Reform The Police Force – George Floyd Family Tells US Govt

The family of George Floyd appealed Tuesday for sweeping police reform on the anniversary of the African American man’s murder by a white officer, as they met President Joe Biden at the White House. The president and Kamala Harris, America’s first female and first Black vice president, hosted several of Floyd’s relatives in the Oval […]

Jury To Pass Verdict On George Floyd Case Puts Americans On Standby

Americans and people around the world began a tense waiting for the verdict of the jury in the trial of former policeman, Derek Chauvin for the murder of African-American, George Floyd. The jury in the city of Minneapolis had three issues to reach conclusions: Whether Chauvin was guilty of – second degree murder, third degree […]

George Floyd’s Friend Who Witnessed Arrest, Refuses To Testify In Court

A friend who was in the car with George Floyd before he was arrested has told a Minneapolis court that he won’t testify if he’s called upon as a witness in the trial of Derek Chauvin, Gistongist gathers. He cited the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination to back his decision up. The friend also filed […]

George Floyd: Girlfriend Testifies, Says They Battled Addiction

George Floyd’s girlfriend on Thursday testified about his prior drug use at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer facing murder and manslaughter charges over his death. Courteney Ross, 45, Floyd’s girlfriend of nearly three years, took the witness stand on the fourth day of the trial of Derek Chauvin. Chauvin, 45, was captured […]

Minneapolis To Compensate George Floyd’s Family With $27m

The city of Minneapolis has reached a $27m settlement with George Floyd’s family just weeks before the trial is scheduled to begin for the former officer charged with his murder. The NBC News states that the City Council unanimously approved the settlement on Friday after adding the matter to its agenda for a closed session Floyd’s family […]

George Floyd: Jury Selection Commences Ahead Murder Trial

After sitting through the first few juror selections, George Floyd’s cousin said Tuesday she is feeling “optimistic” about the outcome of the trial of the police officer charged for killing her family member in a case that set off a surge of anti-racist activism throughout the United States. “It’s a bittersweet feeling for us,” said […]

Blacklivematters: Police Shoots Another Black Man In US

Blacklivematters: Police Shoots Another Black Man In US   Another page of Blacklivematters protest has been opened as Policeman shoots a black man in US state of Wisconsin.   The black man named Jacob Blake has been rushed to the hospital and he is in a serious condition.   Confirming the incident, a video posted […]

Amazing Tourist Sites in Nigeria

Over the last couple of weeks, Nigeria has been in the news for the wrong reasons, from Hushpuppy getting arrested for fraud, to the discovery that one of the officers in the George Floyd killing, is a Nigerian. Inspite all the bad news, Nigeria still remains a wonderful place to visit. Nigerians are nice and […]