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The Story Corner : We Are In Dubai

The Story Corner : We Are In Dubai

Ladies and gentlemen, happy new week ooooo. Come and hear something, first of all, let me inform y’all, I am in Dubai as I write this. Oh well, Yes, I went for an event in Dubai but if you see me on your street later today, we are all in Dubai! [don’t stress me}. So, […]

The U.A.E. Needs Qatar’s Gas To Keep Dubai’s Lights On

The U.A.E. Needs Qatar’s Gas To Keep Dubai’s Lights On

When it comes to natural gas shipments, the United Arab Emirates needs Qatar more than Qatar needs the U.A.E. The U.A.E. joined Saudi Arabia in cutting off air, sea and land links with Qatar on Monday, accusing the gas-rich sheikhdom of supporting extremist groups. But the U.A.E., which depends on imported gas to generate half […]

Kuwait’s Emir Moves to Mediate the Saudi-Qatar Crisis

Kuwait’s Emir Moves to Mediate the Saudi-Qatar Crisis

Kuwait’s ruler is stepping up his efforts to resolve one of the worst crises among Gulf Arab monarchies, a day after Saudi Arabia and its allies isolated Qatar by cutting off air and sea transport and closing the small nation’s only land border. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to […]

Women In Sports Ad Strikes Nerve In Arab World

Women In Sports Ad Strikes Nerve In Arab World

An online commercial released by Nike  this week showing Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region. It begins with a woman nervously peering out of her doorway and adjusting her veil before going for a run […]

Lagos Aims To Turn Epe To Another Dubia In New Master Plan

Lagos Aims To Turn Epe To Another Dubia In New Master Plan

Lagos State Government on Thursday unveiled the Epe Master Plan with a promise to turn the ancient town to another Dubai. According to the state government which also appealed to the residents to comply with the master plan to enable it to implement the plan, the new plan captures farming and tourist sites, airport as […]