Monday, 2nd October 2023

Saudi Arabia

21 Sep
Yemen's Huthi rebels held a major military parade in Sanaa on Thursday, marking nine years since they seized the capital and just days after peace talks with war foes Saudi Arabia.
20 Sep
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, on Tuesday allocated 95,000 Hajj slots to Nigeria for the 2024 annual pilgrimage. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NAHCON, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, made this known in a statement by Malam Mousa Ubandawaki, the commission’s Deputy Director of Information and Publications. Hassan said that Saudi authorities…
13 Sep
Nigeria's Super Eagles will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly match in Portugal on Friday, 13th October 2023. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made this known in a statement on Wednesday. The Estadio Municipal de Portimão, in the Algarve, home ground of Portimonense S.C. and which can seat close to 10,000 spectators will be…
5 Sep
  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has unveiled preparation for 2024 Hajj with allocation of pilgrims slots across participating countries in the world. Consequently, Nigeria, has secured 95,000 pilgrims slots to perform the spiritual exercise on the Kingdom next year. The country was granted the large capacity partly because of its ability to exhaust the…
5 Sep
England midfielder Jordan Henderson has apologised for upsetting the LGBTQ community with his move to Saudi Arabia but said playing in the Gulf state is a "positive thing".
25 Aug
Liverpool manager dismissed suggestions on Friday that Mohamed Salah could become the latest star name to depart European football for Saudi Arabia.
24 Aug
As star footballers line up to take Saudi money, it is easy to forget that this is a phenomenon that stretches back decades. Only now, the stakes are much, much higher.
24 Aug
Aymeric Laporte joined the Premier League exodus to Saudi Arabia on Thursday, as the Manchester City defender moved to Al-Nassr in a deal worth a reported £23 million ($29 million).
23 Aug
Fierce storms closed schools Wednesday in Saudi Arabia's Mecca region, home to Islam's holiest site, the Grand Mosque, which was lashed by heavy rains and wind overnight, witnesses said. As pilgrims tried to circumambulate the Kaaba, the giant black cube towards which all Muslims pray, a bolt of lightning struck the iconic Fairmont Makkah Clock…
22 Aug
Ethiopia will launch a joint investigation with Saudi Arabia into a Human Rights Watch report accusing the kingdom's border guards of killing hundreds of Ethiopian migrants, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. "The Government of Ethiopia will promptly investigate the incident in tandem with the Saudi Authorities," the ministry said on X, formerly Twitter, a day…
21 Aug
Saudi border guards fired "like rain" on Ethiopian migrants trying to cross into the Gulf kingdom from Yemen, killing hundreds since last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report Monday.
18 Aug
Iran's foreign minister met Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler on Friday during his first visit since the Middle East rivals announced a surprise rapprochement, officials said. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who travelled to Riyadh on Thursday, held talks with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, the Saudi foreign ministry announced, after extending what had been scheduled…


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The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has declared additional over N16 billion as liquidation dividend to be paid to depositors, creditors and shareholders of 20 banks in-liquidation.
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The Police Command in Taraba on Monday confirmed the electrocution of a family of four around Dinyavo area of Jalingo, the state capital.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it has obtained an arrest warrant and initiated extradition proceedings for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in Nigeria.
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In the vibrant landscape of Nigerian beauty, two iconic elements have consistently stood out as symbols of tradition, elegance, and cultural identity: gele and beadwork. Gele, the intricately tied headwrap, and beadwork, the art of adorning oneself with beautifully crafted beads, play a pivotal role in celebrating Nigerian heritage. In this beauty guide, we delve…
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As Nigeria celebrates its independence, what better way to honour the occasion than by incorporating the nation's vibrant green colour into your fashion choices? Green represents the lush landscapes, rich culture, and hope for a brighter future. Here are fabulous ways to infuse green into your wardrobe to celebrate this significant day in style. 1.…
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The Kogi State All Progressives Congress Governorship Campaign Council has called on security agencies to fish out those responsible for the unfortunate killing of a harmless female supporter of the party in Kotonkarfe Local Government Area of Kogi State and bring them to book to serve as deterrent to other criminals.
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Youths and civil society organisations under the aegis of Rising-Up for a United Nigeria (RUN) have called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to remain focused and not be distracted by the antics of the opposition political parties in the country. At a rally at the Unity Fountain, Abuja as part of celebration to mark this…
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The Adamawa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Yola on Monday affirmed the election of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Umar Ardo, and his party had challenged Fintiri’s victory before the tribunal, alleging corrupt practices, threat and violence at the election. Ardo, who joined…