Nigerian Student Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Saudi Released
Zainab Aliyu who was arrested last year for alleged drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia has been freed. Aliyu was accused of smuggling 2,000 packs of a strong pain killer but the Nigerian authorities later found that the drugs had been planted in her luggage by a criminal gang.
Zainab Aliyu with officials of the Nigerian Consulate in Jeddah, shortly after her release.
Daily Trust, 1 May 2019
Nigerian student, Zainab Habib Aliyu, was yesterday released by Saudi Arabian authorities four months after she was arrested over alleged drug trafficking, which carries capital… Read more »
This Day, 30 April 2019
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Nigeria: Govt Secures Release of Zainab Aliyu
Guardian, 30 April 2019
Zainab Aliyu has been released by the Saudi Arabia authorities after the Nigerian government established her innocence. Read more »
Premium Times, 30 April 2019
The federal government has secured the release of Zainab Aliyu, who was arrested in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking. Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami to intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu who has been detained by Saudi Arabia authorities. Aliyu ... Read more »