Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Wednesday 15th February 2023

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Inflation notches up to 21.82% in Jan

    Abdulwahab Isa, Abuja   The headline inflation increased to 21.82 per cent in January 2023, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirmed on Wednesday. The January 2023 inflation rate showed an increase of 0.47% points when compared to December 2022 inflation rate. However, on a year-on-year basis, the headline inflation rate was 6.22%

Fuel, Naira Scarcity: Protests erupt in Oyo, Delta states

    *Major roads blocked, bank burnt, schools shut     Sola Adeyemo, Ibadan   Following the hardships that many residents of Oyo State have been enduring in the last two weeks over the redesign of some naira notes by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the February 10 deadline naira swap, protesters on

JUST IN: Court remands suspected killers of Fatinoye couple, son in prison

  Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta   An Abeokuta Magistrate Court has remanded the suspected killers of Abeokuta couple, Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye and their only surviving son, Oreoluwa Fatinoye, in prison for 60 days. Chief Magistrate Esther Idowu of Magistrate Court ll, ordered that, the suspected killers, Adekanbi Lekan, Odetola Ahmed and Adeniyi Waheed be remanded

Nicola Sturgeon to resign as Scotland’s first minister

    Nicola Sturgeon is to resign as Scotland’s first minister after more than eight years in the role. The Scottish National Party leader is expected to make the announcement at a hastily-arranged news conference in Edinburgh, reports the BBC. It is not thought that her departure will be immediate, allowing time for a successor

JUST IN-New Naira Notes: Supreme Court, again, adjourns suit

  *Four govs in court The Supreme Court, again, on Wednesday adjourned hearing in a suit filed by Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara states against the Federal Government seeking a restraining order to stop the full implementation of the naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The suit was initially adjourned by the apex

Musk donates almost $2bn of Tesla shares to charity

    Tesla chief executive Elon Musk says he donated around $1.95bn (£1.6bn) worth of shares in his electric carmaker to charity last year. The donation of 11.6 million shares was described in a filing with US regulators as “a bona fide gift”. The filing did not name the recipient, or recipients, of the donation,

Police Rescue 15 Abducted NYSC Members In Anambra

    Police in Anambra State have rescued 15 National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members abducted by gunmen. The corps members were among those who did their three-week orientation programme in Imo State and were travelling to Lagos when they were abducted by the hoodlums. They were said to have been abducted at a filling

US suspects three unidentified objects it shot down were ‘benign’

      The White House has said there is no indication three flying objects blasted out of the sky over the weekend by the US military are linked to alleged Chinese spying. The objects may be “tied to commercial or research entities and therefore benign”, spokesman John Kirby said. US and Canadian officials have

US to investigate Boeing 777’s mysterious nosedive

      US air safety officials say they will investigate why a Boeing 777 jet unexpectedly lost altitude and nearly plunged into the Pacific Ocean. United Airlines flight 1722 had left Maui on December 18 and was climbing when it suddenly plummeted 1,400ft (425m), reports say. It stabilised at just 775ft in altitude and

Cocaine haul sparks hunt for Australian trio rescued at sea

    A 365kg cocaine haul has prompted Australian authorities to start a hunt for three men they rescued from the sea two weeks ago. The trio were found clinging to an esky cool box off the coast of Western Australia on February 1, reports the BBC. Police say they claimed they were out fishing

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