Category: World

Nigeria, Others Vote For Arms Embargo, ICC Prosecution For Israel

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) on Friday voted 23-8 for an arms embargo against Israel and the prosecution of Israeli military officials for war crimes due to Israel’s deliberate targeting of unarmed children, journalists and disabled people during recent protests in the Gaza Strip. Sub-Saharan African nations are among the biggest supporters…

Now The Netherlands: History Repeats Itself

By Arlene J. Schar and Dr. David Leffler Three days after the terrorist attack in New Zealand, another shooting has taken place in Netherlands, leaving three dead. While both the Netherlands and New Zealand are considered safe and peaceful nations, violence has still managed to find its way to them. In today’s world, apparently no…

Nigerian Activists Seek Boycott Of Israel

Thousands of Nigerian activists on Tuesday called on the international community to boycott Israel due to its illegal occupation of Palestinian land. At a rally held in the Nigerian capital, Lagos,  commemorating 100 years of the Balfour Declaration in which Britain supported the establishment of a Jewish state on Palestinian land, activists called on the…

I Practice Mathematics 10 Hours Daily To Sharpen My Skill—Cowbellpedia Contestant

Relentless preparation and long hours of practice are crucial requirement for excellent results in Mathematics competition. This is the submission of Israel Adegboyega, a participant in the on-going 2018 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell Milk, the flagship brand from Promasidor Nigeria Limited. Israel, a student of Scholars Universal Secondary School,…

Remit2India Unveils Virat Kohli As Brand Ambassador

Remit2India, the Indian diaspora-focused global online remittance portal, today announced signing up the Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli as its global Brand Ambassador for three years. Virat will endorse the Remit2India brand by being part of its innovative marketing and customer experience initiatives. Remit2India is one of the financial services brands of Finablr, the recently…

Emirates Group Grows Profit By 67% To $1.1b in 2017-18 Results

The Emirates Group on Wednesday  announced its 30th consecutive year of profit and steady business expansion, posting a profit of AED 4.1 billion (US$ 1.1 billion) for the financial year ended 31 March 2018, up 67% from last year. The Group’s revenue reached AED 102.4 billion (US$ 27.9.billion), an increase of 8% over last year’s results, and the Group’s cash…

Stanbic Bank Staff Sent To Prison For Stealing

An employee of Stanbic Bank identified as Sandra Thindwa has been sent to prison to spend the next four year there. Sandra was charge with two-count charge bordering on theft and money laundering she was accused of committing between December 31, 2015 and January 29, 2016. She was taken to the Choma Magistrates Court in…