Nigeria

Indian among 18 people arrested in Nigeria for illegal bunkering

Adegoke Ebo made this disclosure on Wednesday while handing over the suspects and vessels to the police at the naval base in Port Harcourt.

published on : 23rd May 2019

India draws attention to global convention on terrorism as UNGA prepares to elect new president

The dialogue aims to contribute to the transparency and inclusivity of the selection process.

published on : 14th May 2019

Pirates abduct 5 Indian sailors in Nigeria, confirms Sushma Swaraj

This comes days after Indian media reported that pirates have abducted five Indian sailors last month.

published on : 7th May 2019

Air India officers who goofed up and sent funds to Nigeria were promoted?

Air India's New York office transferred $300,000 to a bank account in Nigeria instead of remitting the sum to a US-based firm Pratt & Whitney for supplying spare parts.

published on : 6th May 2019

Nigerian women accused of prostitution arrested - then assaulted, raped

In two dramatic raids last month, dozens of women were dragged out of nightclubs, hotels and bars - or simply taken off the streets - in Abuja.

published on : 5th May 2019

I couldn’t have asked for a better team: Thamaasha director Ashraf Hamza

Filmmaker Ashraf Hamza on making his directorial debut with Thamaasha, which is backed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, Chemban Vinod, Sameer Thahir, and Shyju Khalid.

published on : 4th May 2019

Africa's richest man withdrew USD 10 million just to look at it

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told a forum in Ivory Coast on Saturday how he once took $10 million in cash out of the bank just to look at it and get it into his head that this was real money.

published on : 7th April 2019

Nigerian held for peddling drugs by Bengaluru police

Police raided accused Peter OBD (27)'s house where they recovered MDMA worth Rs 4.5 lakh and Rs 20,000 from him.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Nigerian journalist arrested by armed men: Witness

Reporters Without Borders places Nigeria in 119th place out of 180 on its World Press Freedom Index.

published on : 31st March 2019

Death toll now 20 in Lagos building collapse: State government

Rescue workers called off the search for survivors on Thursday, with the death toll at nine and the number of injured who were taken to hospital at 37.

published on : 15th March 2019

Nigeria: Dozens of children trapped in collapsed Lagos building 

The children were attending an "illegal school" inside the residential building when the structure collapsed, officials said.

published on : 14th March 2019

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari wins re-election as opposition vows court battle

However, Abubakar rejected the result of the vote, which has been marred by claims of rigging and corruption.

published on : 27th February 2019

Kerala State Film Awards: Soubin Shahir, Jayasurya share Best Actor award, Nimisha is Best Actress

Zakariya Mohammed's 'Sudani from Nigeria' won the award for the Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value.

published on : 27th February 2019

Nigeria election violence killed 'at least 39': monitors

The Situation Room, an umbrella group of more than 70 organisations, said "election-related violence led to the death of at least 39 Nigerians" in the last two days.

published on : 25th February 2019

Nigeria: 16 killed in election violence

Electoral violence has marred previous votes in Africa's most populous country and is relatively low compared to other years.

published on : 23rd February 2019
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