Posts Tagged ‘Violence’

For The First Time Ever, Twitter Hides Tweet By U.S. President Donald Trump Due To Policy Violation

Twitter has hidden one of Donald Trump’s tweets behind a warning that it “glorifies violence”, further escalating the social media company’s row with the US president. The US president’s tweet, posted on Thursday night Washington time, warned people in Minneapolis protesting against the killing of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer that he would […]

#COVID19: South Africa Reported 90,000 Violence Towards Women In The First Week Of Its Lockdown

In South Africa, authorities said there were nearly 90,000 reports of violence against women in the first week of a lockdown. Since the start of the pandemic, the U.N. reports that Lebanon and Malaysia have seen the number of calls to help lines double, compared with the same month last year. In China, the number of calls has […]

Shiite vs Police: Channels TV reporter hit by stray bullet

Channels TV reporter hit by stray bullet in the stomach as Shiite’s Free Zakzaki protests turns violent in Abuja. Shiite members set NEMA sub-station on fire in Abuja during a violent clash with police. Details on the health status of the channel’s TV staff is yet unknown. More details shortly…

Ghana President condemns traders for attacking Nigerian spare parts dealers

The government has condemned the attacks by a group of Ghanaian youth who forcibly shut down shops owned and operated by Nigerians at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. According to the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, if any Nigerian violat the laws, the appropriate authorities are the ones to deal […]

Trouble brews over alleged killing of Okada rider in Sapele community

Tongues are currently wagging over the alleged killing of an Okada rider in Sapele community in Delta State identified as Sunday Ejiro by vigilante operatives in the area. In the early hours of Thursday, reports said that a group of Okada riders had allegedly thronged various streets in Sapele community, protesting the alleged killing of […]

2019 election: US states expectations

United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, has tasked the government and people of Nigeria to ensure a peaceful and credible general elections because “the world is interested and watching”. NAN reports that Symington stated this on Friday in Lafia, after meeting with Mr Labaran Maku, the Nasarawa State governorship candidate of the All […]