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“I HAVE SO MUCH ADMIRATION FOR ALIKO DANGOTE’S BUSINESS ACUMEN” – Obinwanne Okeke

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Our Headline Articles 


On the 24th of July 2016; The Nigerian Voice Newspaper had an exclusive Interview with 28 years old Obinwanne Okeke one of two Nigerians whose name made the list of Forbes 2016- 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa to watch out for in the future. We spoke with him extensively on his upbring, educational background and schooling days in South Africa, his business, Nigeria, the Nigerian image in the Diaspora and a whole lot of other issues.

Obinwanne George Okeke is a young Nigerian e...

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UNVEILING THE APC SOUTH AFRICA: Engr. BOLA BABARINDE

Posted by Rotimi Oyelowo on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Our Headline Articles 




Controversy persists within the South African Chapter of the ruling party in Nigeria; the All Progressive Congress (APC) Party. This has led to different factions within the party with the Bola Babarinde-led faction getting the mandate letter from the National Party in Nigeria signed by the Party Chairman Chief John Oyegun to bring together all factions and organize an authentic National convention that will truly reflect the party’s principles.

Bola Babarinde was born into the family of lat...

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“PRAGMATICALLY, I ENJOY ASSOCIATING WITH NIGERIANS WHO ARE GOOD AMBASSADORS” - FOV

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Our Headline Articles 




On Wednesday 10th of August 2016, our reporter sat down exclusively with a passionate Nigerian citizen based in Johannesburg, South Africa popularly known as “FOV”; an acronym coined out from his names Fagbamigbe Oluwatosin Victor. The sit-down exclusive chat took place at his Nigel residence besides Springs in the East of Johannesburg at around 11am. The chat focused on knowing the man behind the name and the inspiration of the man’s strong passion and belief in Nigeria amongst other i...

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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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“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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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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“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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MANDELA STAYED WITH ME IN NIGERIA “Lived in my house for more than six months”- Chief Madubike Amaechi

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Monday, February 3, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


Hosting Nelson Mandela in his Lagos official residence for six months in 1963 is  surely one of the most memorable and significant events in the life of Chief Mbazulike Amaechi. As a proof of this, the 84 year-old first Nigerian Minister of Aviation between 1960 and 1966 was in South Africa to pay what he called ‘last respect to a man who has completed his last assignment on earth’. A member of Nigeria’s first republic parliament, Chief Amaechi was hosted by the Nigerian Consul-General ...

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MULTICHOICE BRINGS BOX OFFICE TO NOLLYHOOD BEFORE CHRISTMAS.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


On the 6th of November 2013, Mr. Nico Meyer, Multichoice  CEO spoke to The Nigerian Voice Newspaper inside the multichoice VIP lounge at the sandton Convention center Johannesburg during the just concluded Discop conference, which took place between the 6th – 8th November 2013. In the interview Mr Meyer touched on issues ranging from content development, competition, consumer satisfaction, technology and new innovations, and challenges faced in the Nigerian market.

The South African satellit...

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Tafawa Balewa’s Speech On October 1, 1960

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived, and Nigeria is now indeed an independent sovereign nation.

Words cannot adequately express my joy and pride at being the Nigerian citizen privileged to accept from Her Royal Highness these Constitutional Instruments which are the symbols of Nigeria’s Independence. It is a unique privilege which I shall remember forever, and...

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"I USED TO BE THE DESK OFFICER IN CHARGE OF ANC, SWAPO & PAC" - Nigeria High Commissioner, Ambassador Sunday Samuel Yusuf Stated in an Exclusive Interview.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


TNV: Good afternoon, Your Excellency sir! Briefly, we would like to know the man behind the position of the Ambassador to South Africa.

H.E.: The man behind the position? Well, my name is Ambassador Sam S. Yusuf, the High Commissioner of Nigeria to South Africa. If you like to know the man behind the position, yes, I must be a Nigerian. I come from Niger State, from Rafi local government in Niger State of Nigeria; in a place called Kagara. I am married with four children.

TNV: What message do y...

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JULIUS MALEMA VISITS NIGERIA; Makes False Claim on Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians in South Africa

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


The leader of the Economic freedom fighters (EFF) Party Julius Malema visited Lagos Nigeria recently to seek guidance and blessing from one of Africa’s most well-known spiritual leader Pastor T.B Joshua.

Julius Malema was in the Synagogue of All Nations in Lagos from 10th to 15th August, 2013. He expressed, “We all seek divine intervention, blessing of spiritual leaders and it happened that this time we came to TB Joshua and it shouldn’t be seen to be any controversial activities”.

Acco...

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NIGERIAN PROFESSIONALS IN SOUTH AFRICA; Impact to National Unity in South Africa

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, In : Our Headline Articles 


In a speech recently made by the Nigerian Consul-General Okey Emuchey at a dinner he organized for Nigeria’s Minster of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu in Johannesburg at the Nigeria Consulate in South Africa, the Nigerian envoy puts the  population of Nigerians in South Africa at estimated figure of 400,000.“Though I am not sure of the figure, some people say the population of Nigerians in South Africa is between 350,000 and 400,000 people, with more still coming”.


``Nigerians are contrib...

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“STAY AWAY FROM CRIME, IT DOES NOT AUGUR WELL FOR NIGERIA”

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, In : Our Headline Articles 


As parts of their oversight functions, members of Diaspora Committee of the Federal House of Representatives led by its chairperson, Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa visited South Africa on the 25th of November 2013. She was accompanied by two members of the committee, Hon. Ajibola Famurewa and Hon. Umaru Shindanfi, consular officers of the Nigerian High Commission and the executives of the Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA). Their mission was to find out the plights of Nigerians in South Afri...

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EHI IGUMBOR: Associate Professor before 29 years

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, December 14, 2013, In : Our Headline Articles 
Prof. Ehimario Uche Igumbor is an Academician and Epidemiologist employed in the United States' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pretoria, South Africa. Through dint of hard-work and academic excellence, Dr. Igumbor rose rapidly through the ranks of Junior Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor of Epidemiology in a university academic career spanning almost 10 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the University of Zimbabwe; a Master...
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