Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Thursday 8th December 2022

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JUST IN: Russia frees US basketball star in prisoner swap

  The US and Russia have exchanged jailed US basketball star Brittney Griner for notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout, held in an American prison for 12 years. The swap was approved by President Joe Biden in recent days, sources told CBS. Griner was arrested at a Moscow airport in February for possessing cannabis oil and

JUST IN: Luis Enrique to be replaced as Spain manager

  Luis Enrique has left his role as Spain boss after they were knocked out of the World Cup by Morocco in the last 16. The 52-year-old took charge in 2018 and guided Spain to the Euro 2020 semi-finals, where they lost to Italy, reports the BBC. “We would like to thank Luis Enrique and

NASoW hails as Buhari assents to Social Work Bill

  Abolaji Adebayo The Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASoW) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the National Council for Social Work Establishment Bill 2022 into law. Members of the association also applauded the National Assembly for the passage of the bill into law. The association made these disclosures via a statement signed by

Peru’s ousted leader in detention accused of coup

  In a dramatic turn of events in Peru, Pedro Castillo, who less than 24 hours ago was president, is in police custody facing likely charges of rebellion. His fall from power was swift, reports the BBC. Facing an impeachment vote by the opposition-controlled Congress, he announced he was dissolving the legislative body. Congress defied

Buhari assents to chartered risk mgt bill 

  Philip Nyam, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the Chartered Risk Management Institute of Nigeria Bill, 2022 recently passed by the National Assembly. Details made available by the House of Representatives show that the Act has given legal backing to the now defunct Risk Management Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), vesting the power

CDS Irabor: We face pressure to compromise elections

    The Chief of Defence Staff(CDS) General Lucky Irabor has stated that security agencies are constantly under pressure to compromise elections. Irabor, who appeared on the weekly edition of the Ministerial Briefing organised by the Presidential Communication Team at the Presidential Villa Abuja, however, assured Nigerians that the Armed Forces will not betray the public trust

Man sentenced to death, others to jail terms for rape in Edo

  Francis Ogbuagu, Benin   An Edo State High Court sitting in Auchi on Thursday sentenced one Taofeek Isah to death by hanging for the kidnap and attack with harmful substance, while three others were sentenced to jail terms ranging from four to 19 years. The convicts, namely Taofeek Isah, Jeremiah Okamudu, Godwin Adeyemi, and

JUST IN: Sterling to return to Qatar ahead of France clash

  England forward Raheem Sterling is to return to the World Cup in Qatar on Friday after spending time in England following a robbery at his home, England’s Football Association said on Thursday. “Raheem Sterling will return to England’s World Cup base in Qatar. The Chelsea forward temporarily left to attend to a family matter

JUST IN-2023: Labour Party Eyes N80,000-N100,000 Minimum Wage

    The Labour Party says it would implement a minimum wage of N80,000-N100,000 if the party wins next year’s presidential elections. A few days ago, the Labour Party unveiled its manifesto after a long wait with its presidential candidate Peter Obi touting the payment of hourly wages as against the current monthly format in

Kidnapped traditional ruler regains freedom

  The monarch of Oso Ajowa Akoko in in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Clement Jimoh, who was kidnapped, has regained his freedom. The traditional ruler, who was abducted in his palace last week, was set free by the bandits after he had spent seven days with them. According to a

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