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Ace comedian Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault in retrial

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted yesterday on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004 at his home, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era.

Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Spain marked International Women's Day Thursday with an unprecedented strike in defence of their rights that saw hundreds of trains cancelled and countless protests held.

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Court awards N500,000 against church for detaining baby’s corpse, parents in hospital

An Anambra State High Court presided over by Justice Okuma has awarded a N500,000 cost against Eyi Enu Mission Hospital in the Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State for unlawful detention of the corpse of a child and its parents for their inability to pay hospital bills.

Governor Ortom: Benue APC’s statement hypocrisy of the highest order

Akase, in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday, said it is on record that APC in the state has on many occasions, passed vote of confidence on Ortom as a result of his sterling performance.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Tanker, truck drivers defy order to vacate Apapa-Oshodi road

A day after Lagos State Government announced it would be evacuating articulated vehicles that have turned the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway to a parking lot, it is still business as usual as trucks and tankers are still parked on the expressway from the port to Cele Bus-stop as at yesterday night, occupying both the express and service lanes.

Court convicts three ex-police officers, commits one to jail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, has convicted three former police officers, and sentenced one of them to three years in jail for collecting bribe from an armed robbery suspect, Badmus Akojode.
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges Governor-elect Fayemi to prioritise payment of workers’ salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the newly elected governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, to prioritise the payment of workers salaries in his second tenure.