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Nigeria Lifts Curfew on Africa’s Biggest City After Protests

Nigerian authorities lifted a nightly curfew that was imposed on Lagos, Africa’s biggest city, to quell two weeks of mass protests against police brutality.

Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu removed restrictions that only allowed the city’s population to leave their homes between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., his Commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso said on Twitter on Saturday. However, a previous curfew from midnight to 4 a.m. introduced by the federal government to curb the spread of the coronavirus will remain in place, he said.

Sanwo-Olu instituted a 24-hour curfew on his state on Oct. 20 in response to “the hijack of the peaceful” demonstrations against police violence, according to Omotoso. As the protests abated after two weeks, shopping malls, several bank branches and a number of police stations were invaded or looted. The governor eased the measures on Oct. 23 and again on Oct. 30.

The government said 69 people, including 18 security force members, died from violence related to the protests that spread throughout the country earlier in October. Twelve protesters were killed when troops fired on crowds that gathered in Lagos on Oct. 20 in defiance of the curfew, according to human-rights group Amnesty International. The Nigerian army denied the allegation.

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Video: Trump Supporters Tried to Run Biden Bus 'Off the Road'

Multiple videos posted to social media on Saturday morning apparently show Trump supporters in trucks and cars harassing a Joe Biden and Kamala Harris campaign bus in Texas, causing the campaign to cancel a planned event in Central Texas.

A Biden campaign spokesperson told Forbes that the Trump supporters “attempted to slow the bus down and run it off the road.” And one local Democratic Party leader, Katie Naranjo, tweeted photos and said Trump supporters “followed the Biden bus throughout central Texas” and “ran into a person’s car, yelling curse words and threats.”

Texas state legislator Sheryl Cole said that because the incident “escalated well beyond safe limits,” the event would be canceled for “security reasons.”

Texas State Rep. Rafael Anchía wrote on Twitter that the Trump caravan was encouraged by Eric Trump on Facebook and claimed that some of those involved were armed.

One Biden campaign volunteer, Dr. Eric Cervini, posted a video to Twitter and claimed that the pick-up trucks laden with Trump flags “were sitting along I-35, waiting to ambush the Biden/Harris campaign bus.”

While neither Biden nor Harris was on the bus, Democratic House candidate Wendy Davis was. The Biden campaign told CNN on Saturday that the incident put “staff, surrogates, supporters and others in harm’s way.”

Huawei Plans to Build Chip Plant Without U.S. Technology: FT

Huawei Technologies Co. plans to build a chip plant in Shanghai without using American technology, as China’s biggest tech company by sales seeks a new strategy to overcome increasingly tight U.S. sanctions, the Financial Timesreported.

The fabrication facility is expected to start with the manufacture of low-end 45nm chips, the paper said on Sunday, citing people familiar with the project. Huawei aims to make 28nm chips for “Internet of things” devices by the end of 2021, and produce 20nm chips for 5G telecom equipment by late 2022, the report said.

Huawei has no experience in fabricating chips and the plant would be run by Shanghai IC R&D Center, a research company backed by the city’s government, according to the report.

China has laid out apath toward greater economic self-sufficiency in its new five-year plans, and vowed to build its own core technology, saying it can’t rely on buying it from elsewhere.

— With assistance by John Liu, and Jing Li

Hong Kong Police Arrest Several Pro-Democracy Politicians

At least seven pro-democracy politicians were arrested Sunday morning in Hong Kong,RTHK reported, citing statements posted by the lawmakers and a political party on social media.

Wu Chi-wai, Andrew Wan and Helena Wong were arrested by police, the Democratic Party said in a Facebook post on Sunday.