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FG Deports 7 Koreans From Nigeria

FG Deports 7 Koreans From Nigeria

The Federal Government says it has deported seven nationals of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) back to their country. Mr Sunday James, Public Relations’ Officer (PRO), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. “The Comptroller General, NIS Mr Muhammad Babandede, has carried out the deportation of seven DPRK […]

South African Cabinet To Address Causes Of Xenophobia

Cabinet says it is determined to decisively address the underlying causes which led to the attacks on foreign nationals and some South Africans. “We also in the same vain will deal decisively with illegal activities such as drug peddling, illicit trading, looting of people’s shops, as well as destruction of property and corruption without any […]

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Xenophobia: South African Special Envoys In Nigeria …Ramaphosa Apologizes To Re-build Relationship

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with the South African President’s Special Envoys, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the three Special Envoys were accompanied by South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, arrived the State House at about 2.15p.m, and moved straight to the […]

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Buhari Urges Urgent Actions By ECOWAS Leaders To Stamp Out Terrorism

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, urged ECOWAS leaders not to allow terrorist groups destabilise the region. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja, said the Nigerian leader made the call at the Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of […]

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Xenophobia:  400 Nigerians Ready For Evacuation From S.Africa – Mission

  The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says no fewer than 400 Nigerians have indicated interest and registered to be evacuated from South Africa following the recent xenophobic attacks. Nigeria’s Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, said this in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. Adama noted that […]

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Xenophobia: UN Chief Flays Acts Of Violence Against Foreigners

  UN Secretary-General António  Guterres has “strongly condemned” the renewed wave of “acts of violence” against foreigners and their property in parts of South Africa. Guterres’ message was conveyed by his spokesman, Mr Stéphane Dujarric, at a news briefing at the UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday. He was responding to a News Agency […]

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Parliamentary polls: Nigeria Pledges To Assist Chad

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed its readiness to assist its counterpart from the Republic of Chad to conduct free, fair and credible parliamentary elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the assurance when he received a delegation of Chad’s Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), led by its Vice Chairman, Mr Adama […]

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Xenophobia: NANS wants Nigeria, South Africa Leaders to Intervene

  The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), has implored the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, to intervene toward ending xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Mr Adeyemi Azeez, national Public Relations Officer (PRO), of the association, made the suggestion in a statement made available to newsmen […]

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