Admirers over the world have gathered to pay last respect to the late Founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, also known as Prophet TB Joshua. The prophet was said to have died in Lagos after a church program. Joshua was born on June 12, 1963, and plans were already underway for his 58th birthday.
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.” Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing. But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.
The Lagos State government through its head of service, on Tuesday obeyed a summons served on him to appear and give evidence before the judicial panel investigating the alleged shooting of protesters at the lekki toll gate last October.