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24 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory. A statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Thursday, quoted President Buhari as describing India as Nigeria’s largest trade partner and expressed appreciation over the…
10 Mar 2019
India is set to announce Sunday the dates for a national election that will see hundreds of millions of voters cast their ballots in the biggest democratic exercise on Earth. The Election Commission has called a press conference for later Sunday where the timeline for India's mammoth multi-week polls will be unveiled, a senior government…
5 Jan 2019
Twin arson and bomb attacks rocked southern India Saturday, continuing a violent backlash that followed the entry of two women into a Hindu temple that forbids female devotees. The Sabarimala temple in Kerala state has been at the centre of a prolonged showdown between religious hardliners and authorities since September, when India's top court overturned…
6 Sep 2018
A UK-based Nigerian, Marianne Olaleye, has been shortlisted among the top 100 photographers in the prestigious Portrait of Britain photography contest and will have her works featured in the first Portrait of Britain book, featuring 200 shortlisted images. Launched in 2016 by the British Journal of Photography (BJP), the Portrait of Britain is an annual…
21 Oct 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party came under fire on Saturday for demanding cuts to an Indian film, claiming it showcased "anti-Modi hatred".


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The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has issued a stern warning to those polluting the environment to stop immediately or face the wrath of the law.
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The United States on Monday condemned a deadly clash between authorities in Kosovo and gunmen near the Serbian border which left one officer dead.
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Sixteen kidnapped victims, comprising 13 students of the Federal University of Gusau, Zamfara and three construction workers, have regained their freedom so far.
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The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) has confirmed that it shut down the operations of no fewer than five 'illegal' courier and logistics companies in Edo State over the weekend.
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The Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria, through the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani has advocated for a free and secure internet across Africa.