Did India expect Nigerians to behave in any other way? They are as "peaceful" in their own country as they are in the countries that let them in.
Indians will be hit if Nigerians are targeted: Diplomat. A Nigerian consular official warned Monday that thousands of Indians in his country will be "thrown out on the streets" if police doesn't stop evicting Nigerians from their rented homes in Goa.
Speaking to IANS after meeting members of the Nigerian community in Goa, bureaucrats and police officials over the last two days, consular attache Jacob Nwadadia said the Goa government had until 9 p.m. Monday to stop the illegal eviction process.
"There are only 50,000 Nigerians living in India but there are over one million Indians living in Nigeria. Thousands of Indians living there will be thrown out on the streets if forcible eviction of Nigerians in Goa does not stop," Jacob said.
The official said Nigeria was five hours behind Indian Standard Time and that there would be time for the Nigerian government to order action against Indians living there.
The Goa government has ordered a crackdown on all foreigners living in this tourism hub after a bitter clash between a mob of over 200 Nigerians on one side and police and locals on the other.
The Nigerians, who were protesting the murder of one of their compatriots, had blocked National Highway 17 for several hours, demanding the presence of Nigerian consular officials for the autopsy proceedings.
During the clashes, the Nigerians not only smashed a police hearse van, but also dumped the corpse in the middle of the road, blocking all traffic. They later snatched lathis from the intimidated policemen who were mute spectators and began to threaten the locals as well as the policemen themselves for a couple of hours......
Nigerians misuse educational schemes: Goan MP Shantaram Naik Amid a row between Goa government and Nigerians, Goa MP Shantaram Naik today claimed that Nigerians misuse educational schemes, violate Foreign Exchange Management Act and indulge in drug trade in the state.
"Nigerians misuse education schemes, violate Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), indulge in drug trade and yet try to boss over Goans which no civilised society would tolerate," Naik said in a statement released here, commenting on the current row between Nigeria and the Goa government.
Naik said all foreign nationals irrespective of their nationalities, overstaying in Goa, should be deported by following due legal process.....