Sep 18, 2014

Ukraine calls for FIFA sanction on Russian football..

Ukraine's football federation (FFU) has appealed to FIFA and UEFA to impose the strongest possible sanctions on its Russian counterpart for what it describes as gross violation of football regulations......»»[dailymail]Read More...

S.A. Man arrested in Nigeria for drug smuggling..

38 year old South African football coach, Steven Darlugar (pictured), was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos for drug trafficking.....»»[lindaikeji]Read More...

Collapsed building survivor: 'It was the table that saved me'

A man who was inside a church hostel in Lagos which collapsed has credited a table with saving his life. He was underneath the table when the building collapsed and he says it protected him from the falling rubble, which would otherwise have killed him.....»»[bbc]Read More...

Court strikes out EU's freeze on assets of Iran's bank

The EU's freeze on the assets of Iran's central bank has been struck out in court, threatening to undermine one of the west's most effective weapons against Tehran's nuclear programme.....»»[ft]Read More...

Sep 16, 2014

Article | Health: What is MERS?

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a disease caused by a coronavirus which creates rapid onset of severe respiratory disease in people.
The MERS virus has been reported in more than 800 patients, mainly in Saudi Arabia. It has also spread to neighbouring countries and, in a few cases, to Europe, Asia and the United States. At least 315 people worldwide have died from the disease. ...»»[WHO]Read More...

Australia to donate $6.4 million to fight Ebola

Australia has announced it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.....»»[miamiherald]Read More...

Indian varsities not in top 200 global list

Not a single Indian higher education institution has made it to the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings, which were released on Tuesday morning.....»»[thehindu]Read More...

Sep 15, 2014

Article | Marketing/Advertising Tips for Small Scale Businesses

  •  Lay emphasis on good quality of your products and services. 
  •  Improve on your business packages and price differentiation. 
  •  Carry out SLOT( Strength, Limitations, Opportunities and Threats) analysis of your business environment.

Iran nixes U.S. request to help defeat ISIS

American and Iranian leaders tussled Monday afternoon after Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said he rejected overtures from the United States to join its coalition aligned against the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).....»»[dailymail]Read More...

Kerry: US Open to Working With Iran, but Iran Doesnt Feel Same

On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry hinted that the United States would be willing to work with Iran in its fight against ISIS, despite the fact that Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei tweeted his outright rejection of a back-channel U.S......»»[slate]Read More...

Sep 14, 2014

Article | Business Social Responsibilities

Business social responsibility can also be termed Corporate social responsibility (CSR):  This is an obligation, beyond that required by the law and economics, for a firm to pursue long term goals that are good for society.

Article | Driving Tips During Raining Season

Always make sure your windshield wipers, headlights, tail lights, brake lights and turn signals are working properly before driving out.

Article | Reasons why bloggers use rel="nofollow"

The use of "Nofollow" by bloggers provides a way for webmasters to inform search engines not to follow specific links on blog pages. There are instances in which a blogger may consider using "nofollow":

  • If you have hidden paid links on your blog pages, you may consider using the "nofollow" for those links. It will prevent the links from influencing search results negatively.

Nigerian coach to sign new contract before next AFCON tie

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Sunday that Stephen Keshi would sign a fresh contract to manage the Super Eagles before the team's Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifier with Sudan....»»[thenews]Read More...

17 killed in Pakistan boat mishap..

Officials in Pakistan say at least 17 members of a wedding party died when their boat capsized in a river in Punjab province during some of the worst monsoon flooding the region has seen in decades....»»[voanews]Read More...

Pope conducts mass marriage in Rome..

Pope Francis has pronounced 20 Italian couples man and wife during a mass wedding ceremony in St Peter's Basilica in Rome. The Pope had asked for modern couples from different social backgrounds....»»[bbc]Read More...

3 dead after ferry sinks in philippines

Philippines - Three people perished while three others went missing after a passenger roll-on, roll-off (RORO) ferry sank off Southern Leyte on Saturday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said yesterday....»»[philstar]Read More...

Ebola: Liberian president fires ten officials..

Liberia's President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson fired ten senior government officials who failed to return to the country to help with the Ebola crisis....»»[thedailybeast]Read More...

North Korea sentences US citizen to 6 yrs..

An American man has been sentenced to six years hard labour in North Korea, after reportedly demanding political asylum in the world's most isolated and repressive dictatorship.....»»[TheTimes]Read More...

Sep 13, 2014

Nigeria: Collapsed church building linked to strange aircraft -Founding Pastor

Lagos- The Founder and General Overseer of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, has linked the collapse of an uncompleted Guest House owned by his church to a "strange aircraft” which he said hovered around the building before its collapse.....»»[premiumtimes]Read More...
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