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Aliens in Lagos: Nnedi Okorafor's sci-fi novel Lagoon offers a bold new future
Arts & Culture

Aliens in Lagos: Nnedi Okorafor's sci-fi novel Lagoon offers a bold new future

Lagoon’s Africanfuturist vision requires a reader who is actively engaged in co-creating the alternative future that the novel is constructing: one in which identities are freed from restrictive thinking that refuses to recognise difference and diversity.

An Orchestra of Minorities review: Chigozie Obioma delivers a contemporary Nigerian tragedy through Igbo cosmology
Life

An Orchestra of Minorities review: Chigozie Obioma delivers a contemporary Nigerian tragedy through Igbo cosmology

Chigozie Obioma, whose first novel, The Fishermen, was selected as a finalist for the Man Booker Prize in 2015, has made it back to the 2019 shortlist with his latest effort, An Orchestra of Minorities.

Nigerian gangs clash with swords and cleavers at Delhi hospital; staff hide in toilet
India

Nigerian gangs clash with swords and cleavers at Delhi hospital; staff hide in toilet

Three badly injured Nigerian nationals came in for treatment at around 4 am on Saturday,

Nigerian national accused of theft brutally beaten up by locals in Delhi's Malviya Nagar
India

Nigerian national accused of theft brutally beaten up by locals in Delhi's Malviya Nagar

Disturbing visuals of an African national being beaten up in Malviya Nagar, New Delhi surfaced, causing concern over racism against Africans in the country and their safety.

Nigerian among four convicted by Thane court for duping businessman of Rs 20.77 lakhs
Mumbai

Nigerian among four convicted by Thane court for duping businessman of Rs 20.77 lakhs

Four persons including a Nigerian national who were found guilty of cheating a businessman to the tune of Rs 20.77 lakh were sentenced to jail by a court in Mumbai's Thane district.

Nigerian accused of raping woman in Goa was earlier booked twice
India

Nigerian accused of raping woman in Goa was earlier booked twice

A Nigerian national, arrested for allegedly raping a 31-year-old woman in Goa last week, had been booked earlier for rioting, assault and illegally over-staying in India, police sources said.

Nigerian student attacked in Hyderabad: Are racial attacks here to stay?
Politics

Nigerian student attacked in Hyderabad: Are racial attacks here to stay?

Two days after African envoys boycott 'Africa day' over the murder of the Congolese national, comes another racial attack on Nigerian student in Hyderabad.

Two female bombers attack refugee camp in Nigeria, kill 58
World

Two female bombers attack refugee camp in Nigeria, kill 58

Two female suicide bombers killed at least 58 at a camp for people made homeless by Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said on Wednesday, in the latest violence to hit the remote region.

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 33 in Chad
| Reuters
World

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 33 in Chad | Reuters

N'DJAMENA Five suicide bombers killed 33 people in Chad and wounded 51 more in a coordinated attack suspected to be the work of the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a local government official said. Witnesses reported multiple blasts that appeared to target the market in Baga Sola, directly across Lake Chad from Nigeria, and a camp housing refugees who have fled from Boko Haram.

Nigerian man alleges racism after police raids three-year-old son's birthday party
India

Nigerian man alleges racism after police raids three-year-old son's birthday party

In yet another case of jumping the gun and power abuse, Maharashtra police on Sunday halted the birthday party of a Nigerian couple's three-year-old son and ate his cake.

17-year-old Nigerian-born US student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools
Life

17-year-old Nigerian-born US student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

Nigerian-born US student Harold Ekeh has been accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools, and 13 US universities in total

Congress workers protest outside Giriraj Singh's residence over Sonia remark
Politics

Congress workers protest outside Giriraj Singh's residence over Sonia remark

A group of Congress workers on Thursday staged a protest against Union Minister Giriraj Singh outside a residential complex where he lives.

'Best example of foot in mouth': Twitter has mixed reactions to Giriraj Singh's Sonia remark
Politics

'Best example of foot in mouth': Twitter has mixed reactions to Giriraj Singh's Sonia remark

Giriraj Singh's comments on Sonia Gandhi created an immediate whiplash on twitter, leading to mixed reactions

Nigerian woman with Ebola symptoms hospitalised in Italy
World

Nigerian woman with Ebola symptoms hospitalised in Italy

A Nigerian woman resident in Italy with Ebola symptoms was hospitalised on Tuesday.

Hospitalised Nigerian tested negative for Ebola: Health ministry
World

Hospitalised Nigerian tested negative for Ebola: Health ministry

The union health ministry on Monday denied reports that a Nigerian national admitted to the RML hospital has tested positive for the dreaded Ebola disease.

Nigerian headed to India dies of suspected Ebola in Abu Dhabi
World

Nigerian headed to India dies of suspected Ebola in Abu Dhabi

A 35-year-old Nigerian woman, travelling from Nigeria to India for cancer treatment, has died in the UAE after showing symptoms similar to those of deadly Ebola virus.

The 'triple package' myth: Why Amy Chua has it all wrong
Life

The 'triple package' myth: Why Amy Chua has it all wrong

What's not to like about a book that claims we desis are culturally programmed for success -- and in a way that White Americans are not. Except Amy Chua's latest book has very little basis in fact.

Goa cops seek footage of Nigerians' protest rally
India

Goa cops seek footage of Nigerians' protest rally

The state police have sought footage from local news channels of last month's violence, where a Nigerian was brutally assaulted by a mob near Panaji.

Why it's doubly difficult for gay renters to find homes
Life

Why it's doubly difficult for gay renters to find homes

When a gay person or a same-sex couple look for housing, brokers often advise them to keep their sexuality under wraps. But that means as renters they are always vulnerable to nosy neighbours and judgemental landlords.

Nigerians in Goa: Are we ignoring racism while blaming drugs?
India

Nigerians in Goa: Are we ignoring racism while blaming drugs?

Is the Goan state government acting in a racist manner by targeting Nigerians living in the state and accusing them of furthering narcotics trade?