Browsing Archive: April, 2014

SOUTH AFRICA GROWING BIGGER IN NIGERIA

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 



The growing presence of South Africa’s corporate organizations and commercial ventures in Nigeria could best be understood through the words of Nigeria’s foremost industrialist, Aliko Dangote who affirms that “Nigeria is the best kept secret in the world. Anybody who doesn’t invest in Nigeria only has himself to blame, going forward, if he misses out.  I don’t really know of any place where you can make as much money as you make in Nigeria.”
Dangote’s words are incontrovertible b...

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“STOP HARASSING AND KILLING US!!”-NIGERIANS CRY OUT.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 




Pretoria, South Africa: A large number of Nigerians in South Africa have called out to the South African government to help stop unlawful harassment and killing of their countrymen in the country. The Nigerians’ plea for help is coming at the heels of recent alleged attacks which they believe were targeted at Nigerian nationals by some members of South African law enforcement agents.

In a communiqué sent to the Nigerian Voice Newspaper on Wednesday 26th March 2014, the Public Relations Offi...

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“NIGERIAN CONSULATE AND EMBASSY NEED TO BRING BUSINESSES TO NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA”_ Fabian Lojede of ‘Jacob Cross’ fame

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Personality Profiles & Interviews 



Against all odds, many Nigerians continue to rise and shine in South Africa as they work to improve their lives while adding positive values to their host community. Fabian Lojede is one of such Nigerians flying the Nigerian flag high in South Africa and even Southern Africa.

Famous for being the Nigerian Television’s ‘bad boy’, Fabian Lojede is known for his portrayal of the ‘obnoxious’ Bola Abayomi in the South African, cross-continent hit drama series, ‘Jacob’s Cross’. The h...

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“I AM THE FIRST NIGERIAN DEEJAY IN SOUTH AFRICA”, says DJ Sulex

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Entertainment 



DJ Sulex needs no introduction as a foremost and one of the most outstanding Nigerian DJ in South Africa. The dance-floor controller early arrival to the country in 1999 gave him a head start ahead of other Deejay as he quickly established himself as a house music DJ. The Nigerian Voice Newspaper chatted with him inside the VIP lounge of Europa club in Sunnyside, Pretoria on Thursday 27th March, 2014.

Recounting his humble beginning of his DJ career in South Africa, DJ Sulex went down memory n...

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NIGERIANS, LET US START POPPING GREAT IDEAS INSTEAD OF POPPING CHAMPAGNE!

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



Orgies is the best word for what went down at an uptown club a week ago. The music was deafening loud and lewd. The scene was obscene with half-nude young women waggling their waists to alcohol-induced dance. The men were too drunk to be willing dance partners. Thick smoke of puffed cigarettes and deceitful-sweet smell of Cuban cigars darkened the room. As you open the door, foul smell hit you as the early morning air blew into your face and nose, stale smell of champagne. The DJ and the bar ...

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NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA BUSINESS EXPO GETS A MAJOR BOOST.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : News Stories 



Goaty Media House has for the past one year being working out modalities on the first ever Nigeria Business Expo and Carnival in South Africa. On Tuesday the 11th of March 2014, the CEO of Goaty Media House Mega Abodedele and officials of Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) signed a partnership Memorandum of Understanding at the NIPC building in Abuja so as to achieve a successful event with new dates on the 31st of July and 1st August 2014, and 2nd of August 2014 for the Carnival...

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NIGERIAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY DEMANDS COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF ABUSED NIGERIANS

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : News Stories 



In a strong-worded letter sent to the Nigerian Diplomatic mission in South Africa, the Nigerian National Assembly have demanded that all Nigerians living in South Africa should as a matter of urgency and importance submit all cases of police brutality, unresolved cases of Police Brutality, Police murder, unresolved killing of Nigerians and unfair treatment of Nigerians by South African Police Service (SAPS).

The Nigerian lawmakers are not happy at the way South African police are treating Nige...

