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Court Issues Warrant Of Arrest For Ex-Minister Diezani

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued an arrest warrant against former Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Presiding Judge Bolaji Olajuwon made the order on Monday following an oral application made by Farouk Abdullah, counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). EFCC said its investigations revealed that […]

FG Suspends Planned Petrol Subsidy Removal

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government, through the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has suspended the planned petrol subsidy removal. Speaking during a meeting held at the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday, the Minister said the suspension is till further notice. African Examiner had earlier reported that the Minister of […]

Buhari Deceiving Nigerians With 419 Rice Pyramid – Ortom

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the administration of President Buhari as that of “419”. Ortom, speaking at the state’s Government House in Makurdi, Benue State, bemoaned some of the policies of President Buhari saying that the rice pyramid in Abuja as “419,” used to deceive Nigerians. He said: “Since […]

(BREAKING): Angry Youths Set School On Fire Over Hanifa’s Death

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Angry youths have stormed and set ablaze Noble Kids Academy, situated at Kwanar Dakata, Kano State, where late Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old was kidnapped, killed and buried by her proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko. It was gathered that the youths mobilized themselves and launched an attack on the building in the wee hours of […]

NAFDAC Bans Sachet Alcohol Drinks, Others

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has placed a ban on the registration of alcohol in sachet and small volume PET and Glass bottles below 200ml, amidst other stringent regulatory measures. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, who dropped the hint in Abuja, explained that the […]

Atiku Cannot Be A Perpetual PDP Presidential Aspirant Yearly —Afegbua

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Commissioner of Information in Edo State and a member of opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Kassim Afegbua, have said former Vice President Atiku was not qualified to contest the 2023 presidential election on account of old age. He said PDP could not keep giving its ticket to Atiku, saying it […]

(BREAKING): Nigeria vs Tunisia: 10-Man Super Eagles knocked Out Of AFCON By Tunisia

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Super Eagles of Nigeria are out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. They lost 1-0 to Tunisia in their Sunday encounter in the Round of 16. Barely two minutes after he was brought into the game, Alex Iwobi was sent off for a bad tackle. This is after Tunisia shocked […]

How Abiola Died – General Abdulsalami Abubakar

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – General Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former military Head of State, has stated that the late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12 1993 Presidential election in Nigeria, died after he fell ill. Abubakar stated that Abiola was not killed. The former Nigerian president disclosed this on Sunday when he appeared on […]

Nothing Can Make Me Return To Party Politics – Obasanjo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday restated his decision to stay off the party politics, saying nothing can make him return to party politics. Mr Obasanjo made his position known, while addressing reporters shortly after a closed-door meeting with members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) […]

Soludo Vows To Terminate Revenue Contracts Awarded To Officials’ Friends, Cronies

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The incoming governor of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has vowed to terminate all revenue collection contracts in the state as soon as he is sworn-in into office on March 17, 2022. Soludo, who frowned on the many leakages in revenue collection in the state, said he would use the Executive Order […]

Uzodinma Does Not Have The Capacity To Govern Imo – Okorocha

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The former governor of lmo State and Senator Representing Imo West senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha has stated that Gov Hope Uzodinma does not have the wherewithal to govern  people in a democracy. Okorocha disclosed this   in a statement signed by his Special Adviser Media, Sam Onwuemeodo in Owerri saying that the government […]

Nigeria Records 18,000 Cases Among Travelers, Insists On Protocols

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian government says more than 18,000 cases of coronavirus have been recorded from inbound travelers to the country as of January 16, 2022. It blamed the development on the failure of travellers to strictly adhere to the travel protocols put in place by Nigeria. The director-general of the Nigeria Centre for […]

(BREAKING): Proprietor Confesses killing 5-yr-old student with N100 rat poison

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – More revelations surrounding the death of a five-year-old, Hanifa Abubakar on Friday emerged as the principal suspect, a school proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko said he killed the innocent girl with N100 rat poison. Abdulmalik, who claimed he was the proprietor of the school, said he killed the girl owing to his financial constraints […]


The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company(IBEDC) Ltd over insolvency. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Engineer John Ayodele disclosed this in a memo to members of staff intimating them of the development. Ayodele, in the January 20 memo, said the company fell under receivership by a September […]

Ponzi Scheme Promoters Risk Jail Term As Nigerian Lawmakers Consider Capital Market Bill

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The House of Representatives has passed for second reading a bill to repeal and re-enact the Nigerian Capital market, Investments and Securities Act. The bill seeks, among other things, to prohibit Ponzi schemes and other pyramid investments. If the bill finally becomes a law, promoters could face 10 years imprisonment if convicted […]

Buhari Commissions Projects In Kaduna , Hails El Rufai

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Amidst tight security, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), inaugurated projects executed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai during his two-day official visit to Kaduna State on Thursday. The President who flew in from Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area of the state, landed at the rebuilt multi-purpose Murtala Mohammed Square at exactly 11.45am […]

Reps To Investigate Missing 178,459 Police Arms

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged missing 178,459 arms and ammunition in the Nigeria Police Force as contained in the 2019 report of the Auditor General for the Federation. This followed a motion of urgent Public importance moved by the Deputy Minority Leader, Rep. Toby Okechukwu. African Examiner […]

Nigeria Passengers Face Hitches As Airlines Suspend US Flights Over 5G Rollout

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – United States-bound passengers departing Nigeria are likely to face connection delays in Europe, Middle East and other major hubs’ airport as major airlines cancelled and rescheduled their flights to the United over 5G rollout in the US on Wednesday. Major international airlines announced suspension and modification of flights to the US amid […]

We’ll Pay Your Children’s WAEC Fees – Tinubu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has assured that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees of Nigerians will be paid if he emerges president in 2023. Tinubu disclosed this in a viral video with some party members in attendance. “Your children’s West African examination fees is […]

Nigeria Problem Not WAEC Fees – PDP Tells Tinubu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Alhaji Shehu Madaki, has berated Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, over his promise to pay the WAEC fees of all Nigerians if he emerged president. It could be recalled […]



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