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SERVICES HAVE IMPROVED AT THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN JOHANNESBURG

Services have improved at the Nigerian embassy office in Johannesburg, South Africa compared to what was obtainable in the past. The staff at the 26 Bolton office in Rosebank, Johannesburg

Nigeria stand-in careful not to upset the boat as Buhari steers from London

LAGOS (Reuters) – The window for Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s stand-in president, to launch bold economic reforms and wrestle the ill-disciplined naira currency into shape is fast closing. President Muhammadu Buhari

Grace Mugabe Accused Of Beating South African Model With Extension Cord

Zimbabwe’s first lady failed to turn herself in to South African authorities Tuesday, apparently evading accusations that she beat a South African model and her friend with an extension cord

South Africa’s Zuma says ANC lawmakers who voted against him must be punished

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma wants the African National Congress to identify and punish party members who voted against him in a no-confidence motion in parliament last

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Yoruba Convene Unity Summit to Decide Status in Nigeria

The quest for political restructuring gained momentum yesterday as a coalition of all socio-cultural organisations in South-west and Diasporas plan come together next month to decide status of Yoruba in

Get Ready for Second Coming of Jesus, Obasanjo Says

Former President Olusegun Obansanjo on Saturday at Apostolic Faith Church said that Christians should be prepared for the the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as the end of the world

Protestors occupy Shell plant in Nigeria

Hundreds of protesters have occupied a Nigerian oil facility owned by Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell, demanding that a local company take over its operations, a community leader said Saturday. “We

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‘Gang war’ blamed for Nigeria church massacre

Eleven worshippers gunned-down in a Nigerian church funded by a man accused by some of being a drug lord and described by others as a philanthropist may be victims of

South African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote by Parliament

PRETORIA, South Africa — South African President Jacob Zuma survived a parliamentary vote Tuesday that could have pushed him from office, hanging on to sufficient backing within his African National

President Buhari Promises To Resign If He Fails To Recover Soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a timeline that he may resign by a specific time if he doesn’t recover from his undisclosed illness. Buhari left Nigeria for London on May