Banks attacked opposite police station in Ikorodu, Lagos

All banks in Ikorodu, Lagos shut down yesterday due to armed robbery attacks on First bank and Zenith bank at Ebute ikorodu. The operation lasted for over one hour right in front of a police station. The heavily armed robber made away with an undisclosed amount. During the robbery attacks, the member of Nigerian police …

Xenophobia: Affected Nigerians seek assistance

Nigerians affected by the recent xenophobic attacks in Sternkopf and Poffader in Northern Cape Province of South Africa have called for assistance to enable them resettle. Mr Emeka Muo, a businessman in Sternkopf, told us on Wednesday that he lost everything to the xenophobic attacks on June 15. ‘’ My family and I are now …

Buhari never said he was too old to govern, says Union boss

The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Friday described as false reports in the social media purportedly quoting President Muhammadu Buhari as saying that he was too old to govern. The President of the Union, Ikechukwu Anyene, said in a press release issued in Pretoria, South Africa, that Buhari never made such a statement at …

Xenophobia: Nigeria Union reports new attacks in South Africa

Pretoria(South Africa) – The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Tuesday reported new xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreigners in Sternkopf, Namakwa Municipality, Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The President of the Union, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, said in Pretoria, South Africa, that the Northern Cape Province Chapter Chairman of the Union reported the …

NUSA President’s Speech Presented to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari on his first official visit to South Africa:

Your Excellency, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander in chief of Armed Forces President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, Excellencies, Executive Governors present Excellencies, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General of NIA, Our Hard working Consul General Amb Uche Ajulu Okeke The acting High Commissioner All Protocols observed Great Nigerians Nigeria Union …

Buhari promises to implement government’s cardinal policies

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to implement the cardinal policies of  his administration  in order to move the country forward. Buhari made the pledge in Johannesburg, South Africa, when he met Nigerians resident in South Africa. He said government was determined to secure the country, improve the economy and eliminate corruption. ‘’ Government is determined …

Boko Haram: U.S. announces $5bn contribution to Joint task force

The U.S. says it has announced a five billion U.S. dollars contribution to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to boost the military operation against the Boko Haram insurgency. The U.S. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, announced this at news briefing via telephone from the African Union Summit on Monday on …

Bukola Saraki emerges Senate President

Bukola Saraki (APC-Kwara Central) has been elected unopposed as President of 8th Senate of Federal Republic of Nigeria by 57 of 108 Senators, with 51 Senators, including Sen. Ahmed Lawan, absent. The out-going Senate President, David Mark, however ruled out Senators from the fold of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the race. Mark tactically reminded …

Gunmen Shot dead a Nigerian in Johannesburg, South Africa

A Nigerian businessman based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Emmanuel Onyekaozuru, 50, was killed on Sunday by gunmen. The President of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, on Monday told newsmen in Pretoria, South Africa, that Onyekaozuru was shot by two gunmen. ‘’ The union has received a report that a Nigerian businessman, …