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NNPC Ltd. Clarifies Lagos Depot Fire Incident
05/18/2024

NNPC Ltd. Clarifies Lagos Depot Fire Incident

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd., (NNPC Ltd) has assured that the fire incident in a depot in Lagos will, in no way, affect petroleum products supply and distribution across the country. Chief Corporate Communications Officer, NNPC Ltd., Mr Olufemi Soneye, said this....

LASWA Rescue Man Who Mistakenly Falls Into Lagos Lagoon
05/18/2024

LASWA Rescue Man Who Mistakenly Falls Into Lagos Lagoon

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it has rescued a man who mistakenly fell into the lagoon. The agency’s Permanent Secretary, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. Oke-Osanyint...

Autopsy Report Fails To Ascertain Cause Of Mohbad’s Death
05/16/2024

Autopsy Report Fails To Ascertain Cause Of Mohbad’s Death

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - A Forensic Scientist and Pathologist from the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Sunday Osiyemi has told the coroner inquiring into the cause of death of late Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba popularly known as Mohbad that the results of an autopsy conduct...

NGO, NAPTIP, Other Stakeholders Frown At Gender Based Violence
05/16/2024

NGO, NAPTIP, Other Stakeholders Frown At Gender Based Violence

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - A non governmental Organization (NGO), with bias on issues relating to women, operating under the platform of 'Ihuoma Girls Care and Support Initiative', Enugu, and other stakeholders have expressed worry over the culture of silence among Women of the state on issues bothering o...

Tinubu Condoles With Sanwo-Olu Over Death Of Deputy Chief Of Staff
05/16/2024

Tinubu Condoles With Sanwo-Olu Over Death Of Deputy Chief Of Staff

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the family of the family of the late Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Mr. Gboyega Soyannwo. Presidential Spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja said Tinubu mourned Soyannwo,....

Floods In Kenya Raise Fears Of Disease Outbreaks
05/10/2024

Floods In Kenya Raise Fears Of Disease Outbreaks

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The consequences from severe flooding in Kenya could last beyond the current heavy rains, with environmental damage raising the risks of contamination and disease. “Many water sources are polluted and the risk of epidemics spreading throughout the country is increasing,” sai...

First Bank Appoints Olufowose As Chairman; Hassan-Odukale Exits
05/10/2024

First Bank Appoints Olufowose As Chairman; Hassan-Odukale Exits

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - FBN Holdings Plc, has announced the exit of Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale as Chairman of its subsidiary, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd., following the completion of his tenure. Consequently, the Board of First Bank appointed Mr Ebenezer Olufowose, a Non-Executive Director, as the new Chai...

Ohaneze President General, Iwuanyanwu Alleges Threat To His Life
05/10/2024

Ohaneze President General, Iwuanyanwu Alleges Threat To His Life

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Engineer Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, the President-General of apex Igbo socio cultural body world wide, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has raised the alarm over threat to his life by some unscrupulous elements whom he described as enemies of Igbo land. He said same individuals had over the years rem...

80% Of Gym Goers Are Career S*x Workers, Says  Actress Lolo1
05/10/2024

80% Of Gym Goers Are Career S*x Workers, Says Actress Lolo1

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Nollywood actress and media personality, Omotunde Adebowale David, better known as Lolo1 has stated that recent data shows that 80 per cent of gymgoers are professional s*x workers. Lolo1 disclosed this on the latest episode of the ‘Say My Piece’ podcast. “Stats say that 8...

Prince Harry, Wife Meghan Arrive Nigeria Friday
05/10/2024

Prince Harry, Wife Meghan Arrive Nigeria Friday

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle will be visiting Nigeria on Friday, May 10, 2024. The visit of the Duke and Duchess of Suss*x to Nigeria is because the duo has been invited by the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa. The Director of Sports, Defence Headquarter...

Tinubu Appoints Wike’s Loyalist As Ogun-Osun River Basin MD
05/10/2024

Tinubu Appoints Wike’s Loyalist As Ogun-Osun River Basin MD

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr Chukwuemeka Woke as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority. This is contained in a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and P...

Ruling APC Sweeps All Council Polls In Gombe State -
04/28/2024

Ruling APC Sweeps All Council Polls In Gombe State -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) won all the 11 local government chairmanship and 114 councilors elections held in Gombe State on Saturday. Chairman of Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission, Malam Saidu Awak who announced the results in Gombe, said out of 19 register...

Zulum Approves Employment Of 15 Persons With Disabilities  -
04/28/2024

Zulum Approves Employment Of 15 Persons With Disabilities -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the automatic employment of 15 persons living with disability, who have degrees, NCE, diploma and vocational training certificates. The governor gave the approval in Maiduguri on Saturday at the Government House when he met with members....

Sudan: UN Calls For End To Military Build-Up In El Fasher -
04/28/2024

Sudan: UN Calls For End To Military Build-Up In El Fasher -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - UN Security Council members on Saturday called on the warring parties in Sudan to immediately halt the military build-up and take steps to de-escalate the situation in El Fasher, the provincial capital of North Darfur. The call comes amid reports of an imminent offensive by the....

Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder In Sokoto, Black Marketers Sell Petrol N2,000/Litre -
04/28/2024

Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder In Sokoto, Black Marketers Sell Petrol N2,000/Litre -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Residents in Sokoto State have continued to lament the untold hardship they are subjected to following the fuel scarcity being experienced in all parts of the state that has made businesses and other activities very difficult. Commuters in the state said most filling stations ar...

Liverpool Reach Agreement For Arne Slot To Replace Klopp -
04/27/2024

Liverpool Reach Agreement For Arne Slot To Replace Klopp -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Liverpool reached an agreement with Feyenoord on Friday for Arne Slot to succeed Jurgen Klopp as manager, British media reported. The Press Association said that a compensation package for the 45-year-old, who had two years left on his contract, has now been agreed. The BBC clai...

King Charles To Resume Some Public Duties During Cancer Treatment – Palace -
04/27/2024

King Charles To Resume Some Public Duties During Cancer Treatment – Palace -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - British head of state King Charles III will make a limited return to public duties next week after doctors said they were “very encouraged” by the progress of his treatment for cancer. His first engagement with Queen Camilla would be to a cancer treatment centre on Tuesday. ...

Rotary Club Extends 3 Day Free Health Services To Enugu Communities -
04/27/2024

Rotary Club Extends 3 Day Free Health Services To Enugu Communities -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Rotary Club International District 9142 Enugu has brought succour to different communities as it provided drugs, mosquito nets, and HIV/AIDS counseling to rural dwellers. Speaking to newsmen at Ohom Orba in Udenu Council Area of Enugu State yesterday, Coordinator Rotn. Chinyere....

Enugu Govt Bans Illegal Tolls, Extortion of Motorists -
04/27/2024

Enugu Govt Bans Illegal Tolls, Extortion of Motorists -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The Enugu State Government has banned all forms of illegal tolls and extortion of motorists by touts, warning that flouters of the order would face the full wrath of the law. It announced the cancellation of all existing produce and haulage revenue collection contracts by variou...

Uproar As Anyim Vera Seeks Financial Assistance To Secure Safe Accommodation -
04/27/2024

Uproar As Anyim Vera Seeks Financial Assistance To Secure Safe Accommodation -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Nigerians on social media are not finding it funny after Anyim Vera, a member of Dunamis International Gospel Center, DIGC, who went viral recently after she was accused of lying in a testimony in the church begged for financial assistance from Nigerians to maintain her celebrit...

Tinubu Mourns Late Senator Ayogu Eze -
04/27/2024

Tinubu Mourns Late Senator Ayogu Eze -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the Eze family over the passing of Senator Ayogu Eze. This was contained in a statement issued on Friday and signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale The late politician represented Enugu North...

Liverpool’s Premier League Title Bid Hits Rock With Lose Against Everton -
04/25/2024

Liverpool’s Premier League Title Bid Hits Rock With Lose Against Everton -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - Everton secured their first win in a Merseyside derby at Goodison Park since 2010 to leave Liverpool’s Premier League title aspirations in ruins after a 2-0 defeat on Wednesday. Defeat leaves Jurgen Klopp’s men still three points adrift of leaders Arsenal and only one point ...

Sell-Offs In Mtn, Others Pull Ngx Market Capitalisation Down By N673bn -
04/25/2024

Sell-Offs In Mtn, Others Pull Ngx Market Capitalisation Down By N673bn -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The Nigerian equity market on Wednesday experienced a downturn, losing N673 billion in market capitalisation due to sell-offs in major stocks like MTN Nigeria and Transcorp Hotel Specifically, the market capitalisation shed 1.20 per cent or N673 billion to close at N55.494 trill...

Fans Raise Concern Over Spate Of Deaths Of Nollywood Actors -
04/25/2024

Fans Raise Concern Over Spate Of Deaths Of Nollywood Actors -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The Nigerian movie industry has been hit with spate of deaths of prominent and budding actors this year. Veteran Yoruba actor, Deji Aderemi, popularly known as Olofa Ina, died on Thursday, January 4. He died at the age of 73. According to reports, the thespian died of cancer in....

EFCC To Arraign Emefiele On Fresh Charge, Says He Printed N684.5m Notes With N18.9bn -
04/24/2024

EFCC To Arraign Emefiele On Fresh Charge, Says He Printed N684.5m Notes With N18.9bn -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, for approving the printing of N684.5m notes at the rate of N18.96bn. In the fresh 4 count charge filed against him, the EFCC alleged that....

Defilement: Court Reserves Judgment On Baba Ijesha’s Appeal -
04/24/2024

Defilement: Court Reserves Judgment On Baba Ijesha’s Appeal -

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) - THE Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has reserved judgement in the appeal filed by a Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, alias Baba Ijesha, challenging his conviction by a Lagos State High Court. Baba Ijesa, was on July 14, 2022, convicted of s*xual assault of a minor. Justice Ol...

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