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Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

The government on Thursday said the recent incidents of violence against Africans in the country were not racial in nature and that it is taking steps to ensure the safety of African students in India.

Eleven Indians jailed in Nigerian prison for two years released: Sushma Swaraj

Eleven Indians who had been languishing in a Nigerian prison for two years have been released, confirmed External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.

478 children rescued from Boko Haram hospitalised for severe malnutrition

478 children rescued from Boko Haram hospitalised for severe malnutrition

Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from Boko Haram, the Borno state government said.

Delhi's Nigerian cocaine 'kingpin' nabbed, drug peddling gang busted

Fill, a 33-year-old Nigerian, is cooling his heels in Tihar Jail under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

Nigerian kills another over argument on Messi and Ronaldo

The victim, Obinna Duruchukwu, had celebrated his 34th birthday just a day before, police said.

African students protest against attack on Nigerian in Hyderabad

African students protest against attack on Nigerian in Hyderabad

The demonstrators were seen holding banners and placards at the protest site in Indira Park here.  

3 Nigerians held in Mumbai for duping man using fake matrimonial profile

The crime branch of Mumbai police has arrested three Nigerian nationals for allegedly duping a city-based man after approaching him through a fake profile on a matrimonial site.

Nigerian held for 'offering' position in FC Goa for a price

A 52-year-old Delhi-based Nigerian has been arrested on charges of cheating a local businessman of Rs.4.25 lakh by promising his son a position on the FC Goa football team, Goa Police said on Sunday.

Two Nigerians jump barbed fence at Attari border, held

Amid a high alert along the India-Pakistan border following the Dinanagar terror attack, two Nigerian youths were arrested on Friday when they jumped across a barbed wire fence near the international border here.

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote plans to bid for Arsenal

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote plans to bid for Arsenal

Africa`s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, announced on Thursday that he wanted to buy English soccer team Arsenal and would make a bid "at the right time".

Nigerian national arrested for peddling cocaine in West Delhi

A 49-year-old Nigerian national, who was found living on expired visa, was arrested in West Delhi's Prashant Vihar district for allegedly peddling high quality cocaine, police said on Thursday.

Nigerian among seven arrested in Punjab with heroin

 Seven people, including a New Delhi-based Nigerian, were arrested while smuggling five kg of heroin, cash and foreign currency, police in Punjab`s Jalandhar said on Saturday.

Large haul of heroin from Nigerian in Delhi

In one of the biggest seizures of heroin in recent times, eight kg of the drug worth Rs 40 crore in the international market has been recovered from a Nigerian who has been arrested.

Striker Anthony Ujah joins Werder Bremen on four-year deal

Striker Anthony Ujah joins Werder Bremen on four-year deal

Striker Anthony Ujah, who scored 10 goals in the Bundesliga this season to virtually ensure Cologne`s survival in the top flight, has signed a four-year contract with Werder Bremen.

Boko Haram advance on northern city as Nigerians vote

 Suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked polling stations and destroyed election material in two northeastern towns, police said as Nigerians continued voting today in certain areas that suffered technical glitches.

Nigerian refugees in Chad root for Buhari but can`t vote

In the Chadian capital N`Djamena, Modou Mallam brandished his blue voter`s card but the Nigerian refugee could not vote in Saturday`s presidential ballot like thousands of other refugees scattered across neighbouring countries. 

Regional troops retake Nigerian town from Boko Haram: Minister

Chad and Niger troops have recaptured the northeastern Nigerian town of Gachagar from Boko Haram, as part of a regional offensive to combat the Islamist insurgents, Niger's defence minister has said.

Cameroon says German hostage held by Boko Haram freed

Nigeria A German hostage kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria six months ago has been freed after a military raid led by Cameroonian forces and their allies, Cameroon said Wednesday.

Nigerian uses India Post for smuggling; nabbed with contraband

A Nigerian national was on Wednesday arrested here for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs, concealed in three cartons, to South Africa and Guinea through the government postal system, police said.

Jonathan promises free, fair Nigerian poll in 2015

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday assured the international community that his government will stage free and credible elections next year, a statement said.