Xenophobia: Federal Government Takes Action Against South Africa

Federal Government of Nigeria have scheduled a meeting with South African government which will be held today in Nigeria over the continuous killing of Nigerians and the destruction of house and properties by the South African.

The reports state that the Minister of Foreign Affairs has summoned the High Commissioner of South Africa to delegate on the issue of xenophobia in South Africa and the ineffective Police protection of Nigerians in South Africa, this was reported by the senior official of the ministry, Kimiebi Ebenfa.

Whats your say on this meeting?

Comments Reply
  • This is a good move,i think it's obviously the right thing to do instead of going for war 

    All we hope for is that the meeting is fruitful and the attacks on nigerians in south Africa is put to an end quickly. 

    - ifijie George - 2019-09-03 14:35:55 Quote

  • This is a welcome development ,and I like the fact that our government quickly swing into action. What is happening in South Africa is disheartening . I pray that God keeps Nigerians safe. 

    - Rilwan Akinwunmi - 2019-09-03 14:37:39 Quote

  • It's a good start, but I hope this meeting turns out right.... We need to take more bold steps... I expect something should come out of this their meeting immediately before all our brothers get killed...... God help us in this country 

    - Normo joy ifeanyi - 2019-09-03 14:38:18 Quote

  • It's a good measure but i hope there is an immediate action taken after this meeting before all our brothers are been killed... Action must be taken immediately 

    - Normo joy ifeanyi - 2019-09-03 14:40:00 Quote

  • There should be meeting between the two states, to first know the reasons behind these killings, there after know how it can be stopped, if the solution will be that Nigerians would have to leave south Afica...for the time being .so be it for peace to reign 

    - Tolulope Obasanya - 2019-09-03 14:40:16 Quote

  • That is a good step been taken by the Federal Government of Nigeria. And my prayers is that the meeting will produce good result. As to bring an end to this Xenophobia attack on our fellow brothers over there in South Africa.

    - Joseph IBOK - 2019-09-03 14:42:30 Quote

  • South Africans can't just wake up one morning and decide to kill Nigerians without any cause. I maintain that until the true cause of these actions are addressed no one, no country, no Union will be able to change their minds because the country belongs to them (SAs). Whatever meeting or meetings they hold if it's not targeted to resolving the root cause of these problems nothing will change except if they decide to postpone their attacks on Nigerians.

    - Cyprian Iworh - 2019-09-03 14:43:14 Quote

  • The south African government should state what they want Nigerians to do. It is very unfair and inhumane to kill their fellow African brothers. This isn't xenophobia, it is wickedness. We should all be prayerful and pray for our brothers in south Africa that they are kept safe and protected from the eyes of these perpetrators. The meeting has to go well. Enough is enough

    - Okonkwo Chelsea - 2019-09-03 14:45:08 Quote

  • Trying to meet don't think is the best step now but they should take prompt actions on how that incessant killings can stop, actions should speed up, the killings there are too much for what those innocent souls dont know about ...please hasten up.

    - Kehinde anthony - 2019-09-03 14:45:50 Quote

  • This is uncall for, fellow Africans what is the xenophobia for. The government of South  Africa should see to the end of this xenophobia in the country, is a good thing that a dialogue is created

    - Nehemiah Esla Allu - 2019-09-03 14:48:17 Quote

  • Honestly, this act of callousness and by South Africans should be stopped, if it were Nigerians that were attacking them like that, they would say Nigerians are bad people, now the whole world is looking and no one is saying anything, I pray this delegation leads to something fruitful so they can finally put a stop to this act of wickedness

    - Ridwan Aliu - 2019-09-03 14:50:19 Quote

  • May this meeting be fruitful and produce a perfect results. I pray this xenophobia attack issue to resolved once and for all. That is a very good move taken by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

    - JOHN David J. - 2019-09-03 14:53:29 Quote

  • The only thing left for the federal government to do is just to break ties with the south Africa, because deliberating issue or not they will still go back and cause more havoc to our people over there.

    - Adindu Godsgift - 2019-09-03 14:54:40 Quote

  • that is a good move from the Nigerian Government, but it is not good enough has the lives of Nigerians in South Africa is no longer safe, they should be more security measures taken by the Nigerian government to protect the lives of her citizens. 

    - Akp Otobrise - 2019-09-03 15:04:03 Quote

  • The meeting is actually important... they need to seat an talk on how to make peace between these two countries... reveng ain’t the best way to make peace ☮️ 

    - Joseph Chuku - 2019-09-03 15:05:34 Quote

  • That is a bold and nice move taken by the Federal Government of Nigeria, to see to the end of xenophobia attacks on our brothers in South Africa. Sure something good will come out of this meeting that i do know.

