Lagos Government sensitises residents about anti-kidnapping law
18 April 2017 | 8:22 am
Lagos Government sensitises residents about anti-kidnapping law.
Nigerian biker Kunle Adeyanju rode for 12,000 kilometres and through 13 countries to raise funds towards eliminating polio. He also spent time sensitizing communities along the way from London to Lagos about the disease. The World Health Organization declared Nigeria polio free in 2020, but there have been two vaccine-derived cases reported since then.
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Kunle Adeyanju rode for 12,000 kilometres and through 13 countries to raise funds for eliminating polio. He also spent time sensitizing communities along the way from London to Lagos about the disease. GuardianTV sat with the rider to discuss how the long journey went through.
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Nigerians for years have resorted to taking the law into their hands, and often, victims are later found innocent. A combination of rising crime rate, lack of confidence in the security and justice system, and bad value system are some of the reasons mob action have continued in Nigeria. GuardianTV went to the street of Lagos to hear the people’s opinions regarding jungle justice and how it can be stopped.
After losing his parliamentary majority in elections over the weekend, French President Emmanuel Macron is set up for tough negotiations with opposition parties passing his reformist agenda.
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The billionaire was named prime minister for the fourth time and asked to form a government to save the country from financial collapse. He urged fractious politicians to set aside differences to secure an IMF deal.
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