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November, 2019

September, 2019

  • 19 September

    Xenophobia: Air Peace Pilots, Crew Rendering Free Service To Evacuate Nigerians – Onyema


    Allen Onyema, Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, has said that pilots and crew sent to South Africa to evacuate Nigerians have refused allowances, saying they are rendering their services for free. He said this after another batch of Nigerians arrived the country on Wednesday from the xenophobia-torn South Africa. …

  • 17 September

    Why Xenophobic Attacks Will Not Be Discussed At UNGA – Onyeama

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the xenophobic attacks will not be on the country’s agenda at 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. Onyeama who disclosed this on Tuesday at a media briefing, said he believes both Nigeria and South Africa will be able to …

  • 17 September

    Finally, South Africa Grants Air Peace Landing Permit


    South African authorities have granted landing permit 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. Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul-General in Johannesburg, made the confirmation in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria on …

  • 16 September

    Ramaphosa Apologises To Nigeria Over Xenophobic Attacks

    South Africa To Strengthen Bilateral Relations With Nigeria - Envoy

    South Africa president, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Monday apologised to the Nigerian government over the xenophobic attacks that targeted Nigerians and some other Africans recently. Ramaphosa’s message was delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential villa, Abuja, by a special envoy led by Jeff Radebe, a former ambassador to Nigeria. …

  • 15 September

    Nigeria Overreacted To Xenophobic Attacks, Says South African Official

    Clayson Monyela, Spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, has said the Nigerian government overreacted to the xenophobic attacks in the country.  Nigeria had summoned Bobby Moroe, South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, over the attacks. The government had also pulled out of the …

  • 13 September

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


    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 Technology, Akure (FUTA). The lecture was entitled: “Role of Africans in …

  • 12 September

    Xenophobia: Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Must Be Citizen-centered – Don


    Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, Kaduna State University (KASU) on Wednesday urged  the Federal Government to shift its foreign policy from African centered to citizens centered. Ashafa, a Professor of Diplomatic and Military History, made the call during a Discourse on “Xenophobia in South Africa: Its Origins, …

  • 12 September

    Xenophobia: First Batch Of 187 Nigerians Arrive Lagos From South Africa

    The first batch of 187 Nigerians being evacuated from South Africa have arrived Nigeria through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.   The Nigerian evacuees departed their base in South Africa from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, around 4.00 p.m aboard an Air Peace Boeing 777 aircraft, which landed …

  • 10 September

    Xenophobia: First Batch Of 320 Nigerians To Return On Wednesday – Envoy

    The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said that the first batch of the Nigerian returnees would depart South Africa for Lagos on Wednesday. Adama told NAN in a telephone interview  that the first batch of returnees, are expected to depart South Africa by 9:00 a.m Wednesday. …

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