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NIGERIA’S PROF. PIUS ADESANMI KILLED IN ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES PLANE CRASH

Pius Adesanmi, popular Nigerian professor and columnist based in Canada, was on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed in the early hours of Sunday, SaharaReporters can confirm. SaharaReporters had reported

TRAFFICKERS USED RUSSIA’S WORLD CUP TO ENSLAVE US, SAY NIGERIAN WOMEN

Blessing Obuson thought Russia’s soccer World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job and flew into Moscow from Nigeria last June on a fan ID. Instead, she found

DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA HAS STALLED

On February 23, President Muhammadu Buhari was elected to a second term, defeating the chief opposition candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. As always, there was more violence associated

GAUTENG PREMIER MAKHURA BLAMES FOREIGNERS FOR CRIME, DENIES XENOPHOBIA

JOHANNESBURG – Foreign nationals should start paying for the health services they receive in Gauteng if Premier David Makhura has his way. Speaking on Wednesday at post-budget discussions, Makhura hit

WHY BUHARI WON EVEN THOUGH HE HAD LITTLE TO SHOW FOR FIRST TERM

A close race was predicted between Muhammadu Buhari and his main rival Atiku Abubakar. In the end the incumbent won the Nigerian presidential election with almost four million votes. After

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DEPT OF HOME AFFAIRS DEPT TO REVIEW PERMANENT RESIDENCY STATUS OF FOREIGN PASTORS

CAPE TOWN – The Department of Home Affairs is set to take a hard look at high-flying pastors who’ve moved to South Africa to run lucrative ministries. Home Affairs Minister

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NIMC BEGINS ENROLMENT OF NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The enrolment of Nigerian adults and children in South Africa into the National Identity Database (NIDB) for the issuance of the National Identification Number (NIN) will commence on Wednesday, the

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40,000 NIGERIAN REFUGEES IN CAMEROON ORDERED BACK TO NORTHEAST NIGERIA: MSF

ABUJA (Reuters) – Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities have ordered 40,000 refugees in Cameroon to return to northeast Nigeria, aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Wednesday. Tens of thousands

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#NigeriaDecides: MUHAMMADU BUHARI RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, the election commission says. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of

MOTORISTS JUST HOOT AS THUGS BEAT UP A DRIVER IN RANDBURG TRAFFIC

Gauteng police on Wednesday urged the motorist who was filmed being attacked and robbed while sitting in slow-moving traffic in Randburg to come forward. The incident was captured on video