Nigeria

Five foreigners deported for illegally staying in Hyderabad

The three deported Nigerians were found to be staying illegally in the city even though their visas have expired. 

published on : 30th June 2022

Nigerian kid gets life saving surgery for rare heart disease in Kerala

In an act of kindness since the family could not bear the cost of the treatment, the surgery cost was borne by Aster Foundation.  

published on : 21st June 2022

NHRC registers complaint over Nigerian UTP’s death in Cuttack hospital

Akhand, a Pipili-based human rights defender filed the complaint alleging death of Augustine Odikpo due to medical negligence and seeking direction for Rs 5 lakh compensation to the next of his kin. 

published on : 9th June 2022

Gunmen storm church in Nigeria, kill 21 gathered for Sunday prayers

The violence at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town in Ondo State erupted during the morning service in a rare attack in the southwest of Nigeria.

published on : 6th June 2022

Three Nigerian nationals arrested for duping more than 1,000 people: Delhi Police

The DCP said the accused used to win over their targets by telling them that they had either sent gifts or they were flying down for a meet.

published on : 30th May 2022

First monkeypox death in Nigeria in 2022; 21 cases confirmed

Nigeria has not had an outbreak of monkeypox since September 2017 but it continues to report sporadic cases of the disease.

published on : 30th May 2022

Nigerian cyber 'groom' who cheated over 300 Indian women promising marriage nabbed from Delhi

Garuba Galumje (38), who hails from Lagos in Nigeria, was staying in the Kishan Garh area of South Delhi and has been arrested by officials of the Cyber Crime police station in Noida, they said.

published on : 27th May 2022

Hyderabad Police to tap Interpol to trace Nigerian hacker who stole Rs 12.9 crore

The police who suspect that he is not in India have decided to seek support from Interpol to know in which country he has holed up. 

published on : 13th May 2022

Manhunt on for suspects as 100 die in Nigeria refinery blast

The explosion Friday night at the Ohaji-Egbema local government area in Imo state was triggered by a fire at two fuel storage areas where more than 100 people worked.

published on : 24th April 2022

Nigerian oil blast kills at least 80

Officials said several burnt vehicles and jerry-cans used in scooping stolen crude and petroleum products littered the scene of the carnage. 

published on : 24th April 2022

Explosion at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills over 50

The death toll may be more than 100, according to a report in the Lagos-based Punch newspaper. The fire was reported to have spread to nearby properties.

published on : 24th April 2022

Russian malware planted from Nigeria in OIL cyber attack: Police

The cyber attacker has demanded over Rs 57 crore as ransom through a note posted on the infected PC.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Six Nigerian Army officers to get advanced flying training in India

This marks the continuation of a contract signed in April 2021 for imparting Phase-I flying training to six Nigerian Army aviation officers, which was successfully executed in December 2021.

published on : 11th April 2022

Mahesh Bank was easy pickings for hacker

With rudimentary firewalls, even a beginner could have bypassed the bank’s security system, opines expert

published on : 31st March 2022

23 account holders held in Mahesh Bank fraud

According to Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand, the mastermind’s IP address sometimes showed his location as London and sometimes as Switzerland. 

published on : 31st March 2022
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