Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Friday 22nd January 2021

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Death of Woman, Child In Delta; Police Not After Me – Man Declares

  Ben Dunno, Warri A middle aged man, Temitope Akinlemibola, rumoured to be a ‘yahoo boy’ said to have been pursued by the police that led to death of a woman and child along the Dsc expressway by Pti junction, has clarified that he was he was not being chased by the police at anytime …
The Sun Nigeria.

C’River govt, protesting magistrates bicker over 24 months salary

From Judex Okoro, Calabar Cross  River government and protesting Magistrates are engaged in a silent war over the payments of two years salaries of the later. Governor Ben Ayade had in a letter signed on behalf of the acting Chief Judge of the state, Eyo Effiom Ita, by Chief Registrar Edem N Okokon, last week ordered the …
The Sun Nigeria.



Zangon-Kataf: 2 suspected bandits arrested

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna Military Troops under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven on Friday arrested two suspected bandits in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State. The suspects’ arrest was effected following a tip off and they are in the custody of the troops undergoing preliminary investigation.    According to the Commissioner for Internal security …
The Sun Nigeria.

4 Police Inspectors arrested for extortion in Lagos 

By Christopher Oji The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four police Inspectors  alleged  harassed and extortion.  The Inspectors were alleged to have extorted N70,000 from a  16- year- old student, Segun, on January 18. at NGAB Junction, Isheri Area of Lagos State, in a Toyota Corolla car.  In  a Statement by Lagos State Police …
The Sun Nigeria.

171 overseas Indonesians die of COVID-19

One more overseas Indonesian died of COVID-19, bringing the total death toll to 171, according to the Foreign Ministry on Friday. Meanwhile, nine more overseas Indonesians tested positive for COVID-19, raising the total number of cases to 2,932. Moreover, the total number of Indonesians abroad who have recovered from COVID-19 became 2,064, as 15 more …
The Sun Nigeria.

Man sets himself on fire in Minsk outside Belarus government HQ – Police

A 35-year-old man in Belarus set himself on fire outside the government headquarters in Minsk on Friday. The man was hospitalised after passers-by and the Police put out the flames with a fire extinguisher, the Police said. The man could be seen on fire on a sprawling, largely empty square in the centre of Minsk …
The Sun Nigeria.

Daudu charges NITDA to develop Nigerians  capacities  in IT sector

  By Chinenye Anuforo  The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy,  Festus Daudu has charged the management of National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) to ensure that it keeps building the capacity of Nigerians in information and Communication Technology Sector. The Permanent Secretary made this charge at the Ministry’s headquarter when the NITDA’s Director …
The Sun Nigeria.



Kebbi Police nabs suspect with caliber ammunition, motorcycles snatchers

From Olanrewaju Lawal,Birnin Kebbi The Nigeria police,Kebbi state Command has arrested a 25 years old suspect, Haruna Idris,25 years old, with possession of  107, 7.62 by 39mm caliber of ammunition  and  four  suspected armed robbers specialized in snatching motorcycles from residents of the state. The suspects, includes; Usman Sani,27 years old from Gwandu town,Basiru Usman,27 …
The Sun Nigeria.

FedEx staff docked for alleged N2.2m theft

The Police on Friday arraigned a 33-year-old FedEx Red Star Express staff, Wisdom Jackson, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N2. 2 million from his office account. Jackson, a resident of Shogunle in Oshodi, Lagos, is being tried on a count charge of stealing to which he pleaded not guilty. According to the …
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Gov. Bagudu commiserates with Poly students over burnt dormitory, personal effects

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has assured the management of the State-owned Polytechnic, Dakingari, of government’s assistance towards rebuilding hostels that were recently burnt in the institution. Bagudu made the pledge when he addressed students of the institution during his on-the-spot-assessment of the hostels on Friday, describing the fire incident on Monday as most unfortunate, …
The Sun Nigeria.

Google threatens to shut search engine in Australia if forced to pay for news

  Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it would block its search engine in Australia if the government proceeds with a new code that would force it and Facebook Inc to pay media companies for the right to use their content. Google’s threat escalates a battle with publishers such as News Corp that is being …

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad’s suicide attack

    Islamic State claimed responsibility early on Friday for Baghdad’s suicide attack, via the group’s Amaq news agency on its Telegram channel. Two men blew themselves up in a crowded Baghdad market on Thursday, killing at least 32 people in Iraq’s first big suicide bombing for three years, authorities said, describing it as a …

COVID-19: Brazil to receive 2m AstraZeneca doses from India

  Brazil’s Health Ministry on Thursday said 2 million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine should arrive on Friday from India, confirming a Reuters report earlier in the day saying the Asian country would begin the shipments. The announcement comes amid delays in receiving the vaccine from India, the latest in a series of miscues …

COVID-19 again delays James Bond movie ‘No Time to Die’

    The global release of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the coronavirus pandemic. The movie’s new debut date is October 8, according to an announcement on the James …

Image rights: Beckhams pay selves £40,000 a day

  David and Victoria Beckham have paid themselves £14.5m – or nearly £40,000 for every day of the year – following the strong performance of the former footballer’s image rights sales. The couple’s total dividends in 2019 were up £3.4m on the previous year, according to accounts filed at Companies House on Thursday. The 2019 accounts are …

Nigeria records 1,964 new COVID-19 cases

  The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic worsened in Nigeria on Thursday as the nation reported a record number of new infections in one day. In a late-night tweet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said 1,964 new cases and seven deaths had been recorded across the country within 24 hours. This brings the …

Elon Musk to offer $100m prize for ‘best’ carbon capture tech

  Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday took to Twitter to promise a $100 million prize for development of the “best” technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions. Capturing planet-warming emissions is becoming a critical part of many plans to keep climate change in check, but very little progress has been made …

GOP House member files articles of impeachment against Biden

…Alleges abuse of power by Biden from his time as vice president Georgia conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Thursday made good on her promise to file articles of impeachment against President Biden. The freshman Republican, who has supported QANON conspiracy theories and criticized the 25,000 National Guard deployed to Washington D.C. to protect the presidential inauguration, took to Twitter to …

Klopp takes blame for shock Burnley defeat

  Jürgen Klopp shouldered the blame for Liverpool’s first league defeat at Anfield since April 2017, which he described as a “massive punch in the face”, and admitted it would be “silly” to talk about retaining the title now. The defending champions’ 68-match unbeaten home run was ended by Ashley Barnes, whose penalty secured Burnley a …

EPL: Burnley end Liverpool’s  68-match unbeaten home record

  Liverpool’s 68-game unbeaten run at home in the Premier League came to an end as Ashley Barnes fired home a late winner from the penalty spot to secure a famous victory for Burnley. Barnes was tripped in the box by goalkeeper Alisson with seven minutes remaining and converted the resulting penalty to earn all …

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