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26 May
The Nigerian community in South Africa on Wednesday began a protest over what they described as an arbitrary hike in fees for an international passport. Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) president Adetola Olubajo accused Nigeria's Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa, Abdul Malik Ahmed of hiking passport application fees for sinister reasons. Olubajo said the…
29 Apr
A Nigerian national, Augustine Omini Obono, who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl, fed her drugs and forced her to have sex with up to six men a day over a three-month period has been sentenced to three life imprisonment terms by a South African court in Gauteng. The Gauteng North High Court handed down three life…
22 Oct 2019
Nigerians living in South Africa have once again been subjected to an anti-foreigner attack on Tuesday. South Africans living in Mpumalamga province attacked Nigerians in fresh violence which the leadership of Nigerian Citizens In South Africa (NICASA) confirmed. Nigeria’s Consular General to South Africa is also on their way to Witbank in Mpumalanga province to…
3 Sep 2019
Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar Tuesday condemned persistent attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. "Reported attacks against Nigerians in South Africa is unacceptable and stands condemned," Atiku said in a tweet. Atiku, the presidential candidate of Nigeria's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) at the country's general election, said such actions against fellow Africans…
2 Sep 2019
Nigeria Monday said it will take "definitive measures" as xenophobic attacks against Nigerian-owned businesses continue in South Africa. Describing the attacks as sickening, Nigeria's foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama said South African police protection for Nigerian businesses has been "ineffective". "We will take definitive measures," Onyeama said, describing the attacks as "sickening and depressing". The…
12 Aug 2019
South Africans are not responsible for the deaths of Nigerians in the country a senior official of South Africa's High Commission in Nigeria said on Sunday. The counselor in charge of political Affair at the South African High Commission in Abuja Anna-Maria Jojozi said such claims were unwarranted. "I wish to express my department’s concern…

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