Goa home ministry refers to African as `Nigro`

After two Goa lawmakers termed Nigerians "cancer" and "wild animals", the state home ministry has referred to Africans as "Nigros" in an annexure submitted to the assembly.

Three Nigerians admitted to RML

Three nationals from Ebola-affected Nigeria, who arrived here Saturday morning, have been admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital for screening and treatment if required.

Nigerians plead for foreign help as Ebola fears spread

Standing just a few hundred metres from the Lagos hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola, John Ejiofor pleaded for the world to help contain a spread of the virus raging across west Africa.

Nigerians scuffle with villagers in Greater Noida

A group of Nigerian nationals allegedly barged into houses in a Greater Noida village and bashed up some villagers, police said Tuesday.

Three Nigerians held for making fake passports

Police here Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of forgers with the arrest of three Nigerians who would prepare fake passports of African countries and forge Indian visas for overstaying in the country.

Accused of fomenting terror, Pakistan to train Nigerians in counter measures

Pakistan, which has been accused by India and many other countries of promoting terror, including the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attack that claimed 166 lives, is to train 20 Nigerian police officers in counter measures and bomb-disposal tactics.

Attacks by extremists kill about 75 Nigerians

Suspected Islamic extremists used explosives and heavy guns to attack a village in one state and a church in another in Nigeria`s northeast, killing about 75 people and razing hundreds of homes, officials and witnesses said.

Nepalese, Nigerians lead anti-narcotics arrest in country

Amidst the clamour of a Ugandan woman being accused of indulging in a purported drug racket in Delhi, records show that Nepalese nationals followed by Nigerians were among the maximum foreigners arrested by central anti-narcotics agencies for such crimes in the country.

Stop racism in Goa, says Eduardo Faleiro

Former minister of state for external affairs Eduardo Faleiro Friday condemned the ongoing racism against dark-skinned Nigerians in Goa.

Kashmiris next after Nigerians on Goa`s hate list?

After last week`s backlash against Nigerians in Goa, are Kashmiris next in line?

Nigerian murder case: Second accused arrested by Goa police

Goa Police has arrested the second accused in connection with the murder of a Nigerian national.

Jailed Nigerians withdraw hunger strike

Three Nigerians, who were on a hunger strike in a jail here demanding their statements be recorded by Goa human rights panel, have ended their fast.

Only 1 Nigerian out of 52 arrested last month had passport: Police

Goa police on Friday said that of the 52 Nigerians who were arrested for staging a violent protest on the national highway in the state last month, only one could produce a valid passport.

Nigerian envoy sent offensive SMSes to cop: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday accused a Nigerian diplomat of sending "offensive SMSes" to a senior police officer over the controversy relating to the killing of a Nigerian national whose death had sparked protests by his compatriots here.

India in diplomatic talks with Nigeria over Nigerian`s death

India said Wednesday it is awaiting a probe report into the Oct 31 death of a Nigerian national in Goa.

`Crackdown on landlords who illegally rent out to foreigners`

The village panchayat of Parra, the home to several Nigerians in Goa, has decided to launch a crackdown on house owners who have illegally rented out their places to foreigners.

Minor cases on Nigerians to be withdrawn for easy deportation

Goa government will soon initiate the process to withdraw cases against Nigerians booked for minor offences so that they can be deported to their country after producing requisite documents.

Nigerians caught in drug-related cases on increase in Goa

The number of Nigerians arrested in drug related cases in Goa are on the rise since last three years, according to state police records.

Goa minister equates Nigerians to cancer

Two days after the Goa government launched a crackdown on the Nigerian nationals illegally living in Goa, a senior state BJP minister on Sunday equated Nigerians as a `cancer`.

Goa rent-a-bike operators to boycott Nigerians

A collective of rent-a-bike operators in Goa resolved to boycott Nigerians and not accept their business, two days after a mob of Nigerians blocked a national highway and attacked locals and policemen.