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Teyana Taylor calls out Grammy Awards for only nominating males for Best R&B Album
Entertainment

Teyana Taylor calls out Grammy Awards for only nominating males for Best R&B Album

The nomination list for the 63rd Grammy Awards has been rocked with controversy with several artists not pleased with the outcome. American singer and dancer, Teyana Taylor has called out the organizers of the Grammy Awards for only nominating males in the Best R&B Album category. The five men nominated in the category are; John Legend, Luke James, Ant Clemons, Giveon, and Gregory Porter. The “Gonna Love Me” singer took to Twitter to express her frustration with the Grammys over the nomination. She wrote: “Y’all was better off just saying best MALE R&B ALBUM cause all I see is dick in this category,”
COVID-19: 70 Percent Of Those Who Tested Positive Are Males – Ehanire
Health

COVID-19: 70 Percent Of Those Who Tested Positive Are Males – Ehanire

The Minster of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that till date, over 2,000 persons have been tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Ehanire, who made this known on Wednesday at the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja, said that of the total number of people who tested positive for COVID-19, 70 percent of them are males. According to him, “As of now, over 2000 persons have been tested. We are expanding our diagnostic capacity to test across the country. This is expected to improve turnaround time and enhance timely access to testing. “About 70 percent of those who have tested positive are males. The age range is between 30 and 60 years. However, we must note that both men and women of all ages can be affected “As of today, the 1st of April 2020,...
Senate: Bill Recognising Males As Rape Victims Passes Second Reading
Politics

Senate: Bill Recognising Males As Rape Victims Passes Second Reading

The Senate has taken the second reading of a bill seeking to remove gender restrictions in the offence of rape and related matters. If passed, the bill will formally recognise men as victims of rape as applicable. The bill also seeks to remove the statute of limitation on defilement, while it also seeks increased punishment for kidnapping. Introduced by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-‎Lagos Central) at the Senate plenary on Tuesday, the SB2 is “A Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act CAP C38 LFN 2004 to delete the Statute of Limitation on defilement, increase in punishment for the offences of kidnapping, remove gender restrictions in the offence of rape and for related matters, 2019 (SB. 2).” In response, Senator Bala Na’allah (APC-Kebbi South) expressed support for the b...
Police Arrest 57 Suspected Homosexuals In Lagos
Crime

Police Arrest 57 Suspected Homosexuals In Lagos

The police in Lagos police said they arrested 57 men for alleged homosexual activity at Kelly Ann Hotel/ Event Centre in Egbeda, Lagos, on Sunday morning. . Imohimi Edgal, the state police commissioner, said police officers acting upon an information provided by a reliable source, stormed the hotal at 2 am. . “On arrival, young men numbering about 80 were met in a hall taking different types of drinks including banned substance like Tramadol, Shisha laced with substances suspected to be Marijuana,” Mr Edgal added. . “When the men sighted the police, they took to their heels but the police arrested 57 of them.” . One of the arrested suspects, Wealth Olasunkanmi, a 25-year-old graduate of Mass Communication from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, told journalists they were attendin...