‘No comment on Nigeria Air’

Nigeria Air The Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) has refused to make comment over the proposed establishment and commencement of operations of the national carrier, Nigeria Air. The Director General of the BPE, Mr Alex A Okoh said, “No comment” when he was asked on the involvement of BPE over the proposed national carrier which […]

Boko Haram: Military reacts to Borno suicide attack

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has said the military was doing everything possible to end the reign of terror by Boko Haram terrorist group. About seven worshippers were recently murdered during morning prayers at a mosque in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, by a suicide bomber. The Chief […]

Osun 2018: PDP delegates, members reject Adeleke, insist on Ogunbiyi

 Aggrieved delegates and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday stormed the Secretariat of the party to protest against the emergence of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governorship candidate of the party for the  September 22nd election. They insisted that Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi won the election and that the process was manipulated in […]

I wear hijab to kill rival cult members — 20-yr-old female cultist

A 20-year-old self-confessed sniper of the dreaded Eiye confraternity in Lagos State, Mariam Abiola, Monday revealed how she killed four rival gang members in the Ilasamaja area of the state. Abiola, who admitted dropping out of school in Senior Secondary School 3, was arrested on Monay morning by a police team from the Ilasamaja division, led […]

Madain Saleh: Pictured thru the writer’s eye

2 (near Al Ula) By Paige Peterson When he was Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir gave me an extended visa. He had two good reasons for doing that. One was professional. I am the Executive Vice President of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, where one of my missions has been […]

Haj minister denies stopping domestic pilgrim registration

Director General of Passports Maj. Gen. Sulaiman Al-Yahya during his inspection tour at the Haj Terminal of King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah on Sunday. By Abdullah Al-Dahhas Okaz/Saudi Gazette MAKKAH — Minister of Haj and Umrah Mohammed Saleh Benten has denied reports that the ministry has stopped receiving Haj applications from prospective pilgrims within the […]

Father regains custody of twins from abusive ex-wife

Joury and Joud in the safe hands of Saleh Al-Ghamdi, director of the National Society of Human Rights in Jeddah. By Adnan Al-Shabrawi Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — The Ministry of Labor and Social Development removed two infants from the custody of their mother after a viral video showed her abusing them. The ministry said the video […]

Manila sets new terms on sending workers to Kuwait

Communications Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux Uson takes a selfie with Filipino workers who arrived from Kuwait at the Manila International Airport in this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo. — AFP Saudi Gazette report Jeddah — The Philippines is asking domestic worker recruitment agencies in Kuwait to deposit $10,000 in an escrow account as a kind of […]

Makkah Road initiative eases pilgrims’ entry into Saudi Arabia

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia recently launched the Makkah Road Initiative in Indonesia and Malaysia in order to facilitate the journey of pilgrims. The Kingdom will provide the service to pilgrims from any country “wishing to benefit from it”, the Center for International Communication (CIC) quoted Maj. Gen. Sulaiman Abdulaziz Al-Yahya, Director General of Passports and head […]

Za a yi yakin da ba a taba irinsa ba idan Amurka ta taba Iran – Rouhani

Hakkin mallakar hotoREUTERS/AFPImage captionDonald Trump ya wallafa wani sakon Twitter inda ya yi wa shugaban Iran gargadi yana mai ce masa ya ‘mayar da hankali!’ Shugaban Amurka Donald Trump da kuma shugaban Iran, Hassan Rouhani, sun yi musayar yawu suna yi wa juna gargadi mai zafi, a lokacin da danganta tsakanin kasashen biyu ke kara […]