Nigeria

16 Nigerian Students Detained in Moscow

Accused of smashing furniture in their embassy because of unpaid grants

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Moscow police have detained 16 Nigerian students accused of smashing furniture inside their country's embassy, reportedly in anger over unpaid grants.

The 16 suspects were removed from the embassy building at the request of Nigerian staff, Russia's interior ministry told local media.

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