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CONSULAR URGES NIGERIANS ABROAD TO BEHAVE WITHIN CONFINES OF HOST’S LAWS

He spoke about efforts between Nigeria and South Africa to strengthen their relations. Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has urged Nigerians living in South Africa to go about

NIGERIA TO CONNECT EAST, SOUTH, NORTH AFRICAN COUNTRIES BY ROAD, SAYS FASHOLA

Nigeria’s works and housing minister Babatunde Fashola on Monday said the ongoing road construction projects in the country are targetted at connecting East, West, North and South African countries by

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HERMAN MASHABA SLAMS ‘DYSFUNCTIONAL’ HOME AFFAIRS ON DOCUMENTATION OF MIGRANTS

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba asked Parliament to help ensure that the “dysfunctional” Department of Home Affairs discharge its duties in terms of documenting foreign nationals. He and his Ekurhuleni

7000 NIGERIANS DENIED VISAS – WHO ELSE IS SA REJECTING?

Despite the Ramaphosa administration’s emphasis on immigration and inbound tourism, there has been an increase in the number of rejected visa applications by Home Affairs in 2018 – the first

NIGERIA’S BORDERS SHOULD REMAIN SHUT FOR 25 YEARS, SAYS STAN- LABO

A retired military officer, Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo, says the border closure operation has helped Nigeria’s economy and security greatly and he wishes the closure will remain for the next 25years.

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NIGERIAN AUTHORITIES TO ALLEVIATE MILLIONS FROM EXTREME POVERTY

ABUJA – Nearly half the total population in Nigeria lives in extreme poverty. Nigerian authorities are working to improve the situation, but experts say government plans are not sustainable. Uzoamaka

NO MORE EVACUATION FROM SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT

The Federal Government has said the issue of further evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa does not arise again. Nigeria had last month evacuated no fewer than 500 Nigerians from

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THE AWKWARD HISTORY BEHIND NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA’S TURBULENT RELATIONSHIP

Since the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994, South Africa and Nigeria have never had an easy relationship. Over the years, as different presidents have come and gone,

BUHARI’S VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA EASED TENSIONS. BUT MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE

AFP Olayinka Ajala, University of York There were mixed feelings among Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks in the country. While many Nigerians

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FEW CITIZENS HOLDING MOST OF NIGERIA’S WEALTH —BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that a significant proportion of Nigeria’s prosperity today was concentrated in the hands of a few people. He said those few people were currently