Government Makes Move To Ban Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Supreme Court in Russia has begun consideration of the Russian government’s move to place a ban on Jehovah Witness. The move by the Russian government comes after it described the religious organisation which boasts of 175,000 members in Russia and 395 branches across the country an ‘extremist organisation’. The Supreme Court’s review board began……

FIFA bans Messi for four Argentina matches

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s World Cup qualifier against Bolivia after being slapped with a four-game ban for a foul-mouthed rant at a match official. The decision was communicated to the Argentine Football Association (AFA) just hours before their match in La Paz on Tuesday evening. Messi was found guilty of……

FIFA Hits Messi With International Ban For Insulting Words

Victor Okoye, (Reuters/NAN): Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals starting with Tuesday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier away to Bolivia. FIFA, the world football governing body, said on Tuesday that Messi was banned for “directing insulting words at an assistant referee” during Argentina’s 1-0 win over Chile on…

Trump bans laptops, tablets on US-bound flights from 10 Airports [See full list]

US President, Donald Trump, has banned passengers travelling into the country from 10 airports in eight Muslim countries, from carrying laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices on board. The new law go into effect from Tuesday. Federal officials have said the ban is indefinite. If a passenger must travel with these electronic devices, they…

US To Ban Foreign Flights From Carrying Larger Electronics

U.S. is set to announce a ban on some foreign airline flights from carrying larger electronics on-board. Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize the new rule in response to an unspecified terrorism threat learned by the US government weeks ago,…

Man United Fail To Go Top 4, Zlatan Ibrahimovic In The Spotlight

Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a penalty and could face a retrospective ban from the Football Association after Manchester United were held to 1-1 Premier League draw by 10-man Bournemouth. The match-winner in last weekend’s EFL Cup final, Ibrahimovic has performed majestically in his debut season in English football but he stole the show for all the…

Govt. Bans Alcohol Packed In Sachets

The Tanzanian Government has placed a ban on importation, manufacture, distribution and use of alcohol contained in plastic bags. The latest development was made known by the country’s Minister of Environment, Jan Makamba who disclosed that the ban on alcohol contained in plastic bags take effect as from Thursday, March 2, 2017. The latest decision……

FIFA Hands Amos Adamu Another Ban From Football Activities

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, has decided to ban the former football official Amos Adamu for two years from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level. The investigation into Mr Adamu was conducted by Dr Cornel Borbély, chairman of the investigatory chamber…

Lagos has no plan to ban `Danfo’ buses’

Lagos State Ministry of Transport has no plan to ban yellow buses known as “Danfo” but to upgrade them to international standard, the acting Commissioner for Transport, Mr Lanrewaju Elegushi, has disclosed. According to the Guardian, Elegushi made the disclosure in Lagos on Tuesday during a stakeholder’s forum to deliberate on how to improve the……

City Bans Valentine’s Day Because It’s Not Islamic

The Indonesian city of Banda Aceh, located in the island of Sumatra, has banned the celebration of Valentine’s Day because it does not conform to Islamic law. This was announced by the city’s mayor, Illiza Saaduddin Djamal, who declared that it was a forbidden act under Sharia law. According to Djamal, the directive is meant……

NCS implements vehicle importation ban

Nigeria Customs Service The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has kicked off the implementation of the policy banning importation of vehicles through the land borders with many vehicles trapped at the borders. The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Seme Chapter, however, disclosed said that so many vehicles were trapped at the border posts. The…