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The Apostolic Church, Nigeria, Lagos and Western/Northern Areas (LAWNA) Territory, weekend called on church and political leaders in the country to galvanise economic policies to cushion the harsh effects of youth unemployment, which he said has opened windows for insecurity, banditry, insurgency and kidnapping in the country.
Imo State government on Friday received 45 minors out of 91 indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa following the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in that country.
Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday formally received 30 victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa who are indigenes of the state.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched a peace envoy to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks in his country against foreigners, especially Nigerians.
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe ex-leader Robert Mugabe’s funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks.
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.
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.
Some Nigerians in South Africa yesterday raised alarm that foreigners will be target of attacks today in different parts of the country.
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 African Defence and Military Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has said that criminal elements in the country were taking advantage of the challenges currently facing the country.
The Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has condemned the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa and the current spate of killings and looting of properties of foreigners, especially those of Nigerians in that country.
South Africans have disrupted a speech in Johannesburg by a veteran politician who was trying to quell tensions following a recent wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks.
The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says no fewer than 400 Nigerians have indicated interest and registered to be evacuated from South Africa following the recent xenophobic attacks.
The special envoy President Muhmmadu Buhari sent to South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country has returned to Nigeria.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari may present the 2020 budget to the National Assembly by the end of September 2019.
Nigerians stranded in South Africa may have to wait longer before returning home, following the lack of traveling documents by most of them.
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