The Nigerian government has branded "fake" reports of an alleged explosion at South Africa High Commission in capital Abuja, in wake of xenophobic attacks on foreigners including Nigerians in South Africa, Africa News reports.
Adewale said that the Federal Government should also address the issue so as to end series of protests and counter-attacks by Nigerians on South African businesses.
"The AU calls for immediate steps to be taken to protect the lives of people and their property, ensure that all perpetrators are brought to account for their acts, and that justice be done to those who suffered economic and other losses".
The Nigerian demonstrations forced South Africa's consular offices in Lagos to close.
A Nigerian presidency statement said Monday "President Ramaphosa agreed that the violence was most disconcerting and embarrassing."The attacks "undermine not only the country's image but also its relations with brotherly African countries", it added".
The Nigerian envoy revealed that their country "does not seek an escalation in the ongoing situation".
The Sun said that a fresh round of violence is reportedly building up in the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, as armed protesters are out again, demanding that foreigners should leave the country.
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The Nigerian government will not offer financial help to hundreds of citizens who are set to return to the country following a wave of xenophobic violence in South Africa.
South Africa has witnessed days of riots that mainly targeted foreign-owned shops, including Nigerian businesses.
South Africa, along with other economies across the continent, were dependent on foreign direct investment to sustain and grow their economies.
The announcement came days after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, had a similar meeting with the committee.
Madagsacar were due to travel to Johannesburg for a hastily-arranged match on Saturday (September 7) but withdrew amid the violence in South Africa, which has been aimed at foreigners. Imagine what will happen if these countries choose to boycott even our products that we export to them?
"Let us be absolutely clear - this is not an attempt by concerned South Africans to rid our cities of drug dealers" nor "the work of a few criminal elements", he said.
"As I speak with you now, we have 640 Nigerians voluntarily registered to come home and they will be home in a couple of days and we believe that more will still be coming to register".