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KPMG’s South Africa bosses purged over Gupta scandal

Global auditor KPMG cleared out its South African leadership en masse on Friday after damning findings from an internal investigation into work done for businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma.

Hostile environment killing aviation industry – Sen. Na’Allah

Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah representing Kebbi South Senatorial district and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation has explained that Nigeria has one of the most hostile environments for aviation industry.

Union confirms killing of another Nigerian by South African Police

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a member, Kingsley Ikeri, at Vryheid town in Kwazulu Natal Province on Aug. 30.

Zambian opposition leader says arrest was political

Zambia's main opposition leader on Thursday condemned his four-month imprisonment for alleged treason as an abuse of the criminal justice system by his political opponents.

Zambia’s Hichilema in S’Africa to ‘celebrate his release with DA’

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is in South Africa for a three-day visit, during which he will be attending, amongst others, a question session addressed by President Jacob Zuma in Parliament on Thursday.

South Africa court battle to recognise Muslim marriage

A South African legal rights group on Monday took the government to court in a campaign pressing for new legislation to recognise Muslim marriages as legally valid.

Another Nigerian killed by South African policemen

The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Thursday said that another Nigerian, Mr Uchenna Eloh, has been killed in the Western Cape Province of that country.

Zuma congratulates Kenya’s Kenyatta on his election victory

President Jacob Zuma has extended his "congratulations and best wishes" to Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta on his victory in the recently held disputed election.

South African MPs await ruling on Zuma vote

South Africa will learn Monday if a parliamentary vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot, a move that could encourage ANC lawmakers to oust him.

Manyonga over the moon after winning long jump gold

South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga said he was “over the moon’’ after winning the World Championships long jump title on Saturday, making up for the disappointment of missing out on an Olympic gold in Rio.

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Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people.

Third suspect arrested over London train attack

British police on Tuesday arrested a third suspect over the bombing of a packed London Underground train which injured 30 people last week.

Labour threatens to disgrace govs owing salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to name and shame state governors, who refused to pay complete salaries to workers in the country after receiving bailout funds.

Nigerian Air Force joins military operation in Southeast

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing Nigerian Army’s Exercise EGWU EKE II (PYTHON DANCE II).

Oando Foundation supports ‘girl child’ education in Nigeria

The Foundation was selected as the first beneficiary from Africa to receive proceeds fromThe Dream: Fall 2017 Benefit Fashion Show and Silent Auction where it successfully raised N43,800,000  for the girl child education.

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Telecom masts don’t cause cancer, other diseases – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission has allayed fears that telecommunication masts cause cancer and other health problems.

Alhassan attends FEC meeting with Buhari

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, was at Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Prices of food fall in Asaba

Prices of staple food, including garri, yam and potatoes, have decreased in Asaba and environs, a market survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has shown.

Bayelsa PDP storms Abuja on solidarity visit to Makarfi

The Bayelsa State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stormed the national secretariat of the PDP in Abuja for a solidarity visit to Senator Ahmed Makarfi led leadership.

Lionel Messi playing under new Barcelona contract – Bartomeu

Lionel Messi is already playing under a five-year contract signed on behalf of the player by his dad, according to Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.