMA Official Fatally Knocked Down By Errant Driver

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Bolaji Oreagba, has confirmed the death of one of his officials, Jamiu Issa. The late Issa was knocked down and ran over by a driver who had driven against the flow of traffic in the Lekki area of the state while trying […]

Ondo Chocolates Taking Over European Markets By July

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Chocolates produced in Ondo State will storm European markets from July beginning with UK. The chocolates are produced at the recently-completed Sunshine Chocolate Factory at Alade Idanre in the state. Managing Director of the Company, Mr Robo Adhuze, stated on Thursday in Akure that export of chocolate bars from Nigeria would increase […]

Ousted Sudan President Images In Hospital Sparks Anger On Social Media

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Many Sudanese social media users have reacted angrily to a video that emerged of deposed President Omar al-Bashir walking around a hospital ward. Al Bashir was admitted to the hospital on the grounds that he was too ill for prison, although some voiced support for the ex-general. Bashir, deposed just over three […]

Makinde Refutes Unfairness To Muslims

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has denied insinuations that his administration has been unfair to the muslim community in some regions of the state, particularly, Ogbomoso zone. This is as he reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to sustaining religious harmony and peaceful coexistence in the state. Makinde made the clarification while […]

I’m Not Interested In Marriage, Says Iyabo Ojo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nollywood star Iyabo Ojo has ruled out getting married again. The actress made this known in one of the episodes of the newly launched reality TV show, Real Housewives of Lagos. The mother of two, during the show’s confessional, declared that she doesn’t see herself getting married again. The ‘Arinzo’ actress revealed […]

FCTA To Seal Up Govt. Offices, Hotels Over N10b Waste Collection Debts

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) says it may lockdown some government offices, hotels, Plazas and other business premises due to debts owed the board. The Director of AEPB, Mr Osilama Briamah, made the disclosure in a statement, on Monday in Abuja. Brianah explained that the measure was coming on the heels […]



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