Nigerian Students Trash Moscow Embassy After Aid Dispute

The Moscow Times
Tuesday 1st October, 2013

Sixteen students from Nigeria studying in Moscow have been arrested for thrashing a conference hall in their country’s embassy in the Russian capital after an apparent dispute over financial aid issues, a Moscow police source said Tuesday. According to the source, police received a fax message late Monday from the Nigerian embassy asking for assistance in dealing with a crowd of enraged students who refused to leave the embassy building after a discussion on financial issues. The students are said to have destroyed the furniture in the conference hall and threatened further destruction in oth…

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