Tag: qatar

YNaijaNovember 30, 2022

Tunisia defeat France 1-0 but fail to qualify for the Round of 16

Tunisia knew they needed to win the game to have any hope of advancing, so they began with great determination. ...

YNaijaNovember 29, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Senegal beats Ecuador 2-1 and advances to the round of 16

Kalidou Koulibaly’s nerveless volley sent Senegal into the World Cup’s knockout rounds for only the second time in their history ...

YNaijaNovember 29, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Andre Onana leaves Qatar and Cameroon national team after fallout with coach

After being suspended by the Cameroonian football association, goalkeeper Andre Onana has withdrawn from the team and will not be ...

YNaijaNovember 23, 2022

Kizz Daniel set to perform ‘Buga’ at Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

Popular singer Kizz Daniel will be performing his song “Buga” at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The 28-year-old ...

YNaijaNovember 21, 2022

The many debates around the 2022 World Cup and why they matter

Since FIFA’s 2010 decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the tournament has been mired in controversy. The ...

YNaijaNovember 21, 2022

FIFA bans Kane and England from wearing ‘OneLove’ armband in defiant stance against Qatar’s anti-LGBT laws

England have been told by FIFA that ‘OneLove’ armbands will not be permitted during the World Cup as Harry Kane ...

YNaijaNovember 18, 2022

Qatar bans the sale of beer at all World Cup stadiums

Fifa has confirmed alcohol will be banned for World Cup fans in a major and unprecedented volte-face just 48 hours ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2021

Reddington Zaine Laboratory creates additional COVID testing centres for travelling Nigerians

As the world begins to recover from the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, various measures have been adopted by ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 5, 2017

Trump pushes for resolution with Qatar on call with Egyptian President

The White House said President Trump discussed the ongoing dispute between Qatar and its neighbors with the President of Egypt, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

“Demands unrealistic and not actionable”, Qatar replies Saudi-led coalition

Qatar said on Tuesday that the demands made by Arab nations were impossible to meet, as the 48-hour deadline was ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 3, 2017

Qatar delivers official response to Saudi-led coalition

In the latest development in the Qatar Vs Arab state rift, Qatari foreign minister has arrived in Kuwait with an official ...

ItunuoluwaJune 28, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson set to meet with Qatar foreign minister

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with the foreign minister of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani,  the start of ...

EditorJune 24, 2017

YNaija Says: We are stunned at the request to shut down Al Jazeera

Since the beginning of June, there has been a brewing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, ...

AzeezJune 23, 2017

Arab nations ask Qatar to shut down Al-Jazeera, list 10 demands

Four Arab States have reportedly handed Qatar a list of 13 demands, including shutting down the Al Jazeera media network. According to ...

ToluJune 17, 2017

200 years of APC, $1million ransom | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

200 – The number of years the All Peoples Congress (APC) will exist and remain in power for, according to ...

ItunuoluwaJune 15, 2017

US agrees to sell $12bn worth of fighter jets to Qatar despite ongoing crisis

Despite the diplomatic crisis going on between Qatar and a number of its Gulf neighbors, the United States has agreed ...

ItunuoluwaJune 6, 2017

WikiLeaks: Hillary Clinton’s email reveals she knew Saudi and Qatar were funding ISIS

Since the 2016 US elections campaign which saw Billionaire business tycoon Donald Trump run against former Secretary of state Hillary, and many ...

Isime EseneJuly 24, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Buhari and the troubled economy

It was a business lunch by a group of investors who had eagerly been waiting for information about the business ...

Oreoluwa PetersFebruary 29, 2016

Buhari returns from trip to Qatar, Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Nigeria, from his trip to Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The President touched down at the ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 3, 2015

Contrasting the opulence and indifference in the Gulf

Abu Dhabi will host the 19th and final Grand Prix of the 2015 Formula 1 season in November. Earlier in ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 6, 2015

2 Nigerians sentenced to life imprisonment in Qatar

Two Nigerian men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for burglary and attempted murder, by the Doha Criminal Court, Arabic daily Arrayah ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

The day 14 foreign ambassadors visited Buhari (PHOTOS)

by James Sambo On Monday, May 11, 14 foreign ambassadors visited President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, at the Defence House in Abuja. ...

oluwatobisoyomboAugust 4, 2014

“FIFA’s corruption sickens me, Blatter is a dictator” – Lineker is not holding back

by Mark Bassey Former England and Barcelona striker, Gary Lineker, has expressed his disgust and anger at the corruption within ...

March 3, 2014

Why we granted visa to terrorist preacher – FG

by ‘Jola Sotubo Against the backdrop of terrorist attacks in Nigeria, the Federal Government is said to have granted a ...

December 13, 2013

Demola Rewaju: Like Muslims, Christians have killed unbelievers too

by Demola Rewaju Historically, Christianity has its own dark era where wars were fought and people killed simply because they ...

November 2, 2013

Making a change: Nollywood sweetheart, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde speaks at the Innovation Summit in Qatar (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Like Peter Okoye, the queen of Nollywood, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has joined the list of Nigerian celebrities acting as ...

September 29, 2012

TICKER: “We didn’t even know anything was wrong” – Qatar passenger

by Hauwa Gambo Nigerians caught in a fit of panic this afternoon over a potential Qatar Airways incident have had ...

September 29, 2012

UPDATE: Troubled Qatar Airways plane lands

by Hauwa Gambo The Qatar Airways plane with “landing gear” problems has reportedly arrived safely. Speaking by telephone to our ...

June 3, 2012

17-year-old Noor al-Malki is first female Qatari Olympian

by Tolu Orekoya The 2012 London Olympics will be the first time ever that the women to men ratio will be ...

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