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Nigerians In South Africa Under Renewed Attack

Report has emerged that there is a renewed attack on Nigerians living in South Africa. This was said by a source who claimed the attack took place in a place called Mpumalamga. According to the report, the leadership of Nigerian

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Second Batch Of 319 Nigerians Depart South Africa

The second batch of Nigerians have departed the OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, for the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. About 319 persons were evacuated by Air Peace at about 2:58p.m. An official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr.

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Xenophobia: State Govts Urged To Help Reintegrate South Africa Returnees

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Executive Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has urged state governments to ensure proper reintegration of returnees from South Africa into the society. Dabiri-Erewa made the appeal at a World News Conference in Abuja on Monday.

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Xenophobia: FG Seeking Compensation For Nigerians, Says Dabiri-Erewa

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, says the Federal Government is pressing for compensation for affected Nigerians in the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Dabiri-Erewa stated this at the maiden Diaspora Lecture of Federal University of

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Xenophobia: SERAP Asks African Commission To Take South Africa To Court, Seeks $10bn For Victims

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mrs Soyata Maiga, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the commission’s members requesting them: “to urgently submit a case on the escalating xenophobic

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Xenophobia: We’re Tired Of Repatriating Dead Nigerians From South Africa —Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives has vowed to seek restoration and recompense for Nigerian victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Speaker of the House, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) made this known at a news conference on Friday in Abuja. “Let

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Xenophobia: Buhari Dispatches Special Envoy To South Africa

BY JONATHAN IPAA, ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari has noted with deep concern, reported attacks on Nigerian citizens and their properties in South Africa since August 29, 2019. Consequently, the President has instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to

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There Is No Targeting Of Any Group Of Africans In South Africa – S.A. Minister

South Africa’s Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has described as false, the reports of targeted killings of Nigerians in their country. Dr. Pandor who was accompanied by the Minister of Police Bheki Cele, at a press

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Nigerians, Other Immigrants Cry Out As Xenophobic Attack Resurfaces In South Africa

By Lois Effiong The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) has expressed displeasure over the ongoing violent attack of Nigerians in the latest wave of xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa. The Acting Secretary of NUSA, Collins Mgbo, gave the

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Two Nigerians nearly beaten to death in South Africa

Photos of two Nigerians who were reportedly mauled by South Africans have surfaced online. The Nigerians were brutalised at Kuruman, Northern Cape, Martin Ogbaje who shared the photos noted. He said “May God save us in this country South Africa,

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