Several injured, properties razed following gas explosion in Lagos

At least thirty persons were on Thursday injured following the explosion of a gas tanker at Cele Bus-Stop in the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos. Cars, shops and houses near the scene of the explosion were also razed. The explosion which happened around 1505 hours (GMT +1) caused panic as residents and commuters scampered for… Read More Several injured, properties razed following gas explosion in Lagos

Nigerian truck drivers file lawsuit against attorney general, state governments over tax collections

Heavy Duty and Haulage Transport Association of Nigeria on Tuesday instituted a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja requesting it to compel the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to stop the collection of taxes, road blocks, levy or fee from its members. The association also asked the court to compel the… Read More Nigerian truck drivers file lawsuit against attorney general, state governments over tax collections

Thailand begins legal action against Facebook and Twitter over content violation

Thailand began legal action on Thursday against Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms. The digital ministry filed legal complaints with cybercrime police after the two social media companies missed 15-day deadlines to comply fully with court-issued takedown orders from Aug. 27, the… Read More Thailand begins legal action against Facebook and Twitter over content violation

North Korean troops shoot dead South Korean man, burn body

North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was likely an effort to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, South Korea’s military said on Thursday. South Korea’s military said evidence suggested the man was attempting to… Read More North Korean troops shoot dead South Korean man, burn body

Protests erupt in Louisville following ruling on Breonna Taylor shooting

Two police officers were shot and wounded late on Wednesday in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests of a grand jury ruling decried by civil rights activists as a miscarriage of justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor in March. The grand jury decided that none of the three white officers involved in the deadly… Read More Protests erupt in Louisville following ruling on Breonna Taylor shooting