Religion & Belief

“Homosexuals Are Children Of God” — Pope Francis Voices Support For Same-sex Civil Unions

In a shift, Pope Francis has voiced his support for same-sex civil unions in a documentary that debuted in Rome today, October 21, 2020. Speaking about pastoral outreach and care for people who identify as LGBTQ, the pontiff said that he thinks same-sex couples should be allowed to have “civil unions”. His comments in the documentary directed […]

National

IGP Reportedly Withdraws Police Officers From VIPs Amid EndSARS Protests

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly ordered the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important persons (VIP) in Nigeria. According to TheCable, the directive was issued via a police wireless message on Wednesday, October 21, and is expected to take effect immediately. This development comes following two weeks of End SARS protests by […]

Crime

Several Dead, Others Injured As Security Operatives Shoot At Lekki #EndSARS Protesters

Several people have been killed and others injured after security operatives opened fire at #EndSARS protesters in the Lekki area of Lagos State, witnesses have said. Security operatives had stormed the scene of the protest on Tuesday night hours after the Lagos Government announced a 24-hour curfew and opened fire. Some protesters told Channels TV […]

National

ENDSARS: Governors To Begin Judicial Review Of Police Brutality – Yemi Osibanjo

In response to EndSARS protests, the National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the immediate establishment of State-based Judicial Panels of Inquiry across the country to receive and investigate complaints of Police brutality, human rights violations or related extra judicial killings with a view to delivering justice for all […]