BlackLivesMatter Protest Holds In Lagos Nigeria
As the whole world continue to garner support for the deceased black American named George Floyd, which has led to many protests universally, yesterday in Lagos Nigeria, some Nigerians braved the rain to protest the murder of George Floyd and to call for an end to racial injustice.
The protest was organised by the Black Lives Matter Movement in Nigeria (BLMMN). The convener, Josephine Okpara, stormed the streets of Victoria Island, Lagos, with otherprotesters.
They carried placards with words such as "Black Lives Matter" and "Justice For George Floyd" written on them as they condemned the killing of African Americans in the United States of America.
Speaking on behalf of the group, convener, Mrs Josephine Okpara said the US must put an end to “white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on black communities by the state and vigilantes”.
UGANDA PROTEST: Uganda Army Apologizes for Beating Reuter Journalist
The Uganda's army has made an unprecedented apology after soldiers were caught on film beating up a journalist who was covering a demonstration supporting detained MP Bobi Wine on Monday.The army statement described the soldiers' conduct as "unprofessional" and said they would be arrested.It will be recalled that there has been political tension in Uganda after Wine, and four opposition MPs, were arrested last week.Wine, who was elected as an independent...
Economy: Nigeria Tops South Africa As Africa's Biggest Economy
Despite the fact that Nigeria and South Africa account for half of the continent economy GDP and the debate of whose top the continent economy has been varying of recent due to some variable factors.However, economic reports have it yesterday that South Africa has plunged into recession towards the end of the first quarter of the year.Report states " Nigeria’s economic growth beat forecasts in the fourth quarter, helping its economy to expand the most in four years...
2 Nigeria Nationals Arrested in Cocaine Buy-Burst
It was an embarrassing moment for two Nigeria National in Philippines as the Government anti-narcotics operatives seized at least P6.2 million worth of heroin in a buy-bust operation at a shopping mall in Imus City, Cavite, in the Philippines.Police Region 4A identified the suspects as Enuka John Chukwuemeka and Christopher Nwabufo, both residents of Golden Acres Village, Las Piñas City.Police said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, after t...
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