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2638 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

2,638 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday said it had received another batch of 121 stranded Nigerians from Libya, making a total of 2,638 Nigerians repatriated since February. The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Mr Suleiman Yakubu, received the new [...]

September 7, 2017 Africa
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya’s Presidential Election 1st Annulment Shockwave in Nigeria

We all have to be vigilant and watch carefully, and do what we can so we don’t have a similar situation, says Onyeama For the first time in Africa, a Presidential election has been annulled in Kenya for not complying [...]

September 2, 2017 Africa
Court orders new Kenyan presidential election

Court orders new Kenyan presidential election – 1st In Africa

Kenya's Supreme Court has declared the results of last month's presidential election invalid, and ordered it to be re-run. Reacting to the ruling, opposition leader Raila Odinga said members of the electoral commission had committed a monstrous crime against the [...]

September 1, 2017 Africa
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REVEALED: Ethiopian Airlines Says It’s Bidding for FAILED Arik Air

Africa’s leading airline, Ethiopian Airlines, has said that it has submitted a formal offer to take charge of troubled local carrier Arik Air, which accounts for more than half of Nigeria’s air passenger traffic, the CNN has reported. “We have [...]

September 1, 2017 Africa
Cynthia Muge

Kenyan Youth are Winning Elections, the Ones In Nigeria Are Daydreaming, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

If Nigerian youth do not get off the social media and properly set about the process of connecting with the grassroots, the ‘not too young to run’ bill will yield not-too-young-to-lose and still-to-young-to-win results. It would be fantastic for the [...]

August 15, 2017 Africa
Kenyatta Widens lead, Odinga trails

Kenyatta Widens lead, Odinga trails

With 85 per cent of ballots counted in the Kenya presidential election held Tuesday, incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta has widened his lead over his main challenger,Raila Odinga. Kenyatta now has 7092508 votes, ahead of Odinga with 5721889 votes. With the tally [...]

August 9, 2017 Africa
Kenyans nervous on eve of poll

Kenyans nervous on eve of poll

On the eve of Kenya’s general election, President Uhuru Kenyatta in a broadcast urges Kenyans to be peaceful and also to come out in large numbers to exercise their franchise. His appeal comes against the backdrop of nervousness already demonstrated [...]

August 8, 2017 Africa
Olusegun Obasanjo

Africa is rich but poorly managed, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday described Africa as a rich continent but poorly managed. Obasanjo, who spoke at the launch of a book titled ‘Making Africa Work’ held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos said there was urgent need [...]

August 3, 2017 Africa
Mr. Robert Mugabe

Mugabe is sick, jets to Singapore for treatment

Mr. Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old President of Zimbabwe is sick and has gone to Singapore for treatment or what local media say is “routine medical check-up”. “President Mugabe on Friday left the country for Singapore for a routine medical check-up,” [...]

July 10, 2017 Africa
Ethiopia unsettles Nigerians in transit over currency declaration

Ethiopia unsettles Nigerians in transit over currency declaration

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Bankole Adeoye, has advised Nigerians travelling to that country to adhere to its currency declaration law in order to avoid sanctions. Adeoye, who is also Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU), gave the [...]

July 10, 2017 Africa
S/African Envoy Wants More Nigerian Investments

S/African Envoy Wants More Nigerian Investments

The Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Amb. Martin Cobham, has called for more Nigerian investments in that country, to enhance the balance of trade between the two countries. Cobham told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Pretoria on [...]

July 3, 2017 Africa
Armed Robbers Attacks Johannesburg Airport

Armed Robbers Attacks Johannesburg Airport

One armed robber has been killed in a shootout and another arrested following an attack on O.R. Tambo International Airport in South Africa. Reports say the incident occurred Saturday at a highway ramp after robbers allegedly fled from the airport’s [...]

July 2, 2017 Africa
Criminal Africans Carry Nigeria Passports Says Ambassador

Criminal Africans Carry Nigeria Passports Says Ambassador

Africans Carry Nigeria Passports: Nigerian non-career ambassadorial nominee, Commodore Yusuf Hinna (rtd.), has alleged that Ghanaians and citizens of other African countries obtained Nigeria passport to commit criminal activities. The nominee stated this while responding to questions at his screening [...]

May 17, 2017 Africa
two Nigerians were shot dead in Western Cape Province

2 Nigerians Shot Dead In South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Wednesday that two Nigerians were shot dead in Western Cape Province of that country. Mr Mike Ibitoye, the Chairman of the Union`s chapter in the province, told the News Agency of Nigeria [...]

May 11, 2017 Africa
Goats Acceptable For School Fees In Zimbabwe

Goats Acceptable For School Fees In Zimbabwe

Goats Acceptable For School Fees In Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean farmers who cannot afford to pay their children’s school fees will be able to offer goats as collateral for loans instead of paying directly in cash if a draft law is [...]

April 20, 2017 Africa
Woman Gives Birth To Puppies

Woman Gives Birth To Puppies In Western Cape After Sleeping With Their Family Dog

Woman Gives Birth To Puppies – A 24-year-old female tourist from Germany has reportedly given birth to a litter of German Shepherd puppies in Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province after being hospitalized with severe stomach pains. Doctors at a Western Cape [...]

