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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has explained why courts across the country are currently shut down.In a piece titled ‘Why the Courts are Locked’ received by our correspondent on Tuesday, Mr. Adegboruwa noted that the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) embarked on an industrial strike on April 6 over the issue of financial autonomy for the...
File photo: George Floyd, Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Prosecutors rested their case on Tuesday against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd.“Your honor, the state of Minnesota rests,” prosecutor Steve Schleicher told Judge Peter Cahill.More to follow . . . (function(d, s, id) { var js,...
In this file photo taken on May 06, 2019, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York.ANGELA WEISS / AFPKanye West has submitted his response to the divorce papers his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian filed two months back.Media sources in the US had...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_XOTvlljto There was some tension between the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on arms and ammunition, and the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru following the investigation into arms purchase by the military.Things took a different turn when the Chief of Army Staff, refused to speak further on a document which he had presented to the committee, asking...
 In this file photo taken on October 23, 2018 Real Madrid’s Spanish defender Sergio Ramos reacts during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Viktoria Plzen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid..GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP Captain of Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos, has tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of their UCL quarter-final...
A police officer hold bunch of handcuffs at SARS headqurters in Abuja on October 3rd, 2020 PHOTO: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV Nigerian Police Force in Nasarawa State has arrested 40 suspected kidnappers including those who abducted some Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials.The Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe announced this on Monday after a security meeting with traditional rulers, local government...
In this file photo taken on October 24, 2020 Real Madrid president Florentino Perez attends the Spanish League football match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. LLUIS GENE / AFP Florentino Perez has been re-elected unopposed as president of Real Madrid for a sixth term, the Spanish champions announced on Tuesday.The 74-year-old was the only...
 Bitcoin hit a record high above $62,000 Tuesday as the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase prepares to launch shares on Wall Street.Bitcoin reached $62,377, a huge gain of 114 percent since the start of the year.After crashing in 2018, the value of bitcoin rebounded and it has set records since late last year — rocketing from around $12,000 in October to more than $60,000 a...
File photo of Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has explained that the reason why his administration is sacking public servants in the state is due to dwindling financial resources and higher wage bills which the government cannot be able to sustain.The Kaduna state government had on April 6, disengaged 4,000 local government workers.The state...
File photo: Ramadan is also a time of prayers. Saudi Arabia, home to Islam’s holiest shrines, announced that the holy fasting month of Ramadan will start on Tuesday, as Muslims worldwide face coronavirus curbs.“Tomorrow, Tuesday… is the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan this year,” the kingdom’s supreme court said in a royal court statement.Other Muslim countries, including Sunni-majority...
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