Author: Questit

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US PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN HAS ANNOUNCED AN ALL-FEMALE SENIOR WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS TEAM IN WHAT HIS OFFICE CALLED A FIRST IN THE COUNTRY’S HISTORY. AMONG THOSE NAMED TO BE PART OF THE TEAM ON SUNDAY WAS JEN PSAKI WHO WILL SERVE AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY. 41 YEAR OLD PSAKI, HAS HELD A NUMBER OF […]

INTERMITTENT GUNFIRE RANG OUT ON MONDAY AT A SRI LANKAN HIGH-SECURITY PRISON WHERE A RIOT BY INMATES OVER A SURGE OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS LEFT AT LEAST EIGHT DEAD AND 55 WOUNDED, POLICE SAID. HUNDREDS OF POLICE SURROUNDED THE MAHARA PRISON JUST OUTSIDE THE CAPITAL COLOMBO AS PRISON GUARDS SOUGHT TO END THE UNREST. INMATES FOUGHT […]

THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) HAS URGED THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) TO GET THE COUNTRY A UNIFIED EXCHANGE RATE FOR THE NAIRA. IT REMAINED STABLE AT N378 TO DOLLAR ON THE CBN’S OFFICIAL RATE. THE NAIRA WAS ON SUNDAY EXCHANGING AT N500 TO DOLLAR AT THE PARALLEL MARKET. THE CURRENCY GOT TO A […]

THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) HAS CONFIRMED 82 NEW INFECTIONS OF THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IN THE COUNTRY. THE NCDC MADE THIS KNOWN VIA ITS VERIFIED WEBSITE ON SUNDAY. THE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY SAID THAT THE INFECTIONS BROUGHT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES IN THE COUNTRY TO 67,412. NIGERIA HAD TESTED 756,237 PERSONS SINCE […]

THE FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY CORPS (FRSC) HAS SAID THAT ITS OFFICERS WOULD REQUIRE THE EXECUTIVE APPROVAL OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO BEAR ARMS. CORPS MARSHAL, DR BOBOYE OYEYEMI, AT THE NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA (NAN) FORUM IN ABUJA, SAID IN THE LIGHT OF THE RECENT ATTACK, KIDNAP AND KILLING OF PERSONNEL OF THE CORPS ACROSS […]

EDO STATE CHAPTER OF THE NIGERIA UNION OF TEACHERS (NUT) HAS THREATENED TO EMBARK ON STRIKE IF THE STATE GOVERNMENT FAILS TO ADDRESS THE ISSUES OF PAYMENT OF OUTSTANDING WELFARE ALLOWANCES AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE. THE TEACHERS, IN A LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE STATE GOVERNOR GODWIN OBASEKI, DATED NOVEMBER 23, 2020, AND MADE AVAILABLE TO […]

THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) HAS ANNOUNCED DECEMBER 8, 2020 AS THE DATE FOR ITS EMERGENCY NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) MEETING. THIS WAS ANNOUNCED IN A STATEMENT TITLED: “APC: EMERGENCY NEC MEETING HOLDS 8TH DECEMBER,” SIGNED BY THE DEPUTY NATIONAL PUBLICITY SECRETARY OF THE PARTY, YEKINI NABENA.

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 […]


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