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Ohaneze SA march against Fulani KillingsYesterday 9th May 2016, the entire Igbo community in South Africa under the auspices of Ohaneze Ndigbo South Africa held two successful marches. One to the Johannesburg offices of Amnesty International

Department of Education Recorgnises IgboThe recent decision by the Gauteng Department of Education to have all registrations into schools in the province done online was received with mixed feelings by many parents.

oscarp01Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's plea for parole is postponed yet again. The South African sprinter, charge with five-years imprisonment for the murder of model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, may remain in jail for another month or so due to the delay.

Nigerians protesting gross corruption in GovernmentMr Nimram Longbap-Longs, the President of Arewa, a socio-cultural Nigerian group in South Africa, on Thursday urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against corruption.

Longbap-Longs told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bloemfotein, South Africa, that the fight against corruption should not be left to the president alone.

Medics at an Ebola quarantine site Photo: EPA/AHMED JALLANZOABUJA - Ten people have been quarantined after coming into contact with a patient with Ebola-like symptoms in the southern Nigerian city of Calabar, officials said on Thursday, a year after the country was declared free of the deadly disease.

Malusi GigabaHome Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on thirdsay asked foreign students studying in South Africa to stay on after graduation.

“We want to make it easy and straightforward for those students who are interested in staying in South Africa after graduating to do so. We are developing proposals in this regard which we will announce soon‚” he said in a prepared speech to an International Students Dialogue on International Migration in Johannesburg on the date.

Nigeria's ex-Oil Minister- Diezani Allison-MaduekeIndications emerged yesterday that former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke, and four other people arrested by the National Crime Agency (NCA) in the United Kingdom yesterday will be tried in London.

Late reports from London yesterday said Allison-Madueke and the four other suspects were released on bail pending their arraignment in a London court on Monday on allegations of bribery, corruption and money laundering.

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at a raidOperatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have arrested a Nigerian grocer based in Pretoria, South Africa with 3.920kg of substances found to be methamphetamine.

The site of a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomb attack at a market in Maiduguri in June. Photograph: Jossy Ola/APTwo bomb blasts ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Friday, including one target hit twice before by Boko Haram, after separate strikes in the northeast that killed at least 21.

Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) warned of casualties from the simultaneous explosions in Kuje and Nyanya and likened the explosives used to those in areas worst-hit by the six-year insurgency.

A female Nigerian school child holding a Nigerian flag during her school march past to commemorate Nigeria at 55“October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness.

Thursday, 01 October 2015 05:53

My Government is not after anyone –Buhari

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President Muhammadu BuhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari in his Independence broadcast on today assured Nigerians that his government was not persecuting anybody but said all must be ready to account for their deeds.

Victims of the multiple blasts blamed on Boko Haram, lie on mattresses at the State Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri, on September 21, 2015. Boko Haram carried out its deadliest attacks on the key northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power, killing scores in a series of coordinated bomb blasts. Locals in Maiduguri said at least 85 people were killed in a series of bombings blamed on Boko Haram, disputing a lower figure of 54 given by police. AFP PHOTOBoko Haram carried out its deadliest attacks on the key northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power, killing scores in a series of coordinated bomb blasts.

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