Monday, 20 April 2015

Xenophobia: Human Rights Group barricade MTN office in Edo, threaten to shut down South African businesses in Nigeria

Human Rights group under the aegis of 'The Flagship' today barricaded the MTN office in Benin city, Edo state during a protest over the current Xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

The group called on the South African government to immediately resolve the issues or they will shut down South African businesses here in Nigeria.

Actor Van Vicker shows off his beautiful family in new photo

Man who promised to walk from Lagos to Abuja if Buhari wins, has arrived Abuja

Suleiman Hashimu aka ‘The traveler" who promised to trek from Lagos to Abuja if Gen. Buhari wins the 2015 Presidential election, arrived Abuja this evening after trekking for many weeks.

South African writes a touching story about his friend from Congo

This South African man, Sbonelo Mbatha (left) took to his Facebook page to tell a heartwarming story about his friend from Democratic Republic of Congo who lives in South Africa. His post has over 38,000 likes and shared more than 10,000 times. 

3 people reportedly arrested for the murder of Emmanuel Sithole

South African police claim they've arrested 3 of the men who attacked Mozambican man Emmanuel Sithole on the streets of Alexandra on Saturday April 18th. He later died in hospital

Tender moment between Genevieve Nnaji & Onyinye Carter captured on camera

They have been friends for years and travel together. Onyinye got quite emotional as she hugged her friend at her wedding on Saturday. The priceless moment was captured on camera.

Zulu king whose remarks incited Xenophobic attacks appeals for calm

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini whose remarks incited Xenophobic attacks after saying "All foreigners must leave South Africa" has appealed for calm. Speaking with his subjects today April 20th in Durban, the king said his remarks were taken out of context.

Ondo mystery disease: FG, WHO confirm methanol as cause of disease

The Federal Ministry of Health and World Health Organization, WHO, say that the consumption of contaminated alcohol (gin) is believed to be responsible for the outbreak of the strange disease that has claimed at least 18 lives in Ondo state. At a joint press conference today, the Minister of State for Health, Mr Fidelis Nwankwo said the disease is not in anyway related to Ebola virus disease as was earlier speculated.

Missouri Police Officers & Officials Quit After Town Elects First Black Female Mayor

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As the town of Parma, Mo. celebrated its first Black female mayor, several officials decided to step down instead, the Huffington Post reports.

Abia Senator, Chukwumerije Dies Of Cancer + Statement From Family

The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Uche Chukwumerije, is dead. Chukwumerije died yesterday at 75 after a long battle with cancer of the lung. Here’s a statement from his family, stating they were all with him as he passed on and how he died. 

Obasanjo plotting to extradite me to the US- Buruji Kashamu alleges

Chieftain of the PDP, and Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial District, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has raised alarm over what he describes as a plan by former President Obasanjo to instigate local and foreign security agencies to arrest him in Nigeria and extradite him to the US, to answer to some alleged drug-related charges.

Nigerians among 700 who died in boat mishap in the Mediterrenean sea

There were a few Nigerians in the boat that capsized in the Mediterranean sea early yesterday April 19th claiming the lives of about 700 people. The illegal migrants drowned while on their way from Libya to Italy. 

ANOTHER migrant ship tragedy on Europe's shores just hours after 900 died 'like rats in cages' off coast of Libya


There were warnings of a 'genocide' in the Mediterranean today after nearly 1,000 migrants were feared dead in three separate boat disasters in just 24 hours. In one of the worst maritime tragedies since the Second World War, more than 900 mainly African migrants are thought to have died when a fishing boat capsized off Libya yesterday.