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Xenophobia! Nigerians Hospitalised, Shops Burnt in New South African Attacks

Xenophobia! Nigerians Hospitalised, Shops Burnt in New South African Attacks

🕔14:23, 11.Jan 2018

Mr. Nwanedo said that four Nigerians caught by the taxi drivers were beaten and are in critical condition in the hospital while some shops belonging to Nigerians had been torched. “As I speak to you, we are afraid because the attacks have continued and our members are still in hiding.

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Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

🕔16:35, 10.Jan 2018

Shehu also said Buhari held the view, as many experts also do, that these conflicts are more often than not caused by major demographic changes in Nigeria, recalling that when Nigeria attained independence, the population of the country was estimated at about 63 million. “Today, the population is estimated at close to 200 million, while the land size has not changed and will not change. Urban sprawl and development have simply reduced land area both for peasant farming and cattle grazing.

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Nigeria Government Starts Evacuation of Nigerians From Libya

Nigeria Government Starts Evacuation of Nigerians From Libya

🕔09:24, 7.Jan 2018

Nigeria is starting flights to evacuate thousands of its citizens from Libya which will continue until all those wanting to return home have done so, its foreign minister said on Saturday. “The main objective, and we’re very focused on that objective, is to get these Nigerian citizens back home as quickly as possible,” Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyema told reporters during a visit to Tripoli.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Nigerian Customers

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delta Airlines of Discriminating Against Nigerian Customers Updated

🕔10:00, 31.Dec 2017

Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has accused Delta Airlines of discriminating against Nigerian customers. In a Facebook post, Adichie, whose books include Americanah, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, took issue with Delta’s practice of requesting that customers produce a physical copy of their credit cards when checking in.

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