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Twitter suspends Iran’s supreme leader account
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Twitter suspends Iran’s supreme leader account

Mariam Ayodeji- January 22, 2021

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has been suspended from Twitter after he appeared to post a call for an attack on Donald Trump. The tweet ... Read More

Fire Erupts At World’s Biggest Vaccine Maker In India
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Fire Erupts At World’s Biggest Vaccine Maker In India

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

A fire broke out Thursday at India’s Serum Institute, the world’s largest maker of vaccines, but a source said production of the coronavirus vaccine was not ... Read More

Dubai Limits Entertainment Activity As COVID-19 Cases Surge
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Dubai Limits Entertainment Activity As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

Dubai clamped down on its entertainment scene Thursday and suspended non-essential surgery in hospitals after a spike in coronavirus cases in the UAE as the ... Read More

Portugal To Close Schools For 15 Days Over COVID-19
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Portugal To Close Schools For 15 Days Over COVID-19

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

Portugal said Thursday it will close schools for two weeks in a bid to contain a surge in coronavirus cases with concerns over the spread ... Read More

China To Donate 500,000 COVID-19 Vaccines To Pakistan
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China To Donate 500,000 COVID-19 Vaccines To Pakistan

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

China will donate 500,000 doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Pakistan, the country’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Thursday. It comes as the number ... Read More

EU Agency Urges Preparation Of Stronger Measures Over Virus Variants
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EU Agency Urges Preparation Of Stronger Measures Over Virus Variants

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

The EU disease agency ECDC on Thursday urged countries to prepare more stringent measures and speed up vaccine campaigns in the coming weeks because of ... Read More

England Launches Fines Crackdown On Lockdown-Breakers
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England Launches Fines Crackdown On Lockdown-Breakers

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

Police in England will be able to issue bigger fines to those breaking coronavirus lockdown measures by partying, with penalties of up to £6,400 ($8,775, ... Read More

‘Angry’ Trump reportedly set to float new political party
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‘Angry’ Trump reportedly set to float new political party

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

Reports in the Business Standard suggests that ousted President of the United State, Donald Trump, is still very angry at losing the November 3, 2020 ... Read More

28 feared dead in Iraq’s blasts
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28 feared dead in Iraq’s blasts

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

At least 28 people were feared dead and 73 others injured as a twin suicide blast ripped through a crowded market in Bagdad, Iraq’s capital ... Read More

US Resumes WHO Support, Launches $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Plan
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US Resumes WHO Support, Launches $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Plan

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

The United States said on Thursday it would resume its funding for the UN’s health agency as President Joe Biden shifts towards greater international cooperation in the ... Read More

Amanda Gorman, youngest inaugural poet in US history
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Amanda Gorman, youngest inaugural poet in US history

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

At 22, Amanda Gorman, an American poet, has etched her name in the history books by becoming the youngest person ever chosen to recite a poem at a ... Read More

Biden administration halts student loan repayment and keeps interest rate at 0%
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Biden administration halts student loan repayment and keeps interest rate at 0%

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

Biden administration halts student loan repayment and keeps interest rate at 0% More to follow... Also, Follow us For more updates follow us Instagram on wotzup.ng Read More

Biden reverses Trump ban on Nigeria, others
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Biden reverses Trump ban on Nigeria, others

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

United States President, Joe Biden started his first day in office by erasing some actions of former President Donald Trump. In his first executive orders, Biden ... Read More

Kamala Harris’ husband becomes the first ever “Second Gentleman” of the US
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Kamala Harris’ husband becomes the first ever “Second Gentleman” of the US

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

Douglas Emhoff, an American lawyer who has always been supportive of his wife Kamala Harris' career, has become the first ever Second Gentleman of the United States ... Read More

China imposes sanctions on US’ Pompeo, 27 others, 27 others
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China imposes sanctions on US’ Pompeo, 27 others, 27 others

Mariam Ayodeji- January 20, 2021

China imposed sanctions on now-former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and 27 American officials late Wednesday as the Joe Biden administration took office. “Over ... Read More

‘This Is Democracy’s Day’, Says Biden
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‘This Is Democracy’s Day’, Says Biden

Kunle Adeleye- January 20, 2021

US President Joe Biden called for “unity” moments after his inauguration in Washington on Wednesday, warning of the challenges ahead as he takes on multiple ... Read More

Inaugural Speech by Joseph R. Biden Jr 46th President of the United States of America
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Inaugural Speech by Joseph R. Biden Jr 46th President of the United States of America

Kunle Adeleye- January 20, 2021

Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris. Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, McConnell, Vice President Pence, my distinguished guests and my fellow Americans, this is America’s day. This is ... Read More

Joe Biden Becomes 46th US President
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Joe Biden Becomes 46th US President

Kunle Adeleye- January 20, 2021

Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46th president of the United States, vowing a “new day” for the United States after four years of tumult ... Read More

Kamala Harris Sworn In As US Vice President
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Kamala Harris Sworn In As US Vice President

Kunle Adeleye- January 20, 2021

Former California Senator Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president of the United States on Wednesday, the first woman ever to hold the post. READ ALSO,Obaseki’s ... Read More

Zimbabwean foreign minister, Sibusiso Moyo dies of COVID-19 at 61
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Zimbabwean foreign minister, Sibusiso Moyo dies of COVID-19 at 61

Kunle Adeleye- January 20, 2021

Sibusiso Moyo, Zimbabwean foreign minister, and former army general has died from COVID-19, the government announced on Wednesday. He was 61. He “succumbed to COVID-19 at a local hospital” on ... Read More