Author: Questit

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PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE BIDEN, IN AN ADDRESS ON THE EVE OF THE UNITED STATES’S HOLIDAY THANKSGIVING, URGED AMERICANS TO STAY AT HOME AMID A SURGE IN CORONAVIRUS CASES, WHILE REBUKING PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S CONTINUED CHALLENGE OF THE ELECTION RESULTS. BIDEN CALLED FOR UNITY IN THE FACE OF THE PANDEMIC, WARNING THAT THE US IS IN THE […]

THE MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE (MPC) HAS RETAINED KEY LENDING RATES AT 11.5%. GOVERNOR OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN), GODWIN EMEFIELE, ANNOUNCED THIS  SAYING IT IS PART OF EFFORTS TO BOOST THE ECONOMY TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FROM THE RECESSION. THIS COMES DAYS AFTER A NEW REPORT RELEASED BY THE NIGERIA BUREAU OF STATISTICS, […]

A FATAL ACCIDENT INVOLVING A BUS BELONGING TO AGOFURE TRANSPORT LINE HAS CLAIMED THE LIVES OF THREE PERSONS ALONG THE OWHELOGBO ROAD IN THE ISOKO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE. THE INCIDENT, ACCORDING TO EYEWITNESSES, OCCURRED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, WHEN THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE LOST CONTROL AND RAMMED INTO THE VICTIMS, […]

UNKNOWN GUNMEN ON MONDAY ABDUCTED THE WIFE OF A LECTURER AT THE DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DR. SUNNY OJOBOH. EYEWITNESSES TOLD JOURNALISTS ON WEDNESDAY THE WOMAN WAS KIDNAPPED AT HER SHOP LOCATED ALONG THE OLD EKU-ABRAKA ROAD IN DELTA BY A FIVE-MAN GANG WHO SHOT SPORADICALLY TO SCARE AWAY PEOPLE BEFORE TAKING THEIR VICTIM TO […]

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WILL PASS THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL (PIB) INTO LAW BY THE END OF THE FIRST QUARTER OF MARCH, THE AD HOC COMMITTEE ON THE LOWER LEGISLATURE SAID IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY. THE LOWER LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER PASSED THE BILL FOR SECOND READING ON TUESDAY. MONGUNO MOHAMMED, THE CHIEF WHIP OF THE HOUSE […]

THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) HAS EXPRESSED ITS COMMITMENT TO DEPLOYING MORE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION TO FURTHER ENHANCE THE TRANSPARENCY OF THE ELECTORAL PROCESS. INEC SAID THE USE OF ITS PUBLIC VIEWING PORTAL DURING THE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS IN EDO AND ONDO STATES ERADICATED POSSIBLE ELECTORAL FRAUD AS NIGERIANS SAW THE RESULTS OF EACH POLLING […]

THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAS REACTED TO THE DELIBERATIONS ON THE RECENT #ENDSARS PROTEST BY THE UNITED KINGDOM PARLIAMENT. IT STATED THAT WHILE DEBATES ON ALL MATTERS WERE ALLOWED, THE UK PARLIAMENT DOES NOT SPEAK FOR THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT. THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, GEOFFREY ONYEAMA, MADE THE POSITION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT KNOWN WHILE ADDRESSING […]

NIGERIA IS SET TO RE-OPEN ITS LAND BORDERS WITH NEIGHBOURING WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES, FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATION BY A PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE ON THE MATTER. MINISTER OF FINANCE, BUDGET AND NATIONAL PLANNING, ZAINAB AHMED  DISCLOSED THIS IN ABUJA. THE NATION SHUT ITS BORDERS IN AUGUST 2019 TO CURTAIL ILLEGAL IMPORTATION OF DRUGS, SMALL ARMS AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS INTO […]

THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT HAS GIVEN THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION (NFF) THE MARCHING ORDERS TO HOLD SUPER EAGLES’ TECHNICAL ADVISER, GERNOT ROHR TO THE HIGHER STANDARDS CONTAINED HIS CONTRACT FOLLOWING THE TEAM’S DISMAL TWO-LEG DRAW AGAINST THE SIERRA LEONEAN SIDE IN THE AFCON 2022 QUALIFIER. SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE, GAVE THIS […]

DELTA STATE GOVERNOR, DR. IFEANYI OKOWA, DEPUTY GOVERNOR KINGSLEY OTUARO; SPEAKER OF THE STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, SHERIFF OBOREVWORI; PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION (NFF), AMAJU PINNICK AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE DELTA STATE SPORTS COMMISSION, CHIEF TONY OKOWA, ARE EXPECTED TO GRACE THE FIRST DELTA FOOTBALL SUMMIT. CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DELTA […]


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