COVID-19: Lagos Govt Direct Workers to Resume After Seven Months

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COVID-19: Lagos Govt Direct Workers to Resume After Seven Months       The Lagos State government has directed all public servants to resume work, seven months after they were asked to work from home as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the Head of Service in the state, issued the directive in a circular obtained on Saturday. He noted that governor Sanwo-Olu gave the approval for resumption of all public servants, especially those on salary grade levels 1 – 12 who have…

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 Sanwo-Olu Lifts Curfew Declared in Lagos Over End SARS Violence

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 Sanwo-Olu Lifts Curfew Declared In Lagos Over End SARS Violence     Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the curfew declared following the hijack of the peaceful End SARS protests in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the state, Gbenga Omotoso, made the announcement on Saturday. Following the lifting of curfew which takes effect immediately, the governor asked residents to go about their businesses freely without any hindrance whatsoever. He noted that the security agencies would continue to discharge their duties and urged residents to cooperate…

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Sinach’s “Way Maker” Wins 51st Dove Award Song of the Year

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Sinach’s “Way Maker” Wins 51st Dove Award Song of the Year     Nigerian gospel musician, Sinach’s song, “Way Maker” has won the award for ‘Song of the year’ at the 51st edition of GMA Dove Awards. Excited Sinach shared the good news with her fans in an Instagram post. She wrote, ‘Thank you Lord Jesus!! You told me “I have made you a story of my grace and favor” !! Here we go Lord!! @gospelmusicassoc @jackiepatillo . @integritymusic My best friend, my husband @joe_egbu. Your support and love is…

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Legendary James Bond Actor, Sean Connery Dies at 90

Legendary James Bond Actor, Sean Connery Dies at 90       Legendary British actor Sean Connery, best known for playing fictional spy James Bond, has died aged 90, his family told the BBC on Saturday. Tributes immediately began pouring in for Connery who was considered one of the greatest movie stars of his generation. “How infinitely sad to hear the news Sir Sean Connery has passed away,” stated a message on the Twitter account maintained for fellow Bond actor Roger Moore who died in 2017. “He and Roger were friends for many decades and…

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Photos: Laycon Visits Billionaire, Ned Nwoko

Photos: Laycon Visits Billionaire, Ned Nwoko       Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 5 Lockdown edition winner, Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon has paid a courtesy visit to billionaire politician and businessman, Prince Ned Nwoko, on Friday. During the visit, Ned introduced Laycon to his project on eradicating malaria in Nigeria and across Africa through his malaria vaccine research and fumigation of the country. The rapper also pledged his support to put an end to the scourge of malaria in Africa. See more photos from his visit below:…

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Police Arrest Ex-Minister’s Son Over Alleged Robbery Attempt at Bureau De Change

Police Arrest Ex-Minister’s Son Over Alleged Robbery Attempt at Bureau De Change       A former minister’s son is now in police custody following his arrest over an alleged robbery attempt at an Abuja Bureau De Change (BDC). The suspect allegedly attacked the BDC last week. He is in detention pending the conclusion of investigation. The Nation gathered that the suspect’s father is a former Minister from Benue State. A top source, who spoke in confidence, said: “The former Minister’s son allegedly stormed a Bureau De Change in Abuja…

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Kidnapped Oyo LG Boss, Adeleke Regains Freedom

Kidnapped Oyo LG Boss, Adeleke Regains Freedom       The caretaker chairman of Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke, has regained freedom. Adeleke was on his way to Ibadan for a meeting scheduled to hold with Governor Seyi Makinde, when he was kidnapped alongside his driver on Sunday evening, October 25. The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the development on Saturday morning. He said, “They have been released and they have reunited with their families. They were freed…

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Pastor Regains Freedom from Boko Haram Custody

Pastor Regains Freedom from Boko Haram Custody       A pastor with the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) Jos, Plateau State, has regained his freedom from the custody of Boko Haram. The pastor, Rev. Polycarp Zango, was abducted by the terrorist group on October 19, while on a journey to a Ministers’ conference in Gombe. The terrorist group earlier  released a video showing the COCIN pastor in their custody. Speaking exclusively with Vanguard on Saturday morning, the Vice-Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (Northern region), Rev. John Hayab, said…

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Petrol Tanker Guts Fire in Front of Ogun Governor’s Office

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Petrol Tanker Guts Fire in Front of Ogun Governor’s Office         A truck loaded with about 50,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) has caught fire in front of Ogun State Governor’s Office, situated at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Saturday. The tanker was coming from Forte Oil, Ijora and was enroute Mobil, Adatan, in Abeokuta metropolis. The driver, Nurudeen Yusuf, told newsmen that he, alongside his two motor boys discovered a spark from the engine, which resulted in the fire outbreak. As the…

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NAOSRE Felicitates With Buhari, Inspector General of Police on Catherine Ugorji’s UN Award

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NAOSRE Felicitates With Buhari, Inspector General of Police on Catherine Ugorji’s UN Award       The National Association of Online Security Reporters (NAOSRE) has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, the Police Service Commission, PSC, Ministry of Police Affairs, MPA,  on the selection of Catherine Ugorji, a Nigerian and Chief Superintendent of Police for an award as the 2020 UN Woman Police Officer of the Year. Mr Femi Oyewale, National President of NAOSRE on behalf of the association commended the global organisation under -Secretary…

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