Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Tuesday 31st January 2023

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Tuesday 31st January 2023

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Peseiro hails F’Eagles as team stretches unbeaten run to 16

        Super Eagles Head Coach, José Santos Peseiro was present at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project pitch on Tuesday morning as Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles beat Capital City Football Academy 4-0 in a friendly match.   The warm-up game was another tune-up session to the game against Junior Chipolopolo of Zambia on

JUST IN: Finally, Emefiele appears before Reps over naira redesign policy

  Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is currently before the house of representatives ad hoc committee on the currency redesign and naira swap policy. The CBN governor had ignored previous invitations from the lawmakers prompting the house to threaten a warrant of arrest against him. On Thursday, Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker

BUK loses former VC, Umar

        A former Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano, Professor Ibrahim Umar, is dead. His son, Farouk Ibrahim Umar, confirmed the death to newsmen on Monday. He said that the burial rites of the late renowned physicist would be held at Kofar Kudu on Tuesday (today). The deceased, who served as BUK

UK economy only G7 nation to shrink in 2023 – IMF

    The UK economy will shrink and perform worse than other advanced economies as the cost of living continues to hit households, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The IMF said the economy will contract by 0.6% in 2023, rather than grow slightly as previously predicted, reports the BBC. However, the IMF also

Tyre Nichols’ Death: Three Memphis fire department staff fired

      Three Memphis fire department workers have been fired amid an investigation into a motorist’s death that has shocked the US. Officials said two paramedics and a driver who responded to the scene did not provide Nichols adequate care, reports the BBC. He was punched, kicked and hit with a baton after being

Biden rules out sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine

      US President Joe Biden has ruled out sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, despite renewed calls from Ukrainian officials for air support. Asked by a reporter on Monday if the US would be providing the planes, Biden replied simply “no”. His comment comes a day after Germany’s leader also ruled out sending

FA Cup: West Ham ease past Derby to earn Man Utd clash

      West Ham booked an FA Cup fifth round trip to Manchester United as goals from Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio sealed a 2-0 victory at third tier Derby on Monday. Bowen put West Ham ahead early in the first half and Antonio doubled the lead soon after the interval in the fourth

JUST IN: Pakistan mosque blast death toll rises to 83

        The death toll has risen to 83 people after a mosque suicide bombing which targeted policemen in the Pakistan province of Peshawar. The mosque is within a high-security police headquarters area and a probe is under way into how the bomber got in, reports the BBC. Pakistan’s PM and other leaders

Osinbajo: Cashless policy’ll help track illicit election financing

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the implementation of cashless policy would help in tracking illicit election financing in the country. This came as he suggested the establishment of special units by the Nigeria Police and another special court for arrest and prosecution of electoral offenders. Osinbajo said this yesterday when he received a delegation

Ojuelegba Accident: Sanwo-Olu directs trial of truck owner, driver

The Lagos State Government yesterday commiserated with the families who lost their loved ones in the Ojuelegba truck accident on January 29. In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotosho, said: “May the Almighty console them and grant them the strength to go through this difficult time. Nine persons

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