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Nigeria Summons Indian Ambassador Over Xenophobic Attacks

Nigeria summoned the Indian ambassador to Abuja on Wednesday following violent mob attacks on Nigerian students in India, the country’s state news agency reported. Hundreds of residents of Greater Noida, a satellite city of New Delhi, went on a violent rampage on Monday, attacking Africans following the death of a …

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Africans Never Mistreat Foreigners – Indians In Nigeria Condemn Xenophobic Attacks In India

Abuja/New Delhi:  Amid attacks on Africans in India, the Indian community in Nigeria today voiced support for Nigerians living in the country saying such a trend was “disturbing” as Africans never mistreat foreigners. Asserting that the conception about Africa and Africans among many Indians is incorrect, the Indians living in …

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GCHQ slaps down White House claims of Trump Tower wiretapping claims as ‘utterly ridiculous’

Britain’s intelligence and security organisation has dismissed claims, suggested by the White House, that it helped Barack Obama spy on Donald Trump as “nonsense” in an incredibly rare public statement. Sean Spicer, Mr Trump’s press secretary, repeated a claim on Thursday evening – initially made by an analyst on Fox News …

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South Africa Launches Hate Crime Unit With Nigeria

‘Early warning’ system established between two countries after spate of xenophobic attacks on migrants in South Africa. South Africa says it will launch an “early warning” system with Nigeria to track and deter xenophobic attacks following a surge in violence in the rainbow nation. South Africa’s Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said …

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South Africa Xenophobic Attacks Spread to Pretoria

Pretoria — South Africa’s Pretoria West residents went on a rampage on Saturday and petrol bombed two houses belonging to foreign nationals. They claim the immigrants were using the houses as brothels, recruiting young girls as prostitutes and introducing them to drugs. In the past two weekends, at least 22 …

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Nigeria Army Totally Denies Killing 150 At Biafra Demonstrations

Nigerian authorities have denied claims by Amnesty International that security forces killed at least 150 activists and demonstrators who supported the secession of Biafra, an area in the south-east of the country. An army spokesman told Reuters that Amnesty’s allegation, the latest in a series of charges levelled by the …

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INTERPOL To Connect Nigeria Security Agencies To Database

Interpol is to connect key law enforcement agencies in Nigeria to its National Data Base tool known as i-24/7. It s a database for tracking a wanted person, stolen vehicles, artifact, missing persons and other transnational criminals. The database has been restricted to Police use. A statement by the Police …

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Governor Shettima Presents N10m to Widow, 3 Children of Fallen Hero, Abu Ali

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Saturday presented a cheque valued at ten million naira to Samira, widow of fallen soldier and one of Nigeria’s bravest war hero, Lt.Col Muhammad Abu Ali who was killed in Malam-fatori, headquarters of Abadam local government area in northern part of Borno State about …

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New Nigeria Army Division To Secure Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army’s new 6 Division in Port Harcourt is to organise and improve internal security operations in four states of the volatile Niger Delta. Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim, the pioneer General Officer Commanding (GOC), of the Division , said on Saturday in Port Harcourt. Abdulkarim said the military had recorded …

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