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.