    - John Jakada - 2019-09-03 15:06:06 Quote

  • This issue should be taken seriously cause it's no more funny Nigerians are being killed every day in south Africa kudos to the government for taking this bold step. 

    - Chisom Precious - 2019-09-03 15:13:12 Quote

  • It's a very wonderful  move that the nigerian government  have taken, we all are human being. They don't have right to kill the nigerian. Thanks to Nigerians  for the great news. 

    - Ibe Anthony - 2019-09-03 15:14:19 Quote

  • This is good. A meeting arrangement is necessary in other to stop the killing of nigerians in South Africa. The South Africans are used to doing this type of a thing. They always use this opportunity to steal from shops

    - Francis Ekezie - 2019-09-03 15:15:36 Quote

  • The federal government should take action with an immediate effect

    I'm tired of this matter of killing, burning, looting and injuring the foreigners in their country

    They're very being ungrateful

    - Olawuni Adijat - 2019-09-03 15:18:41 Quote

  • That's a great move to put an end to xenophobic attitude of South Africa towards Nigerians.many lives has been wasted at the cost of this,they should agree and make peace to put an end to xenophobia in South Africa.

    - Egu John - 2019-09-03 15:18:46 Quote

  • think at this point , Nigeria Government ought to have done by giving a plane to transport helpless Nigerians from the hotspot in SA. Our government office should likewise open their entryway for the defenseless against look for asylum in. Be that as it may, FG has set idle!Not forgetting some Nigerians companies and organisations like MTN and BBnaija house. These help in boosting SouthAfrican economy . It should all be closed and brought back to the economy

    - Idris Owolabi - 2019-09-03 15:24:22 Quote

  • That is a bold and nice move taken by the Government of Nigeria  to see to the end of xenophobia attacks in South Africa. Sure something good may not come out from their so called meeting

    - Gbadegesin Ajibola - 2019-09-03 15:36:59 Quote

  • i just hope everything that will be said in the meeting will be effective because we can't just sit here while Nigerians lives are wasted in their country ,we are saying no to this.

    - Taiwo Itunuoluwa - 2019-09-03 15:39:34 Quote

  • As for me ooo, I just hope say everything that will be said in the meeting will be effective because we can't just sit here while Nigerians lives are wasted in another country ,we are saying no to this xenophobic attacks. 

    - Najeeb Owonwami - 2019-09-03 15:45:06 Quote

  • very wonderful move that the nigerian government have taken, we all are human being for God sake. They don't have right to kill we Nigerians again. Thanks to the Nigerian Government for this development. 

    - Najeeb Owonwami - 2019-09-03 15:46:11 Quote

  • This is the main reason why we should do everything  we want to do, here in our land/country, assuming they were in their country, would this have happened?

    - Nwachi Nnanna - 2019-09-03 15:50:44 Quote

  • This is just sad like why will you be killing human beings, Because of what. Well I don't think a meeting is what we need because this act has been going on for years now,  what we need are drastic measures to put an end to this act I just pray God protect all Nigerians all over the world and pray we don't suffer because of our government incapability to provide for his citizens 

    - Fuad Adekunle - 2019-09-03 15:52:18 Quote

  • very wonderful move that the nigerian government have taken, we all are human being for God sake. They don't have right to kill we Nigerians again. 

    Thanks to the Nigerian Government for this development. 

    - Okechukwu Jude - 2019-09-03 15:53:03 Quote

  • South Africans has bitten more than they could chew.  I suggeste that all Nigerians in south African should start coming home. Also, all south Africans in Nigeria should also start going to their own country along with all the companies/investments they have here in Nigeria. 

    - David Chukwu - 2019-09-03 15:54:02 Quote

  • I don't really blame the south Africa. We the Nigerians are the prime cause of our problem. Assuming our country Nigeria is corruption free and their is employment, we wont go to their country in search of greener pastures.

    - Albert Emmanuel - 2019-09-03 15:54:47 Quote

  • This is an act of racisms I feel so sad to hear this kind of news about my Nigerian families. What have we done to them to be treated like animals. To be honest I am really sad . how will they feel if we start killing their people anyhow. We can't do that because we are God fearing people 

    - Adache silas - 2019-09-03 15:55:24 Quote

  • I Hope the purpose of the meeting comes out positive because,  this has to stop!!... We are all Africans why should South Africa behave this way? It unfair 

    - Faith Omolade - 2019-09-03 16:10:26 Quote

  • This is actually  bad thing to hear and i don't blame some of our Nigerian that are in South Africa but just wished that Nigeria is actually better and have more job for the youth to get and actually nice that our Nigerian government are stepping into it, to save the remaining Nigeria before it gets worse .

