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South African court finds policeman guilty of killing, robbing Nigerian

In a bold step to end xenophobia in South Africa, a trigger-happy police constable, Austin Luciano Reynolds, has been prosecuted and found guilty of killing a Nigerian, Ebuka Emmanuel Okoli. A South African Court has handed down a verdict of...

Tourism effective platform to strengthen ties with South Africa- Lai Mohammed

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria will continue to explore culture and tourism as veritable platforms to strengthen its ties with South Africa. The minister added that culture and tourism are very effective avenues...

2 weeks after Buhari’s visit to South Africa, another Nigerian stabbed to death

by Kunle Akinsola   Barely two weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari visited South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks, another Nigerian has been killed in one of the suburbs of the country. Ikenna Innocent Otugo from Anambra State, was reportedly killed...

Xenophobia : Pres. Buhari Off to South Africa

Following reported months of xenophobic violence in South Africa, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart Abuja for a three-day state visit to the country. He is expected to discuss the welfare of Nigerians living in South Africa as hundreds...

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...

Xenophobia: We’re not aware South Africa closed down Mission in Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday disclosed that it was not aware that the South African government has closed down its foreign missions in Nigeria. Briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey...

Xenophobia: Onyeama defends govs, others attending WEF in South Africa

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has come to the defence of some governors and other Nigerians attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in South Africa, despite federal government’s withdrawal from the summit. According to him, they were already...

Xenophobia: Buhari, Osinbajo, Onyeama meet over attacks

As Nigeria, other African countries boycotts WEF in South Africa President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to to explore possible options including sanctions against the South African...

Nigeria considering pulling out of economic forum, recalls ambassador to South Africa

Nigeria High Commissioner, to  South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala, might be recalled any moment from now over the xenophobic attacks of her citizens in that country. According to a Presidency source familiar with the matter, Nigeria is also considering pulling out...

Tiwa Savage cancels trip to South Africa after Xenophobic attacks

Singer Tiwa Savage has cancelled a trip to South Africa over attacks on Nigerians and some other foreigners. " I refuse to watch the barbaric butchering of my people in SA. This is SICK. For this reason I will NOT...
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Obiora’s Deputy Governor’s appointment: Commendation, laudatory remarks and cheers for Pres. Buhari

    The profile of President Muhammadu Buhari further burgeoned on Thursday, Jan. 16 with the appointment of a world-class Economist...
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Kyari: Taking NNPC out of bureaucratic boondoggle to boom, zeroing out queues at filling stations

  …Buhari’s ``Next Level’’ agenda translated into reality – seamless petroleum products supply   The appointment of Malam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director of Nigerian...

Sadio Mane helps cleaning Mosque toilet regularly – Imam

  Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has been hailed by the Imam of Al-Rahma Mosque as a very modest and humble individual.   “Sadio comes in the mosque...

Amotekun: We have embraced community policing -Nasarawa gov

    Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said to tackle insecurity in the state, his administration had since introduced community policing to complement the police...