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Saudi Arabia on Friday barred citizens from the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council from entering two of Islam’s holiest cities amid fears over the new coronavirus, the foreign ministry said.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged intending pilgrims from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia for Umrah or to visit the Prophet’s mosque in Madinah to suspend the arrangement until further notice.
Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers as a new virus troubled places around the globe.
Thousands of Nigerians are set to be affected as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has suspended visas for pilgrims wishing to visit Mecca.
Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.
Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has expressed his disappointment over Al Adalah securing another draw again, in Friday’s Saudi Arabia league game.
Ibrahim Ibrahim, an indigene of Zamfara state, who was placed on death row in Saudi Arabia, has been rescued.
The presidency has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari, his family, ministers, and the service chiefs are now targets of a new drive by those described as ‘purveyors of fake news’.
Tyson Fury has been warned Anthony Joshua will be the heavyweight kingpin even if he beats Deontay Wilder.
The Presidency has denied that President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to travel to the United Kingdom to spend 20 days.
Tunde Disu, a former Technical Director of the defunct Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Monday said Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo would surely have a successful spell at Manchester United in England.
Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman has described as fake news reports claiming the president is embarking on a 20 days vacation to the United Kingdom
The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant, the first in the Arab world, hailing it as a “historic moment”.
Rima settles in a chair at an upscale Riyadh cafe, looks around carefully, and seeing no one she recognises, drags on her electronic cigarette and exhales a cloud of smoke.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia of managing the Libyan conflict “at the highest level”, local media reported Saturday, as Ankara-Moscow tensions mount.
Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020)
Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.
The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
In the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, a street has been named in honour of late Stella Adadevoh, six years after she died to save the country from the dreaded Ebola epidemic.
Algeria has reported its first case of the novel Coronavirus recognised by the World Health Organisation as COVID-19.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Ekiti State Government on Friday announced the immediate dismissal from service of the three public secondary school teachers accused of sexually harassing their female students.