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Insecurity: Lagos To Demolish Shanties, Takeover Abandoned Buildings

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu,  states that the government is committed to clean up the state by  confiscating  abandoned properties, demolishing  shanties and illegal structures in  order  to arrest  insecurity . Sanwo-Olu said this during the Security Stakeholders Town Hall Meeting at Ikeja. He said that the shanties, abandoned buildings and […]

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[BREAKING] COVID-19: FG Shuts Bars, Night Clubs, Recreational Centres Indefinitely

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government has shut down bars, night clubs and recreational centres in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. The government also reintroduced COVID-19 restrictions across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Dr […]

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FG Declares Wednesday, Thursday, As Public Holidays To Mark Eid-El-Fitr Celebration

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Federal Government has declared Wednesday and Thursday as Public Holidays to mark 2021 Eid-eI-Fitr celebration. A statement by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, stated that the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, while making the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the […]

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2021 UTME Mock Examination Slips Ready For Printing- JAMB

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says that mock examination slips for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now be printed out in preparation for the exercise. JAMB made this known in its Weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available  on Monday in Abuja. “Candidates who […]

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I Never Insulted Nor Mock Adeboye Over Son’s Death — Igboho

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Yoruba Nation human rights  agitator, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has explained that he never insulted nor mocked the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the demise of his son, Dare. African Examiner reports that Igboho stirred the hornets’ nest when he rained […]

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Abducted ABSU student regains freedom – Ikpeazu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has announced the release of a student of Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU), abducted on Wednesday night on the Okigwe-Uturu Road. African Examiner recalls that the student was abducted by hoodlums, along with other passengers in a Sienna Van between 7.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. on their […]

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APC Debunks Allegation To Slash Salaries

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Abuja, has  debunked  the allegation by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that  the Federal Government has  plans to slash salaries of civil servants. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), discredited the allegation in a statement. African Examiner reports that the […]

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BREAKING: Six Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Akwa Ibom Police Station

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Saturday launched another attack on Odoro Ikpe Police Station, in Ini LGA of Akwa Ibom State, killing six officers on duty. It was gathered that the attack occurred in the early hours of Saturday when people were still sleeping. Our […]

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7 Officers Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Police Stations in Rivers State

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gunmen on Friday night attacked security checkpoints and police stations in Rivers State, with no fewer than seven security operatives feared killed. The hoodlums attacked a police station along the Rumuji axis of the East-West Road in the state. Also, the Rumuji police station in Emuoha Local Government Area was also torched, […]

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Maritime Stakeholders Support FG’s Action On Bala-Usman’s Suspension

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Some maritime stakeholders in Lagos has  backed the Federal Government’s suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), saying it had the right to hire and fire anyone in its establishment. The stakeholders were reacting to the suspension of the Managing Director of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza […]

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BREAKING: Police, Okada Riders Clash In Lagos

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There is conflict in Ogba, Lagos over the alleged shooting of a motorcyclist also known as Okada rider by a police officer. A source disclosed that the unrest started yesterday when a police officer refused to pay for the service rendered to him by an Okada rider. The anonymous source stated that […]

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Eight Killed As Operatives Resist Attack On Imo Police Division

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Security operatives made a breakthrough for the first time in Imo this year as they successfully resisted and repelled an attack on Orlu Divisional Police Headquarters by unknown gunmen. The incident, which happened Thursday night, saw the joint security operatives killing about eight hoodlums in the gun duel. The Police Spokesperson in […]

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Auto Crash Claims Lives Along Lagos- Ibadan Expressway

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Many lives were  lost in  an accident that occurred along Lagos -Ibadan expressway where unspecified number of persons were burnt to death. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson for TRACE, said this at a media briefing in Abeokuta on Friday. He said the accident involved a silver Toyota RAV 4, with registration number, […]

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BREAKING : One Policeman Killed In Latest Gunmen Attack In Ebonyi

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Another policeman was killed when gunmen in the early hours of Thursday invaded Obiozara police station in Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi state. The gunmen, who invaded the station around 3am, razed office of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and the admin building. A source within the area noted the main […]

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Buhari Commiserates With Pastor Adeboye On The Demise Of His Son

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has  commiserated  with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, his family and members of his church on the demise  of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President urged […]

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Gunmen Again Raze Police Station, Kill 2 Officers In Anambra

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Police in Anambra have confirmed the killing of two of its personnel by unknown gunmen who attacked and razed the Divisional Police Station in Obosi, Idemili North of the state. African Examiner gathered that the attackers had after burning down the station, moved to the quarters where they killed the two personnel […]

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BREAKING: Senate In Closed Session With Security Chiefs

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Senate is currently holding a closed door session with the Chief of Defence Staff, the service chiefs, the inspector General of Police and heads of intelligence agencies in the country Those in attendance are General Lucky Eluoye Onyenucheya Irabor (Chief of Defence Staff), Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru ( Chief of Army […]

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BREAKING: NECO Releases 2020 SSCE Results

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Examinations Council on Thursday said 26,277 out of the 39,503 candidates who sat for its 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for external candidates obtained five credits and above including in English Language and Mathematics. The board’s Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, disclosed this at the council headquarters in Minna, Niger State, […]

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BREAKING : Pastor Adeboye’s Son Dies At 42

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Pastor Dare Adeboye, the son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Enoch Adeboye, is dead. African Examiner gathered that the 42-year-old, who was the third surviving child of the revered cleric, died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based […]

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Malian Woman Gives Birth To 9 Babies

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  A woman from Mali who gave birth to nine babies – known as nonuplets – is doing well despite complications during delivery. The babies will need medical care for up to three months, a spokesman from the Casablanca clinic where the woman gave birth told dpa late Wednesday. She had been transferred […]

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