INDIA: 2 Nigerian students escape death after mob attack

The death of a class 12 student identified as Manish Khari who gave up the ghost after a suspected drug overdose witnessed an attack on Nigerian students and other African nationals. Two of the students narrowly escaped death after they were hit and stabbed with different weapons, as they landed in hospital. According to reports,…

India beats, China others in purchase of Nigerian crude in 2016, NNPC reveals

Of the 597.207 million barrels of crude oil exported from Nigeria in 2016, India had the highest demand of 127.1 million barrels (35 per cent), beating known Nigerian customers, according to the NNPC. The country was remotely followed by Spain, which imported about 54 million barrels and Netherlands, with 40.7 million barrels, while China, believed…

Apple to assemble iPhone in India

Luxury gadget and smartphone makers Apple is set to begin assembling the iPhone SE in India but that doesn’t necessarily mean that its prices will drop in the country. India’s Economic Times Friday reported that Apple will begin assembling in the coming months in Karnataka, adding more detail to comments from the state’s minister of…

India breaks record set by Russia, sends 104 satellites into space

World’s second largest populated country India has successfully broken a previous record set by Russia when it launched no less than 104 satellites into orbit with a single rocket. The development is India’s latest triumph of its famously frugal space agency as scientists who gathered for the historic launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota…

Authorities Capture Nigerian Drug Lord

A drug trafficking gang has been busted by Delhi’s Police. Among the traffickers is a Nigerian drug dealer. According to Hindu Newpaper, as much as 170 grams of cocaine and 590 grams of fine-quality heroin estimated to be worth a consolidated amount of ₹2 crore, about $320,000 in the underground drug market were seized from……

Nigerian nabbed with 90 capsules of cocaine in his stomach at India airport

A Nigerian, Okonkwo M. Tony, has been arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, IGIA, Delhi, India, for alleged drug trafficking. Tony, upon his arrest by Narcotics Control Bureau sleuths earlier this week, had swallowed 90 capsules of cocaine. The drugs were found in his stomach during a routine search. Tony was apprehended after he…

Senate says telcos relocating operations centres to India

The Senate has drawn the attention of the Federal Government to a security challenge which may likely threaten the security of the country due to undermining activities of telecommunication firms operating in Nigeria. At a budget defense session of the Ministry of Communications, chairman of Senate committee on Communications, Senator Gilbert Nnaji, who spoke on…

27 men arrested in India for savagely raping sacred cow

Police officers in the city of Mumbai, India have proceeded to arrest 27 suspects who savagely raped a sacred cow for about 13 minutes during power outage at a subway. Reports say the cow had wandered into the subway during power outage and was sexually assaulted for several minutes by an “unknown number of men”….