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Tag Archives: South Africa

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa, others sign peace accord

Representatives of Nigeria, South Africa and other citizens and groups in other parts of Africa yesterday signed a peace accord to begin a process leading to a non-violent means of settling differences and discouraging xenophobia in South Africa. The peace deal, which was initiated by Nigerians In Diaspora Integration Agency (NIDIA), was signed in Abuja with […]

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Nigeria may evacuate citizens from South Africa this week

Nigeria will begin evacuation of its citizens from South Africa this week over xenophobic attacks on immigrants from other African countries… Nigerians who are interested in returning to their country have been told to contact the Nigerian High Commission in South Africa. The tribal Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, was alleged to have said foreigners should […]

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How Nigeria, South Africa moved to swap Synagogue collapse victims’ bodies for arms

While Nigerians wait for closure on the $15 million arms money seized by South African prosecutors, authorities in the two countries appear to have agreed on an unholy barter to exchange bodies of South Africans who died in the Synagogue Church collapse in Nigeria, for South African-made arms needed by Nigeria to fight Boko Haram, […]

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The reason why we loss to South Africa – Keshi opens up

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi believes his players only have themselves to blame after failing to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles will not be present to defend their continental crown at next year’s Equatorial Guinea showpiece after Wednesday’s 2-2 draw against South Africa proved insufficient in terms of qualification from […]

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South Africa returns seized money to Nigeria

The South African Ambassador to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, said in a news conference on Friday that the $15m earlier seized from some Nigerians by the South African Government had been released to Nigeria. The South African Government had, on September 5, 2014, seized $9.3m cash belonging to Nigeria and a month later seized another $5.7m, […]

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Lyfe Martinez Drops New Single “check My Lingo” Ft. Terry G

International Artist, Lyfe Martinez is back with another smash Afrobeat track entitled “Check My Lingo” featuring the talented Terry G. The talented Lyfe Martinez is a Executive Producer, songwriter, singer/rapper  based in Birmingham – United Kingdom. He draws his inspiration from his fellow  African artists such as Fuse ODG, Akon, Wizkid, Burna Boy, P Square, and many […]

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REVEALED: Why Jonathan Didn’t Speak At Mandela’s Service – Presidency

The Presidency last night rose in defence of President Goodluck Jonathan for not speaking at the memorial service in honour of the former South African leader, Nelson Mandela in South Africa. The President had come under serious condemnation by critics in the social media, who wondered why he went to Johannesburg in the first place […]

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AFROBEAT LEGEND FEMI KUTI NOMINATED FOR GRAMMYS FOR THE 4TH TIME

    Aniema Akpabio The king of afrobeat Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti the eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti popularly known as Femi Kuti has been nominated for the prestigious Grammy Awards for the 4th time. His 2013 album ‘No Place For My Dream’ was nominated for the 2014 Grammy Awards in the ‘‘Best […]

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African Achievers Honoured At Africa Italy Excellence Awards

Mr. Nana Amoah, winner of the Best African Photographer Award and Mr. Daniel Adomako, winner of the Best African New Music/Video of The Year Award Daniel Adomako, the winner of Italia’s Got Talent 2013, Dr. Taiye Selasi, a critically acclaimed author of “Ghana Must Go”, and Idris Sanneh, a famous sports journalist are some of […]

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Director Dickson Iroegbu pays tribute to Nelson Mandela says “he went away for ever like in the movies”

  Tributes flow in from across the globe as South Africa and the rest of the world mourns the loss of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, Nollywood Director Dickson Iroegbu also pays tribute… Read below: As a filmmaker, for me, the death of Sir Nelson Mandela is an Era that can be captured in an Epic […]

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Kenneth Okonkwo, Eeefy Ify Ike, Obi Emelonye, pay tributes to Nelson Mandela

The man who led the fight to end the system of apartheid here and then went on to lead the country itself died at the age of 95 years, Thursday, 5th December, Tributes flow in from across the globe as South Africa and the rest of the world mourns the loss of anti-apartheid hero Nelson […]

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“It Was An Honor To Sit Alongside Nelson Mandela” William H. Cosby, Jr (Bill Cosby) says

The world mourns the legend, Nelson Mandela, Africa’s greatest warrior, the best leader the world ever produced. He was indeed the phenomenal symbol of peace and dignity, an inspiration that displayed the splendor of The Lord. No wonder Bill Cosby took to Facebook to  pay tribute,  read below: “We are and will be eternally grateful […]

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Infuriate: How Nigerians Are Being Discriminated in South African Prisons

The House of Representatives has come out to condemn the ill-treatment and discrimination against Nigerians living in South Africa, stressing that over 409 convicts were currently serving jail terms there. Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewam, the Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora, disclosed this in a statement issued after the committee’s visit to two prisons in […]

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Ini Edo, Judges crowned Precious Okeke Miss Black Africa UK 2013 (photos)

A Nigerian beauty Precious Okeke  was crowned the new Miss Black Africa UK 2013. The Grand Final took place on the 5th of October 2013, at Royal Regency Hall London. The 21-year-old Nigerian model stated that her mandate is to work towards eradicating child labour and poverty. She was crowned by her predecessor, Samaia Tchapesseka from […]

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Nigerian Musician NG Onyeukwu is making waves with his new Video ‘Friday Nite’

Nigerian artist NG Onyeukwu who took home multiple awards at the Global African Music Awards (GAMA Award), Malaysia last year, is fast becoming Nigeria’s Best. NG Onyeukwu recently released the video of his waves making single ‘Friday Nite’. The new video according to his manager Don Zubi Entertainment was shot in Cape Town South Africa. Here is ‘Friday […]

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