Xenophobia

Xenophobia: Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa

ABUJA – The Federal Government has announced that the Proprietor of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema has volunteered to send aircraft to South Africa to evacuate Nigerians from the country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this announcement in a statement signed by Ferdinand Nwonye, Spokesperson of the ministry on Wednesday. It reads, “the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines Chief Allen Onyema, has volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday 6th September 2019 to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free of [Read]

Xenophobia: If Our Country Was Good, We Wouldn’t Go To South Africa – Davido

Nigerian singer, Davido has also joined millions in the country to condemn the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The ‘If’ crooner who seemed very heartbroken, attributed the migration of many Nigerians to South Africa to the bad economic condition of the country. In a tweet on Tuesday, Davido wrote: If our country good ? Wetin we go find go southy ??? If our country good ? Wetin we go find go southy ??? 💔💔💔 — Davido (@iam_Davido) September 3, 2019 [Read]

Buhari Is A ‘Toothless Bulldog’, Reason Why Xenophobia Has Persisted – Fani Kayode

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a ‘toothless bulldog’, who has done nothing about the ‘slaughtering’ of Nigerians in South Africa. Fani-Kayode listed some Nigerian former heads of state and president who have been taking decisive actions to bring an end to xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South Africans. According to Fani-Kayode, a major critic of President Buhari, former heads of state like Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida, late General Aguyi Ironsi, Sani Abacha and former president Goodluck Jonathan. He tweeted this on Tuesday: “Had it been Aguiyi-Ironsi, Murtala Mohammed, Sani Abacha, OBJ, IBB or GEJ there is NO way Nigerians will be slaughtered in [Read]

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]

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: www.facebook.com/officialflakestv  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]

NANS Tackle South African Firms Over Ceaseless Xenophobic Attacks

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday staged a peaceful demonstration, and also picketing some major South African’s business firms in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. According to reports among the firms picketed werr: MTN offices, Stanbic IBTC bank, among others, while the action led to serious traffic gridlock had vehicular movement disrupted, forcing motorists and motorcyclists plying the Obafemi-Awolowo Way to take alternative route, and was as a result of the incessant killings of Nigerians in South Africa. The students also carry placards with various inscriptions which read: “We Say No To Xenophobic Attacks”, “We Shall Apply The Third Law [Read]