Saturday, 20th August 2022
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3 days ago
The Syrian government on Wednesday denied holding American nationals captive, including journalist Austin Tice who was abducted a decade ago in Damascus. It issued a statement in response to US President Jo Biden saying last week that he knows "with certainty" that Tice "has been held by the Syrian regime", and calling on Damascus to…
14 Aug
Oil giant Saudi Aramco on Sunday unveiled record profits of $48.4 billion in the second quarter of 2022, after Russia's war in Ukraine and a post-pandemic surge in demand sent crude prices soaring.
8 Aug
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Sunday concluded the airlift of Nigerian pilgrims from the 2022 Hajj back home.
7 Aug
The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has confirmed the death of one pilgrim, Sani Idris-Muhammed in Saudi Arabia during the 2022 Hajj.
5 Aug
Jurors in a San Francisco court on Thursday began mulling the fate of a former Twitter worker accused of taking bribes from Saudi Arabia to help unmask its critics on the platform.
5 Aug
The Lagos State Government has completed the 2022 Hajj operation with the arrival of the last batch of 36 pilgrims from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday.
2 Aug
Though Nigeria is listed as one of the countries that have expressed interest in joining BRICS, a bloc of five major economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – whose focus...
29 Jul
No fewer than 345 Lagos State pilgrims that participated in the just concluded 2022 Hajj exercise in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have returned home.
27 Jul
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced upcoming bilateral projects on a visit to Greece Tuesday, including for a power cable between both countries to provide Europe with "cheaper renewable energy".
27 Jul
Anthony Joshua has warned that he could throw away the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight world titles if he regains them from Oleksandr Usyk in their rematch, reports
21 Jul
Chairman of National Hajj Commission (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, has charged the Saudi authorities to ensure prompt supply of information for next pilgrimage.
18 Jul
Lagos State Government has described as mischievous, false and untrue the allegation that the state pilgrims were forced to pay a higher amount for Hady (animal sacrifices) at the just-concluded 2022 hajj in Saudi Arabia.


49 mins ago
The dawn of November 21, 1948, as authentic records heralded some significant luminous foreboding for the family of Chief Ugwuoke and Lolo Nwakaego Dinwoke (both of blessed memory) as it marked the birth of a vibrant neonate with an uncanny destiny. As custom demanded, that child was soon named Nnadi by his paternal uncle, Ihe…
57 mins ago
Apart from the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) which holds from 19th to 26th August in Lagos, Nigeria’s bustling commercial capital, perhaps the next biggest news coming from the Bar at this time is the suspension of Mrs. Joyce Oduah as the NBA General Secretary. Mrs Oduah’s suspension came days ahead…
1 day ago
Mr Yakubu Lawal, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism that was abducted by gunmen has regained freedom.
1 day ago
A man was injured and a woman was in serious condition after a shooting in a shopping centre in southern Sweden on Friday, police said.
1 day ago
South Africa's largest ethnic group, the Zulus, will on Saturday crown a new king following a year of feuding over who should ascend to the throne of the country's most influential traditional monarchy.