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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 $255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and ...

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.

Adityanath assures fair, impartial probe into attack on Nigerian ...
New Delhi , Mar. 28 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said she has spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath about the attack on four Nigerian students in Greater Noida and he has assured fair and impartial probe into the matter.

Nigerian national gets four years imprisonment for peddling drugs
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 23 : A special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) court on Thursday convicted Nigerian national, Michael Oti Nicholas for a four years rigorous imprisonment for possessing drugs in commercial quantity.

RBI signs MoU with Central Bank of Nigeria
New Delhi , Mar 22 : The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday announced its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on "Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information" with the Central Bank of Nigeria

UN agency voices concern about forced return of Nigerian refugees ...
New York, Mar 21 : The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday expressed concern that forced returns of refugees from Cameroon's far north region to crisis-gripped north-eastern Nigeria are continuing despite the recent signing of a tripartite agreement aimed at ensuring the voluntary nature of ...

Tackling hunger crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen ...
New York, Feb 23 : Sounding the alarm on behalf of more than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria facing devastating levels of food insecurity, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined other top United Nations officials on Wednesday calling for "strong and ...

Nigeria seeks USD 1 billion to provide life-saving aid to millions in ...
New York, Feb 22 : As relief organizations increase response to the humanitarian emergency in the north-east of Nigeria, timely donor support amounting to a little over USD 1 billion is required to sustain life-saving assistance to millions people devastated by Boko Haram-linked violence, the ...

'Time running out' for 1.4 million children in 'man-made' crises in ...
New York, Feb 22 : Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death due to severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine threatens in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, warned the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), urging prompt action to save them.

Nigerian national arrested with drugs worth Rs. 4 crore
New Delhi (India), Feb. 15 : A Nigerian drug smuggler Okey Chikoo Mathew was arrested on Monday by Kullu district police of Himachal Pradesh with 1 kilogram drug and 550 grams heroin drug.