Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Tuesday 21st February 2023

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2023: Lagos On Lockdown As Tinubu Ends Campaign Rally

Lagos State is currently on lockdown as residents trooped out in their numbers to witness the last campaign rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. New Telegraph reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is also in Lagos for the Grand Finale of the APC Presidential Campaign rally which is

JUST IN-Ekiti Guber: Again, Oyebanji floors Oni

  …as Appeal Court affirms judgement of lower court   Adewumi Ademiju Ado-Ekiti     The Appeal Court in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday affirmed the judgement of the lower court which had confirmed the victory of the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji at the June 18 governorship election in the state. The Social Democratic

Premier League games ‘to be shown on new channel’ for first time in 10 years

      Premier League games are to be shown on a new channel for the first time in a decade starting from next season. Sky Sports and BT Sport have been the two primary broadcasters over in the United Kingdom since 2013 but the latter are changing their name going forward. BT announced a

New Naira Policy: CBN Debunks Aisha Buhari’s Instagram Release

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has debunked the purported news making the rounds on social media that it has directed all commercial banks to recirculate the old 500 and 1000 naira notes back to the system. Aisha Buhari had on Tuesday posted on her verified Instagram page that the old N500 and N1000 naira

CBN refutes directive to banks to collect old N500, N1000 notes

    By Abdulwahab Isa, Abuja   For umpteenth time, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has refuted purported information that it has authorised the Deposit Money Banks (DMB) to collect old N500 and N1,000 banknotes. The refutation came on the heels of circulation of “fake” and unauthorised messages Tuesday quoting the CBN as directing

INEC: 146, 913 observers to monitor 2023 polls

      Onyekachi Eze, Abuja     The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its accredited 229 national and international groups would be deploying a total of 146, 913 observers to monitor this year’s general elections. The breakdown of the figures, according to INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, include 196 national or domestic

2023: Over 100 Clerics Declare Support For Tinubu

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Sen. Kashim Shettima on Monday got an endorsement from over 100 clerics and prophets in Rivers State ahead of Saturday’s poll. The religious leaders under the aegis of Rivers Pastors Unite for Tinubu (RPUT) gave their full backing to

2023: Nothing Like Igbo Presidency – Orji Kalu

As the battle for the 2023 presidential election is on the marrow, the former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said there is nothing like the Igbo presidency as widely propagated by political analysts. The Senate Chief Whip who spoke on Arise TV’s Morning Show on Tuesday said there can only be

2023: PDP Accuses Amaechi Of Working For Atiku

The Rivers State Chapter of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council has accused the former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi of secretly working for the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the next president of Nigeria. The accusation is coming barely five days before the anticipated 2023 presidential election. Speaking in a statement issued

Fani-Kayode Hospitalised After DSS Grilling – Lawyer Reveals

The forgery trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, before the Lagos State  Special Offences Court in Ikeja was stalled on Monday as the ex-minister was absent from court. The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain is standing trial over the alleged use of false documents, fabricated evidence and procuring execution of documents before

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