Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Angry Nigerian students detained in Russia

Angry Nigerian students 'trash' its embassy in Moscow over grants. Moscow police arrested and detained 16 Nigerian students accused of smashing and destroying furnitures in the embassy.
Angry Nigerian students detained in Russia

“The incident occurred on Monday evening at the Nigerian Embassy in Mamonovsky Bystreet, where a group of Nigerian students had broken the furniture at the conference hall during the inquiry of why scholarships are not paid to them. The police detained 16 people,” the press service said.

All of them are enrolled at colleges of higher education in Russia, it added.

Other African students in Russia have protested in the past over their home countries' failure to pay their grants.

The 16 students arrested in Moscow face administrative charges


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