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CNN provides forensic evidence to Lekki shootingCable News Network (CNN) carried out a thorough investigation into the Lekki shooting which happened on October 20, 2020 and found forensic evidence that shows unarmed protesters were shot that night. The Nigerian army in an earlier statement said they made use of rubber bullets but CNN during their investigation revealed that live bullets were fired that night. CNN traced the bullet found at the scene to Serbia, where Nigeria has been purchasing bullets almost every year. The evidence also shows that the Nigerian Army did not fire into the air a...
Nigeria Fights CNN, Threatens Sanction Over ‘Massacre Without Bodies’ Documentary
President Buhari The Federal Republic of Nigeria has expressed profound anger over a CNN documentary that sought to confirm that indeed a massacre was perpetuated by the Nigerian army in Lagos on October 20, 2020.The President Buhari Government has threatened to sanction CNN for broadcasting the documentary into the alleged Lekki Tollgate massacre in Lagos.In the opinion of the Nigerian Government, the documentary is an “irresponsible journalism.”Nigeria’s Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the threat on behalf of the Government, on Thursday, November 19, 2020.Addressing ...
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CNN Investigation On EndSARS Shooting Exonerates Nigeria’s DJ Switch
DJ SwitchAn investigative report by American news channel, CNN, also alleges Nigerian security indeed shot into EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Nigeria.The report has cleared all doubts against an earlier narration by Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Switch, who said she saw military men open fire into protesters.The popular disc jockey live-streamed the alleged shooting of protesters by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on October 20.But she reportedly had to flee the country to seek asylum in Canada following series of death threats after Nigerian authorities had denied the shooting.The CNN inves...
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Israel demands CNN anchor apologise after comparing Trump years to Kristallnacht
Israel has demanded that a CNN anchor apologises for comparing US President Donald Trump's actions to the Nazi pogrom against Germany's Jews in 1938, also known as the Kristallnacht."This week 82 years ago, Kristallnacht happened," Christiane Amanpour said in a live broadcast on CNN on Thursday. "It was the Nazis' warning shot across the bow of our human civilization that led to genocide against a whole identity and, in that tower of burning books, it led to an attack on fact, knowledge, history and proof."After four years of a modern-day assault on those same values by Donald Trump, the Biden...
COVID-19 in Florida: 10,105 new cases, 30 more dead
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida reported 10,105 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, pushing the pandemic total to 885,201.The state also tallied another 30 deaths over the past 24 hours.Altogether, 17,734 people have died from the coronavirus since the pandemic began, including 216 nonresidents.Most of the deaths happened in recent weeks but were just confirmed in the past day.With cases on the rise across the nation, the country’s leading infectious disease expert warned the U.S. will need to apply public health policy “uniformly” to curb the spread of the virus.“We can’t abandon fundamental pub...
Donald Trump Jr. & Girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle Considering Seeking Roles At RNC
Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle are seeking to gain influence within the Republican National Committee.CNN reported this week that President Donald Trump‘s eldest son and his girlfriend, previously a Fox News host and former wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), are unhappy with the RNC’s chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. While the president’s inner circle has largely echoed his baseless rhetoric about the media-projected election results showing him losing being inaccurate, Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle reportedly believe the RNC did not do enough to ensure an easy Trump victory...
‘The New Yorker’ Fires Jeffrey Toobin After Being Caught Masturbating On A Zoom Call
Writer Jeffrey Toobin announced that The New Yorker has fired him after an incident where he was caught masterbating during an online staff meeting.After nearly two decades of writing for The New Yorker, with notable accomplishments such as breaking the story of an LAPD detective attempting to plant evidence in the OJ Simpson case, Toobin was fired shortly after being suspended from his position. The incident occurred during a meeting between the New Yorker’s staff and representatives from WNYC who were planning to cover the election in a joint effort over Zoom. During breakout discussions, To...