Nigerians fleeing xenophobia in South Africa arrive in Lagos

Nigerians fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa returned home via the commercial city of Lagos.

About 200 people, the first batch, were on board privately-owned Nigerian airline Air Peace. Reports have said around 600 Nigerians in total were scheduled to be voluntarily returned home.

A number of the returnees expressed joy at being home whiles condemning the violence by South African thugs which forced their decision.

Some of them displayed “No to xenophobia” placards as they descended…

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