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SA filmmaker found dead in Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 - A South African filmmaker was found dead in his hotel room, the Blowfish Hotel on Victoria Island, in Lagos Nigeria,...

3 journalists injured by gunfire at Nigeria political rally, CPJ demands...

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 - Nigerian authorities should rigorously investigate violence at a political rally in Lagos earlier this week during which at least three...

Nigeria central bank says resolves dispute with MTN

JOHANNESBURG, December 26 - Nigeria's central bank said this week it had concluded telecommunications company MTN Nigeria was no longer required to reverse historical...

Nigerian opposition candidate absent from election accord ceremony

ABUJA - Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a...

Nigeria’s Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike

ABUJA - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence...

Nigerian court to hear MTN and attorney general case on Feb...

LAGOS - A Lagos court hearing concerning a dispute between South African telecoms firm MTN Group and Nigeria's attorney general over a $2 billion...

Banyana lose on penalties to Nigeria in Women’s Afcon final

ACCRA, Ghana, December 1 - Nigeria beat Banyana Banyana 4-3 in a penalty shootout in the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations final, played in...

Nigeria in talks with S.Africa’s Transnet for railway concession

ABUJA - Nigeria is in talks with Transnet for the concession to run its railways after General Electric, which has spun off its transport...

Nigeria’s Buhari launches re-election bid with corruption still in focus

ABUJA - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a Feb....

Safa apologises for SABC not broadcasting Bafana Bafana vs Nigeria Afcon...

JOHANNESBURG, November 17 - The South African Football Association (Safa) has apologised to South Africans and the "football-loving public for the fact that the...


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