#Xenophobia: “When You Are In Rome, You Do As The Romans Do” – Buhari Tells Nigerians

South Africa and Nigeria have reiterated their condemnation of the recent spate of violent attacks in South Africa against foreign nationals. The two nations cemented their stance at the first incoming State visit hosted by South Africa under the sixth administration. President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, for a State visit... Continue Reading →

Buhari Signs 30 Trade Deals With South African President Ramaphosa

South Africa and Nigeria, yesterday, signed 30 trade and cooperation agreements weeks after a wave of violence against Nigerian nationals in Johannesburg and Pretoria strained relations between Africa’s top two economies. Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa and Muhammadu Buhari, at the conclusion of a two-day visit by the Nigerian leader, said they regretted the violence and subsequent... Continue Reading →

Shootings & Commotion As South African Police Face IPOB Members Protesting Buhari’s Visit

South African Police fired rubber bullets at the IPOB members as they protest the visit of the President Buhari to South Africa. A member of the IPOB was also arrested. The family members of the Indigenous People of Biafra - IPOB staged a protest to accost and possibly arrest President Buhari that is on a... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Arrives In South Africa After Xenophobic Violence (See Photos)

Hours after President Buhari left Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in South Africa for a three-day state visit. We had earlier reported that President Buhari on Wednesday departed Abuja for a three-day official visit to South Africa. According to the presidential spokesman; President Buhari went to South Africa to honor the invitation of his counterparts,... Continue Reading →

Buhari Travels To South Africa With 7 Ministers

At least seven ministers will accompany President Muhammadu Buhari to South Africa on a visit to Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart. The ministers are Saleh Mamman (power), Rauf Aregbesola (interior), Olamilekan Adegbite (mines and steel development), Maigari Dingyadi (police affairs); and Mariam Katagum, minister of state, industry, trade and investment, Bashir Magashi (defense) and... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: “No Need To Apologize To Nigeria Over Xenophobia” – Mayor Of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba

Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba has revealed that he feels that apologizing to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks was unnecessary. Speaking on CNBC Africa’s Political Capital on Tuesday, September 17, the South African Mayor said he doesn't see the xenophobic attack as an "incident" as it was bound to happen. “No, there is nothing for... Continue Reading →

Xenophobia: South Africa Finally Grants Landing Permit To Air Peace To Evacuate 320 Nigerians

South African authorities have granted landing permits to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed. Nigeria’s Consul- General in Johannesburg, Mr. Godwin Adama, made the confirmation in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on... Continue Reading →

187 Nigerians return, South Africa employs rules to stop others

The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm.... Continue Reading →

South African Authorities Delay Evacuation Of Nigerians

The planned evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa has been delayed by at least six hours by authorities in that country. The returnees were initially billed to arrive Nigeria at 2:00pm on Wednesday but the time was shifted to either 6 or 8:00pm. An Air Peace Boeing 747 aircraft had in the evening of Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Xenophobia: Nigerian Students Rejects Proposed Offer By South Africa Government

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NAN) has rejected the proposed cultural exchange program between Nigerian and South African youths to address xenophobic attacks and promote unity between the two countries. According to report the Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, disclosed the proposal during a meeting in Abuja on Wednesday,... Continue Reading →

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