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Molumo Yusuf, a 14-year-old student of Heritage Global Academy, Ikorodu, Lagos State, won the N100,000 grand prize shopping voucher at MTN mPulse Kiddies Hackathon app competition in Lagos on Friday.

14-year old wins MTN kiddies hackathon app competition

Molumo Yusuf, a 14-year-old student of Heritage Global Academy, Ikorodu, Lagos State, won the N100,000 grand prize shopping voucher at MTN mPulse Kiddies Hackathon app competition in Lagos on Friday.

Nigeria’s film industry draws global entertainment brands

“Oya!” shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up.
Adewale Temitope Adedeji

Xenophobia: South Africans’ ignorance causes attacks on Nigerians – Lagos assemblyman

A member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Temitope Adewale, on Monday described the South Africans’ xenophobic attacks on Nigerians as a display of lack of knowledge.

South-South monarchs condemn killing of Nigerians in South Africa

As more condemnations continue to trail the inhuman treatment meted out to Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa, chiefs and elders of the South-South region of Nigeria have joined in the condemnation of the xenophobic attacks.
President Ramaphosa has prioritised land redistribution as he seeks to win public support ahead of election next year [Themba Hadebe-AP]

Xenophobia: President Buhari’s envoy meets South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa today

President Muhammadu Buhari’s special envoy, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar, has arrived in Johannesburg and is expected to meet President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.
Adams Oshiomhole

Xenophobia: APC urges President Buhari to go on the offensive against South Africa

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday came hard on the South African government, accusing it of backing the wave of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in the rainbow nation, and asked the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to take steps to immediately nationalize telecommunications giant, MTN.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

South African embassy in Nigeria closed after retaliatory attacks

The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

Xenophobia: Stop this nonsense in South Africa now – CAN

According to him, “the way forward is for our government to be more diplomatic in handling this matter and be more decisive. There are so many steps that the government can take. One, if all these diplomatic moves do not work, they can withdraw our envoy from South Africa, and send away theirs.”

MTN directs workers to stay at home

MTN Nigeria has directed its workers to stay at home in view of the ongoing attacks against South African companies operating in Nigeria.

Xenophobia: MTN, Shoprite close offices in Kano

South African-owned companies, including MTN and Shoprite, in Kano State, on Wednesday, closed, due to fears of reprisal attacks, over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall.

Demonstrators attack South African business in Nigeria – police

More than a hundred demonstrators clashed with police near a South African-owned supermarket in the Nigerian capital on Wednesday as resentment simmered over attacks on foreign-owned shops in South Africa.

Xenophobia: MTN shuts all shops in Nigeria

MTN, Nigeria’s biggest phone service company said all its shops in the country will not be opened today.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Xenophobia: Security on high alert in Abuja

Security was on Wednesday beefed up in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, around companies that have affiliations with South Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, are currently meeting to discuss xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.

Xenophobia: Nigeria boycotts WEF as President Buhari, VP Osinbajo meet

Nigeria has boycotted the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa 2019 taking Cape Town, South Africa following Xenophobic attacks against its citizens in the last one week.
MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos 3

Xenophobia: Protesters burn MTN mast in Abuja, surround Shoprite Lugbe

Hundreds of protesters are currently burning MTN mast in Lugbe over killings in South Africa.
MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos 5

Xenophobia: Mob burns MTN office in Oyo

The incident resulted in gridlock as vehicles passing through Agodi government secretariat road en route the University of Ibadan are having a hectic time, navigating the road.

Xenophobic attack: Police beef up security in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has beefed up security in the state over possible reprisal attacks by residents of Enugu and its environs on South African businesses.
MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos 1

Xenophobia: MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos

Xenophobia: MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos

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