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ACCESSORIZE WITH ANKARA

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 



This is the last part of the focus on Ankara series we started last year. (It doesn’t mean we are closing the Ankara chapter totally). So far so good, it’s been quite enlightening and interesting to see the versatility of our beautiful Ankara Fabric which is used to make a variety of designs like tops, skirts, trousers, gowns, shorts…to name a few. The fabric has evolved into a huge phenomenon and is slowly taking over the fashion world…..yes!  If you are loving print at the moment, a...

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FULANI RITE OF PASSAGE (the FESTIVAL OF FLOGGING)

Posted by aMANDA iBIRONKE on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 



The Fulani and Hausa people are located in the northern region of Nigeria. With a population of over 30 million, they have the largest population in West Africa because of their inter-marriages and constant interaction with different peoples. History shows that the Hausas and Fulanis have cultural similarities which led to the amalgamation and significant integration between the groups, who in modern times are often referred to as “Hausa-Fulani”, rather than as individual groups. They rem...

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FEW THINGS SOUTH AFRICANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROPERTIES

Posted by Oluwaseyi Temitope John on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 


As a South African Citizen, there are lot benefits and advantages you have access to which citizens of other countries in the world cannot get.

Do you prefer to own your property or a car? How long have you been renting? Do you know how much your current landlord bought the property you are living in? Have you checked with your bank if you qualify to buy a property? How often do you check your credit records?
Let me start from the first one. Buying a car is not bad but personally, I believe h...

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBERS NEEDED FOR AN INTERNATIONAL NGO!!!

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 


International Association of Asylum Seekers and Refugee -  IAASR– Pretoria, Gauteng

IAASR is a charity organization that provides support services for the welfare and empowerment of asylum seekers and refugees in South Africa, through skills training, orientation counseling and other settlement programs.

International Association of Asylum Seekers and Refugee was FORMALLY
International West Africa Asylum. The organization seeks public-spirited individuals with strong commitment to humanity and...

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HISTORIC AZUMINI BLUE RIVER SITE OF ABA

Posted by Ozue Frank on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 


Are you looking for the perfect place for honeymoon, renewing your marriage vow, venue for International Conference or birthday party? Or a long holiday of munching sandwiches, picnics or relaxation? Or places where you can watch the bird swoop down into the river to get their own lunch? Look no further! Azumini Blue River is the perfect place to be.

The center which is centrally located in Azumini, South of Aba, in Abia State, the South Eastern part of Nigeria is enormously endowed with touri...

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SEASONAL DETOX VITALITY

Posted by Virginia Makoti on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Health & Beauty and Medical 



We all go through it once in a while. Some more often than others. Sluggish moments that affect us both physically and mentally. Some rush for over the counter medication which is either a temporary or make it worst solution. The human body goes through a lot everyday. From the air, we breath food we eat, the tap water we drink to the daily exhausting routines. If there was a miracle pill for this we will all be happier and energized, but thanks to the holistic approach of wellness, there is ...

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KESHI ACCEPTS OSAZE'S APOLOGY

Posted by Supersport.com on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi has revealed that Stoke City attacker, Peter Odemwingie has apologised to him following his outbursts after he was excluded from Nigeria’s squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The 32-year-old took to social networking site Twitter to voice his sentiments, criticising Keshi after it became clear he would not be going to South Africa for the 2013 Afcon with the Super Eagles.

Keshi said he had been speaking with the attacker following the controversi...

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WORLD CUP RUN TO DECIDE KESHI'S FUTURE

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, April 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



Super Eagles manager Stephen Keshi has said the fallout of his side’s participation at the forthcoming Fifa World Cup in Brazil will help him decide on his career future.

The employer of the former Nigerian defender, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), appears cold towards opening discussion on contract extension for Keshi whose subsisting contract is expected to elapse shortly after the quadrennial global football showpiece.

Keshi said he has options open for him once he is done with the ...

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