Crime

PASTOR TIM OMOTOSO BACK IN COURT

The case against charismatic pastor Timothy Omotoso and his co-accused the Eastern Cape High court in Port Elizabeth yesterday. A pre-trial conference is expected to take place. The 60-year-old pastor

CONSULATE EXPRESSES SHOCK OVER THE ALLEGED KILLING OF NIGERIAN BY FELLOW CITIZEN IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Consul General of Nigeria in South Africa, Godwin Adama, has condemned the alleged killing of a Nigerian, Linus Chibuzor-Nwankwo from Enugu State by a fellow Nigerian, Lawrence Nwarienne from

REFUGEES FLEE VIOLENCE IN CAMEROON INTO NEIGHBOURING NIGERIA

Since separatists declared an independent ‘Ambazonia’ state in south Cameroon, tens of thousands have fled violence into Nigeria and relief workers are struggling to keep up. Relief workers in southern

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FEMI FALANA PUTS NUMBER OF NIGERIANS KILLED IN SOUTH AFRICA AT 121

Following a report on the killing of South African-based Nigerian, 42-year-old Chibuzo Nwankwo, Falana says the number of deaths now stands at 121 in the last 18 months. A few

NUSA PRESIDENT – ONLY PROSECUTION WILL END THE KILLING OF NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA

President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Mr. Adetola Olubajo, has said that only prosecution would end the killing of Nigerians in South Africa. This was even as he

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NO GUNS FOR NIGERIAN NATIONALS, SAYS MURDER VICTIM’S BROTHER DURING PROTEST AT CRIME SCENE

A murder scene in Kempton Park CBD swiftly became a protest platform for Nigerian nationals on Friday afternoon, following the death of their compatriot the same morning. They said there

THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE CLOSE TO BREAKTHROUGH IN DEADLY KZN MASS TAXI SHOOTING

JOHANNESBURG – Police say they are close to a breakthrough in the fatal shooting of 12 taxi drivers in KwaZulu-Natal. The members of the Ivory Park Taxi Association were ambushed

FARMER-HERDER CONFLICT SPARKS NIGERIA STABILITY FEARS: REPORT

Worsening violence between farmers and herders could hit Nigeria’s general election and “destabilise” the country, according to a new report published Thursday. The International Crisis Group (ICG) said the long-running

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KZN MEC KAUNDA CONDEMNS THE TORCHING OF A GO DURBAN TICKET OFFICE IN CLAREMONT AND SEVEN TRUCKS IN THE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN PINETOWN

MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Mr Mxolisi Kaunda has condemned the torching of seven trucks in the construction site in Pinetown and a Go Durban ticket office. Preliminary

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SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE OFFICERS TO APPEAR IN COURT OVER KILLINGS OF NIGERIAN

The Nigerian Mission in South Africa announced on Friday that police officers implicated in the alleged murder of a Nigerian, Ibrahim Badmus, would be charged to court soon. Badmus, 25,