Category Archives: Around The World

Zuckerberg Loses A Whooping $17.6 Billion In One Day!

American technology entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg allegedly lost over $ 17.6 billion on Thursday 26, June as Facebook’s stock cratered on a disappointing earnings report. The 34-year-old Facebook billionaire, who had been worth as much as $86.5bn when Facebook stock traded at an all-time high earlier in the day, now has a…

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Isis Claims Responsibility for Toronto Attack That Killed Two

The Islamic State (ISIS) group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a weekend shooting that killed two people, injured 13 in Canada’s Toronto. The group’s propaganda agency Amaq said the attacker was carried out by “one of the soldiers of the Islamic State”. “He carried out the attack in response to calls to target nationals of…

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Update! Greece Wildfires: Death Toll Increases to 79 as Security Search for Survivors

The death toll has increased to 79 as Greece security officials make various attempts to find survivors of one of the most deadly wildfires in Europe’s modern history. The Greek authorities said Wednesday, as rescuers scoured scorched homes and burned-out cars for survivors of the deadly fire outbreaks in Scores of locals. Greek media have…

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Demi Lavito Lands in Hospital for Apparent Drug Overdose

American Singer, Demi Lovato was hospitalized on Tuesday, 23 July 2018 after a drug overdose. According to CNN, a source revealed that the singer’s hospitalization was the result of an apparent drug overdose but added that the pop star is now stable and conscious at Cadars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where she is receiving treatments. The…

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Wildfire Kills At Least 49 People In Greece & Over 100 Injured, Deadliest in Decades

Fast-moving wildfires near Athens have killed at least 50 people, officials said on Tuesday, and have forced thousands of tourists and residents to flee in cars and buses, on foot, aboard boats and on makeshift rafts. In desperation, some people plunged into the Aegean waters and tried to swim to safety. According to a report…

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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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