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Another 180 Nigerians return from Libya on Tuesday, says presidency

Another 180 Nigerians return from Libya on Tuesday, says presidency

The Presidency yesterday said another 180 Nigerians are expected back home from Libya on Tuesday.This is as it again condemned the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa and pledged commitment to a sustained advocacy to end the unwarranted attacks on Nigerians anywhere in the world. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs

Phone call: President Buhari speaks with King Mohammed VI of Morocco

President Muhammedu Buhari had a telephone conversation with King Mohammed VI of Morocco. A statement from Special Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina, Thursday, stated that King Mohammed VI of Morocco had a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, in London, where the Nigerian president is on vacation. Femi said that the call was

Xenophobia: Gbajabiamila leads Nigerian lawmakers To South Africa

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has been mandated by the House to lead a delegation to South Africa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. The House last week condemned the attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. In an announcement made on the floor of the House on Tuesday by the Deputy

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians: SERAP asks SADC to sanction South Africa

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to King Mswati III of Swaziland, and Chairperson, Southern African Development Community, SADC, urging him to “convene an emergency summit of the SADC heads of state and government to discuss the persistent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals living in South

Xenophobia: S/African police fire rubber bullets at protesters

South African police yesterday fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up violent clashes between machete and rock wielding protesters and migrants in Pretoria at an anti-immigration march.   That was shortly after President Jacob Zuma condemned acts of violence by his fellow countrymen against foreigners, particularly Nigerians.   Shops and homes

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