NIGERIANS GIVEN 12-HR ULRIMTATUM TO LEAVE SOUTH AFRICAN PROVINCE OVER POLICE STABBING

  Nigerians and other foreign Nationals residing in Keimoes and Upington area of Northern Cape, South Africa, have been reportedly given 12 hours to vacate the communities. The Cable reports that the president of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday December 9th. According to Olubajo, trouble started after a Nigerian allegedly stabbed to death a South African police officer, Nico Visagie, during a disagreement.  Olubajo said the details of the disagreement were still not very clear as the “major witness” was also…

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XENOPHOBIA: FRESH CRISIS BREWS BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICANS AND NIGERIANS IN THE COUNTRY

Some indigenes of Keimoes and Upington areas of northern cape province in South Africa, on Thursday morning, gave Nigerians and other foreign national a 12-hour ultimatum to vacate their communities. Adetola Olubajo, president of Nigeria Union in South Africa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Olubajo said the development was as a result of an “ugly incident” that took place between a police officer and a Nigerian on Wednesday. He said the Nigerian, an indigene of Abakaliki in Ebonyi state, allegedly stabbed to death the police officer, Nico Visagie,…

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8 SOUTH AFRICAN POLICEMEN FACE TRIAL OVER MURDER OF NIGERIAN

At least eight South African police officers on Monday appeared before the Pretoria High Court for the alleged killing of a Nigerian, according to Channels TV. They were arraigned before the court on murder and torture charges, more than two years after Ibrahim Badmus was killed in the Vaal area outside Johannesburg. The court session was, however, delayed for over two hours before proceeding began. Badmus, aged 25, was killed in October 2017 during interrogation in a police raid at the home he shared with some persons. He was handcuffed, tortured and…

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XENOPHOBIA: ANOTHER NIGERIAN KILLED, 2 OTHERS WOUNDED IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Nigerian community in South Africa has again been thrown into mourning following the killing by gunmen of one of its members who also left two others injured. Mr Odefa Ikele, spokesperson for Nigerian Union South Africa, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos. Ikele said the incident that led to the death of Mr Chikamso Ufordi, who hailed from the Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State and injuries sustained by the two others happened at about 7pm on Saturday, in Nigel. Nigel…

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ANOTHER SERIES OF XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS BEGIN IN SOUTH AFRICA, SEE PICS

Happening now at Witbank Mpumalanga South Africa, was reported an attack on Nigerians which lead to the death of some and injury on many. According to a trusted source, some group of guys with car plate number covered moves round the town, burning properties and if they confirm you to be a Nigerian, the take you with them. He calls on all nigerians down town , jerico and all neighboring areas to be on guard and alert. See photos https://www.chrysora.com/2019/10/22/xenophobia-again-happening-now-as-nigerians-are-attacked-in-south-africa/

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AANOTHER NIGERIAN KILLED IN SOUTH AFRICA

Despite the peace deal by President Muhammadu Buhari and South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa to end xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Otugo. The state visit to South Africa by Buhari earlier this month was hailed as historic by Ramaphosa, as the two leaders dealt with the aftermath of the xenophobic attacks in both countries. Ramaphosa had regretted the xenophobic attacks, saying, “we have expressed our deep regret at the events of the past few…

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NO FURTHER EVACUATION OF NIGERIANS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has said the issue of further evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa does not arise again. Nigeria had last month evacuated no fewer than 500 Nigerians from South Africa following xenophobic attacks on them and other Africans. But on Thursday, Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the violence that gave rise to the evacuation had abated. It added that Nigerians in South Africa were, however, free to return home. However, about 600 Nigerians have registered for evacuation with the Nigerian High Commission in…

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AKEREDOLU DONATES 100K TO EAXH SOUTH AFRICAN RETURNEE FROM ONDO STATE

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Friday, presented cash gifts of N100,000 to each of the South African returnees of Ondo origin for resettlement activities in their various communities. Akeredolu, who received the returnees in his office also promised to give necessary support and provide an enabling environment for the returnees to start new lives. Represented by his deputy, Agboola Ajayi, the governor particularly condemned the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other nationals living in South Africa by the indigenes. He described the attacks as unwarranted, barbaric and condemnable.…

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XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS: HOW TB JOSHUA SAVED US FROM SOUTH AFRICA- RETURNEES

T.B. Joshua Kayode Fasua Some victims of xenophobic violence in South Africa recounted their ordeal at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), saying the sight of Prophet T.B Joshua shedding tears on television forced the country’s government to intervene and stop the attacks. Some returnees from South Africa gave the account at the SCOAN headquarters in Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos where they converge to appreciate the founder for his timely intervention. Speaking with journalists, the returnees claimed that they received information that South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was moved by the…

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XENOPHOBIA: WHAT BUHARI’S MEETING WITH RAMAPHOSA WILL DO- OBASANJO

Akinola Ajibola /   Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed optimism that the proposed meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, would go a long way to address the issue of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in that country. He stated this on Saturday while answering questions from journalists at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. “The meeting that President Buhari and President Ramaphosa will have during the first week of October should smoothen the ground and the right statement and the…

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