April 18, 2017 Africa
Tribal marks

Tribal Marks: A Receding Identity Culture

Our tribal marks which distinguishing facial or bodily marks Nigerians of different cultures inflicted on their peoples, are now being relegated as archaic. Only few believe they should be retained for preservation of culture and tradition, while many push for [...]

April 8, 2017 Africa

Migingo: The Most Densely Populated Island in the World

Migingo, a tiny rock island on Lake Victoria, in Kenya, measures just 0.49 acres, but is officially home to 131 residents – although some sources put the population at around 1,000 – making it the most densely populated island in the [...]

March 27, 2017 Africa
Customs Control officials in South Africa have intercepted three containers from Nigeria

South Africa Confiscate 3 Containers Carrying ‘Action Bitters’ And Other Goods From Nigeria

The Port Elizabeth Border Police and the Customs Control officials in South Africa have intercepted three containers from Nigeria. The Customs officials noted irregularities on many items that were in the containers when they examined the goods. According to a [...]

March 26, 2017 Africa
China Market Scandal: China Sells Human Flesh As Beef

China Market Scandal: China Sells Human Flesh As Beef

China Sells Human Flesh As Beef – China market scandal was revealed when on Facebook appeared crane bizarre and disturbing photos that claim to be from China, and which is seen human flesh that is allegedly sold as meat product in [...]

March 22, 2017 Africa
Saraki To African Leaders: Think Regional, Operate Globally

Saraki To African Leaders: Think Regional, Operate Globally

Senate president, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has identified regional cooperation and partnership as the only solutions to the myriad of challenges facing the African continent. A statement signed Saraki’s special assistant on public affairs, Mohammed Isa, copy of which was [...]

March 19, 2017 Africa
South Africa, Nigeria To Launch Anti-Xenophobia Monitor

South Africa, Nigeria To Launch Anti-Xenophobia Monitor

South Africa and Nigeria have agreed to jointly launch and manage an ‘early warning’ system to track and deter xenophobic attacks against migrants in both countries. This was made known in a press briefing hosted in Pretoria by South African [...]

March 14, 2017 Africa
Two UN Experts Kidnapped In Congo

Two UN Experts Kidnapped In Congo

Two UN Experts Kidnapped In Congo – Two experts from the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been kidnapped in the central Kasai region, UN and Congolese sources said Monday. The two have been missing since [...]

March 14, 2017 Africa
South Africa Revokes Withdrawal From ICC

South Africa Revokes Withdrawal From ICC

South Africa Revokes Withdrawal From ICC – The South African government has revoked its intended withdrawal from the International Criminal Court. The decision came weeks after the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg ruled that the country’s move was unconstitutional and [...]

March 10, 2017 Africa
Nigerians Blast Lawmakers Over Trip To South Africa

#XenophobicAttack: Nigerians Blast Lawmakers Over Trip To South Africa

The National Assembly delegation to South Africa over the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians living in South Africa has continued to raise dust as many have queried the rationale behind such move when the executive arm of the government was in [...]

March 4, 2017 Africa
South Africa Xenophobia

Nigerians resort to self-defence against xenophobic attacks in S/Africa

NIGERIANS resident in South Africa resorted to self-defence yesterday in the face of xenophobic attacks by South Africans, who specifically targeted them in the latest wave of attacks against black immigrants, Saturday Vanguard learnt. It was gathered that plans by [...]

February 25, 2017 Africa
Nigerian Man Gunned Down In South Africa's Xenophobia Attack

Nigerian Man Gunned Down In South Africa’s Xenophobia Attack, Nigerians Protest

South Africa's Xenophobia Attack – According to Facebook user, Udochukwu Iwuoha who shared the photo, this Nigerian man was allegedly gunned down in Johannesburg, South Africa. Another facebook user, Ehis Oduma also shared the photo and a video of Nigerians, [...]

February 24, 2017 Africa
Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe Tells Buhari – You Can’t Cheat Nature, What Affects Nigeria Affects The Entire Africa

Robert Mugabe reacting to President Buhari’s latest refusal to return home until his Doctors satisfy him okay, says no man Can Cheat Nature, what affects Nigeria affects the entire Africa, president. Read his reaction below… Buhari’s Body Is Too Old [...]

February 13, 2017 Africa
South Africans Burn Down Nigerians' Houses

South Africans Burn Down Nigerians’ Houses And Other African Immigrants

South Africans Burn Down Nigerians' Houses: At least 15 houses either belonging or rented by immigrants, especially Nigerians, have been burnt by angry residents in Rosettenvile, south of Johannesburg. The residents are reported to be angry that foreign nationals had [...]

February 13, 2017 Africa

BREAKING: Gambian President Makes U-turn, Rejects Election Results.

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat. He said he now recommends fresh and transparent elections which will be officiated by a God-fearing and independent electoral commission. [...]

December 10, 2016 Africa, Foreign relations
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