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2023: ‘How Many Times ‘ll He Run’ – Tinubu Mocks Atiku

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Friday, mocked his counterpart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar over the latter’s multiple attempts to occupy the number one political office in the country. Seventy-six-year-old Atiku lost his presidential bids in 1993, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019. […]

Qatar Crash Out Of World Cup

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Qatar became the first-ever host nation to be eliminated after two matches, as the Netherlands played a 1-1 draw against Ecuador. Senegal registered their first win of the 2022 FIFA World Cup (WC) following a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Qatar at the Al Thumama Stadium. After becoming the first host nation to […]

USA Tame Three Lions In Goalless Stalemate

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – England missed the chance to secure qualification to the knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup with a game to spare, as the Three Lions were held to a goalless draw by the United States of America in Group B. Gareth Southgate named an unchanged team for the first time since […]

Inflation: CBN To Reduce Volume Of N500 , N1,000 In Circulation

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is planning to reduce the volume of higher denominations — N500 and N1000 — in circulation to tame inflation. Godwin Emefiele, governor of CBN, made this known while fielding questions from journalists at the monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja. Emefiele said increasing […]

FG Reintroduces History In Basic Education Curriculum

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government on Thursday formally announced the reintroduction of History as a stand-alone subject in the basic education curriculum in Nigeria thirteen years after its abolition. A total of 3,700 History teachers have also been shortlisted for the first round of training for enhanced teaching of the subject. Minister of Education, […]

Nigerians React To Redesigned Naira Notes

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerians on social media have reacted with humour to the newly unveiled naira notes by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the new currency notes on Wednesday morning before the federal executive council (FEC) meeting at the state house, Abuja. Some Nigerians took to social media to express […]

Redesigned Naira Notes Unveiled

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The redesigned Naira, an official legal tender issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari during the weekly Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday. Bashir Ahmad, Special Assistant on Digital Communications to President Muhammadu Buhari, shared photos of the currency after it […]

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Contract Terminated By Mutual Agreement – Man Utd

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Cristiano Ronaldo kissed goodbye to £16million after it was confirmed that he has left Manchester United with immediate effect. Ronaldo’s exit has been agreed by mutual consent, African examiner revealed that United have not paid any compensation for the remaining seven months of his £500,000-a-week contract at Old Trafford. Ronaldo’s exit was […]

2023: Its Constitutionally Impossible To Resume Voter Registration – INEC

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it would be constitutionally and legally impossible to resume voter registration before the 2023 elections. INEC had ended the registration exercise in July but civil society groups have kicked, arguing that the move would disenfranchise millions of Nigerians. On Tuesday, a Federal High […]

Court Orders INEC To Resume Voters Registration

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately resume the continuous voters registration (CVR) until 90 days before the 2023 general elections. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, also directed the INEC to ensure that eligible Nigerians are not deprived the opportunity to have […]

Bitcoin Continues Downtrend As Bears Take Over Crypto Market

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Bitcoin price is slowly moving lower towards $15,500. BTC remains at a risk of more losses unless it settles above the $17,000 resistance zone. Bitcoin started a fresh decline below the $16,500 and $16,400 levels. The price is trading below $16,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key […]

Qatar 2022: Mane Breaks Silence After Being Ruled Out Of Tournament

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Senegal forward, Sadio Mane, has finally spoken out for the first time since it was confirmed that he would not take part in the 2022 FIFA World Cup because of injury. Mane has been ruled out of this year’s World Cup in Qatar after being unable to recover from injury on time. […]

Qatar Becomes First World Cup Hosts To Lose Opening Match

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Qatar became the first home team to lose their opening World Cup match as Ecuador cruised to a 2-0 victory over the hosts, with Enner Valencia scoring twice as the tournament kicked off on Sunday. Asian champions Qatar enjoyed the backing of the majority of the crowd at the 60,000-capacity Al Bayt […]

Anthony Joshua Trends Amid DJ Cuppy’s Engagement To UK Boxer Ryan Taylor

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – On Sunday, a video surfaced of Cuppy getting a ring from Taylor in what is believed to be a marriage proposal. The duo shared a kiss in the midst of a crowd and in the background of ‘Marry You’, a song by Bruno Mars. This development left fans in awe as the […]

Tinubu’s Latest Gaffe Was A Joke – Keyamo

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After a video clip of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu speaking at a town hall meeting went viral, the official spokesperson for APC’s 2023 Presidential Council, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has claimed that what Nigerians heard from the former Lagos Governor was not a slurred speech. Keyamo, a […]

Elon Musk Asks Twitter Users If Donald Trump Should Be Reinstated

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Just hours after saying he had not yet decided on whether to lift the Twitter ban on Donald Trump, the social network’s new owner Elon Musk asked users to vote on reinstating the former president to the platform. “Reinstate former President Trump,” the billionaire Twitter owner posted, with a chance to vote […]

(EXCLUSIVE): Manchester United Begin Legal Moves To Sack Cristiano Ronaldo Over A Breach Of Contract

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Manchester United has taken the first steps towards kicking Cristiano Ronaldo out of the club over his bombshell interview with Piers Morgan. It’s understood that United have begun the legal process of effectively sacking Ronaldo by tearing up his £500,000-a-week contract without paying the Portugal star a penny of the £16million he […]

INEC Vows To Address Issues With Voter Register

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Ahead of the 2023 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said it would address all issues raised concerning the national register of voters. INEC had this month made the entire register public on its website for the first time in the nation’s electoral history. However, many Nigerians have identified numerous […]

FIFA President Infantino To Stand Unopposed For The Third Time

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – FIFA President Gianni Infantino will stand unopposed for a third term as head of world football’s governing body next year, FIFA confirmed on Thursday. A brief statement from FIFA said that Infantino would be the only candidate when the election takes place at the 73rd FIFA Congress in Kigali, Rwanda on March […]

Senegal Finally Accept Fate On Mane’s Injury

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sadio Mane has been ruled out of the World Cup after being unable to recover from injury in time – in a cruel blow to Senegal. Mane suffered a knee injury in Bayern Munich’s 6-1 win over Werder Bremen earlier this month, which put into doubt his hopes of competing at the […]

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