Senate to meet Foreign Affairs Ministry over attack on Nigerians in South Africa
The Senate Committee on Diaspora has said it will meet the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the killing of Nigerians in South Africa. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Ajibola Basiru, in a statement sent to The Guardian on Tuesday evening, said the committee will meet the ministry to get "briefed and mapping out clear…
South Africa high commissioner denies attacks on Nigerians, foreigners
South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in his country. The commissioner denied the claims at a news conference with Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister Geoffery Onyeama in Abuja. Monroe said the attacks in South Africa were not xenophobic and targetted at Nigerians.…
Onyeama accuses APC leadership of complicity in Enugu congresses
Still nursing the pains of defeat he suffered in the Enugu State congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, yesterday accused the national...
How congresses deepen APC crises in Southeast
There is no doubt that the congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which advanced to the local government stage last weekend, have furthered deepened the crisis in the party in the Southeast.
16,387 Nigerians repatriated from abroad, says FG
A total of 16,387 Nigerians were repatriated from different parts of the world in 2017.Comptroller General of immigration, Mr. Muhammed Babandede, who gave the figure yesterday as the Federal Government delegation to Libya disclosed their findings....
Brazil, Nigeria crucial strategic partnership
Nigeria is one of the few African countries – and the only one in West Africa – with which we maintain a Strategic Dialogue Mechanism. The first session of this mechanism took place in Brazil in 2013.
Nigeria, US partnering on loot repatriation, says Osinbajo
The Buhari administration has reached out to the U.S. government to increase its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials do not get a safe haven abroad for their loot, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.