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In Nigeria, UN deputy chief says 'messages of women' vital to ...
NEW YORK, 20 July 2017 / PRN Africa / -- Urgent action is needed now towards the meaningful participation of women in peace processes, as well ensuring their voices are heard in all aspects of society, the United Nations deputy chief told reporters in Abuja today as part of a first-ever UN-African ...

Hunger Pushes Over 20 Million People to the Brink of Starvation: U.S. ...
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 : For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South ...

Suicide bomb attacks leaves 12 dead in Nigeria's Maiduguri
Maiduguri [Nigeria], July 17 : At least 12 people were killed in suicide bombings in Nigeria's Maiduguri city on Monday.

17 killed in multiple Boko Haram suicide bombings in Nigeria
Maiduguri [Nigeria], July 12 :At least 17 people were killed and 22 injured after Boko Haram terrorist carried out multiple suicide bombings in northeastern Nigeria's Maiduguri city.

Oil tanker, cargo ship collide in English Channel
London [U.K.], July 1 : An oil tanker carrying 38,000 tonnes of petrol to Guatemala, collided with the Huayan Endeavor cargo ship on its way from the Netherlands to Nigeria in the English Channel

Suicide bombers kill 16 in Nigeria's Borno state
Borno [Nigeria], June 19 : As many as 16 people have been killed and many injured when suicide bombers simultaneously blew themselves up in different locations in Nigeria's Borno state on Monday.

One Bolivian, two Nigerian nationals arrested with drugs
New Delhi , June 14 : One Bolivian citizen along with two Nigerian nationals were on Wednesday arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau with huge amount of drugs in the national capital.

14 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria's Maiduguri
Maiduguri [Nigeria], June 08 : At least 14 people were killed and 24 injured in Boko Haram attacks late Wednesday on Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, police said on Thursday.

Four including one Nigerian arrested for drug trafficking
New Delhi , May 29, :The Delhi Police on Monday arrested four people including a Nigerian national in two separate cases of drug trafficking.

Rescued Chibok girls reunited with families
Abbuja [Nigeria], May21 : The dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls, who were released by Boko Haram militants on May 7 following a deal with the Nigerian authorities, have finally been reunited with their families. Authorities had taken the 82 freed Chibok girls to Abuja after their release earlier this ...

Punjab Police nabs two Nigerian from Delhi, recovers drugs
New Delhi , May 17 : The Punjab Police on Wednesday nabbed two Nigerian nationals from New Delhi and recovered two packets of one kg Heroin buried in deserted places in Punjab.

4 killed as Boko Haram suicide bombers target Nigeria's Maiduguri ...
Maiduguri [Nigeria], May 13 : A security personnel and three suspected suicide bombers were killed in two separate explosions at a university in Nigeria's Maiduguri city early Saturday.

82 Chibok schoolgirls released in Nigeria
New York [U.S.], May 7 : Eight-two Chibok schoolgirls among the 276 were released by Boko Haram militants on Saturday after more than three years in captivity.

26 people burnt to death in Nigeria bus accident
Lagos [Nigeria] May 7 : Twenty-six people were burnt to death when two buses collided head on along Nigeria's southwest Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday.

If we were racist, we wouldn't be living with South-Indians: BJP's ...
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : At a time when the brutal assault on two Nigerian students by a mob in a Greater Noida mall has been raising questions on whether the people from other countries, especially African, are safe in India or not, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and editor of Rashtriya ...

Illegal Nigerian immigrant arrested in Greater Noida
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 6 : In a special drive against illegal foreign immigrants residing in Noida, the police on Thursday arrested a Nigerian national living in the city on expired medical attendant visa.

Unfortunate to term criminal act on Nigerian nationals as xenophobic, ...
New Delhi , Apr. 4 : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that it is unfortunate to term the criminal act on Nigerian nationals in UP's Greater Noida, which was triggered following the untimely death of a young Indian student under suspicious circumstances, as 'xenophobic and racial.'

Attacks on Nigerians 'unacceptable': MEA
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday condemned the violence against three Nigerian nationals in Uttar Pradesh, stating it was "unacceptable" and assured that it is committed to ensuring the safety and security of foreigners in India.

Administration on alert to ensure incidents of attack on Nigerians ...
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said it is not apt to comment till there is result of investigation into the attack on Nigerians matter, adding that the administration is on alert to ensure such incidents don't repeat.

Nigeria summons Indian envoy, asks India to arrest and prosecute the ...
New Delhi, Mar 30 : : Nigeria on Wednesday summoned the Indian envoy and asked the Indian Government to ensure immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the recent attack on Nigerian students, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said.

Children in countries facing famine threatened by lack of water, ...
New York, Mar 29 : In African and Middle Eastern countries facing famine, unsafe water is as dangerous for severely malnourished children as lack of food, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned, noting that nearly 27 million people are at risk in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South ...

Delhi: Group of bank account frauds busted, two Nigerians among ...
New Delhi , Mar. 29 : A gang involved in bank account fraud has been busted on Wednesday, where two Nigerian nationals along with seven others were arrested.

African woman slapped in Noida
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 29 : Three days after four Nigerian nationals were attacked, an African woman has been allegedly thrashed in Greater Noida.

Around 22 million children could soon starve without urgent aid, ...
New York, Mar 29 : Millions of children are on the brink of starvation in the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday warned, urgently calling for nearly USD 255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan ...

India terms attack on Nigerian students in G. Noida as 'deplorable'
New Delhi , Mar. 28 : Terming the Greater Noida incident in which several people of Nigerian origin were injured as deplorable, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay said that law enforcement authorities of the district have made arrests and are investigating this matter.

Greater Noida DM refuses to declare attack on Nigerians as hate crime
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 28 : Greater Noida District Magistrate Nagendra Prasad Singh today refused to declare the attack on Nigerian nationals as a hate crime.

No clue why we were attacked, says Nigerian national
New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The Nigerian national who was assaulted in Greater Noida yesterday, said they had no clue as to what had prompted the attack on them and added that no one helped them or called the police while they were being beaten up.

After Noida attack, Nigerian student tweets Sushma Swaraj, she calls ...
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Mar 28 : : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has assured that a "fair and impartial" investigation into a mob attack on several African students in Greater Noida will be conducted, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday morning.

Nigerians attacked in Noida, BJP promises 'swift and proper' ...
New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday promised a 'swift and proper' investigation into a mob attack on several Nigerians students in the Greater Noida area of Uttar Pradesh.

Five arrested in connection with Nigerian students attack case
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 28 : As many as five persons were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the assault on four Nigerian nationals in Greater Noida.