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OSINBAJO: ZOOM NOT BEST TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL COURT SITTING

OSINBAJO: ZOOM NOT BEST TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL COURT SITTING

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday says the teleconferencing application, Zoom, is not the best for holding virtual court proceedings. The vice-president said though Zoom has its own advantages, it is not completely suitable for virtual court proceedings as a lot of documents and evidence would need to be examined during hearings. Osinbajo, who delivered a...

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policeman’s wife bags two years imprisonment for child abuse in delta

policeman’s wife bags two years imprisonment for child abuse in delta

A police officer’s wife, Mrs. Precious Joseph, has been jailed for two years without an option of fine for violently abusing her nine years old home-help, Miss Agatha Emmanuel in Asaba, the state capital. The Chief Magistrate of Court 11 in the Okwe Magisterial District, Delta State, P.O. Obayuwana, in his ruling sentenced the 31-year-old...

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COVID-19: RWANDA USING ROBOTS TO PROTECT MINISTER

COVID-19: RWANDA USING ROBOTS TO PROTECT MINISTER

Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday. Ngamije said this at a news conference in Moscow. “We have some health personnel who have been infected with COVID-19. “I think there are less than 10 because we deployed all the Personal Protective Equipment...

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NO DEVIATIONS FROM APPROVED BAPTISMAL WORDING: VATICAN

NO DEVIATIONS FROM APPROVED BAPTISMAL WORDING: VATICAN

Pope Francis has decreed there could be no changes to the baptismal wording used by the Catholic Church, the Vatican confirmed on Thursday. During a Catholic baptism, which marks a person’s entry into the Catholic community, the exact words of the formula have to be pronounced – even small changes are forbidden – the Vatican...

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SEVEN KILLED IN DRC ETHNIC CLASHES

SEVEN KILLED IN DRC ETHNIC CLASHES

Seven persons were killed and 17 wounded in ethnic clashes over land rights in Kasai, a vast region in central Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said on Thursday. The violence erupted on Wednesday in the village of Bakua Tamba, in a dispute between the Kuba and Luba communities over where they could cultivate land,...

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THE SOUTH WEST: IPMAN DIRECTS MEMBERS TO SELL FUEL AT N150 PER LITRE

THE SOUTH WEST: IPMAN DIRECTS MEMBERS TO SELL FUEL AT N150 PER LITRE

The South West chapter of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria has directed all its members in the zone to henceforth, increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petroleum to N150 per litre. The official pump price had been N143 per litre. IPMAN South-West Zonal chairman, Alhaji Dele Tajudeen, who spoke...

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FOUR POSSIBLE SIGNINGS: MANCHESTER CITY

FOUR POSSIBLE SIGNINGS: MANCHESTER CITY

Manchester City are looking to sign as many as four more players during the transfer window and want their business done by the start of the new season on September 12. Nathan Ake completed a £41m transfer from Bournemouth on Wednesday evening. Ake will join Ferran Torres at the Etihad Stadium after the Spain U-21...

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KATSINA YOUTHS  PROTEST AGAINST INSECURITY BLOCK HIGHWAY

KATSINA YOUTHS PROTEST AGAINST INSECURITY BLOCK HIGHWAY

Some angry youths from Turare, Marke and Dogon Ruwa villages in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of Katsina State early Thursday morning blocked Dutsin-ma – Kankara highway, in protest against banditry in their communities. A combined team of police and other security operatives were said to have later  cleared the road and restored normalcy on the...

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VILLAGERS KILL SUSPECTED BANDIT IN KATSINA

VILLAGERS KILL SUSPECTED BANDIT IN KATSINA

A suspected bandit has been killed in an encounter between his group and vigilantes in Garwa village, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. Residents said a group of  suspected bandits had stormed the village on Monday night, killing the All Progressives Congress youths leader for Yau-Yau /Mallamawa ward of the council, Mallam Sadi. It...