Tag: saudi arabia

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June 30, 2013

Incredible! SEE how feminism is practiced Saudi-style (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido It’s strange how a conference meant to discuss the topic ‘women in society’ does not have a single ...

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June 30, 2013

No kidding: Saudi police stop wedding because the couple were holding hands

An Egyptian couple was surrounded by visitors to help them celebrate their wedding day and all seemed to be going ...

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June 2, 2013

Woolwich killing: More details emerge as Michael Adebolajo’s brother returns to the UK for questioning (PICTURED)

The younger brother of one of the men accused of murdering Drummer Lee Rigby was paid thousands of pounds by MI6 ...

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May 22, 2013

Doomed: Saudi Arabia says YOU, TWITTER USERS are going to hell (READ)

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions,” warns the famed 12th century proverb. A modern-day addendum to that ...

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May 16, 2013

Meet Arwa Al-Hujaili: Saudi Arabia’s first female lawyer

As Arwa Al-Hujaili begins her legal career, she has not only her own expectations to live up to, but those ...

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April 26, 2013

Smoking hot! Meet man who was deported from Saudi Arabia for being TOO handsome? (PHOTOS)

by Hauwa Gambo Remember this almost-incredible story? About three men who were deported from the religious Saudi Arabia for being ...

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April 5, 2013

“Cruel and unusual punishment”: Sharia court sentences prisoner to be surgically paralysed

by Rachel Ogbu   A man in Saudi Arabia has received a sentence to be paralysed from the waist down. ...

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April 1, 2013

Unbelievable tragedy: Auto crash kills bride, 6 family members on the way to her wedding reception (PHOTO)

Manama: A bride on her way to her wedding reception and six members of her family were killed when their ...

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March 14, 2013

“Act of sheer brutality”: Saudi Arabia executes 7 men for 2006 robberies committed when they were juveniles

Seven Saudi men convicted of theft, looting and armed robbery were executed on Wednesday, according to the country’s official news ...

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March 12, 2013

Saudi Arabia considers ending execution by beheading in favour of firing squads

Is this what progress looks like in Saudi Arabia? The Kingdom is considering ending execution by beheading in favor of ...

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February 23, 2013

Dele Momodu: Abuja on my mind

by Dele Momodu Abuja is a complete waste of resources and a terrible return on investments. It is an eloquent ...

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February 18, 2013

Fraud: Wanted pension fund boss, Abdulrasheed Maina flees the country (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido Abdulrasheed Maina, the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Chairman who was accused of embezzling pension funds has reportedly ...

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January 10, 2013

How sad: Saudi Arabia beheads teenage housemaid for murdering baby in her care, she claimed innocence

A maid convicted of killing a baby has been beheaded in Saudi Arabia, despite being only 17 at the time ...

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January 9, 2013

Severance pay? Jonathan pays close to N1bn to Yar’Adua family (Report)

by Akan Ido There are unconfirmed reports that the presidency has paid about N1bn to the family of late president ...

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November 28, 2012

Report: Saudi King ‘clinically dead’ after surgery… “Not true,” says Royal Court

King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, has been in a state of “clinical death” for the past two days, reported ...

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November 4, 2012

Femi Fani-Kayode asks: Can Obama be trusted?

What is Obama’s relationship with the elemental forces? What is his relationship with God or some lesser deity? What is ...

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October 31, 2012

TICKER: Celebratory gunfire at Saudi wedding cuts cable, 23 electrocuted

Celebratory gunfire at a wedding party in eastern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night brought down an electric cable, killing 23 ...

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October 31, 2012

TICKER: 28 die in Saudi wedding party fire

At least 28 people died and 37 were injured in a blaze that hit a wedding party in Saudi Arabia’s ...

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October 7, 2012

Revealed: PDP-FLU stops Dame Patience from returning… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola PDP-FLU Stops The Dame From Returning Officially, the administration is still insisting that first lady, Patience Jonathan, ...

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September 30, 2012

State of denial: “Saudi Arabia never deported any Nigerian pilgrim” – Hajj commission changes position

by Stanley Azuakola Officials of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) are trying hard to put a spin on ...

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September 29, 2012

Saudi Arabia adamant, threatens to deport even more Nigerians

by Isi Esene The impasse between the Saudi Arabia government and the Nigerian authorities over the deportation of about 500 ...

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September 28, 2012

Saudi deports 510 Nigerians, as Tambuwal jets out for crisis talks

by Isi Esene The Saudi Arabia government Wednesday disregarded the 24 hour ultimatum given by the Nigerian government through Vice ...

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September 26, 2012

TICKER: You have 24 hours: Nigeria gives an ultimatum to Saudi Arabia to release detained female hajj pilgrims

The Nigerian government has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to Saudi authorities to resolve the issues surrounding detained Nigerian female pilgrims ...

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September 19, 2012

The Tony Elumelu Foundation partners AllWorld Inc. to promote small businesses

by Isi Esene The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and AllWorld Network Inc. on Tuesday organised a press conference to intimate ...

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August 13, 2012

Freedom: Saudi women get their own city away from men

by Isi Esene Saudi women may soon get an exclusively female city with no form of male interference. This is ...

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August 13, 2012

We’ll try Farouk Lawan with or without the $620,000 – Prosecutors

by Isi Esene The marked $620,000 which Hon. Farouk Lawan allegedly received as bribe from billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, seem ...

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August 8, 2012

Don’t move: SSS stops Farouk Lawan from travelling for lesser Hajj

by Isi Esene The State Security Service (SSS) yesterday denied Mr. Farouk Lawan from leaving the country through the Murtala ...

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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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