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There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that he was shocked over the attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He described the attacks of foreign nationals in the country as embarrassment to the African continent.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa, charged Nigerians in the country and all others in the Diaspora to be law abiding, live decent and dignified lives and also respect constituted authorities of their host countries.
Nigeria and South Africa have reached an agreement on issuing 10 years visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.
President Muhammadu Buhari says a strong strategic relationship between Nigeria and South Africa can become the engine for the rapid economic, political, social, cultural development of Africa, thereby delivering ‘the Africa we want’.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday challenged the South African government to take deliberate steps that would open up the country’s economy for more Nigerian businesses.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday arrived in Pretoria, South Africa for a state visit and 9th meeting of Bi-National Commission, which will for the first time witness participation of the two Heads of State after an elevation.
President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to begin a three-day State Visit on Oct. 3 to South Africa, where he is expected to discuss the safety of Nigerians still living in that country with President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari will this week travel to South Africa for a State visit, which will also mark the 20th anniversary of the Bi-National Commission (BNC).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that the South African government had granted Air Peace’s request to commence commercial flights to Johannesburg, South Africa.
The next session of the Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) would hold in Pretoria in October to evolve documented solutions to xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustapha Suleiman, has said.
Diko said Ramaphosa and Buhari were expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral‚ continental and global issues “of common concern”.
President Muhammadu Buhari would be hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday at the White House to discuss issues, including fighting terrorism and economic growth.
The United States Government says it will contribute an additional $45.5 million to rehabilitation efforts in the North-east.
United States Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan, will be visiting Nigeria from November 19 to 20.
The Edo State wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has backed out of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned strike as it urged its members to remain at their various duty posts in schools across the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has boasted that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will win next month’s governorship election.
Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz could leave the club at the end of the season, manager Peter Bosz told Sport Bild, via the Mirror, on Wednesday.
Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as habitual deception and mudslinging an allegation by Governor Seriake Dickson that the party was about to form “a government of criminals and cultists” in the state.
Nigeria’s 11 years old, Naomi Oloyede, addressed the UN Office on Drugs and Crime international conference in Vienna, where she called for a better life for children all over the world.
Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of Premium Times online newspaper, has called for special honour to the late Dr Stella Adedevoh, over her bravery that warded off the dreaded Ebola epidemic from Nigeria.
Basketball superstar LeBron James was accused of turning a blind eye to Chinese repression on Tuesday after he criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a “misinformed” tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong.
Japan is ready to spend 710 million yen (6.5 million dollars) to deal with the devastating effects of Typhoon Hagibis, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.