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Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin
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Disappointing’ – Beyonce’s mum Tina slams 22.5 years sentencing of George Floyd killer Derek Chauvin

Superstar singer, Beyonce's mother, Tina Lawson has called for an overhaul of the American judicial system, criticizing the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. Derek was found guilty in April for second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. In May 2020, footage shows him kneeling on Floyd's neck for nine minutes as he gasped for air and said "I can't breathe" appalled the world - and sparked violent protests across the US. Tina, 67, shared her thoughts on Derek's 22-and-a-half year sentence and revealed a loved one is serving a similar jail term for a much lesser offence. Alongside a photo of the sentence being discussed on US news, she wrote: "Very Disappointing!   "My Godson was sentenced to...
Buhari Reacts To Saraki’s Victory At Supreme Court
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Buhari Reacts To Saraki’s Victory At Supreme Court

President Buhari has felicitated with Senate President Bukola Saraki following his victory at the Supreme court. President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the judiciary for its commitment despite various challenges. Buhari, reacting yesterday to Friday’s acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Supreme Court of the wrong declaration of assets, said the judicial system is truly working irrespective of the challenges it is facing. No one, he said, should therefore be allowed to undermine or break it. “I have seen many instances where individuals and groups seek the destruction of the judicial institution in the foolish thinking of saving their skin, instead of going through the painstaking process of establishing their innocence,” Buhari’s  Senior Special Assistant on Med...

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