Today's Headlines: US House Passes Bill To Prevent Another 'Muslim Ban', Gunmen Abduct LG Official


US House Passes Bill To Prevent Another 'Muslim Ban'

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would limit the ability of any United States president to impose a travel ban on the basis of religion, a move that was welcomed by civil rights advocates as “a major step forward”.

The legislation, known informally as the NO BAN Act, comes in response to former President Donald Trump’s controversial “Muslim ban” that barred travel to the US from several Muslim-majority countries.

Security Operatives Foil Attempted Jailbreak In Kano

An attempt by some inmates to foment trouble and escape from the Kano Central Prison, Kurmawa in Kano State was foiled by security operatives.

According to reports, the incident occurred when “condemned inmates” numbering about 150 staged a protest, pushing for officials to allow them to consume illicit drugs (wee-wee) and use other items such as mobile phones smuggled into the facility by yet-to-be identified persons.

Man Hangs Himself At In-law's House After Discovering His Wife Was Cheating On Him

A 30-year-old heartbroken man from Chakaipa Village under Chief Gwesela in Zhombe. Zimbabwe has committed suicide following a misunderstanding that ensued after discovering that his wife is cheating on him. 

B-Metro reported that Peter Mlauzi hanged himself at his in-law’s homestead after discovering that his wife Blessing Manokore was having an affair.

Gunmen Abduct LG Official In Ekiti

Unknown gunmen have Kidnapped Ekiti West local government supervisor for agriculture, Ebenezer Busuyi, along Erijiyan Ekiti road.

Busuyi was said to have been waylaid by gunmen and dragged out of his car.

His car was found along the road with its four doors ajar, in the late hours of Thursday.