Saturday, 23rd September 2023

xenophobic attack

21 Apr
The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has said tourism is capable of ending the xenophobic issues between Nigeria and South Africa.
20 Sep 2019
At least 1,500 foreign nationals have been forced to flee their homes in South Africa amid a surge in deadly xenophobic violence in the country, the United Nations said Friday.
20 Sep 2019
I have just seen the video in which Allen Onyeama, chairman of Air Peace Airlines, broke down in tears inside the aircraft he had dispatched to bring some Nigerians back home from South Africa.
19 Sep 2019
The Nigerian chapter of the African Union, Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has said South African President, Cyril Ramphosa’s apology over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians is not enough.
10 Sep 2019
The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said that the first batch of the Nigerian returnees from South Africa would depart South Africa for Lagos on Wednesday. Adama told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview that the first batch of returnees, are expected to depart South Africa by…
6 Sep 2019
If anyone had any hint or premonition that they would be dealt a heavy blow by an event that happened six hours away in South Africa, they would not have believed. Even though word went round that businesses owned by South Africans would be targeted in reprisal actions after Nigerians suffered xenophobic attacks in some…
5 Sep 2019
South Africa may not pay the compensation payment for Nigerians whose businesses were destroyed or looted in the xenophobic attacks in the country. Nigerian government is demanding compensation payment for Nigerian business attacked and looted during the attack and also a security mechanism for Nigerians living in the country. The demand for compensation of Nigerians…
5 Sep 2019
South Africa Thursday said it has closed its diplomatic missions in Lagos and Abuja after reprisal attacks on some of its businesses. South Africa Foreign Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor told Reuters that the closure was necessary after series of attacks on foreign-owned businesses in South Africa caused a diplomatic spat. She said South Africa was…
4 Sep 2019
The Federal Government yesterday demanded compensation and accountability from South Africa over attacks on Nigerians. But it appealed to Nigerians not to retaliate by attacking South African companies operating in Nigeria.
3 Sep 2019
MTN Nigeria communication PlC Tuesday condemned the xenophobic attack on foreigners in South Africa. "MTN Nigeria strongly condemns the prejudice and xenophobia and reiterate our unequivocal condemnation of all violence," the Chief Executive Officer of MTN in Nigeria, Ferdi Moolman said in a statement. "We are against all forms of bigotry and discrimination they should…
8 Aug 2019
The National Association of Nigerian Students Thursday pickets three South African companies in Abeokuta Ogun State to protest Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in their country. NANS Public Relations Officer Adeyemi Azeez who led the protest said Nigerian Students can no longer keep quiet while South Africans kill Nigerians and All South African business interests must leave…
18 Jun 2019
A PRO-DEMOCRACY and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA), has raised the alarm over possible xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in Ghana.


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The United Nations Women Regional Director for UN Women Central and West Africa, Maxime Hounato, said that gender inequality is crippling the nation economy. He noted that according to the gender-based violence records, violence against women is 90%, while others are 10% Hounato disclosed this in Abuja, at the press briefing, on his visit to…
25 mins ago
The United Nations Positive Livelihood and Awards Centre (UN-POLAC Foundation) has hinged attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals on the promotion of peace across spheres. The Director, Women, Youth and Children, United Nations POLAC, Dr. Cynthia Obiorah, made the statement during the International Day of Peace celebration yesterday in Abuja with theme, Actions for Peace:…
43 mins ago
The Director, Bolton White Group, Mr. Kingsley Obiukwu, has stated that the vision of the group is to create a space where business and leisure converge; where ideas flow freely and every detail embodies the essence of excellence. Obiukwu, who was talking about a proposed Convention Centre in Abuja, added that Bolton White Group was…
46 mins ago
The Initiative for Self-Esteem Education and Advocacy (ISEEA), has identified low self-esteem as one major reasons young girls are susceptible to sexual abuse. ISEEA, a body which advocates for Sustainable Development Goal - Good Health and well-being for all at all ages, also promotes awareness on the importance of self-esteem as well as help young…
1 hour ago
A pro-democracy group under the aegis of The Natives has faulted the notions held in certain quarters that ministerial and other appointments by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu were titled in favour of the Yoruba ethnic group. The Natives, comprised of 371 ethnic, religious and tribal backgrounds with about 20 million members across the country maintained…