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Judge: Plea bargain must promote justice, serve public interest

Justice Yetunde Adesanya of the Lagos State Judiciary on Monday urged that application of plea bargain concept in criminal jurisprudence must promote justice and serve public interest.

Committee tasks stakeholders on AU child rights report

Dr MacJohn Nwaobiala, Co-Chairman, National Child Rights Implementation Committee (NCRIC), on Wednesday in Abuja, urged stakeholders to respond to African Union (AU) draft report on the implementation of the rights of the Nigerian child.
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Lagos records 667 sexual violence cases in three months

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) says, 667 cases of domestic and sexual violence were recorded from July to September this year.

NAPTIP to establish sex offenders register

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has announced plans to establish a sex offenders register which will contain names of perpetrators.

FCT inaugurates gender-based violence response secretariat

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has inaugurated its Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Response Team (SGBVRT) secretariat.

NAPTIP to establish sexual offenders’ register

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says it will establish sexual offenders’ register as part of measures to check gender-based violence in the country.

ROLAC urges Governor Obiano to sign VAPP Bill into law

The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (ROLAC), an European Union-funded project, has appealed to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to sign the Violence Against Persons Prosecution (VAPP) Bill into law.

Open contracting, e-procurement’ll eliminate corruption in award of contracts – BPP

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has disclosed that if the Bureau is able to fully implement open contracting and e-procurement in the country, it will reduce corruption in the procurement system.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. – A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing nearly 160 people, including dozens of foreigners. (Photo by STR / AFP) / GRAPHIC CONTENT

Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207

The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches (R) jumps for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SV Werder Bremen on April 21, 2019 in Munich. (Photo by Guenter SCHIFFMANN - AFP) -

Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Juventus’ Italian forward Federico Bernardeschi, both with their head covered in foam, joke and celebrate after Juventus secured its 8th consecutive Italian 2018/19 “Scudetto” Serie A championships, after winning the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Fiorentina on April 20, 2019 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo the future but Juventus need more to conquer Europe

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
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Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.