Here's the full list of 23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia


   Here's the full list of 23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabian authorities have revealed that at least 23 Nigerians are currently on the death row in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences and may executed anytime from now.

In a report, The Nation newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death.

They were said to have been arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having concealed the banned substances in their rectums, the Saudi document revealed.

The names of the convicted persons were given as:


  1. Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri
  2. Tunde Ibrahim
  3. Jimoh Idhola Lawal
  4. Lolo Babatunde
  5. Sulaiman Tunde
  6. Idris Adewuumi Adepoju
  7. Abdul Raimi Awela Ajibola
  8. Yusuf Makeen Ajiboye
  9. Adam Idris Abubakar
  10. Saka Zakaria
  11. Biola Lawal
  12. Isa Abubakar Adam
  13. Ibrahim Chiroma
  14. Hafis Amosu
  15. Aliu Muhammad
  16. Funmilayo Omoyemi Bishi
  17. Mistura Yekini
  18. Amina Ajoke Alobi
  19. Kuburat Ibrahim
  20. Alaja Olufunke Alalaoe Abdulqadir
  21. Fawsat Balagun Alabi
  22. Aisha Muhammad Amira
  23. Adebayo Zakariya.


This is coming a few weeks after the Saudi authorities executed Kudirat Afolabi for drug trafficking and Saheed Sobade, another Nigerian, reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah.

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