Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Wednesday 28th September 2022

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Wednesday 28th September 2022

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Bukka Hut co-founder, Laolu Martins, is dead

    Mr Laolu Martins, Co-Founder of Bukka Hut, one of the leading fast-food chains in Nigeria is dead. The family announced the death of the ex-banker which was said to have happened in the evening of Tuesday, 27 September. While the family was silent on the cause of his death, unconfirmed reports indicate that

JUST IN: Machina Defeats Lawan In Court Over Yobe North Senatorial Ticket

    A Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State has ruled that Bashir Machina is the authentic candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC) for Yobe North Senatorial District in the 2023 election. By Wednesday’s judgement, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has lost his bid to clinch the ticket and go back to

IMF openly criticises UK govt’s tax plans

    The International Monetary Fund has openly criticised the UK government over its plan for tax cuts, warning that the measures are likely to fuel the cost-of-living crisis. In an unusually outspoken statement, the IMF said the proposal would be likely to increase inequality and add to pressures pushing up prices, reports the BBC.

Hurricane Ian: Cuba suffers complete blackout after storm

  Cuba is completely without power after Hurricane Ian pummelled the western end of the island, its government has announced. The electrical system is experiencing total collapse, officials said, after one of the main power plants could not be brought back online, reports the BBC. Two people were reported dead and buildings were damaged nationwide.

Iran protest death toll rises to 76 – Rights group

  At least 76 protesters have been killed by Iranian security forces during 11 days of unrest sparked by the death of a woman in custody, activists say. Iran Human Rights (IHR), a Norway-based organisation, accused authorities of using disproportionate force and live ammunition to suppress the dissent, reports the BBC. State media have put

Florida fears catastrophic flooding as hurricane nears

  Residents in Florida are anxiously bracing for life-threatening tidal surges, floods and winds as Hurricane Ian approaches. The storm has already thrashed western Cuba and is expected to intensify before it makes landfall in Florida, reports the BBC. The Tampa Bay region, which is home to more than three million people, is among the

Wall Street firms fined $1.8bn over staff messages

  Some of Wall Street biggest companies have been fined a total of $1.8bn (£1.7bn) by US financial watchdogs after staff discussed deals and trades on their personal devices and apps. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says the investigation uncovered “pervasive off-channel communications”. Barclays, UBS and Goldman Sachs were among the 16 firms named

Spain pip Portugal to Nations League finals as Czechs go down

  Alvaro Morata’s late goal earned Spain a 1-0 win in Portugal and the last place in the UEFA Nations League finals on Tuesday, while the Czech Republic were relegated from the top tier after losing in Switzerland. Portugal, winners of the inaugural Nations League in 2019, needed just a point in Braga to finish

Int’l Friendly: Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil thrash Tunisia

  Richarlison was the target of a banana thrown from the crowd as Brazil thrashed Tunisia 5-1 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday, while Neymar edged closer to Pele’s all-time scoring record for the five-time world champions. The game at the Parc des Princes was also briefly paused in the first half as the

Int’l Friendly: Stalemate as USA held by S’Arabia

    The United States wrapped up their World Cup preparations with a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. A low-key friendly between the two World Cup qualified nations played in a virtually empty stadium in Murcia, southern Spain, saw Saudi Arabia carve out the better chances only to be denied by the USA’s

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