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Citing a document, a national daily said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has refuted the report that it ignored the call for intervention over Kudirat Afolabi, a Nigerian woman executed in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking.
The Federal Government on Friday said that illicit drug was hidden on the body of Kudirat Afolabi, who was executed in Saudi Arabia on April 1.
The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board will commence the first phase of its education and orientation programme for the 2019 intending pilgrims on April 13.
A team of clerics from Makkah, Saudi Arabia, are in Nigeria to organize workshops for Shariah Court judges and lecturers of Islamic Studies in Nigeria Universities.
The Saudi energy minister said on Monday it was premature to say whether there was consensus among OPEC and its allies to extend a supply cut agreement, but a meeting in May would be key as by then the effect of current reductions would be clearer.
The Kaduna State Muslim Welfare Board has captured no fewer than 2,200 intending pilgrims of 2019 Hajj through its Biometric data.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has justified the execution of a Nigerian woman, Kudirat Afolabi, for drug-related offences.
The Federal Government has condemned the execution of a Nigerian national, Kudirat Afolabi, by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences.
Saudi Arabia has given the four children of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's children "million-dollar houses" and "monthly five-figure payments" as compensation for the killing of their father, the Washington Post reported.
In an apparent admission of guilt over the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi authorities have compensated the children.
Saudi political prisoners suffered torture and malnutrition, according to leaked medical reports prepared for King Salman, the Guardian newspaper has revealed.
The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Central Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2019 – 2025.
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) in Lomé, which is the parent company of the Ecobank Group, has successfully raised $450 million in its debut Eurobond which was oversubscribed.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it had arrested and detained seven members of staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry on Thursday, police said, as politicians in the divided British region united to condemn the attack.
The President of the West African Boxing Union (WABU), Remi Aboderin, has called on corporate organisations in Nigeria to emulate pay television service provider, GOtv’s support for Nigerian boxing.
John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.
Reports in England emerged this month suggesting the Gunners are ready to move for the Scotland international, whose contract expires at the end of next season.
A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Wednesday docked one Ibrahim Abdullahi for allegedly stealing two Tecno phones.
Misinformation risks worsening ethnic and religious tensions in Nigeria, media commentators and researchers say, at a time of heightened concern about internal security and fragile community relations.