*Fear grips Lagos community as six kids go missing (Punch)*Tramadol concealed in ceramic tiles intercepted in Lagos (Nation)

Fear grips Lagos community as six kids go missing (Punch) At least six children have been declared missing in Idi Araba, Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State, as concerns over the safety of kids in the community grow on…

Saudi crown prince warns of ‘Iran threat’ to global oil (BBC)

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has warned that oil prices could rise steeply if the world does not act to deter Iran. Mohammed bin Salman said failure to act could embolden Iran and lead to war, which he said would ruin…

Saudi crown prince arrives in China (Guardian)

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing Thursday as the monarch aims to seal partnerships on a high-profile Asia tour following a diplomatic crisis over a journalist’s brutal murder. Mohammed is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping…

Manchester United: Saudi Arabia prince Mohammed Bin Salman denies takeover bid (BBC)

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s media minister has denied reports linking him with a £3.8bn takeover of Manchester United. Rumours of his interest resurfaced over the weekend, although reports suggest the Glazers are not looking to sell. United’s American owners…

Saudi crown prince to visit Indonesia next week (Guardian)

Indonesia will host Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for a state visit next week, Jakarta said Thursday, part of an Asian tour that includes stops in Pakistan, India and Malaysia. His two-day visit to the world’s biggest Muslim…

*Buhari undecided, Atiku, Duke ready for presidential debate Jan 19 (Punch) * Presidency knocks Jonathan’s view on corruption (Nation)

Buhari undecided, Atiku, Duke ready for presidential debate Jan 19 (Punch) President Muhammadu Buhari has yet to take a decision on whether he will take part or not in the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019 by the Nigeria…

US to give Saudis a pass even if Crown Prince behind murder (Guardian)

The gruesome murder of Khashoggi, who vanished after being lured into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, has hugely embarrassed Washington. The killing torpedoed a PR campaign led by the crown prince to show that the conservative Islamic…

CIA ‘blames bin Salman’ for Khashoggi death (BBC)

The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports. Sources close to the agency said it had assessed the evidence in detail. It is understood there is…

Khashoggi corpse went down the drains: report (Guardian)

The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi poured his remains down the drain after dissolving him in acid, a Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.Samples taken from the drains at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul showed traces of acid, pro-government daily Sabah…

Khashoggi murder: Saudi prince ‘said he was dangerous Islamist’ (BBC)

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he considered murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be a dangerous Islamist, media reports say. Prince Mohammed’s reported phone call to the White House came before Saudi Arabia admitted he had been…

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