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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

Nigerians ranked 8th most hardworking foreigners in US

Global business magazine, Bloomberg has ranked Nigerians working in the United States as the eighth most hardworking foreigners in that country. In a 2018 report released on Wednesday Nigerians scored 71.0 percent in the list of the hardest and most skilled immigrant groups in the US which was topped by Ghana

Over 50 Nigerian girls trapped in Saudi arabia – NAPTIP

The Director –General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has revealed that over 50 Nigerian girls are trapped in Saudi Arabia. The DG, who also brought along one of the victims, said  the team was set up by the minister after a complaints

Osama bin Ladin’s mother speaks for the first time

Martin Chulov Translation by Nadia al-Faour Editor's note: Nearly 17 years since 9/11, Osama bin Laden’s family remains an influential part of Saudi society – as well as a reminder of the darkest moment in the kingdom’s history. Can they escape his legacy?   On the corner couch of a spacious room, a woman

Oil prices jump, Brent crude hits $70

Oil prices jumped on Friday, with Brent crude futures hitting their highest in more than two weeks as U.S. stock prices rose. Investors covered short bets ahead of a weekend in which the U.S. news programme “60 Minutes” will air an interview with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. Brent futures rose to more

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