Nigeria: Row With South Africa Deepens


Nigeria has launched tit-for-tat expulsions of South Africans in a row over vaccination certificates.

Liberian Health Minister Dr Walter Gwenigale receives a yellow fever vaccination.

  • Nigeria:  Nation, South Africa Diplomatic Row

    Vanguard, 7 March 2012

    MOVED by the deportation of Nigerians by the South African government, senators Tuesday asked the Federal Government to shut down all South African companies and immediately close ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Diplomatic Fever Grips Nigeria, South Africa Over Deportation Saga

    This Day, 6 March 2012

    Diplomatic fireworks are being fired from all cylinders. This is to avoid a major diplomatic row between Nigeria and South Africa over what is considered as the harsh and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Yellow Fever - FG Slams SA Over Deportation

    Daily Trust, 6 March 2012

    Nigeria on Tuesday accused South Africa of flouting international health regulations by deporting 125 Nigerians it said possessed fake evidence of vaccination against yellow fever, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Yellow Fever Row - What and Why?

    Daily Trust, 6 March 2012

    The tiny Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits yellow fever, is at the centre of a row between continental powerhouses Nigeria and South Africa. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Yellow Fever Card - Dons, Others React to Govt-SA Row

    Daily Trust, 6 March 2012

    More Nigerians on Tuesday expressed mixed reactions over the deportation of 125 Nigerians from South Africa on March 1, on the suspicion that they did not possess valid yellow ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Summon Minister Over Deportation of 125 Citizens From South Africa

    Daily Trust, 6 March 2012

    House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs has summoned Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbenga Ashiru, to appear before it today over the recent deportation of 125 ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Government threatens retaliatory deportations

    Daily Champion, 6 March 2012

    The Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Abba Moro, has said that the Federal Government would retaliate the deportation of 125 Nigerians by the South African authorities if the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Threatens to Reciprocate Deportation From South Africa

    Daily Trust, 6 March 2012

    The Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Abba Moro, has said that the Federal Government would retaliate the deportation of 125 Nigerians by the South African authorities if the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Say South Africa's Action Degrading

    Daily Trust, 5 March 2012

    Chairman of House Representatives committee on Diaspora Affairs Rep. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has criticised the deportation of 125 Nigerians by the South African government. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Minister Slams South Africa for Deporting Nigerians

    This Day, 5 March 2012

    Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Sunday criticised the deportation of 125 Nigerians by the South African government. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dabiri-Erewa Flays Deportation of 125 Citizens By South Africa

    Leadership, 4 March 2012

    Rep Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, has criticised the deportation of 125 Nigerians on Friday by the South African ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Condemns Deportation of 125 Citizens From South Africa

    Leadership, 4 March 2012

    The Federal Government on Sunday decried the deportation of 125 Nigerian travellers from South Africa for allegedly being in possession of fake Yellow Fever Certificates. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Government, South Africa Hold Talks About Deportations

    This Day, 4 March 2012

    Nigeria and South Africa are meeting Monday to resolve a brewing crisis following the deportation of 125 Nigerian passengers for alleged possession of fake yellow fever vaccination ... read more »