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  • How Africa risks reeling from a health crisis to a food crisis Apr 24, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    How Africa risks reeling from a health crisis to a food crisis

    Although food truck drivers are meant to be exempt from lockdown restrictions, many are afraid for their own safety, or fear they will be fined or arrested by overzealous police.

  • U.S. indicts Nigerian airline CEO on bank fraud and money laundering charges Nov 23, 2019 07:54 PM IST

    U.S. indicts Nigerian airline CEO on bank fraud and money laundering charges

    Allen Onyema was accused of transferring the money from Nigeria through U.S. bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes

  • Why Sheikh Zakzaky’s abrupt dash from India signals worsening Indo-Iran ties Aug 18, 2019 05:32 PM IST

    Why Sheikh Zakzaky’s abrupt dash from India signals worsening Indo-Iran ties

    The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) founder landed in New Delhi on August 14 for medical treatment but rushed back to Abuja in Nigeria on August 16

  • India to loan Nigeria $100 million to boost rural internet penetration Jul 16, 2019 03:10 PM IST

    India to loan Nigeria $100 million to boost rural internet penetration

    At least 1,000 solar-based phone locations will be built within a year once the deal is inked

  • Muhammadu Buhari declared Nigerian President after bumpy vote Feb 27, 2019 11:44 AM IST

    Muhammadu Buhari declared Nigerian President after bumpy vote

    The election, once described as too close to call, suffered from a surprise week long postponement and significant delays in the opening of polling stations.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Messi scores as Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 Jun 27, 2018 02:26 AM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2018: Messi scores as Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1

    Messi scored as Argentina went through to the knockout stages of FIFA World Cup 2018 after defeating Nigeria 2-1 in their final Group D match.

  • NGA vs ARG FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 to go through to knockout stages Jun 27, 2018 01:35 AM IST

    NGA vs ARG FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 to go through to knockout stages

    Catch all the highlights from the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group D match between Nigeria and Argentina from the New Zenit Stadium, St. Petersburg.

  • Boko Haram raid kills five in Nigeria: Report Jun 23, 2018 03:38 PM IST

    Boko Haram raid kills five in Nigeria: Report

    The blast was followed by indiscriminate gunfire from Boko Haram jihadists lurking in the dark, said Mustapha Muhammad, a civilian militia leader in the area.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria bounce back at World Cup to beat Iceland 2-0 Jun 22, 2018 10:54 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria bounce back at World Cup to beat Iceland 2-0

    The result left Nigeria, Iceland and struggling Argentina, still in the hunt to go through from Group D along with already-qualified Croatia.

  • NGA vs ISL FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Nigeria beat Iceland to stay alive in the tournament Jun 22, 2018 10:10 PM IST

    NGA vs ISL FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Nigeria beat Iceland to stay alive in the tournament

    Catch all the highlights from the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group D clash between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena.

  • Man buries father in brand new Rs 60 lakh worth BMW car Jun 13, 2018 04:59 PM IST

    Man buries father in brand new Rs 60 lakh worth BMW car

    Amidst all these reactions, there are many who believe that the depicting the act is from a Nollywood (Nigerian film industry) movie.

  • Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing ship: MEA Feb 04, 2018 01:49 PM IST

    Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing ship: MEA

    The India mission in Nigeria was in touch with the authorities concerned and the situation was being constantly monitored, the MEA said.

  • Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria's Rivers State Jan 02, 2018 09:36 AM IST

    Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria's Rivers State

    14 churchgoers were shot dead and 12 sustained injuries after gunmen attacked them in Rivers State region of Nigeria.

  • Explore import of commodities like wheat: India to Nigeria Dec 12, 2017 02:32 PM IST

    Explore import of commodities like wheat: India to Nigeria

    In a meeting with Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Audu Ogbeh, Singh also called on the African country to take advantage of the line of credit extended to it and training programmes for agriculture and the allied sector.

  • Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive Nov 23, 2017 10:50 AM IST

    Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive

    The U.S. social media company said the centre would host an "incubator programme" to help develop technology start-ups, while it will also train 50,000 Nigerians in digital skills.

  • MTN pays $98 million part of Nigerian fine: Officials Apr 01, 2017 12:01 PM IST

    MTN pays $98 million part of Nigerian fine: Officials

    "MTN has paid 30 billion naira (USD 98 million, 92 million euros) as part of the fine," Tony Ojobo, spokesman for Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) told AFP.

  • Outside OPEC cuts, Libya and Nigeria still on slow oil recovery path Mar 14, 2017 01:27 PM IST

    Outside OPEC cuts, Libya and Nigeria still on slow oil recovery path

    An oil price rally has already stumbled since the deal, but Nigeria and Libya are not to blame. Output from both nations has slipped since December and violence in the two African states makes their ambitions to hike production look optimistic.

  • Asian Oilfield hits 1-year high on $95 mn O&M services contract Feb 23, 2017 11:26 AM IST

    Asian Oilfield hits 1-year high on $95 mn O&M services contract

    The company's wholly owned subsidiary Asian Oilfield & Energy Services DMCC, Dubai has signed a contract for providing operations and maintenance services (O&M) for an offshore production unit operating at EBOK field offshore Nigeria

  • India's response to attacks on Africans 'comprehensive':Ansari Feb 20, 2017 07:42 AM IST

    India's response to attacks on Africans 'comprehensive':Ansari

    The assaults on African nationals in India last year were "sporadic" in nature, Vice President Hamid Ansari today said, underlining that the issue was raised at diplomatic level by some of the respective countries but India's response was "comprehensive".

  • Asian Oilfield arm gets contract worth USD 57 mn; shares up 11% Dec 27, 2016 01:58 PM IST

    Asian Oilfield arm gets contract worth USD 57 mn; shares up 11%

    The company's wholly owned subsidiary Asian Oilfield & Energy Services DMCC, Dubai has received Letter of Intent (LOI) for a contract of approximately USD 57 million.

  • Why pharma stocks lost their safe haven appeal this year Dec 21, 2016 01:41 PM IST

    Why pharma stocks lost their safe haven appeal this year

    Pharmaceutical stocks have traditionally been considered defensive safe havens because demand for medicines doesn‘t depend on the economic cycle

  • Libya, Nigeria output increase is a risk, says Natixis Dec 16, 2016 05:23 PM IST

    Libya, Nigeria output increase is a risk, says Natixis

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Abhishek Deshpande, Oil Market Analyst at Natixis shared his reading and outlook on crude oil.

  • OPEC to debate oil output cut next week but Iraq, Iran hesitate Nov 22, 2016 09:37 PM IST

    OPEC to debate oil output cut next week but Iraq, Iran hesitate

    Three OPEC sources told Reuters a gathering of experts from the oil producer group in Vienna had decided on Tuesday to recommend that a ministerial meeting on Nov. 30 debate a proposal from member Algeria to reduce output by that amount.

  • OPEC experts' meeting makes progress on output talks Nov 22, 2016 07:52 AM IST

    OPEC experts' meeting makes progress on output talks

    The second meeting of the High-Level Committee began at 0930 GMT. The committee is a technical body comprised mainly of OPEC governors and national representatives - officials who report to their respective ministers.

  • African Development Bank okays $600 million loan for Nigeria Nov 04, 2016 09:36 AM IST

    African Development Bank okays $600 million loan for Nigeria

    The USD 600 million loan was the "first tranche of a USD 1 billion budget support loan" to help the West African country overcome a recession, the AfDB said in a press release.

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