Tag: saudi arabia

Isime EseneOctober 6, 2014

Photo of the Day: Asari Dokubo stones Boko Haram, others in Mecca

by Akan Ido Ex-Niger Delta agitator, Asari Dokubo, is currently observing the hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The usually vocal ...

Isime EseneSeptember 29, 2014

10 Nigerians die during pilgrimage to Mecca – Hajj Commission

by Akan Ido Ten Nigerian have reportedly died in Saudi Arabi while on a pilgrimage to Mecca. This piece of ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Don’t travel to #Nigeria” – #America warns its citizens against coming this way

by Kolapo Olapoju The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory to its citizens, warning them against travelling to ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2014

#Ebola: Saudi Arabia bars Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, but allows Nigeria to come for hajj

by Azubuike Azikiwe Saudi Arabia says it has no plans to ban Nigerian pilgrims from attending the annual hajj, despite ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2014

Oh no! Student shoots teacher after failing exams

by Jewel Stephen After being failed by his teacher, a university undergraduate in Saudi Arabia has shot his Jordanian teacher. ...

February 5, 2014

Opinion: If Nigeria was China or Saudi Arabia, would the western world interfere?

by Azuka Onwuka Yet, the US sees no evil, hears no evil, keeps its mouth shut and continues to do ...

January 30, 2014

Hilarious: This is the only kind of car that women in Muslim countries can drive (LOOK)

by Tutu Akinlabi Women in Saudi Arabia recently stirred up a storm after they protested against laws in the country ...

January 5, 2014

Incredible: Human body parts ‘fall from sky’ in Saudi Arabia

by Oge Okonkwo A bizzarre thing happened in Saudi Arabia on Sunday as human body parts were said to have ...

December 27, 2013

Camera captures moment 6-year-old girl robs jewellery shop in Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

by Rachel Ogbu CCTV videos has captured the shocking moment a six-year-old girl stole items from a jewellery shop in ...

December 17, 2013

No mercy: Saudi authorities behead 76th convict over drug offence

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Saudi authorities have again beheaded a Syrian man convicted of smuggling drugs into the country, the ministry said ...

November 7, 2013

Awful: Man shoots woman dead because he thought she was a MONKEY

A woman was shot dead after a hunter mistook her for a monkey it has been reported. The 19-year-old man ...

November 4, 2013

Collins Uma: Blaming it all on Jonathan won’t help our cause (Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma President Yar’Adua often went to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj and nobody saw any problem with that. ...

October 26, 2013

2 planes collide at Lagos Airport

by ‘Jola Sotubo Another aviation catastrophe was averted yesterday in Lagos as a Turkish Airline aircraft reportedly collided with a ...

October 12, 2013

Gov. Aregbesola’s school uniform, Agagu’s burial, the ‘vampire minister’, and more on YNaija’s weekly newsletter

Hi all, It’s been an interesting week as usual and we’re here to give you a rundown of some of ...

October 10, 2013

Plane crash scare: Kabo Air pilot suspended

by Oge Okonkwo Following the aversion of  plane crash involving Kabo Air on Friday, October 5 2013, the pilot who ...

October 9, 2013

SCAM: Muslim pilgrims duped of N142.5 million by travel agent, stranded in Lagos

by Adeola Balogun The desire of some Muslim faithful to embark on the yearly hajj pilgrimage has been frustrated after ...

October 8, 2013

Saudi Arabian woman divorced by jealous husband for kissing a horse

A jealous Saudi husband divorced his wife after she posted a snap of her kissing a horse online. The innocent ...

October 7, 2013

Terrible: Nigerian woman dies on Saudi Arabia pilgrimage after falling from 11th floor of building

A female pilgrim from Bauchi State has fallen from the 11th floor of a building and died in Medina, Saudi ...

October 6, 2013

4 Saudi Arabian men to be flogged, sent to prison, for dancing NAKED on car roof

Four Saudi men accused of dancing naked on the roof of a car and posting a video of the incident ...

October 5, 2013

Mid-air tyre explosion: 400 passengers escape death as airplane makes emergency landing in Sokoto

by Oge Okonkwo Reports reaching us says another plane crash has been averted this morning in Sokoto. According to sources, ...

September 30, 2013

Sad news: Nigerian woman dies while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

  The Jigawa State pilgrim welfare board on Monday announced the death of one Hajiya Safiya Musa in Medina, Saudi ...

September 28, 2013

“Women shouldn’t drive because it damages their ovaries,” Saudi sheikh warns

A Saudi sheikh has warned women that driving could affect their ovaries and pelvises. Women are currently banned from driving ...

September 9, 2013

Good bargain? Saudi Arabia sends 1,239 death row inmates to fight in Syria with full pardon

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with French President Francois Hollande, who went to the desert kingdom in early November for ...

August 28, 2013

Gruesome: Man kills wife and 4 children ‘to prevent them from living in harsh conditions’

A man slaughtered his wife and four young children in a small town in the southern part of Saudi Arabia, ...

August 25, 2013

Widow, 75, sentenced to 40 lashes for allowing 2 men into her home to bring her bread

An unidentified woman wears a niqab (file photo). Saudi Arabia’s strict religious laws are especially hard on women A Saudi ...

August 15, 2013

Saudi beheads man for torturing wife to death

Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a citizen convicted of torturing his wife to death, in the first execution since the ...

August 5, 2013

Opinion: Disagreeing with Adamu Adamu on the Hausa Fulani ‘problem’

by Ibraheem A. Waziri It is my hope that Nigeria will one day wake up to its responsibilities and invest ...

July 30, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for Yerima and the paedophiles in power

by Femi Fani-Kayode I must however point out that Nigeria is not a Muslim state. And neither is she a ...

July 29, 2013

Lagos bars pregnant women, children, others from pilgrimage

by Oge Okonkwo Pregnant women, children, aged people, people with terminal diseases like cancer, stroke and others have been barred from ...

July 20, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: A nation of depraved perverts and paedophiles

by Femi Fani-Kayode …Every single member of the Nigerian Senate that voted with Yerima on that day and that supported his ...

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