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Nigeria has been agog for the past few days when concerned youths of the country took to the road to protest police brutality. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS was meant to be a special team in the Nigerian Police formed to tackle robbery and criminal cases. Unfortunately, this team of police officers had been known for harassing people, especially, the young. Not just harassment, they brutalized and killed a high number of people and they seemed to do all that without being charged. The Nigerian government, just after a few days into the protest, requested that the Inspector General of the Police disband the SARS. As if that was not enough, a couple of days later, another team was formed, the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). If this new team has been allowed to kick off, that would have been the fourth time of recent that…

Shopping looks quite easy but can be really stressful at the same time, especially when there are so many stores around and they all sell practically the same thing.  Some of us, at times, have bought items in a store, thinking we made the best buy, only to find it in another store at a price way cheaper than we got it earlier. It could be painful the first time, but you will ensure not to make that mistake the next time. There have been times when you plan to get some items in a store, but you end up with some other things you never planned to buy. In some cases, as funny as it seems, you might end up not buying that item that brought you to the store. I can remember quite well my first few days in the United States. A bottle of water was sold…

Nigeria, which turned 60 a few days ago, has always been known as the “Giant of Africa”. It will not be out of place to say that Nigeria, on several parameters, has fallen flat. The Standard of living in Nigeria is bad, the majority of the population fall below the poverty line, the health system is one of the worst in the world, the safety of lives and properties is not guaranteed. Nigeria, a superpower, has no power. Nigeria cannot even provide electric power to its citizens, especially as the leading oil exporter in Africa. 5 Keys Things to Know About Nigeria One Afrobeats- one of Nigeria’s greatest exports. Nigeria is a force in Afrobeat. In fact, the major player. Nigeria parades the best of the best in Afrobeats and has attracted heavyweights in the music business worldwide like Drake, Beyonce, and Chris Brown. Popular artists performing on the world…

From several rankings around the globe, Northern European countries often rank among the happiest countries in the world. These countries are known for having several free public services and social inclusion. The truth is that a community that is open to social inclusion, which is open to women as does for men, usually does better than others not doing that. There is this saying that to improve the standard of living of a community, all that is needed to be done is to educate and empower the women. This ranking, according to usnews.com is perception-based and the major attributes of a country were used, and they are: Gender Equality Care about women right Income Equality Progress Safety Denmark GDP $352.1 billion POPULATION 5.8 million GDP PER CAPITA, PPP $52,279 Sweden GDP $551.0 billion POPULATION 10.2 million GDP PER CAPITA, PPP $74,357 Netherland GDP $913.7 billion POPULATION 17.2 million GDP PER…

The Russian Grand Prix is reside on 5 Reside and the BBC Sport web site at 12:10 BSTLewis Hamilton took a dramatic pole place on the Russian Grand Prix regardless of coming inside a second of qualifying down in fifteenth.The Briton had no time within the second knockout session when it stopped after Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel crashed.It was restarted with simply two minutes and 15 seconds left and Hamilton made it to the road with a second to spare.However within the ultimate session Hamilton was flawless as Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen pipped Valtteri Bottas to second.Hamilton was 0.652 seconds faster than team-mate Bottas, whereas Verstappen took his place on the entrance row 0.563secs behind the world champion.Hamilton can equal Michael Schumacher’s all-time report of 91 grand prix victories this weekend.The dramaticVettel narrowly averted Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc as he crashed in Q2Hamilton described the session as “one of many worst…

The Blaugrana haven’t signed a direct alternative for Luis Suarez however the Dutch coach is leaving the door open for extra acquisitions Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has mentioned that “nothing is dominated out” relating to the potential signings of Inter’s Lautaro Martinez and Lyon ahead Memphis Depay. The Dutchman is overseeing a rebuilding venture at Camp Nou, with veteran gamers corresponding to Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal and Ivan Rakitic all being moved on to boost funds to finance strikes for brand spanking new faces that may take the membership into the longer term. Little motion has been made on that entrance so far, nonetheless, with 30-year-old Miralem Pjanic the one high-profile title to have been added to the ranks so far because the considerably youthful Arthur Melo headed in the other way to Juventus.Editors’ Picks An agreement has been reached with Ajax full-back Sergino Dest however nothing has been finalised…

Right here’s a roundup of latest retail exercise in Whatcom County: ▪ Greater than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Whatcom County companies proceed the method of reopening. L&L Libations reopened on Thursday, Sept. 24. The bar, which is subsequent to Leaf & Ladle on north State Road, reopened with a brand new meals menu and cocktail drinks. The Wild Buffalo House of Music has reopened within the new Holly Road plaza space in downtown Bellingham, however beneath a really completely different format. Based on its Facebook web page, it’s open 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday by Sunday, with drinks, soccer on a big-screen tv and meals from the That’s What I Like Island Grill meals truck. Additionally reopening final week was the Seashore Retailer Cafe on Lummi Island. The cafe introduced on Facebook that it’s doing a to-go solely menu, together with pizza, burgers, desserts and soups. ▪…

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) could have the higher hand in its competitors with Turkey in efforts to form Palestinian politics. Equally, the UAE’s recognition of the Jewish state offers it a leg up in guaranteeing that its voice is heard in Israel and Washington no matter who wins the November US election. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t miss a beat throughout his deal with to the United Nations Normal Meeting, insisting that he, in contrast to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, wouldn’t settle for an answer to the Israeli-Palestinian battle that isn’t endorsed by the Palestinians. Mr Erdogan’s solemn pledge could earn him brownie factors with giant segments of Center Jap and Muslim public opinion crucial of the institution of diplomatic relations between Israel and the 2 Gulf states however doesn’t strengthen his weak hand. The UAE, with whom Mr Erdogan is at loggerheads over Libya, Syria,…

Because the try to pressure a Newbury Park church to cease holding indoor worship companies in violation of public well being orders returns to court docket Monday, protection attorneys are focusing not simply on legislation however science.Attorneys for the Godspeak Calvary Chapel and Pastor Rob McCoy are asking a decide to not impose a preliminary injunction, which might substitute a short lived restraining order forbidding indoor companies that has been in place for 2 months. An injunction is a long-term authorized gadget that typically stays in place till there’s a trial and judgment.The defendants are objecting partly as a result of they do not see sufficient scientific proof of hurt this late into the pandemic, in accordance with a court docket doc filed earlier this month.Extra on this challenge:”Public officers weren’t improper to take critically the unknown risk of an unknown virus, however that was March,” their pleading on what…

Hyundai Motor Firm has launched the next-generation electrified RM20e Racing Midship Sports activities Automotive on the Beijing Worldwide Automotive Exhibition 2020. The RM nomenclature refers back to the N prototype mannequin’s “Racing Midship” rear-drive, midship powertrain configuration, a elementary design differentiator that yields splendid dealing with steadiness and agility from a low polar-moment of inertia. This RM platform facilitates an engineering “rolling lab” for testing high-performance applied sciences, with excellent connection to the tarmac in any respect speeds and driving circumstances. This inherent steadiness and grip can be important to assist join RM20e’s copious 596 kW (810 horsepower) and 960 Nm (708 lb.-ft.) of torque to variable highway surfaces. In 2012, Hyundai launched into challenge RM to develop and join new high-performance motorsports applied sciences with future N fashions. For the reason that initiation of challenge RM, there was a progressive evolution of the RM sequence, together with: RM14, RM15, RM16…