Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Friday 17th February 2023

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Friday 17th February 2023

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Naira Scarcity: Riots rock different parts of Lagos, Ogun, Kwara states

*New Lagos CP visits scenes, warns rioters Juliana Francis Outbreak of riots on Friday, February 17, in different parts of Lagos, Ogun and Kwara states due to the ongoing hardship visited on Nigerians by the scarcity of naira notes and fuel have been reported. Areas in Lagos State where violence erupted are Ikorodu, Igando, Mile

NAC: We applaud Buhari’s swap policy

    The Neo Africana Centre (NAC), a public policy think tank, has thrown its weight behind the currency swap policy of the Federal Government which has seen some denominations of the old Naira notes give way to redesigned ones. The Centre said it is persuaded to back the policy following the valuable light which

JUST IN: Riot spreads to Ogun communities as naira miseries worsen

Taiwo Jimoh, with agency reports Riots on Friday spread to Ogun communities as youths protested the lingering new naira policy and fuel scarcity. It was learnt that the protesters barricaded the Mowe end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and turned back motorists and travellers. The protesters resisted police intervention and threatened to set the police station

Avalanches leave many dead in Tajikistan

    Rescuers in Tajikistan are searching for survivors after a series of avalanches hit the mountainous eastern region, killing at least 17 people. Officials say the town of Khorog, the capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region, has been worst hit, reports the BBC. Dozens of houses are buried under snow, and some are completely

JUST IN: Unrest At Mile 12, Gunshots Heard

    There are multiple reports of unrest in the Mile 12 area of Lagos State with gunshots been heard on Friday. More details later…

Chinese billionaire’s firm reports him missing

    One of China’s most high-profile investment bankers has gone missing, his company has reported. Bao Fan, the chief executive of China Renaissance Holdings, had not been able to be reached in recent days, the firm said in a market update on Thursday. Bao is a leading dealbroker in China whose clients include top

Biden healthy, vigorous and fit for job, says doctor

    US President Joe Biden remains healthy, vigorous and fit to successfully execute his duties, according to the White House physician. Doctors gave the 80-year-old a three-hour physical examination on Thursday at a hospital in the Washington area, reports the BBC. It marked Biden’s second extensive physical exam since he took office in January

Bundesliga: ‘No favours’ for resurgent Bayern at bogey side Gladbach

      Bayern Munich may have dominated the Bundesliga for a decade but on Saturday they face bogey team Borussia Moenchengladbach who have defeated the Bavarian giants nine times in the league since the 2011-12 season. Regardless of the two teams’ positions in recent years – Bayern have won 10 from 10 league titles

Europa League: Kounde should have been sent off for Rashford challenge – Ten Hag

      Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag said he could not understand why Barcelona’s Jules Kounde was not sent off for his challenge on Marcus Rashford in their 2-2 Europa League draw on Thursday. Marcos Alonso put the hosts ahead shortly after the break before Rashford and an own goal by Kounde gave

LaLiga: Real may need supporting cast to help pressure Barca

    Real Madrid may need their supporting cast to step up against Osasuna and help the champions keep the pressure on LaLiga leaders Barcelona, amid doubts over Karim Benzema’s fitness. Victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday against Elche cut Barcelona’s lead to eight points and Madrid could make further inroads on Saturday. With

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