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Buhari’s OIC trip after inauguration worrisome – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Saudi Arabia for a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation a day after his inauguration. CAN, which described the President’s visit for the meeting as unconstitutional, said it confirmed worries about his alleged Islamisation agenda. In a …

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Buhari departs Abuja for Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for Saudi Arabia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft conveying the president and members of his entourage took-off from the airport at about 11am. Those at the airport to …

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FULL LIST: ’23 Nigerians’ on death row in Saudi Arabia

At least 23 Nigerians are on the death row in Saudi Arabia for “drug-related offences”, The Nation is reporting. Citing a document, the newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death. They were said to have been arrested between …

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Execution of Nigerian woman in Saudi: FG fires back at critics

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has refuted the report that it ignored the call for intervention over Mrs Kudirat Afolabi, a Nigerian woman, executed in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking. The ministry, in a statement by its spokesperson, Sarah Sanda, on Friday in Abuja, said the report in one of …

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