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The police have arrested a master’s degree holder, Aminu Ahmed Yerima, 29, for allegedly posing as an aid to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and defrauding about 50 unsuspecting victims through Facebook.
Saudi Arabia has launched a high-speed railway connecting Islam’s two holiest cities in a bid to improve traffic congestion for the millions of Muslim pilgrims that visit the country annually.
Lost in translation? Not in Mecca, thanks to a dedicated squad of interpreters gearing up to help two million Muslims speaking dozens of languages at the annual hajj pilgrimage.
Saudi authorities say two million Muslims from around the world are expected to converge on Islam’s holiest city of Mecca and nearby sites in Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage, which starts on Sunday.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday, advised intending pilgrims from the state to Saudi Arabia for the 2018 Hajj to be good and responsible ambassadors of Nigeria.
Iran’s top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticised Saudi Arabia over its management of the hajj pilgrimage and called for a fresh investigation into a 2015 crush that killed hundreds, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.
The Indian government has announced the end of a decades-long policy of giving subsidy to thousands of Muslims heading to the holy city of Mecca to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.
Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.
The Buhari campaign organisation says the People’s Democratic Party’s promise to crash petrol price to N90 is laughable, as no supplier of the product will sell at that price.
More than 35,000 refugees and asylum seekers in Malawi will run out of food in less than two months, the UN warned on Friday.
A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday fixed Dec. 7 to hear a motion seeking a bench warrant against Innocent Chukwuma, CEO, Innoson Nig. Ltd and four others, charged with alleged forgery.
As part of efforts to reduce unemployment, the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), on Wednesday said it had concluded the training of 360 women from 12 states in fashion designing.
The LCCI, whose position was contained in a report titled, ‘Infrastructure Deficit in Nigeria: The Way Forward, the LCCI,’ decried the challenges of exporting made-in-Nigeria products to other ECOWAS countries and poor investment climate.