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29 Jun 2021
At least seven people were killed and another 50 people were injured after a powerful explosion ripped apart a three-storey building in central Dhaka on Sunday, Bangladeshi officials said, citing a gas pipeline as the likely cause. The blast had reduced the building -- which houses a restaurant, an electronics shop and several other stores -- to rubble. Police said the explosion was so forceful that it broke the windows of at least four moving buses, injuring dozens of passengers on board.
29 Jun 2021
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.”⁣ Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing.⁣ But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.⁣
27 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣
9 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.⁣ ⁣
9 Jun 2021
The suspension of Twitter in Nigeria has begun to take its toll on the country's economy. Already, small businesses that rely on Twitter to reach their audience are feeling the pinch. Banks, fintechs, and other businesses have also suspended Twitter customer care support. NetBlocks, a global internet monitor, said each hour of Twitter clampdown costs Nigeria about $250,000 (N102.5 million), bringing the daily loss to N2.5 billion. GuardianTV takes a look at the highs and lows of Twitter ban on Nigeria's economy.
8 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.⁣⁣⁣
8 Jun 2021
The Founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, also known as Prophet TB Joshua, is dead. The prophet was said to have died on Saturday night in Lagos after a church program. Joshua was born on June 12, 1963, and plans were already underway for his 58th birthday.
7 Jun 2021
The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) militant group said in an audio recording heard by Reuters on Sunday that Abubakar Shekau, leader of rival Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram, was dead.
27 May 2021
A gunman shot dead eight people at a light rail yard in Santa Clara. The suspect worked at the scene, investigators did not immediately comment on a possible motive.
27 Apr 2021
Two dead, 27 hurt as Chad protesters demand civilian rule
11 Apr 2021
The double-decker ferry packed with passengers capsized after being hit by a cargo vessel from the rear. Rescue workers were searching for survivors late into the night.
11 Apr 2021
Tropical cyclone Seroja pounded Indonesia and East Timor Monday after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that have killed many people and left dozens more missing.

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