Nigeria church collapse: Govt to investigate

2016-12-11 11:00

The Nigerian government says it will hold an inquiry to investigate if anyone compromised building standards after the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers, killings dozens.

Judge rejects appeal of TB Joshua building collapse

2016-02-08 17:02

A judge has dismissed a bid by two contractors to stop their trial for criminal negligence over a building collapse at a Nigerian megachurch that killed 116 worshippers.

Church building collapse: TB Joshua, others to be prosecuted

2015-11-30 11:49

The trustees of TB Joshua’s Church of all Nations are reportedly set to be charged over a building collapse that killed at least 116 people, most of them South African, in September last year.

Lagos coroner church collapse verdict soon

2015-03-04 05:00

A Lagos coroner says he will within two weeks give his verdict into the causes of last year's deadly building collapse at the compound of the powerful Nigerian pastor TB Joshua.

Last 6 church collapse victims arrive in Mpumalanga

2015-02-06 20:13

The remains of the last six of 24 people from Mpumalanga repatriated after the Nigerian building collapse tragedy is set to arrive in the province.

Church collapse: Last remains arrive in SA

2015-02-06 07:12

The plane carrying the last 11 bodies of South Africans who died in the Nigeria church building collapse has arrived in Pretoria.

Nigeria collapse: 11 SA victims to be identified

2015-01-09 14:10

The process of identifying 11 South Africans killed in a church building collapse in Nigeria has commenced, the government says.

TB Joshua flies families of Lagos victims to Nigeria for Christmas

2014-12-22 19:33

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua is flying the families of the victims of his church's collapse to Lagos to spend Christmas and the new year with him, the Synagogue Church of All Nations says.

Government denies 'bartering' for bodies with Nigeria

2014-11-28 16:33

The Mail & Guardian has defended its report that Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe promised Nigeria weapons in exchange for the repatriation of the bodies of those killed in a building collapse.

TB Joshua challenges summons

2014-11-20 18:15

Lawyers for Nigerian preacher TB Joshua have mounted a legal challenge against a coroner who has ordered him to testify about the fatal building collapse.


Nigeria court adjourns fatal building collapse trial yet again

2016-03-22 20:20

A judge has adjourned the criminal negligence trial of popular Nigerian preacher TB Joshua over a fatal building collapse at his Lagos megachurch.

Nigeria church building collapse trial adjourned again

2016-01-19 18:48

A criminal negligence trial against Nigerian preacher TB Joshua over a fatal building collapse at his Lagos megachurch has been adjourned again.

TB Joshua engineer says foundation solid

2015-03-26 05:00

An engineer for the Nigerian church where 116 people were killed in a building collapse, has ruled out weak foundations as the cause of the tragedy.

Row in SA over body of Nigeria church victim

2015-02-23 17:51

A row has erupted over the identity of one of the bodies of dozens of South Africans who were killed in the collapse of a Nigerian church building last year, with relatives claiming that the body inside did not have a gap in the teeth like the victim's.

HEADLINES: SA bodies repatriated, Eskom & van Breda news

In today's news headlines: South African bodies are repatriated from Nigeria, Eskom announces stage 2 load shedding for today and Henri van Breda may not attend his slain family's memorial service. Watch.

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More bodies to return from Nigeria

2015-02-02 14:31

Families of the 11 victims of the Nigerian church building collapse whose bodies remain in that country almost five months after the disaster, will soon know which of them will be returned this week.

TB Joshua to host memorial service for victims

2014-12-31 14:13

Nigerian pastor TB Joshua is to host a New Year's memorial service for South African relatives of those killed in a building collapse at his Lagos megachurch in September.

Consultant at TB Joshua church says it had no permit

2014-12-19 06:47

A town planner who worked for influential Nigeria preacher TB Joshua told an inquest that the building which collapsed at Joshua's church did not have planning approval.

Report: Nigeria DNA samples difficult to match

2014-11-22 14:15

Genetic testing to identify the remains of 84 South Africans killed in the Nigerian building collapse is extremely difficult, a report says.

Coroner threatens TB Joshua for 2nd inquest no-show

2014-11-20 13:26

A coroner says he would order the arrest of Nigerian preacher TB Joshua after he again failed to appear to give evidence about a deadly building collapse at his Lagos megachurch.

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