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Students from Nigeria’s forestry college kidnapped by gunmen

Students from Nigeria’s forestry college kidnapped by gunmen

Students from the forestry college near a military academy were kidnapped in Nigeria’s northwestern Kaduna state, reported Reuters.Accord...Read More

Gunmen kill 1 pupil, abduct some 40 people in north Nigeria

Gunmen kill 1 pupil, abduct some 40 people in north Nigeria

In Nigeria’s Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala WTO gets its first woman director general, write Aarshi Tirkey & Kripa Anand

Mumbai: 'Mastermind' Nigerian national among eight held for fake job racket

Mumbai: 'Mastermind' Nigerian national among eight held for fake job racket

Mumbai: Goregaon Police arrested eight people, including a Nigerian national for allegedly running an interstate fake job racket, wherein...Read More

Mumbai: Four Africans held for running job racket, data of 27,000 aspirants recovered

Mumbai: Four Africans held for running job racket, data of 27,000 aspirants recovered

The cyber wing of the city crime branch has arrested four African for allegedly running interstate job racket. The police have recovered ...Read More

Mumbai: 16 foreign nationals, including 14 from Nigeria, held for illegal stay in Nallasopara

Mumbai: 16 foreign nationals, including 14 from Nigeria, held for illegal stay in Nallasopara

In their intensified drive against foreign nationals staying illegally in the country, officials from the Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar (MBV...Read More

Mumbai: Nigerian peddler, who swallowed drugs during NCB trap, purges 12 capsules of cocaine at JJ Hospital

Mumbai: Nigerian peddler, who swallowed drugs during NCB trap, purges 12 capsules of cocaine at JJ Hospital

Mumbai: The Nigerian national who swallowed drugs during a trap laid by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) purged 12 capsules of cocaine ...Read More

Mumbai: NCB arrests Nigerian national, who is part of drug distribution network

Mumbai: NCB arrests Nigerian national, who is part of drug distribution network

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a Nigerian national in possession of mephedrone (MD) and hashish which is popularly k...Read More

More than 300 students abducted by Boko Haram jihadists return home

More than 300 students abducted by Boko Haram jihadists return home

The boys were abducted one week ago from the all-boys Government Science Secondary School in Kankara in Katsina state village

Mira Bhayandar: MBVV Police continues crackdown; Nigerian drug peddlers held with cocaine worth Rs. 1.49 cr

Mira Bhayandar: MBVV Police continues crackdown; Nigerian drug peddlers held with cocaine worth Rs. 1.49 cr

In continuance with their crackdown against the drug mafia, the recently created Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Police Commissionerate apprehended ...Read More

Mumbai Crime Watch:  Couple, Nigerian among 5 held for banking frauds

Mumbai Crime Watch: Couple, Nigerian among 5 held for banking frauds

The frauds came to light after the manager of a private bank approached the Dhule police and complained about fraudulent withdrawal of ov...Read More

69 killed in Nigeria protests

69 killed in Nigeria protests

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said 69 people have been killed in protests against police brutality that have rocked the country...Read More

FPJ Explains: What is #ENDSARS and why are celebrities tweeting about it?

FPJ Explains: What is #ENDSARS and why are celebrities tweeting about it?

In the last few days, several celebrities tweeted with the hashtag #ENDSARS. While SARS might be the acronym for SARS (several acute resp...Read More

Nigerian footballer Chineme Martins collides with another player and collapses; dies later in the hospital

Nigerian footballer Chineme Martins collides with another player and collapses; dies later in the hospital

Martins played as a defender for Nasarawa United, a club in Nigerian Premier League.

24 babies freed from Nigeria 'baby factory'

24 babies freed from Nigeria 'baby factory'

Police raids on illegal maternity units dubbed “baby factories” have been relatively common in Nigeria, especially in the south.

Lassa fever outbreak kills 103 in Nigeria

Lassa fever outbreak kills 103 in Nigeria

The overall number of confirmed cases rose by 115 last week to a total of 586 across the country.

Lassa fever kills 41 in Nigeria

Lassa fever kills 41 in Nigeria

Lagos: The death toll from Lassa fever in Nigeria since the beginning of January has risen to 41 as cases were confirmed in more regions,...Read More

Most women suffer abuse during childbirth

Most women suffer abuse during childbirth

Johannesburg: A new report says more than one-third of women in four low-income countries in Africa and Asia were slapped, mocked, forcib...Read More

Nigerian national held with 600 grams heroin in Delhi

Nigerian national held with 600 grams heroin in Delhi

New Delhi: A 37-year-old Nigerian national was arrested on Friday with 600 grams of heroin, worth around Rs 1.25 crore in the internation...Read More

India to cross China to become the most populous country by 2027: Report

India to cross China to become the most populous country by 2027: Report

The world’s population is projected to increase by 2 billion people, from 7.7 billion now to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the report.

Over 30 killed in Nigeria triple suicide bombings

Over 30 killed in Nigeria triple suicide bombings

Over 30 people died and 42 were injured in a triple suicide attacks in a restive area of northeastern Nigeria, officials said on Monday.

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