South Africa

Xenophobia: Affected Nigerians seek assistance

Nigerians affected by the recent xenophobic attacks in Sternkopf and Poffader in Northern Cape Province of South Africa have called for assistance to enable them resettle. Mr Emeka Muo, a businessman in Sternkopf, told us on Wednesday that he lost everything to the xenophobic attacks on June 15. ‘’ My family and I are now …

Buhari never said he was too old to govern, says Union boss

The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Friday described as false reports in the social media purportedly quoting President Muhammadu Buhari as saying that he was too old to govern. The President of the Union, Ikechukwu Anyene, said in a press release issued in Pretoria, South Africa, that Buhari never made such a statement at …

NUSA President’s Speech Presented to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari on his first official visit to South Africa:

Your Excellency, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander in chief of Armed Forces President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, Excellencies, Executive Governors present Excellencies, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General of NIA, Our Hard working Consul General Amb Uche Ajulu Okeke The acting High Commissioner All Protocols observed Great Nigerians Nigeria Union …

Buhari promises to implement government’s cardinal policies

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to implement the cardinal policies of  his administration  in order to move the country forward. Buhari made the pledge in Johannesburg, South Africa, when he met Nigerians resident in South Africa. He said government was determined to secure the country, improve the economy and eliminate corruption. ‘’ Government is determined …

Gunmen Shot dead a Nigerian in Johannesburg, South Africa

A Nigerian businessman based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Emmanuel Onyekaozuru, 50, was killed on Sunday by gunmen. The President of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, on Monday told newsmen in Pretoria, South Africa, that Onyekaozuru was shot by two gunmen. ‘’ The union has received a report that a Nigerian businessman, …

South Africa based Don urges government to overhaul education in Nigeria

A professor of Adult and Distance Education, Prof. Dele Braimoh, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to give the education sector a boost by providing good teachers and learning materials in schools. Braimoh, a former UNESCO Chairman for Open and Distance Learning at the University of South Africa, made the call in an interview with …

FIFA email connects Blatter to SA payment

  Cape Town – A 2007 email shows FIFA president Sepp Blatter and then-South African President Thabo Mbeki held “discussions” over $10 million that ultimately went to allegedly corrupt soccer executives as payback for supporting the country’s World Cup bid, a newspaper claimed on Sunday. South Africa’s Sunday Times reported that the email from FIFA …