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3rd Mainland Bridge Will Be Totally Shut for 3 Days, Tomorrow Saturday to Monday Feb. 1

The Lagos State Government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed to all traffic for three days starting from Saturday the 30th of January to Monday night the 1st of February to enable the final completion of repair works on the double-sized expansion joints. According to a report from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this disclosure…

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Disgraceful…Niger Delta Host Community Reps. Fight at PIB Hearing in Abuja- Watch Video

The venue of the public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in the House of Representatives was, on Thursday, thrown into confusion following a violent clash involving members of the host communities of crude oil reserves in the Niger Delta region. The people had gathered from different parts of the oil producing communities on the invitation of…

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Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson Dies at 96, Two Days After Releasing Memoir

Legendary, celebrated performer Cicely Tyson, who cut her path in an era of Hollywood that was especially hostile for Black actresses, died Thursday, just two days after releasing her memoir, at the age of 96. “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said…

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Access Bank Repositions Digital Payment to Reap African Continental Free Trade Agreement Gains

Herbert Wigwe-Group Managing Director Access Bank Access Banks planned expansion to eight African countries will come with huge gains from the 1.3 billion people targeted in the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) deal. The banks strong digital banking platforms will play well in enabling electronic payments across countries of operation and beyond. The lender…

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Covid 19: Nigeria not on the list as UK Bans 30 “High-Risk” Countries from Entry

International arrivals from high-risk countries on the United Kingdom’s banned list will have to quarantine in government-provided accommodation, such as hotels, for 10 days. They will be transported directly into quarantine after being met at the airport, the prime minister told MPs on Wednesday as he outlined the measures. Nigeria has not been listed as…

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Buhari Separately Meets with Ooni of Ife, Governors Makinde & Akeredolu Over Security Situation in Southwest

President Muhammadu Buhari has met separately with Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The meetings were held in connection with the security situation in the Southwest, especially in Oyo and Ondo states, where activities of herders have created a major challenge, following Akeredolu’s ultimatum…

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“We’re in a State of Emergency”-Buhari Meets with Newly Appointed Service Chiefs in State House 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday afternoon met with the newly appointed Service Chiefs, charging them to be patriotic, and serve the country well. His words: “We’re in a state of emergency. Be patriotic, serve the country well, as your loyalty is to the country.” According to a press release from the Special Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina,…

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“I Will Not Be Moved, Until Herders Move Out”-Sunday Igboho After His House Worth N50M Was Burnt

Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho on has alleged that some Yoruba leaders were supporting criminal herders to perpetrate their nefarious activities in the Southwest. The Yoruba activist has said these leaders are in support of the burning of one of his houses in his Ibadan, Oyo State, in the early hours of Tuesday. Responding to…

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