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BREAKING: Supreme Court Stops FG, CBN From Enforcing Feb 10 Old Naira Deadline

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily stopped the withdrawal of old Naira Notes from Feb. 10 A seven-member panel led by Justice John Okoro, stopped the move in a ruling in an exparte application brought by three northern states of Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara. The three states had specifically applied for an […]

2030 World Cup: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay Submit Joint Bid

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay officially submitted a joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup yesterday. While doing so, the four South American countries called for the tournament to return “where football was born”, 100 years after the first World Cup was held in Montevideo. During a ceremony in Buenos […]

Fuel Scarcity Will Ease In One Week – Mele Kyari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has apologized to Nigerians for the over three months of pains caused by the nationwide fuel scarcity. “I apologize for the situation. On behalf of all of us, the stakeholders in the oil and gas industry. Definitely, not surely exclusive. Having said this, it is […]

Nigerians React As Mc Oluomo Writes INEC To Allow Lagos Transporters Distribute Election Materials

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The letter written by the Lagos State Parks Management Committee led by Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, to the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow its members to distribute sensitive electoral materials and transport election officials on Election Day has continued to generate debate on social media. The African Examiner […]

I’ll Run Detribalised Government If Elected Delta Governor – Oborevwori

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Delta, Mr Sheriff Oborevwori, has pledged to run a detribalised government, elected as governor of the state.  Oborevwori, also the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, made the pledge during an interactive session with members of Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Delta council, in […]

Rivers Govt Reapproves Stadium For Atiku’s Campaign

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the state government has re-issued the approval for the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to use the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in the state to host its presidential campaign rally. The Rivers State Government had on January 31 withdrawn the initial approval of […]

INEC Chairman Yakubu, Emefiele Meet Amid Naira Scarcity

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday, attended a meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. Yakubu was accompanied by 11 INEC National Commissioners. In his address, the INEC Chairman noted that the meeting was because of the apex […]

Fashola Denies Promising APC Will Fix Power In Six Months

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Babatunde Fashola has denied promising that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will fix power supply issues in six months.  Several reports claimed that the Minister of Works and Housing promised in the lead-up to the 2015 election that if voted in, the APC would solve Nigeria’s power challenge.  The reports went further […]

New Naira Notes: Emefiele Deceived President Buhari – Oshiomhole

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Edo State’s governor, Adams Oshiomhole has accused the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of deceiving President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the redesign of the naira notes. Oshiomhole made this known during an interview on Channels Television’s election programme saying that Emefiele claimed that the CBN told President Buahri that redesigning the naira […]

Fuel Scarcity: Transporters Threaten To Picket NNPC Headquarters

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Coalition of Transporters has threatened to protest at the headquarters of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) concerning the lingering fuel scarcity. They made this known in a communique issued on Monday that was signed by Jamilu Mai Alheri, Chairman of Trailer Drivers Association (TADAN), and five others. They include […]

Mixed Reactions As Linda Ikeji Produced Aluu 4 Movie

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerians on social media are reacting to the news that controversial blogger, Linda Ikeji, produced a movie concerning the Aluu four incident that happened in Port-Harcourt on October 5, 2012. The African Examiner writes that Linda Ikeji’s movie, titled “ Dark October” reminisced about the incident that happened at the University of […]

Quake kills nearly 1,800 in Turkey, Syria

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The most powerful earthquake in nearly a century struck Turkey and Syria Monday, killing nearly 1,800 people in their sleep, levelling buildings and causing tremors felt as far away as Greenland. The 7.8-magnitude early morning quake, followed hours later by a slightly smaller one, wiped out entire sections of major Turkish cities […]

‘13 Parties’ Threaten To Pull Out Of 2023 Elections Over Naira Redesign

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – “Thirteen” out of the 18 political parties in Nigeria have threatened to withdraw from the February 25 and March 11 general elections in Nigeria over the naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).  At a briefing by a coalition of chairmen of political parties on Monday, the “13 parties” […]

Supreme Court Affirms Lawan As Authentic Candidate Of Yobe North

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Supreme Court has affirmed Ahmed Lawan as the authentic Candidate of Yobe North Senatorial District. In the lead judgement, Justice Centus Nweze faulted the approach of Bashir Machina in commencing the suit at the Federal High Court Damaturu division by way of originating summons and without oral evidence to prove allegations […]

Central African Republic Prime Minister Hails AfDB’s Support On Capacity Building

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Planning and International Cooperation of Central Africa Republic (CAR), Félix Moloua has applauded the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), aimed at building the capacity of government officials.  The prime minister gave the commendation while speaking at the workshop organized by AfDB for its government […]

Buhari Has Indeed Subdued Boko Haram — Buratai

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says President Muhammadu Buhari has fulfilled his promise of subduing Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists. Buratai, who made the assertion in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, recalled that the President had in his inaugural address […]

Makinde Gives Free Bus Ride To Oyo State Residents Amid Fuel Scarcity

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has deployed Omi Tuntun buses free to ease the movement of residents of the state following the twin crisis of new naira notes and fuel scarcity. This is contained in a statement by Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on Saturday in Ibadan.  According […]

Mr Ibu Refutes Wife’s Infidelity Claim, Speaks On His Relationship With Jasmine

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Popular Nollywood actor, John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, has stated that Jasmine Okafor, is his adopted daughter after his wife, Stella accused him that he is having a romantic relationship with Jasmine. Okafor made this clarification alongside his second son, Daniel, in an Instagram live session he had with Daddy Freeze on […]

Everton Masterclass Dents Arsenal Title Hopes

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Arsenal fell to just a second Premier League defeat of the season as James Tarkowski’s header gave Everton the perfect start under new manager Sean Dyche in a 1-0 win at Goodison Park.  Toffee’s know goals win games however, and with only six goals from the lineup prior to today they were […]

Why Emefiele Introduced Naira Redesign – Gov. Ganduje

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano has stated that Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), introduced the naira redesign policy because he failed in his presidential bid. Ganduje stated this while speaking with BBC Hausa on Friday after a meeting of the governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

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