Police arraigns 202 stay-at-home order violators in Lagos, Nigeria grants amnesty to Late Enahoro, Ambrose Alli others
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Disney CEO Bob Iger has criticised Florida governor and Republican presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis as being "anti-business" and "anti-Florida". The comments are part of an ongoing feud between the entertainment giant and DeSantis that started when Disney voiced its opposition to a state law banning education on LGBT issues in schools.
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