Tuesday, 7th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search
Breaking News:

Xenophobic Attacks

7 Sep 2019
The plan by the Air Peace Airline to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa from September 6 (yesterday) has suffered a setback as majority of those interested in the process only have expired passports.
7 Sep 2019
The Federal Government has denied any plan to call off its diplomatic relations with South Africa over the recent attacks on its citizens in that country.The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, gave the indication yesterday after deliberating with the Senate ....
7 Sep 2019
As the face-off between Nigeria and South Africa over xenophobic attacks and attendant reprisal deepens, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has identified insecurity and poor economy as causes of Nigerians’ migration to South Africa.
7 Sep 2019
Renowned evangelist and philanthropist, Rev. Esther Ajayi, has called on the international community to put an end to xenophobic attacks on foreign citizens in South Africa. 
6 Sep 2019
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated. Olubajo, in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said that looted and destroyed businesses were started with hard-earned savings that took…
6 Sep 2019
Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama Friday said that the country does not intend to cut off its diplomatic ties with South Africa despite xenophobic attacks on its citizens. “We are not thinking to the stage of diplomatic ties called off," Onyeama told Nigeria Senate Committee on Diaspora. "There are various options. We are not…
6 Sep 2019
It is absolutely impossible to view the recent spate of killings and sundry mayhem inflicted on fellow Africans from other countries by native South Africans as anything other than an African tragedy...
5 Sep 2019
In the United States of America, the government gives the indigent cooked fillets but also teaches them how to fish. They do not make them eat freebie fillets forever but teach them how to be resourceful, move to jobs so they can be free. Not in Africa and in this instance South Africa.
4 Sep 2019
South African police on Wednesday said they found two charred bodies in a shop in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra, bringing the death toll from xenophobic attacks to seven.
4 Sep 2019
Nigeria government Wednesday recalled its ambassador to South Africa Kabiru Bala over the persistent attacks and killing of foreigners in the country, government-owned News Agency of Nigeria said. A source in the Nigerian Presidency said the decision was taken after a meeting between Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Nigeria's foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama. Nigeria…
4 Sep 2019
South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in Nigerian cities.
4 Sep 2019
Veteran Nollywood actress, Idowu Phillips better known by her screen name, Iya Rainbow, is reacting to the issue of the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa by praying for the country. The 77-year-old actress took to her Instagram page to share a video of herself in a white garment on a beach as she…

Latest

1 hour ago
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has assured that the country will excel across the board under the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu if elected as the president.
1 hour ago
Lagos State Police Command says it has uncovered plans by some groups of persons to take advantage of the new naira notes scarcity to unleash violence in some parts of the state.
1 hour ago
The THE Federal Government through the National Population Commission (NPC) has signed a landmark deal with Nigeria’s integrated technology brand, Zinox, for the supply of the tech components and other accessories for the 2023 national census project, further justifying President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s-commitment to local content promotion.
3 hours ago
With three days left to the expiration of the February 10 deadline, a Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, has compelled the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 27 commercial banks to go ahead with the full implementation of the naira redesign policy...
3 hours ago
With a split judgment of three to two, the Supreme Court, yesterday, nailed the aspiration of Bashir Sheriff Machina 18 days to the election, when it announced the Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, as the Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Yobe North Senatorial District.