• Stowaway’s corpse in Saudi jet’s wheel bay after Nigeria trip

    Stowaway’s corpse in Saudi jet’s wheel bay after Nigeria trip

    Saudi airline workers found a body in the wheel well of an airliner on Wednesday after the plane returned from Nigeria, official media said.

    The plane operated by Saudi Arabian carrier “flynas” was undergoing a regular check after landing at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport, the Saudi Press Agency said.

    It had returned to the kingdom after transporting a load of pilgrims back to Nigeria after the annual hajj.

    “An unidentified corpse of a dark skinned person was found in the back wheel […]

  • Governor Yahaya Bello stranded in Kano enroute Saudi Arabia over expired visa

    Governor Yahaya Bello stranded in Kano enroute Saudi Arabia over expired visa

    Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello was on Thursday stopped from traveling to Saudi Arabia for a lesser hajj at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport as his travel visa had expired.

    According to SaharaReporters, the governor had boarded the Saudi Arabia bound aircraft and sat on his reserved seat while his aides were busy processing his travel documents only to ‎discover that his visa has expired.

    Shortly after the discovery of the expired visa on his passport,the visibly disappointed governor had no alternative […]

  • Nigerian man executed in Saudi for murdering a Policeman

    Nigerian man executed in Saudi for murdering a Policeman

    Saudi authorities put to death a Nigerian on Sunday after convicting him of murdering a policeman, the latest in a surge of executions that has drawn concern from human rights groups.

    It was 95th execution of the year in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, which imposes the death penalty for offences including murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and apostasy.

    Fahd bin Bakr bin Mohammed Hawsawi was put to death in the western city of Taif, the interior ministry said in a statement […]

  • Saudi agrees with Egypt to build a bridge over Red Sea

    Saudi agrees with Egypt to build a bridge over Red Sea

    I hope this is not risky and life threatening sha. Anyways, according to reports, Saudi King Salman announced Friday an agreement with Egypt to build a bridge over the Red Sea connecting the two countries, on the second day of his visit to Cairo.

    The monarch made the announcement in televised comments after meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and before representatives of the two countries began signing investment deals.

    “I agreed with my brother his Excellency President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to […]