Why malaria is still a big problem
Every year, malaria kills more than 400,000 people all over the world, most of them children, a World Health Organisation estimate shows. Although there’s been significant progress against the disease in the past few decades — death rates have fallen nearly in half — but there’s a long way to go. That is one of…
India warned Sri Lanka after detaining IS suspects
India warned Sri Lanka of possible suicide bombings weeks before the Easter attacks, based on "threatening" Islamic State-influenced material seized from suspects in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, a source with knowledge of the investigation told AFP Thursday.
India cancels poll in southern area over 'vote buying'
Indian election authorities have cancelled voting in a southern region of the country after seizing more than 110 million rupees ($1.5 million) they believe was meant to influence the outcome, officials said Wednesday.
India, Britain mark colonial massacre centenary
Britain's high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday on the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of colonial rule for which London is still to apologise.
NTF/ITF World Tour M25 to emulate Egypt’s 40 tournaments yearly record
The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) organised International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tour M25 events, which include the Tombim Abuja Open, Dayak Championship and DSL Open, will serve off today with Tombim Open at the Tennis Complex of Abuja National Stadium. This series, according to NTF President, Dayo Akindoju aims to catch up with Egypt that…
India earn top FIFA seat, eye 2026 World Cup
India set their sights on qualifying for the 2026 World Cup as Praful Patel became their first representative on the powerful FIFA Council on Saturday. Patel, one of six Asian delegates elected to the Council at the Asian Football Confederation Congress, said the World Cup was the next big step for India after making great…
‘Why more Nigerians may die of diet-related diseases’
Nigeria ranks 42nd out of 195 countries with the highest rate of diet-related deaths, with low intake of whole grains being the leading dietary risk factor for mortality and disease in Nigeria, United States (US), India, Brazil, Pakistan, Russia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, and Turkey.
Nigeria shops for $40billion to connect major cities by railways
The Nigerian Government has commenced negotiations with China, Russia for $40billion credit facilities to connect major cities by railway. The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi while inspecting the ongoing railway construction of the Lagos-Ibadan railway said government is sourcing funds from China Exim Bank, India and Russia, adding that not so many countries are willing…
RMBN reaffirms commitment to India-Africa trade
Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria (RMBN) has restated commitment to the development of trade between India and Africa, thereby extending its services to about 50,000 Indian businesses in the country, in particular. This is coming as the bank expanded its operations to India, explaining that the move was aimed at enabling it diversify into different markets…
Nigeria, India explore new investment areas to improve $12b yearly ties
Nigeria and India are working on ways to enhance the $12 billion yearly bilateral trade between both countries in a way that would focus on investment. Receiving the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shri Abhav Thakur, in his office, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah in a statement, lauded the relationship between…