Category Archives: Around The World

Fidelity Bank Supports Nigerian Film Industry, Partners with Biola Alabi’s “Lara & The Beat” Movie

L-R Charles Aigbe DH, Brand & Communications Fidelity Bank; Lead Actor Vector; Ifeoma Onibuje DH, EBanking Fidelity Bank; Biola Alabi Executive Movie Producer; Gbolahan Joshua COIO Fidelity Bank; Lead Actor Seyi Shay; Harriba Harry-Pepple Head, Events/Promotions & Protocol. At the premiere of “Lara & The Beat” movie. Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender took another bold…

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U.S. Supreme Court Okays Trump’s Travel Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court, ruling 5-4, has upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The decision Tuesday was the court’s first substantive ruling on a Trump administration policy. According to the Associated Press, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote…

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#JusticeForNoura: Judge Overturns Death Sentence Of 19-Year-Old Sudanese Noura Hussein

Following widespread calls for her pardon, 19-year-old Noura Hussein‘s death sentence has been commuted by a Sudanese court. Noura had been sentenced to death by a Sudanese court after stabbing her husband, who raped her, to death. According to CNN, Noura will instead serve a 5-year jail term, and her family will pay 337,000 Sudanese pounds ($18,700) to her late…

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Calling on Abia Indigenes & Nigerians! DON LULU FOUNDATION Officially Launches this Wednesday, June 27th!

Join Business man Lucky Igbokwe popularly known as Don Lulu (@donlulu_mayor) as he celebrates his birthday with the official launch of his foundation- DON LULU FOUNDATION (@donlulufoundation) this Wednesday, 27th of June 2018, in Ohuhu Umuahia North Local Government Area in Abia State, Nigeria. The DON LULU FOUNDATION (DLF), is a private foundation founded by…

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Finally, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Allowed To Drive

At the stroke of midnight on June 24th, women in Saudi Arabia took to the streets to drive for the very first time after a decades-long ban on female drivers that had previously relegated them to the backseat.   بالصور: المرأة السعودية وراء مقود السيارةhttps://t.co/9sQc0kq2QI#المراه_السعوديه_تسوق 🚗🧕🇸🇦 pic.twitter.com/kXkAxrf4GU — MSN Arabia🇸🇦🇪🇬🇲🇦🇹🇳 (@MSNArabia) June 23, 2018  …

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Explosion Rocks Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa’s Rally In Alleged Assassination Attempt

An explosion rocked Zimbabwe’s White City Stadium in Bulawayo the venue of a presidential campaign rally. The country’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa was holding a campaign rally at the stadium when the blast occurred, and according to state-run The Herald, eight top government officials, including the country’s two vice presidents, sustained injuries. Presidential spokesman George Charamba said: “President Mnangagwa has not been…

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Canada Legalizes Recreational Use Of Marijuana

Residents of Canada will be able to use marijuana without the worry of law enforcement, as the country’s senate has passed a bill legalizing the recreational use of the drug. Canada becomes the second country to legalize the drug nationwide, following Uruguay in 2013. The country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that people will be able to…

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Melania Trump Visits Child Detention Facility At US Border Wearing A Jacket With Inappropriate Words

Yesterday, the First Lady of America, Melania Trump made an unannounced trip to visit the crisis affecting families at the United States and Mexico border. The visit came one day after Donald Trump signed an executive order to not separate migrant families at the border going forward. One thing that stood out during her visit was her jacket, which had…

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