SANWO-OLU LIFTS CURFEW, SAYS LAGOSIANS CAN NOW MOVE FREELY FROM 4AM TO MIDNIGHT

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the curfew imposed on the state following the #endsars protests. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, who announced the end of the curfew on Saturday said the 12am. to 4am. curfew imposed by the Federal Government to curb the spread of COVID-19 will however remain in force. Residents can now go about their lawful activities between the hours of 4am to 12 midnight daily with immediate effect. The statement reads, “The curfew imposed on Lagos State after the hijack of the…

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US SEALS MOUNT DARING OPERATION, RESCUE AMERICAN HOSTAGE IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

An American citizen abducted last week in Niger has been rescued during a high-risk U.S. military raid in neighboring Nigeria, officials told ABC News early Saturday. The mission was undertaken by elite commandos as part of a major effort to free the U.S. citizen, Philip Walton, 27, before his abductors could get far after taking him captive in Niger on Oct. 26, counterterrorism officials told ABC News. The operation involved the governments of the U.S., Niger and Nigeria working together to rescue Walton quickly, sources said. The CIA provided intelligence…

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POPULAR JAMES BOND ACTOR, SEAN CONNERY DIES AT 90

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers. Sir Sean died peacefully in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, having been “unwell for some time”, his son said. His acting career spanned five decades and he won an Oscar in 1988 for his role in The Untouchables. Sir Sean’s other films included The…

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GET READY! PAYMENT OF NEW ELECTRICITY TARIFF TAKES OFF NEXT WEEK

Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Mr. Ahmed Zakari, says the implementation of the new electricity tariff by electricity distribution companies (DisCos) will resume next week. The DisCos began implementation of a new service-based reflective tariff (SRT) structure nationwide on September 1 after receiving approval from President Muhammadu Buhari. However, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) protested the new tariff and called for a nationwide strike. After a meeting with the federal government a few hours to the protest on Monday, the NLC and…

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UKE TOWN AGOG AS CHIBUIKE IHIONU MARRIES EBELE OKWUONU

Come December 5th, 2020, the bells of the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha will peel in delight as Chibuike Ihionu and his heartthrob, Ebele Okwuonu will be joined in a holy matrimony. The wedding which was initially fixed for Saturday, April 4th 2020 had to be rescheduled as the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic took its toll across the globe. However, while December 5th will see Chibuike and Ebele exchanging marital vows before a priest and the congregation, the groom Chibuike and his family will travel from their hometown Akokwa…

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