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    Metro BREAKING] Xenophobia: Nigeria recalls High Commissioner to South Africa, shuns WES - Punch Newspaper

    It also demanded full compensation, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported, quoting a “presidential source.” Our Correspondent also reported that the move was meant to register serious displeasure with the South African authorities over the ongoing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians resident in...
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    Business Xenophobia: MTN shuts ALL its offices nationwide - The Cable

    The MTN office located in Karu, a suburb of Abuja, has been vandalised by some Nigerians protesting against the xenophobic attacks on fellow citizens in South Africa. There was also pandemonium at Shoprite, Lugbe, along airport road, Abuja, on Wednesday as police fired teargas canisters to stop...
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    Metro 53 killed, 73 kidnapped across Nigeria in August - Premium times

    At least 53 persons were killed in violent attacks and 73 kidnapped across Nigeria in August. The data also showed that the number of people killed in violent attacks in August reduced compared to what was obtained in previous months. read more
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    Metro Four dead, 12 hospitalised as ‘strange illness’ afflicts college students - Premium Times

    At least four people have been confirmed dead and 12 hospitalized after students of the College of Education, Waka-Biu in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, returned from a Yankari Games Reserve field trip According to witnesses who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES on phone from Biu, those that...
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    Entertainment God, my country is dying' - Nollywood actress, Iya Rainbow heads to the beach dressed in a white garment to pray for Nigeria (Video) - LIB

    Veteran Nigerian actress, Iya Rainbow has taken the affairs of Nigeria to God in prayers. Sharing a video of herself dressed in a white garment and praying for the country, the 77-year old actress, wrote, 'God, my country Nigeria is dying Nigeria is a great country with rich natural...
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    Metro FLASHBACK: How South African president triggered a revolt against foreigners (video) - The Cable

    President Cyril Ramaphosa of South African would probably have been more careful when, in March, he took a swipe at foreign nationals “doing business illegally” in his country. As with most politicians, Ramaphosa made a campaign issue out of what some South Africans were believed to be saying...