    - Emmanuel E - 2019-09-03 16:10:52 Quote

  • But why are they killing Nigerians in South Africa are they not think that there people are here too and they have many company here too, I pray the meeting yield good result if not Nigerians here must take action too on there people here

    - Olaleye Hammed - 2019-09-03 16:11:20 Quote

  • To me meeting is meaningless because South African government are not doing enough to solve this problem. Sometimes it is better to be on offensive side and not defensive side

    - udenze Kingsley - 2019-09-03 16:13:17 Quote

  • Surprisingly it's even the whites and European that is taking over Thier business and country not their fellow blacks

    I was really sad to see this

    - Peace Iyoha - 2019-09-03 16:14:14 Quote

  • I pray something is done urgently about this whole issue cuz it's really disheartening seen how Nigerians are being killed line animals and the security personnel over there are as good as useless!  Any ways their people are lazy and don't want to see Nigerian progress! Anyway am happy Nigerians are retaliating! So that those wicked souls don't take us for fools! 

    - Yesiru Oloruntoba - 2019-09-03 16:14:43 Quote

  • This meeting should be called and be force to hold if these south african representatives are unwilling to attend. Their country is causing a nuisance to the rest of the african nations by their wickedness. It is not right and proper for this kind of wickedness against Nigerians to continue. These south african ministers need to pay for their actions against nigerians on behalf of their people perpetrating this act. They need to apologize for this.

    - Ayomide Adodo - 2019-09-03 16:16:40 Quote

  • Thy should resolved the issues before its late because there people are also here in Nigeria to avoid Nigeria striking back on there people also 

    - Christian Chekwube - 2019-09-03 16:16:59 Quote

  • Thank God there's a call for a meeting. Why should black kill black. This xenophobia action is so inhuman. Whatever the problem might be, it shouldn't be resolved in violence. Conflict is not the best way out of dispute. 

    - Ekpedeme Akpan - 2019-09-03 16:18:37 Quote

  • That's a good step from the Nigeria government to secure the lifes of our dear brothers and sister who lives in South Africa. It's highly painful when the blacks are the one doing this great evil to themselves. I pray the meeting brings positive result. 

    - Samson Fagbenjo - 2019-09-03 16:24:24 Quote

  • i have been waiting for this to come up, for the past months until today. i dont eve know why the federal government should just sit there until it got to this stage right now. the meeting should be held and let things workout well

    - Umoru Abubakar - 2019-09-03 16:29:52 Quote

  • Is simple protection of our citizen in their country, we are one africa am surprised they are doin all this and they have different business in Nigeria too they should just find diplomatic solution to all this xenophobic

    - Sanni Lawal - 2019-09-03 16:31:01 Quote

  • The aversion south Africans have for strangers  us too much, like it's much in Nigerians how can they be sooo heartless ahhh that's appolling, government should take a positive action towards that .

    - Ifeanyi Kalu - 2019-09-03 16:36:07 Quote

  • what has been the delay all this while? the federal government should put every reason down after theses meeting. because its definitely from here we will know the way forward.

    - Folorunsho Oluwatomiyosi Gloria - 2019-09-03 16:38:58 Quote

  • From 1960 to 1995 Nigeria donated over 61 million dollars to south Africa to fight apartheid 

    All civil servant donated 2% of there salaries to fight apartheid ..the famous Mandela tax..dey forgot so soon. 

    The Government should makes sure the meeting yield a better result.  That my stake

    - Babatunde Bamidele - 2019-09-03 16:46:29 Quote

  • Enough of this killing of Nigerian in south African , Nigeria govt should  communicate with S.A govt sonnest so as to settle the issue ,because if the killing continues some Nigerians here will start destroying houses and companies own by s.a indigene , by doing this the matter get out of hand 

    - Olumide yusuf - 2019-09-03 16:49:53 Quote

  • Na so we dey hear ham Everytime, we need serious change in the government...I pray Nigeria wake to see that this government is not working for us.

    God bless Nigeria

    - Ejiro Owomah - 2019-09-03 16:52:54 Quote

  • The meeting should really take place because its unfair for south africans to be treating Nigerians that way because of Xenophobia...if the case was reversed, will south Africans like it. So I think that the government is doing a good thing by holding that meeting .

    - Ifunanya Precious Elodichukwu - 2019-09-03 16:53:44 Quote

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