Tag: Xenophobia

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

The Thread: South Africans are to blame for their own problems |#Xenophobia

This recent flare up of xenophobic violence in South Africa has made Nigerians quite angry. @afrispheric reckons South Africans are ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 24, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. “No one knows how many STDs ...

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AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

South African President condemns attack on foreigners

by Azeez Adeniyi South African President, Jacob Zuma has condemned the attack on foreigners by South Africans. In a statement ...

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AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Xenophobic attacks: No Nigerian has been reported dead in South Africa – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said no Nigerian has been killed in the renewed xenophobic attacks in South ...

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AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. Rivers rerun: 25 indicted INEC staff to face prosecution The ...

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AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Rivers rerun: 25 indicted INEC staff to face prosecution | Owing salaries, my greatest regret – Mimiko | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist Why victims of xenophobia are not compensated – Envoy – YNaija Rivers ...

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AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Why victims of xenophobia are not compensated – Envoy

by Azeez Adeniyi The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lulu Louis Mnguni has said victims of xenophobic attacks I. ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2017

Opinion: Boycott South African goods and services

by Simon Utsu   The average Nigerian isn’t violent which is a good thing because we would have retaliated by ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 23, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Photos from Osinbajo’s meeting with MTN

While some Nigerians were vandalising an MTN regional office in Abuja earlier today, the South African telecommunications giant had an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Osinbajo pays surprise visit to Lagos Airport, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

Xenophobia: Leave Nigeria in 48 hours, students threaten MTN, DSTV, Shoprite

by Dolapo Adelana The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to all South African companies ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

Xenophobia: Protesters attack MTN head office in Abuja

by Dolapo Adelana Disheartened by the continuous attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, some protesters on Thursday attacked and vandalised ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Xenophobia: South African govt must educate its citizens – Dabiri

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senior Special Adviser to the President on foreign relations and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said the ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor. 336 soldiers, 5,929 Boko Haram insurgents killed in 7 years – ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Death toll rises in southern Kaduna killings | Whistle-blower exposes N8.4b fake bank account | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents hiding in Kogi – Bello – YNaija Xenophobia: ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Xenophobia: How I lost N240m – South-African based Nigerian

by Azeez Adeniyi Simon Adeoye, a 42-year-old South Africa-based Nigerian automobile mechanic on Tuesday narrated how he lost N240.6m (R10m) ...

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AzeezFebruary 21, 2017

Xenophobia: South Africans issue fresh threats to Nigerians

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian community in South Africa on Monday said some of its members have been receiving fresh ...

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AzeezFebruary 21, 2017

FG summons South African envoy over renewed xenophobic attacks

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government on Monday summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Lulu Mnguni over ...

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AzeezFebruary 20, 2017

Xenophobia: FG asks AU, South African govt to protect Nigerians

The Federal Government on Monday called on the African Union and the South African government to protect Nigerian citizens in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

116 Nigerians killed in South Africa in 2 years – FG

The Federal Government says 116 Nigerians have been killed in South Africa Government in the last two years. The Special ...

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AzeezFebruary 7, 2017

Investigate killings of Nigerians in South Africa, FG demands

The Federal Government has demanded that the South African government investigate the killing of a Nigerian in Johannesburg in December ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

Opinion: Why you should not visit South Africa

by Ernest Danjuma Enebi Over the last few years, the South African government through its tourism arm — South Africa Tourism has ...

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Tamilore OshodiJuly 13, 2016

10 things to know about UK’s new Prime Minister, Theresa May

Theresa May plans to complete her official official transition to becoming the Prime Minister of the UK following David Cameron’s exit ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMay 3, 2015

Opinion: Why are our South African brothers full of hate?

by Alhassan Mustapha And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 1, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: Are Nigerians really obnoxious?

by Abimbola Adelakun If Nigerians have any superior gene, how come they cannot fix their own country but have to ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 28, 2015

Opinion: Welcome to the horror world of xenophobic South Africans

by Tayo Ogunbiyi  The whole of Africa rose up against apartheid regime in South Africa. The South African government, therefore, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 28, 2015

“Why are the immigrants not in their countries? ” – What South African President said about xenophobic attacks

by Kolapo Olapoju With the highest degree of insensitivity, South African President, Jacob Zuma has blamed the victims of his ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 27, 2015

Opinion: South Africans must quit being lazy and face up to competition

by Robert Obioha It is unimaginable that as advanced as South Africa is in terms of policing and militarily, that ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2015

Opinion: Xenophobia – Why I won’t blame South Africa

by Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri I think this is unfounded. In the wake of the governorship election held in Nigeria in April ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 27, 2015

Opinion: When the seeds of xenophobia are watered and allowed to grow

by Nnaemeka Oruh One of the things I have learnt, first as a student of literature, and then as a ...

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