Tag: saudi arabia

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Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

The Late 5: Senate panel endorses Emefiele for second term, dismisses ‘stolen’ N500bn allegation; Court nullifies appointment of new emirs in Kano | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Ben Murray-Bruce calls for population control to reduce poverty “What’s our population ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 1, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 1st of May

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:       The Late 5: FG secures release of Zainab ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 25, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Uruguay show class in 3-0 win over Russia | Saudi Arabia break Egyptian hearts with last minute winner

Uruguay ensured top spot in Group A with 9 points after a relatively convincing 3-0 victory over World Cup hosts ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Salah, Suarez and Cavani are the key men in Group A

Generally, there is less excitement about Group A of the upcoming World Cup in Russia as attention will be focused ...

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Bernard DayoApril 8, 2018

“Black Panther” will be the first movie to break Saudi Arabia’s 35-year-old cinema ban

What better way for Saudi Arabia to end its 35-year-old ban on cinema than with Black Panther! The Marvel superhero  ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 5, 2017

Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes including prominent billionaire, Alwaleed bin Talal

Saudi Arabia has arrested 11 princes, including a prominent billionaire, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, and dozens of current and former ministers, ...

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EditorNovember 1, 2017

Saudi’s Crown Prince wants to return the country to ‘moderate islam’; what does that mean for gender equality

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud recently said as part of his speech ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Saudi Princess becomes first woman to head multi-sports federation

Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been named to head a Saudi multi-sports federation, in a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

Saudi police penalise woman for violating ban on driving

A woman from Saudi Arabia was filmed driving a car, but the Police have meted out punishment on the grounds ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia announces policy allowing women drive

Saudi Arabia Tuesday, announced that it would allow women to drive – ending a policy that has become a global ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Hajj 2017: 2 more Nigerians die

Th Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mukhtar has announced the death of two more Nigerian ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 29, 2017

Hajj 2017: 4 Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Four out of the 81,200 Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, has reportedly died. The Chairman ...

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ToluAugust 11, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Cartoon Network denies airing obscene content; Saudi Arabian singer arrested for dabbing | More stories

It’s Fri-yaaay!!! We’re excited about the weekend and the final roundup for the week so we curated the biggest news ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

198 illegal immigrants in Saudi Arabia return to Nigeria

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu ...

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AzeezJuly 11, 2017

I didn’t attend any meeting to unseat Osinbajo – Bala Mohammed

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed on Monday denied any involvement in a meeting in Saudi Arabia ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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RoqeebahJune 22, 2017

The Dummies Guide to understanding the crazy power shuffle that just happened in Saudi Arabia

Very early on Wednesday morning, right in the middle of the last ten days of the sacred month of Ramadan, ...

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ToluJune 21, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki spends final days of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

It was only last week that Senate President Bukola Saraki was acquitted by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in ...

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AzeezJune 15, 2017

FG to investigate sales of date fruits from Saudi

The Federal Government has said it will begin investigations over the sale of some of the 200 tonnes of date ...

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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 ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Bauchi gov. travels to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar would travel to Saudi Arabia for medical examination. Secretary to the State Government, Malam Bello ...

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RoqeebahJune 13, 2017

Where is Omar Borkan Al-Gala? | The man who was “deported from Saudi for being too handsome”

You may remember his face from April 2013 when almost every news outlet reported that the Saudi Arabian Police deported ...

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ToluMay 28, 2017

Shoving Prime Ministers, Grabbing glowing orbs | 8 cringeworthy moments from Donald Trump’s first international trip

“I think we hit a home run no matter where we went. Now we’re getting on that very big plane ...

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EzinneMay 27, 2017

5 intriguing things we learned about Melania Trump from her first international trip

On the 19th of May, Donald Trump accompanied by his wife Melania, his daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, ...

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ToluMay 27, 2017

From Italy to Saudi Arabia, here’s how Melania Trump took the world by storm with her fashion

First Lady of the United States, Melania and her husband, Donald have ended their first international trip. While the pr…

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RoqeebahMay 27, 2017

Trump’s cute Ramadan message is another proof of how clueless he is

It’s either that or someone in the White House Office of the Press Secretary needs to be sanctioned. Today is the ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 23, 2017

Pres. Trump denies “reports” that he named Israel source of sensitive information leaked

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump, Monday, denied reportage that he leaked highly confidential information to Russia in Israel. According to ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 22, 2017

Photos from President Trump’s first foreign trip abroad

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump set out May 19 on his first foreign trip abroad since he assumed office in January. ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 22, 2017

Opinion: The significance of Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia

By Ahmad Fagge It is no longer news that US President Donald Trump has arrived in Saudi Arabia on the ...

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