Saturday 19 October, 2019
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Tag Archives: Xenophobic Attacks

Air Peace flights 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. Nigeria’s...

By Optimum Times on Sep 18th, 2019

Xenophobic attack in South Africa The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2 p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Lagos in company of officials of the Ministry...

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

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

Chipolopolo of Zambia Zambia’s football association has called off its friendly match against South Africa due to xenophobic attacks. Chipolopolo and Bafana Bafana were scheduled to square off on Saturday in Zambia. In a statement released...

By Optimum Times on Sep 4th, 2019

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan The President of the Senate Dr. Ahmad Lawan on Monday condemned the continuous killings of Nigerians in South Africa, warning that further attacks on Nigerians would no longer be condoned. Lawan expressed...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019