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23 Nigerian drug traffickers on death row in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia officials say at least 23 Nigerians convicted of drug trafficking offences are facing the death penalty. The announcement by Saudi Arabia has now gained traction despite being made couple of months ago. It is coming at a time almost 80 Nigerians were arrested by Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI) officials in the U.S.A for internet fraud. In a statement the Saudi officials said the suspects were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah. Some of them were also arrested at the Prince Muhammad…

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Nigerians speak out on Twitter via #ThisIsNotMyNigeria

Nigerians have been speaking out about their country and what they consider inappropriate happenings as they demand reforms. On Twitter, many of them have been using the hashtag #ThisIsNotMyNigeria to express their views. Concerns have been raised on a wide range of issues including governance and national cohesion. Nigerians using the hashtag are demanding for a change to how issues in Nigeria are handled by the government as well. The hashtag has been trending at number one the whole of Friday. #ThisIsNotMyNigeria Please, if you’re among the 5 million people…

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Sultan of Sokoto, Recession and Will of Allah

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has recently attributed the current economic recession in the country to the will of God and urged Nigerians to seek holiness and repentance. Sultan Abubakar III made this statement at one of the events that was organised to mark ten years since he was enthroned. The head of Muslims in Nigeria made it clear that piety and repentance was the way to resolve this economic downturn. He said: “The only solution to this is for us to show piety and repent”.

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