Browsing Archive: May, 2014

“I TOOK NDIGBO TO APC”-OWELLE ROCHAS OKOROCHA

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : News Stories 


His Excellency the Governor of Imo State Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha (OON) and the Speaker Imo State House of Assembly was in South Africa and they seized the opportunity to meet with people of Imo state for an interactive session, and to give account of his stewardship in governance. He met with them on the 24th of April 2014 at Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant in Leaping Frog Center, Fourways-Johannesburg.

The Governor apologised to the Nigerian High Commissioner His Excellency Ambassador Sunda...

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NIGERIA BUSINESS EXPO WILL WIPE AWAY FEARS AND RESTORE CONFIDENCE:

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : News Stories 


“If Africa is to move forward, Nigeria and South Africa must come together and stand out. Words on the streets of Nigeria are that South Africa in terms of business is as big as Nigeria. It is therefore not in doubt that there is a quiet competition between both countries. But by and large, most businessmen agree that both countries need to synergize and constantly learn from one another. Nigeria and South Africa are the biggest economies on the African continent and if Africa must stand ou...

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“YET TO TAKE SA PASSPORT COS OF MY LOYALTY” - BRAIMOH BELLO

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


If there are Nigerian personalities in South Africa that can be deservedly called Proudly Nigerian or A True Nigeria Brand Ambassadors, Braimoh Bello must be one of them. Yet, that description will be unfair to the magnitude of the person and character of the Nigerian epidemiologist and international health Consultant. Braimoh is a proud Nigerian, a brilliant citizen of the world who is passionate about youth and educational development as well as academic excellence in Africa generally. Brai...

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SOUTH AFRICAN MOB UNLEASH TERROR ON NIGERIANS

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 
Pretoria, South Africa: Nigerians in Pretoria on Thursday 3rd of April 2014 woke up to terror in the Central Business District (CBD), and Sunnyside area of Pretoria when some suspected taxi drivers and  hoodlums numbering “between” 50 to 70 armed with machetes, sticks, hammers, shovels and all sort of dangerous weapons unleashed terror on innocent Nigerians and their businesses.

More than 15 Nigerians were attacked, seriously injured and hospitalized at Steve Biko hospital Pretoria as man...

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CONSULAR/NIGERIA UNION CARD STARTS END OF JULY.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : News Stories 


The president of Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA), Hon. Ikechukwu Anyene has confirmed that the much anticipated Consular Card will start before the end of July. Hon Ayene made this known in an interview with The Nigerian Voice Newspaper at his office on Struben Street in Pretoria on the 26th of April 2014. “We believe that before the end of July the consular card will be launched and we will take it from there”, declares Anyene.

Hon. Anyene explained that the card will double as a Consul...

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JOSHUA IS MY FIRST CHILD IN 20 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : News Stories 


On Sunday 20th of April 2014, the Nigerian community and media fraternity gathered at the Redeemed Christian Church of God on Lynwood road, Pretoria to celebrate with Mr. and Mrs. Collins Atohengbe, the Bureau Chief of Voice of Nigeria in South Africa for the formal Christian dedication of their first child Joshua Osaorenekhoenoma Olaoluwakiitan Oladipupo.
The elated new father, Mr Atohengbe  told our reporters at the event;  “the celebration is so interesting because Joshua is my first chi...

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NIGERIAN WIVES HOST AWARENESS MARCH: ONE LOVE, ONE NATION, ONE CONTINENT

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : News Stories 


Johannesburg, South Africa: Sunday 27th of April 2014 was Freedom Day in South Africa. South African women married to Nigerian nationals in South Africa; United Nigerian Wives in South Africa (UNIWSA) and their children took advantage of the day to organize a visibility march/event themed: ONE LOVE, ONE NATION, ONE CONTINENT. The march took place from Banato Park to Cathedral of Christ the King Church on Smith Street in Johannesburg where participants were later entertained. The event was org...

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WINTER 2014 FASHION TRENDS

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 


Its winter already.......yay! Trends come and trends go; some winter trends have been spotted this season. Want to know who determines these trends? Its mainly spotted during fashion shows of major designers (Milan, New York, Paris, London). Basic items like boots, scarves, jackets, sweaters, dark colours e.t.c., would never be outdated but styling makes a basic item look new and trendy. New trends have popped up this season like Chic Minimalism, Print meshing, Colour Pink, Sport Luxe, Casual...

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OKONNI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Posted by Frank Ozue on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 


Are you planning to take out your family to an out of the country trip for this coming holiday? If you do, then consider a place where nature vividly reveals its many attractions; a place where beauty and relaxation are mixed into one great emotion and the feeling of being jolly and stress-free.  Welcome to Okonni wildlife sanctuary;  a place for splendid holiday rest that will leave a history in your memory.

The Okonni wildlife sanctuary is a relaxing arena where human can peacefully cohabit...

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CHECKED BAGGAGE RULES

Posted by Bukky Enuha on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 
Airline Checked Baggage Regulations

Baggage check or airport check-in is a service offered by commercial airlines; allowing flyers to have their luggage carried in the cargo area of an airplane. Before passengers board their plane, they turn over their luggage to the airline; they are then united with their items at the destination.

Airlines always enforce limits on carry-on bags. Luggage that exceeds these limits is not allowed into the aircraft's main cabin and need to be checked in. This al...

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A Second Look at Drugs Trafficking

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Feature Articles 


The issues of drugs dealing among foreign nationals in South Africa has been on the front burner in the last few weeks. Political parties such as the ANC and EFF are raising their voices against the heinous crime to humanity. Civil society and social organizations are not left out. Last week a women group known as United Nigerian Wives in South Africa also lent their voices to “No to drugs campaign with an awareness march in the Johannesburg CBD.
Unfortunately, it is perceived that only a c...

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How To Achieve Success and Excellence - 1

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Feature Articles 
Just like any good meal is made possible with the right recipe and mathematical equation with a good formula, achieving success and excellence is possible if you have the right recipe or formula for success and excellence.

It starts with a decision

Success and excellence is a serious decision. You must decide to succeed and excel. Now, this is different from desire, because many people desire to succeed, but they never made a conscious decision to do so. Your decision affects everything you do....

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GLUTEN AND YOUR HEALTH

Posted by Virginia Makoti on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Health & Beauty and Medical 


As a child I disliked all products which had wheat content. But as I grew older I developed some liking for it. The more I ate the more I enjoyed it, plus it came with some fiber benefits in it. As time went by I started to notice that every time I had breakfast with wheat contents, I would develop unbearable heat sensation in my stomach, causing bloating and constipation. I started to cut down on wheat products; I noticed that it was really becoming bad for me. I went through the nutritional...

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