Browsing Archive: March, 2014

“SOUTH AFRICA IS NOT NIGERIA” - CONSUL GENERAL

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 



The Nigerian Consul General Hon. Okey Emuchay MFR during an interview with the Nigerian Voice Newspaper in his Johannesburg office at the Nigerian Consulate Illovo, Sandton told Nigerians leaving in South Africa that South Africa is not Nigeria, therefore the moment you board the airline or ship to another person’s country, you must comport yourselves, learn the ways, the laws and the regulations of your host country. If you don’t, the long arm of the law will catch up with you “our nat...

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NIGERIA PLAYING THE BIG BROTHER ROLES IN AFRICA PART 1.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



It is no longer news that the people who disrespect Nigeria the most are Nigerians. It is also no longer news that those who curse Nigeria the most are still Nigerians. Happily, they are in the vociferous minority and are those who believe life should be given to them on a platter.

They are those who have failed to achieve in Nigeria and have succeeded outside of Nigeria and in most cases those who ran out of Nigeria to seek greener pasture outside of Nigeria.

Those who insult Nigeria insist t...

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SOUTH AFRICA DESPERATE FOR KESHI AFTER WORLD CUP

Posted by on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



According to Goal.com Stephen Okechukwu Keshi the Nigerian Super Eagles coach could be the next coach of Bafana Bafana. South African Football Association is keen to hire a manager to improve the dwindling fortunes of its national team, and they are turning to Stephen Keshi.

The disappointment of Bafana Bafana exit at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) and other international competition has mad SAFA keen to find a replacement for present coach Gordon Igesund and are looking for a credibl...

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NIGERIA WILL HAVE THE THIRD BIGGEST POPULATION BY 2050

Posted by Joshua Keating on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : News Stories 
The most important demographic story over the next few decades could be Nigeria. From a new Pew Research Global Attitudes Project report about attitudes toward aging around the world:

India, it is projected, will secure global demographic primacy by 2050. The population of India is expected to increase by more than 400 million from 2010 to 2050, to 1.6 billion. Meanwhile, the population of China may increase by only 25 million, remaining at about 1.4 billion. The U.S. is projected to add 89 mi...

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NIGERIA SET TO BECOME AFRICA’S BIGGEST ECONOMY

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : News Stories 



Pretoria, South Africa - Nigeria is set to become the biggest economy in Africa, as stated by eye witness news.

In the coming month, Nigeria will finally complete a rebasing of its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which is likely to see Africa’s top oil-producing nation dethrone South Africa and become the continent’s largest economy in terms of its GDP size. In 2012, the World Bank estimated Nigeria’s economic output at $263bn and South Africa’s at $384bn. According to projections ...

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P-SQUARE VS D’ BANJ; WHO TOPS THE CHART

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Entertainment 



The topic and comparison between P-Square and D’Banj is never ending, it’s a discussion fans of both artist will continue to discuss for a long time to come, and this prompted us to take a broader look at how both artist has performed over the years, comparing them using Five criteria’s like consistency, management, stage performance, message in music and quality of music video production.

In other to get a clearer view, an opinion poll was conducted by The Nigerian Voice Newspaper on it...

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COLOUR BLOCKING ANKARA WAY!

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 



So we took a break from the Ankara series that started last year. We are considering Ankara blocking this time i.e. mixing and matching different Ankara designs in one outfit......it’s very possible. Colour blocking is a not a new trend, in fact it seems to be fading off little by little. By fading off I mean, it’s not as loud as when it started trending whereby it was okay for you to wear up to 5 different colours in one outfit. These days fashion savvy people are limiting it to two (2) ...

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NEW YAM FESTIVAL – IGBO STYLE!

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 



The Igbo people are found in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. They speak the Igbo language, which has various dialects. Igbo people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The yam festival is not only celebrated amongst the Igbos; it is celebrated by different cultures all over Nigeria and West Africa. But we would be focusing on the Igbo way of celebrating new yam festival.

The New Yam festival is an annual harvest festival by the Igbo people held at the end of the rainy season in ...

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THE ASABA MUNGO PARK ART MUSEUM AND TOURISM CENTER

Posted by Ozue Frank on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 



Tourism as an industry has been traveling with the wild pace of technological advancement and aboard are people from different places and culture interacting with increasing ease''' since the globe has been shrunk into a village. Interestingly, the Nigerian tourism industry now offer a wide variety of tourist attraction such as extended and roomy river and ocean beaches ideal for swimming and other water sports, unique wildlife, vast tracts of unspoiled nature ranging from the tropical forest...

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CAN A FOREIGNER BUY PROPERTIES IN SOUTH AFRICA?

Posted by John Oluwaseyi Temitope on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 


Yes, a foreigner can purchase immovable properties in South Africa, no matter where you come from.

South Africa's well established legal framework offers first world security of title to foreign buyers of immovable property. There are no restrictions on the ownership by non-residents of property situated in South Africa, except of course that, foreigners who are in the country illegally may not own property here. There are, however, procedures and requirements which must be complied with and ...

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FIVE DIPLOMATIC STAFF TRANSFERRED BACK TO NIGERIA

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



South Africa: The Ministry of foreign Affair, Nigeria has approved the transfer of five staff of the Diplomatic Mission in South Africa back to Nigeria. The transfer is normal practices of the Ministry in its effort to improving the services Nigerians get from their missions worldwide.

The transferred staffs that are both from the High Commission Pretoria and the Consulate office in Johannesburg have given their best to Nigeria and Nigerians during the course of their service in South Africa. ...

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MUDI AFRICA LAUNCHES OUTLET IN SANDTON

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : News Stories 



Sandton, South Africa: Nigerian award winning Fashion perfectionist, MUDI Africa International Designs on Wednesday 19th February 2014 launched his Sandton, Johannesburg outlet at 126, 11th Street, Parkmore, by the entrance of Homebaze restaurant.

Clement Mudiaga Enajemo, has over eighteen years experience in the fashion industry, he has always surpassed the expectations of his clients by providing them with outstanding and world class designs. It was as a result of this initial success that ...

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TRAVELWISE

Posted by Bukky Enuha on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 



Visa & Immunization Issues

So you’ve finally decided to visit long lost relatives in London, going shopping in Dubai, or visiting the city of New York after graduation. Chances are, you’re going to need a visa. Heading to Africa for the Peace Corps, or kayaking in Brazil’s rainforest? You’ll probably need a few shots too.

Every time you head outside your country, you’re going to need a passport and probably a visa. But what countries require visas and what are their requirements? Whi...

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STREETWISE: Why On Earth Did You Get married To Her?

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



Love is a beautiful quality of human being. It makes the world go round. It is more beautiful and noble sometimes, if it ends in marriage. Now, marriage is a serious thing and so should not be entered so lightly, because many have suffered heartaches, troubles and even deaths through love and marriage.

Two thoughts, inspired by King Solomon David an Isreali King in the pre-biblical time, come to mind when one reflects on the introduction above. The first one a proverb that says, “hell has n...

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INSPIRATIONAIRE- the thoughts that inspire and provoke!

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Feature Articles 



Failure: The Secret of Success

Although the word failures is strongly attached to negative and unpleasant things, it is worthy to note that it is also attached to some of the successful people that ever lived. While I do not encourage failure, but I have realized as I will soon demonstrate, that one of the greatest recipe to success is the ability to fail. As John Maxwell puts, failing forward. Yes, there is something like that; to fail, and to fail again but, to fail forward, that is making f...

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