The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has expressed satisfaction over the justice meted out to 24-year-old South African police constable, Austin Luciano Reynold that killed a Nigerian, Ebuka Okoli in Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal. Mr Reynold was charged on four counts of murder and robbery after shooting Okoli at close […]

Eight South African police officers have appeared before the Pretoria High Court for the alleged killing of a Nigerian. They were arraigned on Monday 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’s court session was, however, delayed for […]

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa, called for more tolerance, vigilance and heightened security in countries to ensure safety of citizens, noting that competition heralded by globalization, especially with ease in migration, will only get more intense for businesses. Responding to questions during a press conference at the Union Building, alongside his host, […]

Imo state government has assured the South Africa returnees of her support to enable them settle down through skill acquisition and other empowerment programmes.   The state governor EMEKA IHEDIOHA who received the returnees at the government house Owerri, said he will engaged various ministries to strongly pursue programmes that will guarantee and protect their […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has arrived in South Africa for a state visit after an outburst of xenophobic violence in and around Johannesburg stirred tensions between Africa’s leading economic powerhouses. BUHARI who is accompanied by some governors was received at the WaterkloofAirforce Base in Pretoria by the South African Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, NALEDI […]

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 […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday addressed world leaders at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. In his address, the President called for strong action against xenophobia, racism, and abject poverty. He also expressed concern about climate change which forced thousands to protest across the world, as well as terrorism and other forms […]

The Air Peace aircraft which conveyed the second batch of Nigerians evacuated from South Africa landed at the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos at 7:20 pm on Wednesday. As the returnees disembarked from the plane, the airline’s CEO, Allen Onyema, welcomed each of them with a warm handshake. After the […]

The second batch of Nigerian evacuees has finally left South Africa after a long wait from Tuesday. 314 evacuees and the Head of Immigration and Consular Matters at Nigeria’s Consulate General in Johannesburg, Mr. Anthony Ogbe finally boarded the Air Peace Flight and left a few minutes before 3 pm local time. Four passengers were […]

The Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Airline, Mr Allen Onyema, has explained why the company is offering free service in the evacuation of Nigerians in the wake of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Onyema told Channels Television in an interview on Tuesday that there was no personal motive in extending a helping hand as the gesture […]

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