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1. Inspector-General of Police orders probe of D’banj on rape allegation
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered a probe into the rape allegation made against the musical artist, Dapo Oyebanjo also known as D’banj by Seyitan Babatayo. According to the media, the IG ordered the probe following a petition written by the lawyer to Babatayo, Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel.
In a letter addressed to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigation Department, Area 10, Garki, Abuja, the IG requested that the petition be treated accordingly.
Miss Babatayo’s friend, Benjamin Ese, made the rape allegations first, saying Seyitan was raped on December 31, 2018, at Glee hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos. The matter took another turn on Wednesday, June 17 when Babatayo was reportedly arrested by policemen from Sodipo Command, Ikeja.
Her lawyer Olamide Omileye of Ojoge, Omileye, and Partners, alleged that she was forced by D’banj’s team to delete her tweets on the rape allegation while in police custody.
2. Ghana’s Peace FM’s Nana Adjei Sikapa is dead
Peace FM’s Daniel Adjei Peprah popularly known as Nana Adjei Sikapa is dead. Reports say the popular broadcaster who in the past hosted shows such as Wo gyedie ne s3n and Wo bu b3 a me te b3 has been sick for some time.
A report said he died after a short illness at the Ridge hospital in Accra. His colleague at Peace FM, Dan Kweku Yeboah is among many who have been reacting to the news on social media.
“SAD NEWs! Peace FM’s Nana Adjei Sikapa has passed on,” Mr. Yeboah wrote in a Facebook post.
3. Six personal care services, including hairdressers, allowed to open in South Africa
A gazette signed by the Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni and published on Friday, June 19, has permitted the personal care services industry, including hairdressers, to operate under Advanced Level 3.
Although the industry may officially open, it may only do so under very strict conditions. These protocols come into operation on the date of publication. The permitted services, which are; hairdressing, barbing, manicure and pedicure services, facial treatment and makeup, massages, tattoos, and piercings, may only commence with operations, ensuring full compliance with the relevant safety protocols.
4. US Supreme Court rules against Trump in ‘capricious’ DACA case
The US Supreme Court dealt US President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, ruling against his bid to end a program that protects from deportation 650,000 immigrants, dubbed “Dreamers”, who entered the United States as children without documentation.
The justices on Thursday upheld lower court rulings that found Trump’s 2017 move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, created in 2012 by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama, was unlawful.
5. Neymar ordered to pay former club Barcelona 6.7m euros
Paris St-Germain forward Neymar must pay 6.7m euros (£6.1m) to former club Barcelona, a Spanish court has ruled. The Brazil international claimed he was owed 43.6m euros in loyalty bonuses by Barcelona, who he left in August 2017.
A judge ruled in favor of the La Liga side but 28-year-old Neymar, who filed the lawsuit shortly after the transfer, can appeal against the decision. Barcelona said they welcomed the judgment and would continue to firmly defend its legitimate interests.
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