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Envoys of three nations present credentials to President Kovind
New Delhi , Nov.23 : Envoys of Sweden, Nigeria and the United States presented their credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today.

At least 50 killed in suicide attack in Nigeria
Mubi [Nigeria] Nov. 21 : At least 50 people have been reportedly killed in a suicide bombing attack at a mosque here on Tuesday, said media reports.

Visa Welcomes the Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team to Team Visa for the ...
San Francisco, United States : Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently training to become the first ever African representatives, men or women, to qualify for the Olympic Winter Games in the sport of Bobsled.

Suicide attack kills 12 in Nigeria's Maiduguri
Maiduguri [Nigeria], November 16 : At least twelve people were killed and several others were injured in a suicide attack in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday.

AfDB salutes Nigeria's laudable efforts on economic recovery and ...
ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire: Nigeria's House of Representatives has constituted a Tactical Committee on Economic Recession to guide innovative legislative actions by the House and the National Assembly to return the economy to a path of growth and stability. In this regard, the committee is holding a ...

A decent education for Nigeria's young people is important
LONDON: The UK government is committed to working with stakeholders to rebuild Nigeria's education system.

Goa: Two Nigerian nationals held for possessing illegal narcotics
Calangute(Goa),Nov.12 : Calangute Police on Saturday arrested two Nigerian nationals for possessing illegal narcotics substance.

Unrest in Cameroon's Anglophone regions sends thousands fleeing to ...
NEW YORK: The United Nations refugee agency is scaling up efforts with partners to provide humanitarian assistance to thousands of Cameroonians who have fled violence in that country's Anglophone regions to south-eastern Nigeria.

Unrest in Cameroon's Anglophone regions sends thousands fleeing to ...
NEW YORK: The United Nations refugee agency is scaling up efforts with partners to provide humanitarian assistance to thousands of Cameroonians who have fled violence in that country's Anglophone regions to south-eastern Nigeria.

Gunmen open fire at community meeting in Nigeria, 11 killed
Lagos [Nigeria], Nov. 8 : At least 11 people were killed and four others injured after a gunmen opened fire at a community meeting in the central Nigerian Plateau state on Tuesday.

African Development Bank strongly supports Nigerian Government's ...
ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire: The African Development Bank wishes to categorically refute the statement that it has "called off loans to Nigeria", as reported in Reuters and credited to AfDB Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth Amadou Hott.

Goa: Nigerian national arrested for possession of drugs, invalid ...
Calangute (Goa) , November 7 : Goa's Calangute Police on Tuesday arrested a Nigerian national with illegal possession of narcotics substance, Ganja, in a narcotic raid conducted at the Baga beach.

5 killed in suicide bombing attack in Nigeria
Kano [Nigeria], October 31 : At least five people have been killed in a suicide attack inside a mosque in North-Eastern Nigeria, the local media has reported.

SystemOne Partners With Riders For Health to Reduce Specimen ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. and JOHANNESBURG and ABUJA, Nigeria: SystemOne, the leader in disease intelligence for rapid detection and response, is partnering with Riders for Health (Riders), a logistics company specializing in medical specimen transport and related activities.

Vienna Migration Conference with Migration Ministers From ...
VIENNA: "A platform bringing together decision makers and experts" - this is how the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) Director General Michael Spindelegger described the Vienna Migration Conference, which will take place at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna on ...

Nigerians protest outside Greater Noida school after student alleges ...
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct. 27 : A group of Nigerian nationals on Friday held a demonstration outside a school to protest alleged sexual assault of a minor student.

MoS Home Hansraj Ahir accuses Nigerians in Delhi of 'drug-dealing'
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , October 26 : Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir has said there are certain sects of immigrants that are involved in illegal activities, although citizens from all countries are welcome to stay in the country, adding that Nigerians in Delhi were involved in ...

Twin bomb blasts kill 13 in Nigeria
Maiduguri [Nigeria], Oct 24 : At least 13 people were killed and several others injured in twin bomb blasts in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday.

WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against yellow fever ...
GENEVA: The Government of Nigeria has launched a campaign to immunize 873 837 people against yellow fever in the states of Kwara and Kogi.

UK reiterates support to the fight against Boko Haram
LONDON: UK Minister for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster visited Nigeria this week, marking the strong Defence relationship between the two nations.

Tony Elumelu Foundation to Host Largest Ever Gathering of African ...
LAGOS, Nigeria: The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa's leading philanthropy dedicated to catalysing entrepreneurship, today announced that the 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum - the most diverse annual gathering of African entrepreneurs and SMEs - will take place on October 13-14 in ...

Gunmen kill 10 in Nigeria's Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt [Nigeria], Oct 10 : At least 10 people were shot dead after gunmen opened fire in Nigeria's oil-rich southern city of Port Harcourt on Monday.

No case of racial abuse: Delhi Police in Nigerian national assault
New Delhi , Oct. 9 : Taking cognizance of the video footage of the Nigerian national assault case, DCP South Delhi, Ishwar Singh on Monday said there is no racial angle in the case and the former was beaten up on the suspicion of theft.

Nigerian national brutally thrashed by locals over charges of theft ...
New Delhi , Oct. 9 : A Nigerian national was tied to a pole and brutally thrashed by the locals for alleged theft in Delhi's Malviya Nagar.

Over half of schools remain closed in epicentre of Boko Haram crisis ...
NEW YORK: About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in Nigeria's Borno state, worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency and the subsequent humanitarian crisis, leaving an estimated 3 million children in need of emergency education support, even as the new school year begins, the United Nations child ...

Over half of schools remain closed in epicentre of Boko Haram crisis ...
NEW YORK: About 57 per cent of all schools are closed in Nigeria's Borno state, worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency and the subsequent humanitarian crisis, leaving an estimated 3 million children in need of emergency education support, even as the new school year begins, the United Nations child ...

Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' ...
NEW YORK: The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this year has averted a famine in north-east Nigeria, even though millions of people are still suffering, according to the United Nations aid chief.

More than half of all schools remain closed in Borno State, epicentre ...
DAKAR: The crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria means that over 57 per cent of schools in Borno, the worst-hit state, are closed, even as the new school year begins.

Lake Chad Basin: Vulnerable people 'a step away from starvation,' ...
NEW YORK: The scale up of international assistance to the Lake Chad Basin this year has averted a famine in north-east Nigeria, even though millions of people are still suffering, according to the United Nations aid chief.

Amid cholera outbreak in north-east Nigeria, UN steps up aid, warns ...
NEW YORK: Large-scale displacement and a health system in tatters as a result of persistent violence by the Boko Haram terrorist group have left many - most worryingly, pregnant women and their unborn babies - vulnerable to cholera in the wake of an outbreak in August, the United Nations Population ...