Tag Archives: Assault

Judge Rejects Civil Settlement For Weinstein Victims

  A US federal judge in New York on Tuesday rejected a proposed civil settlement that would have created a nearly $19 million fund for dozens of women who suffered sexual misconduct and harassment at the hands of Harvey Weinstein. The proposed deal had been announced last month by New York state’s attorney general, putting … Continue reading Judge Rejects Civil Settlement For Weinstein Victims

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Two Soldiers Killed, 17 Boko Haram Terrorists Neutralised In Borno

  Two soldiers and four others of the 25 Task Force Brigade deployed at Damboa have lost their lives during an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists in Borno, Northeast Nigeria. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, confirmed this to Channels Television in a statement issued on Wednesday. According to him, the … Continue reading Two Soldiers Killed, 17 Boko Haram Terrorists Neutralised In Borno

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CEO Promises To Eliminate ‘Toxic Behaviours’ At Ubisoft

  The head of Ubisoft has promised a “structural shift” to eliminate toxic behaviour following allegations of sexual assault and harassment by managers at the French video game publisher. Ubisoft, whose games portfolio includes Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy’s, Far Cry and Watch Dogs, and is one of the world’s top gaming companies, apologised last week … Continue reading CEO Promises To Eliminate ‘Toxic Behaviours’ At Ubisoft

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UK Offers Hong Kongers Citizenship In Response To China

  Britain on Wednesday extended Hong Kong residents a broader path to citizenship in response to China’s sweeping new security law for the former UK territory. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement represents the most direct international response to legislation that has been roundly condemned by Western allies. It comes during a London review of its … Continue reading UK Offers Hong Kongers Citizenship In Response To China

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Four Killed In Attack On Pakistan Stock Exchange

  Baloch separatists opened fire and hurled a grenade at the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi Monday, authorities said, killing four people including a policeman. Three security guards were killed in the melee, while local police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon said all four assailants were shot dead. “Police have recovered modern automatic weapons and explosive … Continue reading Four Killed In Attack On Pakistan Stock Exchange

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Civilians Among Over 100 Victims Of Libya Mines – UN

  Mines have killed or wounded more than 100 people, including many civilians, south of Libya’s capital following deadly combat between rival forces, the UN said Sunday. “Mines and improvised explosive devices (planted) in or near homes have caused more than 100 victims,” including civilians and mine disposal experts, UNSMIL, the UN mission in Libya, … Continue reading Civilians Among Over 100 Victims Of Libya Mines – UN

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Weapons Uncovered In Delta Church, Says Police Commissioner

  The Delta State Police Command says it had uncovered some weapons in a church building in Okwe community, Asaba area of the state. Speaking to Channels Television on Saturday, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Hafiz Inuwa, said investigations have commenced into the matter. He revealed that that operative of the Command discovered … Continue reading Weapons Uncovered In Delta Church, Says Police Commissioner

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Man Arrested For Torturing Seven-Year-Old Daughter In Oyo

    Officials of the Oyo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Inclusion have rescued a seven-year-old girl who has been a victim of physical abuse, torture and assault by her father. The victim’s father, Happiness Bassey, was arrested in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital following a report received by the ministry’s Rapid Response … Continue reading Man Arrested For Torturing Seven-Year-Old Daughter In Oyo

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FG To Collaborate With States To Domesticate Child Rights Act, Others

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Buhari administration is working Together with State governments across the country, and all other stakeholders, to deal decisively with the problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria. According to the Vice President, every form of sexual assault “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity … Continue reading FG To Collaborate With States To Domesticate Child Rights Act, Others

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