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Gov. Ajimobi wants state police

Gov. Ajimobi wants state police

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.Mr Ajimobi made the call at the inauguration of the Oyo State Safe City Control Centre aimed at improving the security network in the state.“As important as concepts such as democracy is, g…

Police in Edo to prosecute sellers, buyers of fireworks

Police in Edo to prosecute sellers, buyers of fireworks

The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, on Tuesday reiterated the ban on sales of fireworks, also known as knock out and warned that offenders would be prosecuted.DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the command’s Public Relations Officer, gave the warning in Benin.“The command warns sellers, buyers of fireworks, par…

SPN gubernatorial candidate

SPN gubernatorial candidate

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) gubernatorial candidate in Oyo State, Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye has described the arrest and detention of members of African Action Congress (AAC) and crackdown of peaceful protest embarked by AAC members by Lagos State police command as anti-democratic and barba…

The UK can decide on its own to revoke Brexit - CJEU

The UK can decide on its own to revoke Brexit - CJEU

The United Kingdom can decide on its own to reverse its withdrawal from the European Union, without needing the approval of the other member States, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said in a ruling handed down on Monday.The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notifica…

China Court Bans iPhone Sales in Patent Dispute

China Court Bans iPhone Sales in Patent Dispute

The statement said the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court had granted Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately to stop selling the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.The m…

WHO extends Ebola vaccination to South Sudan

WHO extends Ebola vaccination to South Sudan

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will extend the Ebola vaccination to South Sudan to prevent the spread of the virus from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).The South Sudan Health ministry confirmed that the vaccination would target healthcare and frontline workers operating in h…

3 killed after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong

3 killed after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong

Three people have been killed when an empty runaway school bus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighborhood, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 11, police say.Two women -- aged 80 and 70 -- and an 83-year-old man were killed after the yellow bus careered out of control in the down…

Human Rights in Latin America: A Struggle for Land and Life

Human Rights in Latin America: A Struggle for Land and Life

Perhaps the most common struggle in Latin America, and the one that unites it, is the fight for land. And with that, comes the struggle for life.Private companies, looking to maximize their profit, set their gaze over territories. What’s seen for many as the means for life, is seen by large-scale pr…

EFCC reportedly raids homes of Atiku’s sons, Mustapha, Aliyu

EFCC reportedly raids homes of Atiku’s sons, Mustapha, Aliyu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raided the home of children of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.Ibe said that during the search of the residence of Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar, the EFCC operatives ended up arresting…

Storekeeper bags three months imprisonment for stealing cement

Storekeeper bags three months imprisonment for stealing cement

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a 32-year-old storekeeper, Julius Dauda, to three months imprisonment for stealing 10 bags of cement.Dauda, of no fixed address, was arraigned on a count charge of theft.Dauda pleaded guilty to the charge and prayed the court to temper justice w…