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India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

Ten Nigerians escape from India jail

Ten yet-to-be identified Nigerians detained in a prison in Noida, Uttar Pradesh in India have escaped from jail.
Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said.

Severe weather kills six foreigners, injured over 100 in Greece

Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said.

Kidnapped Chinese citizens regain freedom

Two Chinese citizens who were kidnapped on Wednesday in Ebonyi state have regained their freedom.
Security forces inspect St. Anthony's Shrine. Three of the explosions took place in Catholic churches, while three others were reported in the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La hotels. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

Sri Lanka attacks death toll hits 290, British victims identified

The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday to 290 — including dozens of foreigners — some of whom have been identified by British newspapers.
The Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby J. Moroe, issued a statement assuring of foreigners safety in the Rainbow Nation.

South African envoy to Nigeria assures foreigners of safety

In the aftermath of the recent attacks against foreign nationals in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Limpopo Provinces of South Africa, the Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby J. Moroe, issued a statement assuring of foreigners safety in the Rainbow Nation.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC chief laments alleged conversion of banks to fraud, money laundering institutions

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has lamented that banks are allegedly being converted into fraud and money laundering institutions in the nation.
A person shows a scar on his neck as he takes refuge outside a local park near the Sydenham Police Station soon after foreign nationals were displaced during xenophobic attacks in Durban on March 27, 2019 following violence against immigrants and other foreigners. PHOTO | RAJESH JANTILAL | AFP

South Africa government condemns xenophobic attacks

The South African government has condemned attacks against immigrants after a spate of assaults this week that raised fears of a resurgence of deadly xenophobic attacks.

Foreign athletes embrace Lagos media marathon

The first edition of the Lagos Media Marathon is already taking a global. outlook as foreign nationals from at least seven countries have already entered for the race.
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Election: Vote and go to jail – NIS tells foreigners

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has reiterated its warning to foreign nationals to keep off voting areas during elections or face prosecution, deportation.
Kilifi is a coastal region in the southeast of Kenya. File pic

Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya

Gunmen have kidnapped a volunteer and injured five other people during an attack in southeast Kenya.
Emmanuel Mwamba

Man stabbed, stoned to death in South Africa

The Zambian national was stabbed with a knife before being stoned to death by a group of about 30 enraged taxi and minibus drivers in the South African town of Klerksdopr, northwest of the country.
Gauteng police spokesperson Lt Col Lungelo Dlamini

Police: Three killed in Soweto violence

The Police on Thursday said three people were killed during looting in Johannesburg’s sprawling Soweto township.

US: 21,476 Nigerians overstayed visas in 2017

No fewer than 21,476 Nigerians have overstayed their visas to the United States within the last one year, according to a report on Thursday.

US governor resigns amid sex scandal, finance probe

Missouri Governor, Eric Greitens — once a rising Republican political star — resigned Tuesday amid expanding investigations of a sex scandal and potential violations of campaign finance laws.

NCAN partners NSCDC to tackle foreigners’ encroachment at farm gates

National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), has entered into partnership with Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to tackle foreigners’ encroachment at farm gates across the country.

South Africa launches raids on illegal immigrants

South African law enforcement agencies have successfully conducted raids on illegal immigrants in Cape Town, rounding up a total of 25 suspects, authorities said on Thursday.

Amnesty International urges federal government to issue moratorium against executions

Amnesty International has called on the federal government to issue a legally binding official moratorium against executions as a first step towards the abolition of the death penalty in the country.

Mozambique deports 4,000 foreign nationals

Mozambique authorities deported at least 4,000 foreign nationals in a crackdown against illegal migration in 2017 alone, officials said.

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Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
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ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
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Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
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Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

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Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.