YouTube suspends President Trump’s channel for ‘a minimum’ of one week for violating the site’s policy

YouTube announced on Tuesday it is suspending President Trump’s channel for at least a week.   The video-sharing platform confirmed in a statement that a video uploaded to President Trump’s channel violated the site’s policy against inciting violence and as a result, the platform suspended his ability to share content on YouTube for at least seven days.   “After review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies. It now has its 1st…

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Naira Marley and Kim Oprah trigger an outcry after violating the interstate travel ban and hosting a fully packed show in Abuja (video)

Controversial Nigerian singer, Naira Marley and former Big Brother Naija housemate Kim Oprah have incited an outcry after violating the Presidential ban on interstate travel and also hosting a fully packed show in Abuja in spite of the ban on public gathering due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.   Recall that Musa Nuhu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority in a statement released on Tuesday June 2, said flights will resume in five airports on June 21 and other airports will be added gradually.   However in spite of the directive,…

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Singer Jaywon arrested for violating curfew order in Lagos state

Nigerian singer Jaywon was arrested on Monday May 4 by policemen attached to the Dolphin Estate Division of the Lagos State Police Command, for violating the curfew order given by President Buhari.   Recall that President Buhari had declared an overnight nationwide curfew on April 27, in a bid to check the spread of Coronavirus. The curfew began on May 4 and will run from 8pm to 6am daily.   The singer was intercepted and taken into custody by 11pm on Monday while driving to an unknown location.   Jaywon whose statement…

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LASTMA arrests over 100 vehicles for violating social distancing order

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says it has arrested over 100 vehicles for violating the social distancing order put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.   The lockdown order was relaxed on May 4, giving people a bit a freedom to move about when necessary.   Consequently, the Lagos State Government issued new transport operational guidelines, which includes observing social distancing in commercial vehicles, compulsory use of face masks and other measures to prevent spread of the virus.   However, some commercial drivers did not adhere…

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