Tag: saudi arabia

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Opinion: The government’s needless forex policy for pilgrims

With regard to federal government’s decision of August 4, 2016, instructing Nigerian banks to provide forex to the country’s intending ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Reuben Abati: Rio Olympics, change and the United states of Nigeria

by Reuben Abati “ I hear we are no longer Nigeria, but the United States of Nigeria” “You didn’t hear ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 5, 2016

Buhari condoles with Saudi Arabia over suicide bombing

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the suicide bombing in Madinah, which occurred on Monday in Islam’s second holiest city. In ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Militants protest in Delta | Suicide bomber hits Medina | Trump is clearly racist | More

From the papers this morning – a tracklist Wike is confident ahead of Rivers rerun election Punch Fayose’s accounts remain ...

Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Opinion: The ugly face of America’s not-so-subtle biases

by Abiola Akintunde The mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando has revealed the subtle biases in the language ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 7, 2016

‘Nigerians should support Islamic Coalition against terror’ – Minister

Following the recent public outcry over the announcement that President Muhammadu Buhari had agreed for Nigeria to become a member ...

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 ...

Janeth JFebruary 24, 2016

Buhari meets with Nigerians in Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

President Muhaammadu Buhari on Tuesday, met with Nigerians residing in Saudi Arabia. See photos below. Janeth J

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 23, 2016

Buhari turns down Saudi Arabia’s offer to join ‘coalition of Islamic states against terror’

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the offer given to Nigeria by Saudi Arabia to join forces as a coalition of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 7, 2016

Saudi Arabia products banned in Iran

As the rift between the two countries deepens, Iran has banned the importation of all products from Saudi Arabia with ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2015

Saraki hosted a delegation from Saudi Arabia yesterday (PHOTOS)

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and other Senate leaders, received a delegation led by Prince Dr. Khalid Bin Abdullah Al Saud, from ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2015

“Rather than stone the devil and die, we’ll sacrifice a ram” – Emir of Kano

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, says Nigerians will stop participating in the devil-stoning ritual of the yearly Hajj ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2015

Nigeria now has 3rd highest death toll in Hajj stampede

Coming in on the heels of Iran and Egypt- Nigeria is the country with the third highest casualty rate in ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2015

These are some of the Nigerians killed in Hajj stampede

Not less than 717 people were killed and 863 injured at the Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia on Thursday. According to the Saudi ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2015

Emir Of Kano goes book-shopping in Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

Emir Of Kano, Muahmamdu Sanusi II, is currently in Saudi Arabia, on holy pilgrimage. The Emir, was recently spotted book-hunting ...

Janeth JSeptember 21, 2015

How 20 Nigerian pilgrims died in Mecca

The death toll of Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of this year’s Hajj has risen to 20. ...

Janeth JSeptember 13, 2015

Senator Barata finally speaks, says he was never detained in Saudi Arabia

Senator Hassan Barata, a former chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, has finally reacted to allegation that he was ...

Janeth JSeptember 13, 2015

3 Nigerians injured in Saudi Arabia crane accident

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has confirmed that three Nigerian pilgrims sustained minor injuries in the crane crash at ...

Janeth JSeptember 12, 2015

FG reacts to Senator Barata’s detention in Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government says it is waiting for a full report on the circumstances that led to the detention of a ...

Janeth JSeptember 11, 2015

Senator reportedly detained in Saudi Arabia

Senator Hassan Barata, who is a former Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, has reportedly been detained in Saudi ...

Janeth JFebruary 19, 2015

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Gov. Aliyu travels for Lesser Hajj, wants Speaker to act in his stead

by Ranti Joseph   Niger State Governor Babagida Aliyu on Wednesday wrote to the state House of Assembly of his ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 16, 2015

Analysis: Yes, Nigeria is diversifying but what is the objective exactly?

by SBM Intelligence In presenting the 2015 Budget to the national assembly, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 30, 2015

Must Reads: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia, 6 terrifying facts about Measles + more

Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia. The Washington Post Cumberbatch’s ‘coloured’ gaffe ...

Isime EseneJanuary 23, 2015

Must Reads: But why aren’t the Japanese f__king?, Fast track on drug for Ebola has faltered + more

Last year America sent Special Ops Forces into almost 70% of the countries in the world. MotherJones Did Facebook just ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 23, 2015

Meet the new king of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud

by Chinwe okafor The King of Saudi Arabia has died. The Royal officials announced he has been in the hospital ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2014

7 things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. The federal government really has to start minding it’s business, rather than meddle in what does not ...

SolaDecember 9, 2014

Obasanjo talks one or two things you can learn about Yar Adua’s failed health

by Anike Jacobs More excerpts from former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s new memoir, ‘My Watch’ have surfaced online. In a chapter ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

“We are cautiously optimistic…”: #BringBackOurGirls group reacts to Boko Haram ceasefire

by Isi Esene The #BringBackOurGirls groyp which has agitated for the release of over 200 schoolgirls abducted from the Government ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

Federal government reportedly meeting with #BokoHaram leaders in Saudi Arabia

by Azubuike Azikiwe According to Voice of America, the Federal Government has entered into talks with representatives of Boko Haram ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Nigeria set to dethrone India as leading exporter of students to UK schools

Kolapo Olapoju Based on recent research compiled by the British Council, Nigeria will soon overtake India to become the second biggest ...

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