Six Nigerians held for cheating through online ads

 Six Nigerians have been arrested by the city police for allegedly cheating several people by luring them with throwaway price offers of expensive cars and mobiles phones through online ads.

Nigerians jailed for smuggling drugs into New Zealand
Nigerians jailed for smuggling drugs into New Zealand

 Four Nigerian nationals and a New Zealander have received jail terms for their involvement in an international drug smuggling ring, New Zealand Police said on Friday.

Two Nigerians held for online lottery fraud of Rs 7.5 lakh

Two Nigerians were arrested by Andhra Pradesh police for allegedly duping a Chittoor resident of Rs 7.5 lakh in a case of online lottery fraud popularly known as Nigerian Fraud.

Nigeria pleads for mercy for nationals on death row in Indonesia

Nigeria on Monday urged Indonesia to spare the lives of three of its citizens facing execution after being convicted of drug trafficking there.


Two Nigerians held in online cheating case

 Police here arrested two Nigerian nationals for allegedly trying to cheat people in the name of fake Lottery prizes, offering online.

Boko Haram attacks drive 3,000 Nigerians to Chad

Over 3,000 Nigerians have fled to Chad to escape attacks in northern Nigeria by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, government officials said on Wednesday.

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.