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Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Abuja [Nigeria], June 5 (ANI): Nigeria on Friday (local time) indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities two days after the social network deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari.
New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Friday interacted with the Indian community in Nigeria, Benin and Chad via virtual mode and reassured them of the government's commitment to their welfare.
Abuja [Nigeria], June 3 (ANI/Xinhua): The Nigerian government on Wednesday expressed doubts about Twitter's mission in the country, accusing the U.S. technology company of double standards and supporting the secessionists in the west African country.
Abuja [Nigeria], June 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday further called for joint international efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent challenges.
Lagos [Nigeria], June 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Four people were killed in gunmen attack in northwest Nigeria's Kaduna state on Monday, a local official said on Tuesday.
Abuja [Nigeria], June 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday condemned the kidnapping of children from a school in the north-central state of Niger on Sunday, and urged agencies involved to do their utmost to rescue the kidnapped kids.
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Abuja [Nigeria], May 31 (ANI/Xinhua): Nigerian police on Sunday said a group of gunmen killed one resident and abducted some students following an attack in the country's north-central state of Niger.
New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): A team of the Delhi Police Narcotics Cell on Sunday arrested a drug peddler in West Delhi's Janakpuri area and recovered 280 grams of heroin and one scooter.
Lagos [Nigeria], May 30 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 4,823,795 as of Sunday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Abuja [Nigeria], May 27 (ANI): The Nigerian government has declared 156 people missing in a boat mishap on Wednesday (local time) in northwestern Kebbi state.
Abuja [Nigeria], May 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Some 140 people went missing after an overcrowded boat carrying some 160 passengers capsized in Nigeria on Wednesday, media said.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Abuja [Nigeria], May 22 (ANI): Nigeria's army chief Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru is said to have died in a plane crash during a visit to the northern state of Kaduna, according to local media reports.