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Pakistan Approves Chemical Castration, Death By Hanging For Rapists

To curb increasing rape incidents in Pakistan, the federal cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle two anti-rape ordinances that “change the definition of rape” and are aimed at awarding exemplary punishment to rapists, including chemical castration and hanging, but not in public. The meeting of the cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, endorsed the law…

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Read LCC Boss’ Full Testimony During Submission Of CCTV Footage To Lagos Judicial Panel

Nearly two weeks after the incident, investigations are still ongoing to determine what really happened at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state where soldiers opened fire on #EndSARS protesters and who was responsible for the shootings. On Tuesday, the Managing Director of the Lekki Concession Company, Abayomi Omomuwasan, appeared before the panel of Inquiry and…

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#EndSARS: Oyo Governor Makinde Creates N500m Fund For Victims Of Injustice

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday announced a N500 million compensation fund which will provide critical funding for residents who suffered any form of injustice during the #EndSARS protests in the state. Makinde, who stated this at the House of Chiefs, Secretariat in Ibadan during the post-protest meeting with traditional rulers, clerics, and other stakeholders, urged past victims or…

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COVID-19: Governors Discuss Reopening Of Economy, Other Pressing Issues

On Wednesday July 8, members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) held a virtual meeting to discuss issues affecting the country, including impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on citizens and the economy. At the conference which was presided by the NGF Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, the governors resolved to approve the work of…

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APC Integrity Group Urges Buhari To Summon NEC Emergency Meeting

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Abubakar Sadiq Sa’ad Fakai has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call for the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC), emergency meeting to address the leadership crisis rocking the party. Fakai, who is also the party’s National Youth Leader North West and APC National Executive Committee (NEC) Integrity…

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FG and Labour Fails To Reach Agreement On Minimum Wage

The technical committee established to work on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new national minimum wage has again failed to reach an agreement after the representatives of the  Federal Government and labour rejected the proposed percentage increases in their meeting on Thursday. According to Punch, This came despite  President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise that…

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Just In: Details Of Buhari’s Meeting With 36 State Governors Emerge

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday challenged state governors to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficiencies in their respective states to revamp the nation’s economy. The Chairman of the Governors’ Forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, quoted the president as stating this at a closed-door with the 36 state governors in Abuja. According to NAN, he…

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Buhari In Closed-Door Meeting With All 36 State Governors In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with state governors from the whole states of the federation. The meeting, which is holding at the council chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, started at about 12:40 p.m. The meeting is expected to discuss a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers. A presidential committee set up by the…

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