Saudi Arabia takes over G20 presidency from Japan

Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation Sunday to take over the G20 presidency as it seeks to bounce back onto the world stage following global uproar over its human rights record. The oil-rich kingdom has promoted a liberalisation drive, including granting greater rights to women, but faced strong criticism over a crackdown on dissent[...]

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Kogi Governorship: Yahaya Bello gifts Rolls Royce to monarch

The campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi has accused Governor Yahaya Bello, of gifting a Rolls Royce to a traditional ruler in the state in order to influence voting. The party said the domain of the monarch lacked motorable roads, describing the car gift as ”Greek gift”. This gift comes in[...]

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Finally…. Saudi’s Aramco says it is proceeding on much awaited IPO

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has just put steam on its intention of diversification. The Kingdom plans to diversify from oil to other sectors having reaped all the benefits there is to real from the resource. Earlier today news broke that the Saudi energy giant Aramco is ready for a two-stage IPO but the timing[...]

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Mystery Solved: Saudi Prince Is Buyer Of $450M DaVinci Painting (photo)

Why would he pay so much for a painting of Christ. The answer is in the asset value. The mystery over who paid a record-breaking $450 million for Leonardo da Vinci's painting Salvator Mundi at an auction last month appears to have been solved. It turns out it's Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. That's according[...]

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Saudi Arabia’s Al Saud family named world’s fourth richest

Bloomberg Billionaires Index says collective fortune of Al Saud family is conservatively estimated at more than $100 billion. The Al Sauds number some 15,000, according to estimates by political analysts and academics, from infants to the elderly. Their collective fortune is estimated at more than $100 billion in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, enough to rank[...]

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Homosexuality, lesbianism, cause of insecurity in Nigeria- Emir of Gwandu

The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours. The Emir said such satanic behaviours include rampant homosexuality, rape and lesbianism, which were causative factors of[...]

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Emir Sanusi Finally Welcomes Fourth Wife 4 Years After Wedding (photos)

Absence only makes the heart grow fonder, and Emir Sanusi’s heart has certainly been longing for the woman of his nightly dreams for four long years. An eternity, some would say, but no matter. The hero has finally got his bride. Four years after a quiet wedding which took the entire social establishment by surprise,[...]

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Sanusi: Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy

Muhammad Sanusi, emir of Kano, says Nigeria is on the verge of bankruptcy following “unfavourable economic policies”. Speaking at a workshop the office of the accountant-general of the federation organised at government house, Kano, the emir opposed subsidizing petroleum products and electricity tariff. He advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to take a different stance, saying[...]

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Prince Harry and Meghan hire a social media expert to boost their popularity

Prince Harry and Meghan have opened a new front in the battle for online supremacy. The couple, who are establishing their own household after splitting with Prince William and Kate, have parked their 'social media tanks' on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's lawn by recruiting an online whizz to boost their popularity globally. 'They have appointed a new[...]

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Resign or be sacked- Ganduje tells Sanusi

There are indications that an ongoing probe by the state government’s anti-corruption agency could lead to charges being filed against the the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II. Daily Trust reports that Sanusi’s status as the only first class emir in the state was whittled when the state government balkanized the emirate, carving out four[...]

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Royal Baby Sussex is named as Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

Meghan and Harry have named their first child Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.  The name is believed to have little precedent within the modern British royal family.  The couple shared the news on Instagram with an image of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh meeting their newest great-grandchild. Baby Sussex was wrapped in a £105 ($136)[...]

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