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The trial of six cargo handlers accused of planting illegal substance in passengers luggage at Mallam Aminu International Airport, Kano, again failed to hold today following absence of the presiding judge.
Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.
The Senate said on Tuesday that Nigerians felt great relief when Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar returned from Saudi Arabia where she was detained for four months by that country’s authorities.
Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, ex-minister of aviation and critic of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), agreed praising President Muhammadu Buhari but has denied dumping opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the release of Zainab Aliyu by Saudi authorities is a further sign of the immense goodwill Nigeria enjoys on the Global Stage under President Muhammadu Buhari leadership.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for facilitating the release of two Nigerians arrested in Saudi Arabia.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustapha Sulaiman, has confirmed that Saudi authorities have released the Nigerian girl, Zainab Aliyu, and another man, Ibrahim Abubakar, arrested for alleged drug-related offence.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced hiring of lawyers in Saudi Arabia to defend the Nigerian student Zainab Habib arrested by the Saudi authorities for being in possession of a banned substance.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation, to immediately intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, an official has said.
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a cartel, which specialised in planting illicit drugs in travellers’ luggage.
The Benue State Government has said that it would not repeal nor suspend the Anti-Open Grazing law for any reason, insisting that the law was in the best interest of both herdsmen and farmers in the state.
A professor at the faculty of humanities, Maitama Sule University, Kano, Umar Labdo, says the Fulanis are destined to lead Nigeria for a long time.
Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The Bronze Bomber did not show up for his press conference after being taken to a local facility to be checked over.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), has promised to build the capacity of nurses and midwives in the country in order to ensure delivery of quality health care to Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.
The company is also reportedly working on allowing third-party music services like Spotify to run directly on its HomePod smart speaker, bypassing the need to stream them from an Apple device over AirPlay. Although the plans are thought to be in their early stages, Bloomberg says that the changes could arrive later this year in iOS 14 and in an update to the HomePod’s firmware.
Mr Adeyemi Olutoye, Founder of an online pharmaceutical shop, Drugstore .ng, says establishment of online pharmacies will address the shortage of drugs supply in Nigeria.