Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt
Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt.
Switzerland boss denies bust-up with Shaqiri
Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic insists he did not have a bust-up with Xherdan Shaqiri - but admits their relationship could be better.
NSITF lauds ILO on sustenance of global social security
Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), has lauded the International Labour Organisation (ILO), for the institutionalisation of social security initiatives that have impacted positively on the working class.
ITLOS rejects Switzerland’s appeal to halt prosecution of oil vessel, others
International Tribunal for the Law Of the Sea (ITLOS) has rejected Switzerland’s request to halt prosecution of a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its crew and cargo arrested for violating Nigerian laws. Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata, disclosed yesterday that the oil tanker, its crew and cargo were arrested for…
Switzerland says mediating in Cameroon's anglophone crisis
Switzerland on Thursday announced it was mediating in the crisis in two Cameroon regions where anglophones have launched an armed campaign for a separate state from the French-speaking majority. "At the request of the parties, Switzerland is acting as a facilitator in the crisis in north-western and south-western Cameroon," the foreign ministry said in a…
Bern takes legal action against Nigeria over oil-tanker seizure
Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months. The Swiss foreign ministry said in a statement sent to AFP that it had appealed on May 21 to the International Tribunal for the…
Children’s Day…history of the day
Reverend Charles Leonard of the Universalist Church of the Redeemer, Chelsea, Massachusetts, first celebrated Children’s Day in June 1857. The Reverend Father usually dedicated every second Sunday Service in June to and for children. Father Leonard then called the day Rose Day and later renamed Flower Sunday. However, it was not until August 1924 when…
Swiss vote to tighten gun laws, safeguard EU relations: early results
The Swiss voted Sunday to toughen their gun laws and bring them in line with EU legislation, heeding warnings that rejecting the move could have threatened relations with the bloc, early results showed.
Restructure Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives now!
Foreign policy is an important arm of national policies because it goes a long way to either reinforce or diminish the sovereignty of a country. Doubtless, it shapes outsiders’ perception and reckoning of the country, which deploys its foreign policy tools on the basis of specific national objectives. Currently, Nigeria’s foreign policy seems to be…
Firm seeks local production of materials
The Chief Executive Officer, Elan Exhibitions West Africa Limited, Mr. Jude Chime has advised government to create an enabling environment that would allow local manufacturing of building materials. He flayed the situation in which most material components for building projects are imported into the country, lamenting that the development has triggered increasing cost of construction.…