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Another Nigerian arrested in Saudi Arabia for smuggling cocaine

Another Nigerian has been arrested at Jeddah Airport, in Saudi Arabia, for allegedly smuggling about 1,138g of cocaine. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa said on Friday. Dabiri-Erewa in an interview with newsmen in Abuja expressed disappointment that this was coming shortly after a Nigerian lady

EU blacklists Nigeria over money laundering, terrorist financing

The European Union has added has Nigeria to its "dirty money blacklist". Saudi Arabia, Panama, and other jurisdictions were also added as nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. The move has triggered criticism from several

US designates Boko Haram, ISIS entities ‘of particular concern’

•Labels Saudi Arabia, Iran, N/Korea countries of concern •Russia placed on special watch list    Jude Johnson with Agency report  The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”. The US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in a statement revealed the designation of Boko Haram

Lesson: Don’t touch a journalist

By Ikechukwu Obi I bet you, if the Saudis had foreseen the fall-out from this Jamal Khashoggi mystery hit, they would have thought twice before embarking on such murderous undertaking. It is interesting seeing how the disappearance of a dissident journalist in the Saudi embassy in Turkey has triggered a series of

Iran supplies short-range ballistic missiles to Shi’ite

Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East and to give it the means to hit regional foes, Iranian, Iraqi and Western sources said. According to three Iranian officials, two

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