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Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa to hold bi-national conference in Pretoria next month

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.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Geoffrey Onyeama did not refuse to appear before federal lawmakers – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed allegations that its minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu to lead ‘Biafran’ delegation to UN on Tuesday

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will on Tuesday lead a delegation to the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland.

First batch of Nigerians return from South Africa

The first batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2.p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, in the company of officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Top envoy leads Nigerian delegation to Burkina Faso terrorism summit

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will lead the Nigerian delegation to the ministerial meeting of the extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government on fight against terrorism.

Another 327 Nigerians to be evacuated from South Africa Thursday

The federal government has revealed that the second batch of Nigerians who are 327 in number would be evacuated from South Africa on Thursday or Friday following the recent xenophobic attacks.

Ex-AGF: Federal government traced $2.4 billion looted funds to Sani Abacha

The Nigerian government traced $2.4 billion looted from its coffers to the late Military Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has revealed.

Ex-Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe to be buried on Sunday

A government statement, on Monday announced that the late former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe will be buried on Sept. 15.

Robert Mugabe’s family pushes back against government burial plan

The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government`s plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters.

Stranded Nigerians lack required papers to return home

Nigerians stranded in South Africa may have to wait longer before returning home, following the lack of traveling documents by most of them.

Xenophobia: Travel documents delay evacuation of Nigerians in South Africa

The planned evacuation of stranded Nigerians from South Africa offered by Nigeria’s foremost airline, Air Peace, which was slated for Friday might be delayed because most of the voluntary returnees do not have valid travel documents, it has been revealed.

Ministry: Air Peace volunteers to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Limited, Allen Onyema, has volunteered the airline to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa.

Xenophobia: Federal government advises Nigerians against travelling to South Africa

The federal government has advised Nigerians against travelling to high risk and volatile areas in South Africa until the current situation is brought under control.
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APC berates ‘conspiracy of silence’ by South Africa’s ruling ANC

The All Progressives Congress has strongly condemned the recent South African xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals, particularly Nigerians, their property and businesses.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

Xenophobia: South African leaders responsible for cowardly act – APC

Nigeria’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party has said that South African leaders cannot be exonerated from the spike in xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in their country.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.

Federal government advises officials to notify foreign affairs ministry before trips

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged government officials travelling abroad to inform the ministry and Nigerian missions in destination countries of their travel schedules to ensure their security and safety.

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