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Socialist Party of Nigeria explains why there are so many poor in South Africa and Nigeria – Capitalism

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) hereby condemns the raging xenophobic attacks in South Africa which has affected Nigerians alongside other African migrants in South Africa. Some have been killed and many injured while shops have...

Why is the Nigeria police force killing Nigerians to protect South African businesses? – Opinion by Fredrick Nwabufo

Reports say a Nigerian, who had gone to lodge a protest against the dispatch of his fellow countrymen by a ravening, xenophobic bloodhound in South Africa at Shoprite, Lekki,  Lagos, ended up becoming a victim of...

Attacks on foreigners unacceptable, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa finally breaks silence

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa finally broke his silence on Tuesday on the third day since attacks on foreign nationals in his country exploded on Sunday with shops looted and vehicles set on fire.

Enough is enough, Nigeria Senate President reacts to xenophobic attacks in South Africa | Opinion

I note with serious concern the worsening Xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa in which Nigerians have been major victims.Nigeria has had enough of its citizens being targets of these...

Nigerian President dispatches special envoy to South Africa as xenophobia metastasizes

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari "has noted with deep concern, reported attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa since August 29, 2019", spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement on Tuesday.

Nigerian Activists ask government to “go to war” with South Africa, nationalize MTN, over xenophobic attacks

Tensions are rising fast between Nigeria and South Africa following the explosion of renewed xenophobic attacks on Sunday and Monday.In a statement to TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA on Tuesday, the Advocacy for...

Atiku Abubakar writes: Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South-Africa is a blot on our common history

It is perhaps the most disturbing development in the turn of the century that Nigerians who live in the Republic of South Africa have consistently been victims of xenophobic violent attacks. Unfortunately, both countries have not...

WATCH IT: Xenophobic South African Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi justifies attacks against foreigners

South African Deputy Minister of Police Bongani Mkongi has justified violent attacks against foreigners, saying that their country was being invaded and dominated by foreign nationals.“You won’t find South Africans in other...

Influential in South Africa, Prophet T.B. Joshua yet to speak on xenophobic attacks

Controversial Nigerian Prophet, T.B. Joshua, who is widely popular in South Africa, was yet to speak on the recent xenophobic attacks in Nelson Mandela's country.Prophet T.B. Joshua is followed by millions of...

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