There is evidence that pro-Biafran separatists in Nigeria are targeted by police, Amnesty International told IBTimes UK, one day after dozens of people belonging to groups advocating for a separate state were arrested.
Johannesburg (AFP) - The United States embassy in South Africa on Tuesday issued a rare "terrorist threat" warning to US interests in the country, and advised its citizens to be on heightened alert against attack.
An Enugu-based activist, Ifeanyichukwu Okonkwo has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Umuahia, Abia state challenging the constitutionality of the appointment of Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Helen Mukoro, a Nigerian born Spanish lawyer has emerged the presidential candidate of an opposition party for the forthcoming election in Spain.
She set a new record as the first woman and an immigrant to emerge presidential flag bearer of a political party. She will be running on the platform of Union De Todos, a party she founded earlier this year.
The US.National Football League has in recent years faced escalating scrutiny about the tremendous risks of hard-hitting, recurring head injuries. Now the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith, is going to tell the true tale of the tenacious Dr. Bennet Omalu,
A big congratulations to Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson, who is a new 100m breaststroke champion. Atkinson completed the race in 1 minute and 2.36 seconds at the Fina World Swimming championships in Doha at the weekend, equalling the record set by Lithuanian swimmer Rūta Meilutytė.
One of African football's best-known figures, Stephen Keshi, has died at the age of 54, the Nigeria Football Association has said.
A former captain of the Nigeria national team, Keshi was one of only two men to win the Africa Cup of Nations both as a player and a coach.
8 Jun, 16
Posted in News
Yesterday 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
10 May, 16
Nigeria holds off
Posted in Business
Nigeria will hold off new talks with South Africa's MTN over a $3.9 billion fine for missing a deadline to disconnect unregistered SIM card users until Parliament concludes a probe, its communications minister said on Wednesday.
21 Apr, 16
Igbo Language of N
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The 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.
21 Apr, 16
Posted in Announcements
It is we heavy heart that we announce to the general public the demise of HH Frank Maduabuchi Ifeanyichukwu - Onyendu Ndigbo South Africa (Traditional Leader of Igbos in South Africa) after a protracted illness.