Author: Questit

ERSTWHILE SUPER EAGLES CAPTAIN AND COACH SUNDAY OLISEH SAID HE HAS NOTHING BUT FOND MEMORIES  AS THE FOOTBALL WORLD CONTINUES TO MOURN THE DEMISE OF  LEGENDARY DIEGO MARADONA. THE RENOWNED  FOOTBALLER   REPORTEDLY SUFFERED CARDIAC  ARREST AND DIED AT AGE 60 ON WEDNESDAY   BUT OLISEH WHO HELD THE MIDFIELD FOR NIGERIA IN THE HISTORIC GROUP D  […]

NIGERIA’S NATIONAL MEN BASKETBALL TEAM D’TIGERS YESTERDAY BEGAN THEIR CAMPAIGNS AT THE FIBA AFROBASKET 2021 QUALIFIERS WITH A CONVINCING 76-56 WIN OVER SOUTH SUDAN. THE COACH MIKE BROWN-TUTORED SIDE DOMINATED THE TIE FROM THE FIRST QUARTER TO HAND THE SOUTH SUDAN SIDE THEIR FIRST DEFEAT IN THE COMPETITION. NIGERIA WON THE FIRST QUARTER AT 22-17 […]

SOUTH KOREA’S INTELLIGENCE AGENCY FOILED NORTH KOREAN ATTEMPTS TO HACK INTO SOUTH KOREAN COMPANIES DEVELOPING CORONAVIRUS VACCINES, THE NEWS1 AGENCY REPORTED ON FRIDAY, CITING A MEMBER OF THE PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE. LEGISLATOR HA TAE-KEUNG SAID AFTER BEING BRIEFED BY THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SERVICE THE AGENCY DID NOT SPECIFY HOW MANY AND WHICH DRUGMAKERS WERE TARGETED […]

A PARIS COURT HAS REJECTED A REQUEST TO POSTPONE THE CORRUPTION TRIAL OF FORMER FRENCH PRESIDENT NICOLAS SARKOZY AND TWO OTHER DEFENDANTS, ORDERING THEM TO APPEAR IN PERSON FOR HEARINGS THAT WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY. SARKOZY BECAME FRANCE’S FIRST MODERN HEAD OF STATE TO APPEAR IN THE DOCK THIS WEEK, ON SUSPICIONS HE PROMISED A […]

THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON AIR FORCE SAYS NIGERIA MAY LOSE THE $493MILLION PAID TO THE UNITED STATES FOR THE PURCHASE OF SUPER TUCANO FIGHTER PLANES. THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON AIR FORCE, MIKE NNACHI, STATED THIS WHEN HE PRESENTED THE 2021 BUDGET REPORT OF THE AIR FORCE BEFORE THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATION. […]

THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, LAI MOHAMMED, HAS DENIED ANNOUNCING AN INCREASE IN THE HATE SPEECH FINE TO N5MILLION. THE MINISTER, WHO STATED THIS IN A COUNTER-AFFIDAVIT FILED IN RESPONSE TO AN ORIGINATING MOTION FILED BY A HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER, INIBEHE EFFIONG, AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT, LAGOS, SAID THE CONSTITUTION ALLOWS FOR THE […]

FORMER SPEAKER OF THE AKWA IBOM STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, MR. ONOFIOK LUKE HAS BEEN SUMMONED BY THE JUDICIAL PANEL SET UP BY AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE INCIDENCES OF POLICE BRUTALITY, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION AND EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS IN THE STATE. THE JUDICIAL PANEL ORDERED THE FORMER SPEAKER AND ONE DSS PERSONNEL, MR. GODWIN […]

THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC) SAYS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS REACHED OUT TO THE NIGER REPUBLIC AND THE UNITED STATES IN SEARCH OF THE EX-CHAIRMAN OF PENSION REFORM TASK TEAM, ABDULRASHEED MAINA, WHO IS BELIEVED TO HAVE JUMPED BAIL. THE COMMISSION ARRAIGNED MAINA ON SEVERAL COUNT CHARGES OF FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING TO […]

GOVERNORS FROM THE NORTH-EAST PART OF THE COUNTRY HAVE DEMANDED THE TRANSFER OF THE POWERS TO PROSECUTE TERRORISTS TO THE STATE GOVERNMENTS. THE GOVERNORS MADE THE CALL AT THE MEETING OF THE NORTH-EAST GOVERNORS’ FORUM IN YOLA, ADAMAWA. THE MEETING WAS ATTENDED BY GOVERNORS BABAGANA ZULUM (BORNO), AHMADU FINTIRI (ADAMAWA), BALA MOHAMMED (BAUCHI), AND INUWA […]

NORTHERN NIGERIA HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE WORST PLACE TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRY DUE TO WORSENING INSECURITY SITUATION IN THE REGION. THE SULTAN OF SOKOTO, ALHAJI SA’AD ABUBAKAR, STATED THIS ON THURSDAY AT THE FOURTH QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE NIGERIA INTER-RELIGIOUS COUNCIL IN ABUJA. AT THE MEETING WITH THE THEME ‘QUESTIONING FOR PEACE IN […]


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