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South African policeman sentenced to 32 years for killing Nigerian

President of Nigerian Citizens in South Africa, NICASA, Mr Ben Okoli, told newsmen that the police officer was sentenced to “25 years for the murder and two years each for two counts of armed robbery and another three years for robbery with aggravated circumstances.

South African police officer found guilty of killing Nigerian

A South African court has found a police constable, Austin Luciano Reynolds, guilty of murder for the killing of a Nigerian man, Ebuka Emmanuel Okoli.
South African Airways on Saturday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.

South African Airways to resume more flights amid strike

South African Airways on Wednesday announced its intention to resume more flights as a disruptive strike entered the fifth day.
Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, who is facing a string of charges including rape, sexual assault, human trafficking and racketeering is expected back in a South African court in Port Elizabeth on Friday, local media reports said.

Sexual assault: Nigerian pastor faces retrial in South Africa

Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, who is facing a string of charges including rape, sexual assault, human trafficking and racketeering is expected back in a South African court in Port Elizabeth on Friday, local media reports said.

Xenophobia: Foreigners flee South Africa, say they don’t want us here anymore

Nyamakwenje is one of around 850 people who have taken refuge in halls set up for foreigners displaced by xenophobic violence in the Joburg region, a municipal spokesman said.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South African leader condemns Johannesburg violence after two killed

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned weekend violence in Johannesburg that claimed two lives after security forces clashed with looters involved in fresh xenophobic attacks.
In latest attacks, South Africans have begun looting and burning of properties belonging to foreigners and in the process killed three people, while another is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

South Africa wakes up to fresh anti-foreigner violence

South African police patrolled central Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence.
Nnia Nwodo

IPOB now dangerous – Ohanaeze chief

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has narrated how he was shamelessly attacked by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, in Nuremberg-Germany on Saturday.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

IPOB: We’re not interested in gains, losses of Ruga

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.
FlySafair

Cleaners find abandoned foetus blocking plane’s toilet

Cleaners found an abandoned foetus blocking the toilet of an plane in South Africa on Friday, the domestic FlySafair airline said, prompting the offloading of passengers and a police investigation.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
The bus overturned on Alma Road in Welkom around 04-50am on Monday. Free State Department of Health 2

Driver found hanged after his bus killed eight passengers

A bus driver has been found hanged on a tree after the bus he drove overturned and killed eight people in Welkom in Free State, South Africa, on Monday.
Cyril Ramaphosa

President Ramaphosa declares war on corruption

As the nation celebrates May Day, President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to fight corruption to a standstill in South Africa.
Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.

Burundi’s Papy Faty dies aged 28 in league match

Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.
South African military personnel have been dispatched to help rescue and evacuation efforts [Themba Hadebe-AP file]

South Africa floods death toll rises to 51

Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say.
Damaged houses are seen after a flooding caused by heavy rains in Marianhill, South Africa, April 23, 2019. REUTERS-Rogan Ward

South Africa floods, mudslides kill 23

The number of deaths from floods and mudslides that crushed homes in the South African port of Durban early Tuesday has risen to 23, authorities said.
Human Rights Watch - HRW

HRW calls for arrests in South Africa after attacks on foreigners

Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged South African authorities Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly xenophobic violence that displaced some 300 Malawi migrants three weeks ago but has yielded no arrests.
FIFA has announced that the tickets for the Group A clash between hosts France and the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold out.

Fifa Women’s World Cup Trophy arrives Nigeria April 11

Chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation will on April 11 at Transcorp Hotel, receive the FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy designed by the world football governing body to give opportunity to millions of football fans to see the most coveted Gold Trophy before the kick off quadrennial soccer event in France.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.