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Five arrested in Delhi over assault on Nigerian national

Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man.

At least 20 dead as boat capsizes in India

At least 20 people died on Thursday when a boat packed with labourers capsized on the Yamuna river in northern India, an official said.

Heavy rains kill five in India’s financial hub

At least five people were killed as heavy monsoon rain deluged India’s financial capital Mumbai, causing transport chaos and forcing schools and many offices to close on Wednesday.

10-year-old rape victim gives birth to baby girl

A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India’s Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday.

Six die, dozens missing in Indian landslide

The coaches had stopped for a tea break around midnight Saturday in Himachal Pradesh when tonnes of rock and mud swept away an entire stretch of highway roughly 200 kilometres (124 miles) from the state capital Shimla.

Opposition leader Gandhi attacked by mob in India

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi’s car was hit by a stone-throwing mob as he visited a flood-hit region of Gujarat state, with leaders of his party blaming supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Alexis Sanchez’s Manchester United decision driven by money – Jurgen Klopp

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Governor Obaseki wants Peace Corps’ partnership on Libya returnees’ re-integration

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Nigerian institute develops herbal drugs for Ebola treatment

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), said it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases.

CAR agitated after France dismisses sex abuse case against its troops

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IPOB warn against Benue recurrence in Abia

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has called Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to take decisive action against the rampaging Fulani herdsmen before they wreak any havoc in the state.

Benue killings: President Buhari lacks power to remove Governor Ortom – Sebastine Hon

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and legal books author, Mr. Sebastine Hon, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari lacks constitutional power remove the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.

Jigawa govt employs 330 teachers

The Jigawa Government has presented letters of appointment to 330 newly-recruited Senior Secondary School teachers in the state.

The Economist disowns article on President Buhari

The Economist, a London-based magazine, has disowned a publication which claimed that Nigerians have shown unprecedented level of patience with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Facebook expands probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit referendum

Facebook said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread during the run-up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on EU membership.