Northern CAN To Buhari: We Can’t Celebrate Zainab Aliyu’s Release And Forget Leah Sharibu

The northern states chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to double up efforts in securing the freedom of Leah Sharibu, following the release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi Arabia detention. Aliyu, a student of the Maitama Sule university in Kano, was released on Tuesday, after being arrested and […]

Drug Trafficking: China Sentence Canadian To Death

A Chinese court sentenced a second Canadian man to death for drug trafficking on Tuesday, eliciting a rebuke from Canada’s foreign minister, amid diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing. The court in southern Guangdong province said the Canadian, Fan Wei, and 10 others — including an American and four Mexicans — were part of an […]

FG Rescues Zainab Aliyu, Other From Saudi Arabia’s Wrought

Saudi Arabian authorities have released Zainab Aliyu, a student of Maitama Sule University, Kano, who was arrested for alleged drug trafficking. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the government has been able to establish the innocence of Zainab and the second Nigerian […]

Drug Trafficking: PMB Orders Rescue Of Student Detained In Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to swiftly intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, a student detained in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed that the President gave the directive two weeks […]