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Dec 03, 2018
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari rubbishes death and imposter rumours; calls opponents 'ignorant and irreligious'Nigeria’s President Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence on a rumour that has circulated on social media for months.
Nov 23, 2018
Tanzanian, Nigerian nationals accused of 'cannibalism' in Delhi: Capital has seen number of racially-motivated attacksThe incident in Delhi on Thursday was by no means the first time that people from African nations faced violence after being accused of cannibalism.
Oct 24, 2018
World Polio Day: Why the disease persists, 18 years after the WHO deadline to eradicate itIn 1988, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced an ambitious campaign to rid the world of polio by 2000. It’s 2018, and polio still persists in pockets, including cases of vaccine-derived polio in India.
Oct 08, 2018
Dharmendra Pradhan says two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November, unsure about waiver from US sanctionsOil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take effect.
Sep 27, 2018
Nigeria floods: 199 people killed, 286,119 homeless after Niger and Benue rivers overflow, says disaster management agencyA national disaster has been declared in Nigeria's Kogi, where the Niger and Benue rivers meet, along with Delta and Anambra in the south.
Sep 25, 2018
Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud: CBI approaches Nigeria seeking information on fugitive businessman Nitin SandesaraThe move came after reports that Sandesara along with his family members, also accused in the scam, have fled from the United Arab Emirates to Nigeria
Sep 24, 2018
Fugitive businessman Nitin Sandesara used 3 Indian passports, floated 37 firms in US with brother ChetanSandesara has secured substantial loan funds to the tune of Rs 1,030 crore from Indian banks and routed it through offshore investment companies like Crownhouse International Corp BVI, European Financial Development Corporation and Global Finance Ventures Ltd -- all owned by him.
Sep 20, 2018
India, Pakistan among 5 Asian countries which saw 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017, says US reportThe total number of terrorist attacks worldwide last year decreased by 23 percent. Similarly, the total deaths due to terrorist violence decreased by 27 percent, according to the report.
Sep 19, 2018
Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region crosses 500; UN says more than six million people at risk of diseaseThe Lake Chad region straddles parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, which are all facing the crisis of a cholera outbreak.
Sep 18, 2018
Nigeria flooding: National disaster declared after 100 die; president releases $8.3 million for relief materialsNigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said on Tuesday.