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NNS Thunder Berths In Lagos After 4-Month Trip To Australia

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FROM LEFT: FLAG OFFICER, WESTERN NAVAL COMMAND, REAR ADM. ETTE IBAS; REPRESENTATIVE OF CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, REAR ADM. EMMANUEL OGBOR; PRESIDENT, NAVAL OFFICERS' WIVES ASSOCIATION, MRS VIVIAN EZEOBA AND GOC, 81 DIV., MAJ.-GEN. OBI UMAHI,  DURING THE ARRIVAL OF NNS THUNDER IN LAGOS FROM AUSTRALIA AFTER A FOUR-MONTH SAIL AROUND THE WORLD  ON WEDNESDAY (18/12/13).

FROM LEFT: FLAG OFFICER, WESTERN NAVAL COMMAND, REAR ADM. ETTE IBAS; REPRESENTATIVE OF CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF, REAR ADM. EMMANUEL OGBOR; PRESIDENT, NAVAL OFFICERS’ WIVES ASSOCIATION, MRS VIVIAN EZEOBA AND GOC, 81 DIV., MAJ.-GEN. OBI UMAHI, DURING THE ARRIVAL OF NNS THUNDER IN LAGOS FROM AUSTRALIA AFTER A FOUR-MONTH SAIL AROUND THE WORLD ON WEDNESDAY (18/12/13).

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Thunder on Wednesday arrived in Lagos after successfully participating in the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review in Sydney.

The wives of 17 of the 165 crew members of the ship, who were away for four months, gave birth while their husbands were away.

Receiving the crew, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Dele Ezeoba, said that the participation of the ship in the Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review from Oct. 4 to Oct. 13, was in partial fulfilment of the Navy’s diplomatic role, as enshrined in the constitution.

Ezeoba, who was represented by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Rear Adm. Emmanuel Ogbor, said that a total of 37 ships from 17 countries participated in the event.According to him, during the ship outbound journey to Australia, she made port calls at Luanda in Angola; Cape Town in South Africa; Port Louis in Mauritius, Fremantle and Jervis Bay.

He added that on her return trip, NNS Thunder made port calls at Albany in Australia; Port Louis in Mauritius; Durban in South Africa, Walvis Bay in Namibia and Port Noire in the Congo, before arriving in Lagos.

The naval chief said that the ship was outside the shores of the country for four months and 10 days, of which 1,834 hours were spent underway, covering 22,614 nautical miles.Ezeoba said that the flag show visit undertaken by NNS Thunder was to enhance the skill and competence of her crew, while affording the Nigerian Navy the opportunity to assess the state of both the ship and the crew’s combat readiness.

The naval chief stated that the trip, which bore huge financial implications bordering mainly on logistics requirements and port charges, afforded the ship and her crew the opportunity of paying port calls.

On arrival, officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, the Nigerian Immigration Service and the Nigeria Customs Service, searched the ship and checked its crew, as part of the procedures in the service.

NAN reports that the last time a Nigerian Navy Ship participated in an International maritime exercise of this magnitude was in 2007, when NNS Aradu and NNS Nwamba participated in the Brazilian Navy Centenary celebrations. (NAN)

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

Also Read: North Is The Worst Place To Live In Nigeria -Sultan of Sokoto

Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.

 

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