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VP Ansari arrives in Lagos after Abuja visit
Lagos [Nigeria], Sept. 28 : India's Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari on Wednesday arrived in Lagos from capital city Abuja on the second leg of his four-day official visit to Nigeria.

Only organised global action can beat terrorism: Vice President
Abuja (Nigeria), Sep 28 : Observing that only organised international action can defeat terrorism, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday called for restructuring the international legal framework.

Aberrations must be resolved in transparent fashion, says Vice ...
By Amit Shankar, Abuja [Nigeria], Sept. 28 : Maintaining that India and Nigeria are linked by common historical experiences of colonial rule and are united in the desire to work towards democratic pluralism, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that main concern should be ...

Need to restructure international legal framework, adopt CCIT to ...
Abuja [Nigeria], Sept. 28 : Asserting that the biggest threat to international peace and to the sovereignty of states today is terrorism, Vice President of India, Mohammed Hamid Ansari said that terrorism can only be defeated by organized international action, adding we need to restructure the ...

Only organised global action can beat terrorism: Vice President
Abuja (Nigeria), Sep 28 : Observing that only organised international action can defeat terrorism, India's Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Wednesday called for restructuring the international legal framework and for adopting a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism.

Stronger India-Nigeria relations would be mutually beneficial and ...
New Delhi, Sept 28 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that considering the diverse security challenges of our times, stronger India-Nigeria relations would not only be mutually beneficial, but would also add to the regional and global security.

Nigeria an important partner in India's energy security: Vice ...
Abuja (Nigeria), Sep 28 : Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said Nigeria was an important partner for India's energy security with about 12 per cent of the crude requirement coming from the west African nation.

India, Nigeria ink one MOU and four Letters of Intent
By Amit Shankar

India, Nigeria discuss intelligence sharing on terrorism
By Amit Shankar

Nigerian President Buhari accepts President Mukherjee's invitation to ...
By Amit Shankar

Considerable potential for expanding trade between India, Nigeria: ...
By Amit Shankar, Abuja [Nigeria], Sept. 27 : As both India and Nigeria make an attempt to broad base their economy, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said both nations should harness the complementarities in attracting investments, which is a key factor for a positive economic growth.

Vice President Ansari inaugurates High Commission of India Chancery ...
Abuja [Nigeria], Sept. 27 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, who arrived in Lagos, Nigeria for a five-day official visit to Nigeria and Mali inaugurated the High Commission of India Chancery complex in Abuja and interacted with the members of the Indian community.

Attack on Nigerian nationals in India not 'racially motivated': Vice ...
Onboard Air India One, Sept. 26 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari on Monday said that the repeated attacks of the Nigerian nationals in India were just "stray incidents" and were neither specific to citizens of any particular country nor racially motivated.

India has a very focused approach to all regions of Africa, says Vice ...
Onboard Air India One, Sept. 26 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari has said that India is now pursuing a much focused approach to all the different regions of Africa, and his visit to Nigeria and Mali in West Africa was part of that approach.

Vice President Ansari arrives in Lagos for five-day visit to Nigeria, ...
By Amit Shankar

Vice President leaves for two-nation official tour of Nigeria, Mali
By Amit Shankar

Boko Haram leader dispels news about his death on video
Abuja, Sep 26 : Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Nigerian Jihadist group Boko Haram, re-surfaced on Sunday in a video, apparently in perfect health, to deny he was 'fatally' wounded during a Nigerian army attack, as a military spokesman confirmed in August.

At least 22 Boko Haram insurgents killed in Nigeria: army
Lagos, Sep 26 : At least 22 Boko Haram insurgents were killed during an attack in Nigeria's state of Borno, the Nigerian Army said on Sunday.

Vice President to visit Nigeria, Mali
New Delhi, Sep 22 : Vice President Hamid Ansari will embark on a four-day visit to Nigeria and Mali from Monday to strengthen India's ties with two west African nations.

UN concerned about conditions in former Boko Haram stronghold as ...
New York, Sept 10 : On Friday the UN refugee agency expressed concern over basic services and security in a territory formerly controlled by Boko Haram insurgents, as hundreds of internally displaced people are returning to their devastated villages and towns in the north-eastern state of Borno - ...

ISL champs Chennaiyin FC rope in Nigeria's Dudu Omagbemi
New Delhi [India], Sep.1 : Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC on Thursday announced the signing of Nigerian forward Dudu Macpherlin Omagbemi for the upcoming third edition of the ISL.

Zuckerberg visits Nigeria, Facebook's largest African market
Abuja (Nigeria), Aug 31 : After visiting Rome where he met the Pope, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reached Nigeria, which is the social networking giant's largest African market.

UN rapporteur calls for urgent action to protect hundreds of ...
New York, Aug 30 : Speaking at the end of a four-day visit to Nigeria, the United Nations expert on internally displaced persons (IPDs) has called on the country's authorities and the international community to act urgently to ensure that the hundreds of thousands of displaced people in its ...

Overstaying foreigners deal in drugs, are a real problem: Goa AG
Panaji, Aug 27 : Overstaying foreign nationals, especially Nigerians, are a "real problem" and their only ostensible business is drug dealing, Goa Advocate General Saresh Lotlikar said on Saturday.

UN sounds alarm as 4.5 million people need food aid in Boko Haram-hit ...
New York, Aug 24 : The number of people in need of food assistance in north-eastern Nigeria has nearly doubled to 4.5 million from March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including the World Food Programme (WFP).

Nigeria eyes more medals at Paralympics: official
Abuja, Aug 23 : Nigeria plans to win more medals at the forthcoming Paralympics in Brazil, an official said as athletes gradually round off preparations for the games.

Nigeria: With thousands in urgent need, UN health agency scales up ...
New York, Aug 23 : The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is ramping up its response in north-eastern Nigeria, where initial assessments have revealed urgent health problems among populations in areas formerly held by Boko Haram insurgents.

Nigeria holds off Honduras to win men's football bronze
Belo Horizonte, Aug 21 : John Obi Mikel and Umar Sadiq led Nigeria to a 3-2 victory over Honduras in the Rio Olympics men's football bronze-medal match, demonstrating a greater thirst for goals and above all superior execution.

Nigeria's military gains against Boko Haram uncover vast humanitarian ...
New York, Aug 19 : The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that it is increasingly alarmed at the unfolding situation in north-east Nigeria where the advancing military campaign against Boko Haram has exposed "catastrophic" levels of suffering among a population outside humanitarian reach ...

Homeless movement protests mar Olympics football semi-final
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Aug 18 : Protests marred the semi-final match between Germany and Nigeria in the Olympic men's football competitions here.

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