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Tiwa Savage cancels trip to South Africa after Xenophobic attacks

Singer Tiwa Savage has cancelled a trip to South Africa over attacks on Nigerians and some other foreigners. " I refuse to watch the barbaric butchering of my people in SA. This is SICK. For this reason I will NOT...

Xenophobia: Attacks on Nigerians reckless, unfortunate- Osinbajo

Recalls Nigeria's role in pulling down apartheid  The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has described the continuous xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa as reckless and unfortunate. Speaking to reporters in Kano, while answering questions on...

Xenophobia: Nigeria High Commission In South Africa compiles list of victims

As South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria denies attacks   The Nigeria High Commission in South Africa, has responded to the recent attacks on foreigners, mainly Nigerians and their businesses by South Africans. The High Commissioner, Ambassador Kabiru Bala, urged all...

Ramaphosa meets Buhari, condemns killings of Nigerians in South Africa

The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has condemned the continuous xenophobic attack on Nigerians living in South Africa, noting that the trend had necessitated the call for a meeting of the leaders of both countries on how to...

Buhari, Ramaphosa to meet over Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to meet with South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa over the continuous xenophobic attack on Nigerians living in South Africa. The Nigerian and South African presidents will also discuss bilateral issues that will strengthen the relationship...

Africa Nations Cup : Nigeria overwhelm South Africa to reach last four

South Africa’s Bafana Bafana suffered Africa Cup of Nations heartbreak as they slipped to a last-gasp defeat against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the last eight on Wednesday night. Samuel Chukwueze broke the deadlock in the 27th minute but...

The Party Is Over for Jacob Zuma

After nine years in power, Jacob Zuma announced Wednesday he was immediately resigning from the office of president of South Africa. He outlasted scandal after scandal, but could not survive overt rejection by his party. The new leader of...

18 killed, 260 injured in South Africa train crash

A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 18 people and injuring about 260 others, authorities said. Officials said the truck driver allegedly tried to cross...

Presidency reacts to killing of Kingsley Ikeri by police in South Africa

The death of Kingsley Ikeri, the 27 year-old business man and Nigerian citizen who was  killed last week by South African police, was strongly condemned by the Presidency in a press statement by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the...

Envoy hails cordial relations with South Africa

Amb. Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, has called on South African entrepreneurs to leverage on the non-oil sectors of the Nigerian economy for investment. Adama said in Johannesburg that the Federal Government was focusing on the non-oil...
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Africa has world’s highest burden of diseases, say experts

    …foreign drugs may not work for Africans   …clinical trials needed to develop current and future innovative inventions for prevention and...
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Royal father confirms he was viciously assaulted by ‘nuisance’ Oluwo of Iwo

  The Agbowu of Ogbagbaa, Oba Sikirulahi Akinropo, has confirmed that he was viciously attacked inside the office of the AIG, Bashir Makama, by Oluwo of...

Clinical research in Nigeria: Experts decry dearth of infrastructure, data, funding

  The Director, Project Management and Business Development (Africa), Clinique Research Development Ltd, Ms Mutiah Ipaye-Macaulay, says Nigeria still lag behind in clinical research globally...

Army Corporal ln Trouble For Brutalizing Abuja Disco Female Staff Over Disconnection 

   ....unions threaten service withdrawal over assault, others An Army Corporal, Ibrahim Auta NA07NA2672 of the 266, Light Battalion, Abuja has reportedly pounced on a female...

SERAP gives FG 7 days to disclose spending of recovered Abacha loot since 1999

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our...