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25 Nov
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is serving a 22.5-year sentence for the murder of George Floyd, was stabbed in prison on Friday, according to reports. The Associated Press reports that Chauvin was stabbed by another inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson, Arizona, around 12:30 p.m. He was seriously injured in the…
25 Nov
Derek Chauvin, the US police officer whose murder of George Floyd sparked massive racial justice protests in 2020, was stabbed in prison on Friday, the New York Times reported citing unnamed sources.
1 Apr 2023
Nearly three years after a white police officer killed a Black man by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes, the city of Minneapolis announced Friday that it had approved a plan to reform its police force.

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Nigerian striker Cyriel Dessers scored two goals as Rangers thrashed Hearts 5-0 in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday. Dessers has now scored 12 goals in 24 league appearances for Rangers this season. The striker has netted 16 goals in all competitions in this campaign. Also, the 29-year-old is joint third with Rangers teammate James Tavernier…
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French President Emmanuel Macron opened the annual agricultural fair Saturday as angry farmers blew whistles and shouted insults.
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Nigeria Super Eagles stars Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey got the two goals that earned Fulham a shock 2-1 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford in Saturday's Premier League game. Before Saturday's game, the last time Fulham beat United was on 19 December 2009. But the winless run was eventually ended as Bassey's opener…
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Harry Maguire admitted "naive" Manchester United paid the price for being too attacking in the final minutes of their shock 2-1 defeat against Fulham on Saturday.
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The Labour Party (LP) faction led by Lamidi Apapa has forwarded the name of its governorship candidate for Edo State to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The LP faction named Anderson Uwadiae Asemota as its candidates for the upcoming Edo State Governorship election scheduled for September 21, 2024. This announcement comes amidst an internal…
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British-Nigerian tech entrepreneur Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is set to take over as the chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University. 34-year-old Imafidon will take up the new role after a graduation ceremony in July. She will succeed Annie Lennox OBE, who stepped down in 2023. “To be welcomed to an institution that stands for the common good…
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Qatar has declined a request made by Nigeria to hold a business and investment forum (BIF) when President Bola Ahmed Tinubu visits the Middle East country in March 2024.
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The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, has applauded the recent interception of 15,540 litres of petrol stored along Badagry Creek in Lagos by the Nigerian Navy. Matawalle also commended the Navy for defending the nation's territorial waters. The minister was speaking shortly after gracing the Nigerian Navy Regimental Dinner Night, at the…
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A spokesperson for the Obi-Datti presidential campaign has dismissed insinuations that Peter Obi has parted ways with the Labour Party. Chief spokesman of the Obi-Datti campaign Dr Yunusa Tanko in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja said the news remains fake as it did not originate from Obi or the Obidient Movement but from…
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An Iranian love story by a dissident director couple and a chilling Austrian historical horror movie were the favourites to pick up prizes at the Berlin film festival ahead of awards night Saturday. Kenyan-Mexican Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, the first black jury president at the 74th annual event, will present the Golden and Silver Bear…