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India’s central bank cut its policy interest rate by 25 basis points on Thursday in a widely expected move to boost the economy just a week before voting begins in an election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a second term or not.
A top Indian minister said on Saturday the government would not share proof that “a very large number” of militants were killed in air strikes inside Pakistan this week after doubts were raised there were any casualties in the attack that stoked tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a "strong response" one day after at least 42 troops were killed in Kashmir, with New Delhi calling for "the complete isolation of Pakistan" for harbouring the armed group behind the devastating attack.
India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb supplies from overseas and build up the domestic industry.
India is all set to criminalise triple talaq, a practice of instant divorce common among the country’s minority Muslims, with a three-year jail term.
Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.
The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.
Inter Milan have reportedly pinpointed Ruben Neves as a potential target ahead of the January transfer window.
The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited, an upstream subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, on Friday reported a fire incident which occurred at its Oil Mining Lease 20 at Egbema-West, Imo State.
Matthijs de Ligt has admitted that the sense of invincibility that he enjoyed at Ajax has disappeared since he moved to Juventus in the summer.
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 52-year-old herdsman, Mohammed Abubakar, at a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing 15 cows valued at N800,000.
The police in Katsina State on Monday arrested a seventy-eight-year-old cleric, Mallam Bello Maialmajri, and owner of a spiritual rehabilitation centre in Daura where inmates were kept and subjected to inhuman conditions.