Browsing Archive: June, 2014

LET US BE NIGERIA’S AMBASSADORS TO THE WORLD

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


If there are Nigerians so passionate about the image of Nigeria and Nigerians in South Africa, Mr. Afeez Olatunji Olugbemiga should be counted and recognized for his role of dearly upholding the prestige of the Green White Green color of Nigeria with dignity and pride. He is definitely a unique Nigerian worthy of emulation because he always stands tall to tell the world that he is proudly Nigerian irrespective of where he finds himself.

The Nigerian Voice Newspaper had an interview with this g...

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“THE FAMILY OF THE DECEASED AND THE NIGERIAN CONSULATE ARE FULL OF SHIT” – INVESTIGATING POLICE OFFICER.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : News Stories 


The tales of death of Miss Naizi Evah; a 20 years old Nigerian lady, and a final year student at the Vaal University of Technology in Vandebijlpark, Gauteng took a new turn of event on Friday 30th 2014 during a meeting held at the Vaal University of Technology between the University Senior Management, Nigeria High Commission, Nigeria Union South Africa and The Nigerian Voice Newspaper. The deceased was stabbed to death in her room at the premises of the University.

The worrying concerns in the...

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20 YEARS OLD NIGERIAN FEMALE STUDENT STABBED TO DEATH

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : News Stories 


” It is no longer acceptable for a Nigerian to be killed and nothing is done” - A.K Balogun Nigeria High Commission


It was sorrow for the entire Nigerian community in South Africa as the news broke out at around 5pm on Saturday 25th of May 2014 that Miss Naizi Evah; a 20 years old Nigerian lady, and a final year student at the Vaal University of Technology in Vandebijlpark, Gauteng was stabbed to death by an alleged 23 years old Zimbabwean student who was her former boyfriend.


Miss Naizi Ev...

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12 NIGERIANS ARRESTED IN SUNNYSIDE.

Posted by Popoola, Sunday on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : News Stories 


The atmosphere was tense. There were hopes, fears and doubts. The action of arrest gave a serious task to 31 Warrant Officers, 1 Brigadier, 4 Cornels, 17 Lieutenant-Cornel, 32 Captains, 24 Deputy Warrant Officers and 1 Deputy Sergeant of the South African Police as they were forwarded a “Search and Secure Warrant” on 19th May, 2014 to arrest 12 Nigerians who were alleged of committing financial crimes of Cyber, Mass- Marketing, and Fraud Schemes.

The arrest were made in a joint operation b...

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#BRINGBACKOURGIRLS CAMPAIGN: SOUTH AFRICA RALLIES AROUND NIGERIA AGAINST BOKO HARAM

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : News Stories 


If there is anything Boko Haram insurgency has done for Nigeria in the international community, it is the engendering of support for Nigeria from nations and citizens of the world. The twitter handle and trend #BringBackOurGirls has become one of the most popularly discussed and displayed topic and item across digital and physical spaces.

This was passionately demonstrated some weeks ago as some groups of concerned citizens of South Africa, Nigerian community and other nationals galvanised in...

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OBASANJO MEETS BOKO HARAM

Posted by Popoola, Sunday on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : News Stories 


In an attempt to broker the release of the more than 200 kidnapped school girls, former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo met with the relatives of the members of the insurgent religious sect, Boko Haram between 23rd and 25th May, 2014. The meeting was said to have taken place at Obasanjo’s farm in Ogun State, reported the AFP. 


An anonymous source made it known to the media that ”the meeting was focused on how to free the girls through negotiations”. Confirming the truth of t...

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IJAW DANCE STEPS!

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 


The Ijaw is the major ethnic group that populate the Niger Delta of Nigeria. They are mostly found in the forest regions of the Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers States within the Niger Delta in Nigeria. Some are resident in Akwa-Ibom, Edo, and Ondo states in Nigeria. The Ijaw people number about an estimated 3.4 million. They have long lived in locations near many sea trade routes, and they were well connected to other areas by trade as early as the 15th century. They can be identified by their lan...

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“NAYDSA HAS 80 MEMBERS IN DURBAN” - DR. LADIPO-SCOTT

Posted by Popoola, Sunday on Sunday, June 8, 2014,


On 31st of May, 2014 the National Association of Yoruba Descendants in South Africa (NAYDSA) had its National Convention and Inauguration of Board of Directors at Brooklyn Guest House, Pretoria with all its members present.

The occasion was made pleasant with the musical performance of Yemite Entertainment. At the event, Doctor Wale Ladipo-Scott of Durban Division explained that “It’s a yearly meeting to discuss the activities if NAYDSA National Association of Yoruba Descendant in South Af...

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WINTER ESSENTIALS – SCARVES & KNIT DRESSES

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 


Winter is a fun season for fashion. There are so many must haves for winter like Coats, Jackets, Socks, Boots….etc. The list is endless but for now we would focus on Scarves and Sweater Dresses. The great thing about these two items is that they are available in a variety of designs, patterns, fabrics and colors.

SCARVES -

A great scarf is a winter wardrobe essential. It’s no doubt that scarves are an essential winter fashion accessory. Not only are they comfortable and help to keep the ne...

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CHILDREN FLYING ALONE:

Posted by Bukky Enuha on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 
The Unaccompanied Minor

There comes a time in every child’s life when he must let go of the apron strings and head out into the world alone. Not to worry, everything you need to know about getting your child safely through the skies is provided here.

Before You Fly

Children between the ages of 5-11 (ages may vary slightly by airline) traveling without a parent or guardian present are considered unaccompanied minors. Most airlines will allow a child to travel alone, provided you follow the poli...

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THE IBENO WHITE SAND BEACH

Posted by Ozue Frank on Sunday, June 8, 2014, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 


Shower your spouse with a surprise visit to the extraordinary haven of fun at the Ibeno White Sand Beach located in Ibeno Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.

The beach is reputed to be the longest sand beach in West Africa, covering about 1.9 kilometer stretch of a beach line. It is daily besieged by a high numbers of individuals who visit just to catch a glimpse of the point where the water vehemently wrap itself like an interior rug and lifts itself a...

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