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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 …

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, …

Consul General Facilitates Legal Assistance For Nigerians In South Africa

  Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Amb. Uche Ajulu-Okeke, said on Sunday that the mission had liaised with Nigerian lawyers practising in South Africa to handle cases of their compatriots in that country.   Okeke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Johannesburg, South Africa, that the Consular General’s office in South Africa …

Consul General inaugurates Nigerian Union National Secretariat in South Africa

Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Amb. Uche Ajulu-Okeke, on Friday inaugurated the secretariat of the Nigerian Union in Pretoria, describing the association as a rallying point for Nigerians in South Africa. Speaking at the inauguration in Pretoria, South Africa, she urged Nigerians resident in South Africa to register with the union to ensure easy …

Nigerians lose N21 million property to Xenophobic attacks in South Africa

The Nigerian Consul-General in South Africa, Uche Ajulu-Okeke, said on Sunday that Nigerians lost more than 1.2 million Rand (N21 million) in the on-going xenophobic attacks. She told the News Agency of Nigeria by phone from Johannesburg, South Africa, that the loss included looted shops, burnt shops, two burnt mechanic workshops, 11 burnt cars and …