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Xenophobic Attacks

14 Sep 2019
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe ex-leader Robert Mugabe's funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks.
13 Sep 2019
Air Peace airline yesterday suspended further evacuation of Nigerians in South Africa until the remaining voluntary returnees have been cleared and released by the host government.
13 Sep 2019
I was recently visiting Lagos – the city of my birth - when I found myself feeling a sense of déjà vu as I watched South African mobs on television looting and attacking shops owned by Nigerians and other Africans.
12 Sep 2019
A fresh twist to the diplomatic row between Nigeria and South Africa is in the offing as South Africa yesterday frustrated the plans to repatriate Nigerians that were fleeing xenophobic attacks.
12 Sep 2019
History is more or less bunk. It’s a tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we make today.”
11 Sep 2019
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has raised concerns that the raging Xenophobia attack in South Africa may negatively impact the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCTA) if not curtailed.
11 Sep 2019
Over 300 Nigerian returnees from South Africa are arriving at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos today. The first of the two batches would touch down at 1:00 p.m.
10 Sep 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the immediate evacuation of all Nigerians who are willing to return home from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals.
9 Sep 2019
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned weekend violence in Johannesburg that claimed two lives after security forces clashed with looters involved in fresh xenophobic attacks.
8 Sep 2019
The Primate of All Nigeria, (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh has appealed to the Federal Government to handle xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa in a diplomatic manner, and ensure that the problem does not escalate.
8 Sep 2019
In the last couple of years, many Nigerians have been extra-judicially killed in South Africa, either by the South African police, or locals in circumstances that further lend credence to recurring dislike-of-foreigners in the country by South Africans.
7 Sep 2019
The House of Representatives yesterday summoned the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, over the spate of xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians, in South Africa.


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The Federal government through the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday inaugurated a special investigative panel to probe alleged cases of human rights violations in counter-insurgency in the North East. Tony Ojukwu (SAN), Executive Secretary of the NHRC while inaugurating the panel in Abuja tasked the members drawn from major professional bodies to work…