Nigeria: Lagos Assembly passes bill prohibiting police from parading suspects

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a bill to stop the media parade of suspects by the police. The bill, which was passed under the leadership of Mudashiru Obasa (Agege 1), the speaker of the house is an amendment of the Lagos State Criminal Justice Law. The deputy speaker of the house, Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni (Lagos Island 1), […]

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Israel’s new PM Naftali Bennett promises to unite nation

Israel’s new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has vowed to unite the nation frayed by four elections in two years of political stalemate. He said his government would “work for the sake of all the people”, adding that the priorities would be reforms in education, health and cutting red tape. The right-wing nationalist will lead an unprecedented coalition of parties backed […]

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Grace Mugabe summoned to appear before court for “improperly” burying late Robert Mugabe

Grace Mugabe summoned to appear before court for “improperly” burying late Robert Mugabe. She is to appear before the traditional ruler Chief Zvimba to explain why the former Zimbabwean leader was buried at his rural home in Zvimba. Mugabe died in Singapore in September 2019. His family and the government disagreed on his burial place before he was finally buried […]

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71-year-old pastor arrested for telling congregants that God created only 2 genders (video)

An elderly pastor, 71 was arrested by police and accused of ‘homophobic statements’ after he preached from the book of Genesis in the Bible, saying God created only two genders and wanted families to be headed by a ‘father and a mother’. The man of God was addressing a crowd outside Uxbridge Station in West London when two police officers stormed the ground […]

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Jury finds ex-police officer Chauvin guilty of killing George Floyd

Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, has been convicted for the murder of George Floyd. Last May, Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes, suffocating him to death during a routine arrest alongside three other officers. A video clip of the encounter going viral following the […]

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Biden eyes 4 July as ‘Independence Day’ from virus

President Joe Biden has said he is hopeful that America can “mark independence” from Covid-19 on 4 July if people get vaccinated. In his first primetime address as president, Mr Biden said he would order states to make all adults eligible for vaccinations by 1 May. Current measures prioritise people by age or health condition. Mr Biden was speaking exactly […]

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