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Zinhle Maditla, the South African lady prosecuted for killing her four children aged between 11 months and eight years old, was handed four life sentence by an Mpumalanga high court on Friday, September 20.   Ruling on the case, Judge Sheila Mphahlele said she couldn’t find any reason to deviate from the prescribed minimum sentence. eNCA reported […]Continue Reading
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Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday gave N20,000 to each of the second batch of 315 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa. The fresh batch of returnees arrived a week after another 187 Nigerians fleeing xenophobia came back from South Africa. The joyous returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, […]Continue Reading
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The Federal government has revealed that about 817 Nigerians are waiting to be evacuated from South Africa as of Tuesday, September 17.   Though the Federal Government said 604 Nigerians registered for evacuation last week, the Consul-General of the Nigerian High Commission in South Africa, Godwin Adama disclosed that the number of those who had registered  for […]Continue Reading
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South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians fleeing from xenophobia in the country.   Nigeria’s Consul- General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, made the confirmation when he spoke against the background of a complaint by the Managing Director of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema. […]Continue Reading
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The Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri Erewa has said that 319 Nigerians are expected from South Africa on Tuesday via Air Peace. Mrs Dabiri said this while giving an update on the voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa. She however, could not confirm the rumors that the returnees […]Continue Reading