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Preparing For Digital Disruptions During Africa’s Year Of Elections

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – This year, 23 African countries will hold elections – ranging from local to parliamentary and presidential. Considering that election seasons are known to come with many digital rights violations, including internet shutdowns, digital platform clampdowns, privacy breaches and other digital restrictions, it is essential to pay attention, anticipate likely infringements and work […]

UNN Law Faculty, Collaborating Regulatory Agencies on Consumer Awareness Creation.

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – From its inception in 1960, one of the nation’s premier and prestigious universities, the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, founded by Nigeria’s first Civilian President, and Owelle of Onitsha, Anambra State, South East Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, has continued to contribute her quota both in capital and human development in the country. […]

Nigerians React As Chika Ike Reveals Her Godfathers

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nollywood actress, Chika Ike, has sparked social media reactions as she revealed the details of her godfathers. The actress uploaded photos and information about her godfathers alongside a note of appreciation as she applauded them for their continuous support. The African Examiner writes that the two godfathers happen to be a Zambian […]

Nigerians Mock Nollywood Actor As He Baths Naked, Firing Prayers For Tinubu On The Beach

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The video of popular Nollywood actor, Victor Igwe bathing and making incantations for the electoral victory of the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu on the beach has sparked social media reactions. African Examiner writes that Olaiya Igwe posted the video on his Instagram page on Friday and said, “It is my pleasure […]

Wike, Ortom, Makinde, Others Shun PDP Campaign Inauguration

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State; Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, all believed to be loyal to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, including Wike, on Wednesday, boycotted the inauguration of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council and book launch in honour […]

(BREAKING): OPEC Secretary-General, Barkindo, Is Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Muhammad Barkindo, is dead. Barkindo died late Tuesday. The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, announced Barkindo’s death in a tweeted posted to his verified Twitter handle, @MKKyari, in the early hours of Wednesday. “We lost our esteemed […]

(BREAKING) : Senator Abaribe Wins APGA Senatorial Ticket

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has won the senatorial ticket of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, for Abia South senatorial district. Senator Abaribe who dumped the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, earlier in the week after pulling from the governorship race, was elected APGA senatorial flag bearer unopposed, by a […]

Lekki: Skitmaker, Mr Macaroni Raises Alarm Over Death Threat

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular Nigerian Skitmaker, Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni has raised the alarm over the threat to his life for leading a fresh protest to stop Tolling at the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge Mr Marcaroni alongside 5 others were arrested in late 2020 for Public disturbance when he and others took to […]

Commission Freezes Over 30 Accounts Of Illegal Loan Sharks

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), says it has frozen no fewer than 30 bank accounts operated by illegal loan organisations. Mr Babatunde Irukera, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, said this at a media engagement in Abuja on Tuesday. Irukera also said that the Commission had engaged Google […]

(UPDATED) : FG Approves US Request For Abba Kyari’s Extradition

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government has approved the request by the United States of America to extradite the suspended Commander of the Police Intelligence Response Team, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. The US had requested that Kyari should be extradited over alleged $1.1million wire fraud involving Abass Ramon aka Hushpuppi and four others. […]

(OPINION) – The Taliban, the Boko Haram and the Bandits

Prof. R. A. Ipinyomi

By Prof. R A. Ipinyomi, Ilorin, Nigeria (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Taliban, currently capturing global headline news, originated from a group of conservative seminary students in Afghanistan in the mid-1990s following the collapse of Afghanistan’s communist regime propped by the Soviet Union at the time. Taliban took its name from its membership consisting of students […]

OPINION: Nigeria And Employment Racketeering

By Wole Arisekola (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – In Africa, most especially the South-Western part of Nigeria, it is believed that when a mother hen is crying out to the world that an eagle stole its chic, it is not because it can do anything to retrieve it but to let the world hear its voice. It […]

[OPINION] See How They’re Being Sent To God To Answer For Their Crimes, By Femi Adesina

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – It amazes, even confounds, to hear some people say President Muhammadu Buhari should go after Boko Haram terrorists and bandits with the same gusto he has displayed against separatists in the country. Amazing and confounding because what the Buhari government does daily in the North-east, North-west, and North-central parts of the country, […]

Boon For Garri Producers, Consumers In Akwa Ibom

By Emmanuel Aziken (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – It was in 2018 that the people of Akwa Ibom saw what many at that time called the Udom wonder when the price of garri crashed from more than N200 a cup to N100. For a former top banker it was another move that further crushed the idea that […]

(FEATURES) Will Nigeria Ever Have A Better Tomorrow In Olympic Games?

By Cornelius Ehimiaghe  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian sports administrators have a knack for doing things that would make “last minute.com” to envy them. Sometimes, they may not even respond to a basic thing, as an email letter. While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) are currently promoting the safeguarding […]

[FEATURES] The Electoral Act And Its Controversies

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After the commencement of the Fourth Republic in 1999, there have been many  amendments to the Electoral Act, meant to enhance and improve the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The latest amendment, Electoral Act 2021, has, however, generated a lot of controversies. The goals of the amendments have always […]

[OPINION] The Judge As A Street Fighter, By Reuben Abati

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – I would never have believed that a day would come when a Nigerian judge would engage in street fighting no matter the level of provocation. It was for this reason that I initially thought the video showing a suit-wearing fellow, referred to as a certain powerful judge kicking and slapping a security […]

[OPINION] PH Refinery Rehabilitation: Between Sense, Sentiments And Sensationalism

By Sadou Jattu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Since last week when the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the sum of $1.5bn for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery, all hell has been practically let loose. Well-meaning Nigerians from all walks of life have been sharing their views on the issue and many of them have […]

Security: ONSA, Military Stand Firm

By Christopher Adelabu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Frequently described as overstretched and underfunded, Nigeria’s military forces are fighting jihadists in the North-East and armed gangs in the North-West as well as dealing with communal conflicts in central regions, separatist tensions in the South-East and piracy in the nearby Gulf of Guinea. According to Ikemesit Effiong, head […]

Nigerian Government’s Border Closure Policy: Between Economy and Security

By Chidi Onwuachu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government of Nigeria took a very critical decision to close its land borders on August 19, 2019. This was after sessions of focused discussions on matters bordering on the economy and national security. It was not an easy decision to make – not after analysing the pros […]

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