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Presidency Blasts Junaidu Mohammed for Criticizing Buhari

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian presidency has blasted a former member of the house of representatives from Kano state, Dr. Junaidu Mohammed for attacking President Buhari’s achievements and integrity in an interview he granted recently. A statement from the presidency said Dr Junaidu “misrepresented facts about the concrete achievements of the Buhari administration in the […]

Fayose Unfit to be Chairman of PDP Governors Forum — Kashamu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Prince Buruji Kashamu has faulted the choice of Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose as the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum. In a statement he issued in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State on Sunday, Kashamu said, “It was a […]

At Last, Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani Joins APC

By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At last, former Senate President, Chief Ken Nnamani has formally joined the ruling All progressive congress (APC). He officially registered and was received on Sunday at his Amechi political ward 1 at his country home in Enugu South council area of Enugu state. The exercise was performed […]

Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth to Hand Over to Son

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth says he is stepping down to hand power to his son, Pravind The 86-year-old first became prime minister in 1982, beginning a third spell as leader in 2014. In a televised address Mr Jugnauth said he was resigning in favour of a “younger and more dynamic leader”. […]

Police Nab Lady Who Conspired With Boyfriend To Kidnap, Sell Sister’s Baby For N350k

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu ENUGU NIGERIA,  (AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – The Enugu state Police command has nabbed a lady identified as chinedu chukwu, in Oji River council Area of Enugu state for allegedly conniving with her boy friend to kidnap and sell her elder sister’s four year old daughter for a paltry sum of 350, 000 […]

We Have Dismantled PDP Rigging Machines In Enugu State –APC

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu, Nigeria *Begins Re-Registration Exercise In South East ENUGU NIGERIA,  (AFRICAN EXAMINER)  – Ahead of the 2019 general poll, the Enugu state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has declared that it has completely dismantled all the alleged rigging machines of the People’s Democratic party PDP in the state, saying nothing […]

UPDATE: Ex-President Yahya Jammeh Bows Out, Leaves The Gambia

Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. He boarded a plane to Guinea and from there will travel on to exile in Equatorial Guinea, regional group Ecowas says. Mr Jammeh was defeated in December’s election by Adama Barrow but went […]

Barely 24 hours after Pledge, Gambians Still Await Jammeh’s Exit

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Following his promise late Friday to step down, Gambians Saturday await the departure of former President Yahya Jammeh to a life exile. Jammeh was forced to reach a deal with West African leaders who had opted for regional military intervention. It would be that Jammeh eventually accepted to hand over […]

Women Rally Against Trump Over Suspected Rights Abuse In Washington

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Scores of protesters Saturday morning gathered for “Women’s March on Washington”, as part of a global day of protests against the new US President Donald Trump. The rally which coincided with Mr. Trump’s first full day in office involved over 600 protesters, expected worldwide on. Trump took oath of the […]

ANALYSIS – Yahya Jammeh: The ‘Old School’ Power Drunk

By Tajudeen Balogun, Head, African Examiner, Nigeria Bureau BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Everything in human’s life keeps changing. Apart from death, another reality of life which man must appreciate and compulsorily live with is that the mentality and the way of life of people will keep reacting to what is trending in the society. […]

Donald Trump Takes Oath as 45th US President

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Republican Mr. Donald Trump has been sworn-in as the 45th President of US. Here is the full text of Trump’s 16 Minutes speech after taking the oath of office. Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: Thank you. We, the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Peace at Last as Jammeh Agrees to Quit  and Leave Gambia

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The incumbent Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has confirmed that his predecessor Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down and leave the country. Barrow made the announcement on his Twitter handle after hours of talks aimed at persuading Jammeh to recognize the result of the presidential election held early last month. West […]

Suspected IS Militants Destroy Roman Amphitheatre In Syria

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Syrian officials have confirmed that suspected fighters of the Islamic State (IS) have destroyed part of the Roman amphitheatre in the ancient city of Palmyra. Media reports confirmed that the facade of the second-century amphitheatre and a group of four pillared gates called a tetrapylon, have been ruined. The IS […]

After Earthquake, Many Killed By Avalanche In Italy Hotel

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Several people have been killed after a hotel in Italy was hit by an avalanche, apparently triggered by an earthquake Wednesday. An Italian rescue official confirmed that other emergency and aid workers battled overnight to reach the hotel close to the Gran Sasso mountain in the Abruzzo region. “There are […]

LMC Hammers Rangers FC, Earn N2.750million Fines Over Unruly Conduct

By Ignatius Okpara ENUGU, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria’s defending champion, Rangers International, FC of Enugu has incurred the wrath of the league management company, LMC,over supporters misconduct and breach of the rule of the game during the match Day 1 of the Nigeria Football Professional League (NPFL) 2016/17 season played last Sunday at the […]

NNPC Dispels Rumour On Planned Petrol Pump Price Hike

By Ganiyu Nasirudeen ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has urged motorists in Abuja and its environs, as well as the entire country, not to engage in any panic buying of petroleum products. The oil giant assured motorists that it has 1.3billion litres stock of PMS, otherwise called petrol, which […]

BREAKING: New Gambia President Adama Barrow takes oath in Senegal

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has taken the oath of office in neighbouring Senegal, while the country’s longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh has refused to step down. Barrow, the winner of  December 1 election, was inaugurated on Thursday at Gambia’s embassy in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. Yahya Jammeh, the repressive leader of Gambia who […]

Buhari Proceeds on Short Vacation To Undertake Medical Check-Ups

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari will today begin a short vacation to United Kingdom, according to a statement from the presidency. He is expected to return to work on February 6, 2017. The statement says during the vacation, the President will also undergo medical check-ups. “In line with Section 145 (1) of […]

Elumelu Leads High-Level Team to World Economic Forum In Davos

*Team Includes Consortium of Heirs Holdings Group Executives Davos, Switzerland – Philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu, CON leads a delegation of senior executives from his proprietary investment firm, Heirs Holdings, to the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. Elumelu will join global business and political leaders during the event, bringing […]

Jammeh’s Removal: Nigeria, Senegal Troops Heading to Gambia Border

AFRICAN EXAMINER — Gambia headed late Wednesday toward a midnight showdown between a president who refuses to leave office and a president-elect who insists he will take power, while a regional force moved toward the country’s borders in a threat to intervene. Hours before the end of President Yahya Jammeh’s mandate, legislators voted to extend […]

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AFCON GABON 2017 Results:

Latest Results:
(Group A) 22 January 2017
• G/Bissau 0 - 2 Burkina Faso
• Cameroon 0 - 0 Gabon

(Group B) 23 January 2017
• Zimbabwe vs Tunisia
• Senegal vs Algeria

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