September 3, 2019

Attack on South African Businesses in Nigeria Will Hurt Nigerians More, FG begs Nigerians

ABUJA – The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.   In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered by the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, have started attacking South African companies in Nigeria. He said that targetting South African companies in Nigeria for attack is, for Nigerians, a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face, because the investors in such companies, especially MTN and Shoprite, are [Read]

2023: Oshiomhole, El-rufai presidential campaign posters flood Lagos

It seems the permutation for 2023 Presidential election in the All Progressives Congress has started as presidential campaign posters of the National Chairman of the party , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole with Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai as his running mate have been sighted in some parts of Lagos. The posters with campaign theme: “Mandate 2023,” were pasted in Surulere, Yaba and National Stadium areas of the state over the weekend. A message on campaign posters read: “Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole for president 2023… Mallam Nasri el-Rufai for vice-president 2023,” and had the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association as sponsor. The posters have the logo of the APC crested on them. [Read]

Xenophobia: Zambia cancels int’l friendly match with S’Africa

Zambia Football Association (ZFA) has cancelled the international friendly game against Bafana Bafana of South Africa at Heroes Stadium on Saturday. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the cancellation came on the heels of the recent xenophobic attack going on in the country. The national team feared that the game could lead to further diplomatic attacks if the game is allowed to be played. [READ ALSO] [VIDEO] South Africa Police Chief Justifies Xenophobic Attacks Football, which is seen as a uniting factor that not only links but strengthens and mend relationships, will not be able to do what it is known for globally. Andrew Kamanga, president of FAZ confirmed the cancellation on [Read]

[VIDEO] South Africa Police Chief Justifies Xenophobic Attacks

South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Michael Mkongi has justified the recent  attacks on foreigners in South African local communities.  According to Bongani Michael, he described the attacks as “not xenophobia but economical sabotage on the people of South Africans because foreigners occupy 80 percent of a city in South Africa.”  Click On The Link Below to Watch video as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; You can also watch the video via:  Recall that earlier in the day, there has been widespread spread reports of continued Xenophobic Attacks on foreigners residing in South Africa with several worrisome images shared on the  social media space. Some of the images [Read]

BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen Abduct PDP National Youth Leader

ENUGU – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the National Youth leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Sunday Udeh-Okoye, has been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen. He was said to have been kidnapped on Monday evening in his farm at Ohumagu, Agbaogwugwu in Enugu State. Details soon. [Read]