Thursday 19 September, 2019
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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the opening of registration for its 20th Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar and Workshop, which will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 4 to 7 November 2019. The seminar and workshop...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday wrote President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, condemning the xenophobic attacks on foreign citizens in South Africa. Obasanjo...

By Optimum Times on Sep 17th, 2019

ONLY 188 of the first batch of 320 Nigerians scheduled to return from South Africa following xenophobic attacks in that country actually arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja late last night. 640 Nigerians were registered...

By Optimum Times on Sep 12th, 2019

The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said that the first batch of the Nigerian returnees from South Africa would depart South Africa for Lagos on Wednesday. Adama told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone...

By Optimum Times on Sep 11th, 2019

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa’s Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa’s Defence Minister said on Monday that the attacks against foreigners in South Africa were planned by criminals and that government can’t prevent...

By Optimum Times on Sep 10th, 2019

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Nationals in South Africa, just as the Commission called for probe of the heinous acts to identify the perpetrators, punish...

By Optimum Times on Sep 6th, 2019

Air Peace fleet The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Air Peace Airline will begin the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in South Africa as from Sept. 6 following the recent attacks on them in that country. Mr Ferdinand Nwonye, the...

By Optimum Times on Sep 5th, 2019

Ambassador Kabiru Bala Nigeria has recalled its High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala and also pulled out of World Economic Summit holding in Cape Town on Wednesday. A presidential source told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

By Optimum Times on Sep 5th, 2019

Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says attacks on Nigerians in South Africa are absolutely unacceptable, reckless and unreasonable. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, quoted the vice president while fielding...

By Optimum Times on Sep 4th, 2019

Xenophobia: Students shut South Africa’s Shoprite The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Saturday shutdown South Africa’s grocery chain, Shoprite at Ota in Ogun State. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent in Ota...

By Optimum Times on Aug 11th, 2019