Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson Mandela, has died

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of former South African president and liberation hero Nelson Mandela, has died. The spokesman of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), Pule Mabe, announced the death on Monday. Zindzi Mandela, whose mother was anti-apartheid activist, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, rose to international prominence when she read out Nelson Mandela’s rejection of then-president P.W. Botha’s offer for freedom in 1985. …

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Ondo distributes 20,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers in Isua-Akoko

No fewer than 100 cocoa farmers in Isua-Akoko, on Monday, benefitted from the 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings, donated by the Ondo State government. Newsmen report that the distribution exercise was the core target of the Cocoa Revolution Project of the Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration to the farmers in Akoko South-East Local Government area of the state. Mrs Titilayo Adeyemi, …

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France arrests globally wanted darknet child porn suspect

French police have arrested a man wanted internationally for managing child porn sites on the darknet, Bordeaux Prosecutor Frederique Porterie said on Monday. The 40-year-old French citizen was “one of 10 global priority targets,” and had enabled thousands of people to access child pornography, Porterie alleged. The man had admitted the alleged offences when held for questioning after his arrest …

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Supreme Court set to hear case on constitutionality of virtual court hearings

The Supreme Court has fixed Tuesday, July 14, for the hearing of the suit brought by the Attorney-General of Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Attorneys-General of Lagos and Ogun States respectively. In the suit brought pursuant to Order 3 rule 6, Supreme Court Rules (as amended in 1999), section 232(1) of the 1999 constitution …

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