Nigerians get 12 hours to leave South African province after cop’s fatal stabbing
Nigerians and other foreign nationals resident in South Africa’s Keimoes and Upington areas of Northern Cape Province were yesterday morning given 12 hours to vacate
Xenophobia: Ekweremadu takes case to international parliament
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) holding in Ethiopia, to pay special attention to the xenophobic attacks on the African continent.
‘How education can foster unity, national development’
With the recent xenophobic attacks and hate speeches among young people, educationist has said that proper education is key to addressing the wide range of global issues.
Aka Ibom indigenes in South Africa make case for victims of xenophobic attacks
President of Akwa Ibom Indigenes Association in South Africa, Kingsley Ibokette, has urged the Federal Government to assist Nigerians affected by xenophobia to re-settle.
Open letter to the editor of Nigeria Standard
Journalism is a tough job. And journalists are under a lot of pressure to churn out news stories. Features stories however are not like news stories. News stories must be sent on the go without latitude for the opinions of the reporter.
Chief Imam demands compensation for victims of xenophobic attacks
The Chief Imam of Lagos State, Sheikh Sulaiman Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla has called on the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to go beyond condemnation of the ‘barbaric acts’ by punishing those behind the dastard actions.
Ending spasmodic xenophobia
The spasmodic xenophobic attacks, which commenced around 2000 and escalated recently, has placed South Africa front and centre of global criticisms. It is also fraught with correlations. This would have been anecdotal, if it wasn’t tragic.
South Africa dispatches emissaries to calm xenophobia fears
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent high-ranking emissaries on a mission to reassure African countries after a wave of xenophobic attacks, the presidency said on Sunday.