Pandemonium in Nigeria as Citizens Strike back over Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

A destroyed car dealership run by a Nigerian in Nigerian

On the heels of the recent xenophobic attacks and killings of Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa, Nigerians in their homeland have unleashed their wrath on South African brands in retaliation as witnessed in some parts of the country.

Nigerians rain fire and brimstones as they attack the MTN office, Ikot Ekpene Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom on a cool Tuesday afternoon where an angry mob broke into the office, injuring the staff and making away with valuables.

MTN Office Uyo

ShopRite, Jakande, Lagos is ablaze as peaceful protest turns into riot this evening. According to our sources, the spate of violence is on the rise as angry women disrupted sales at ShopRite, Circle Mall, Lekki. This has led to the burning down of a police van and one death has been recorded.


ShopRite, Enugu missed out on the crossfire as its management shut down their business premises in the bid to curb the violence.

These attacks were earlier to be campaigns by Nigerians to boycott patronage of South African companies and products.


here are video and pictures making rounds on the internet as Nigerians are seen breaking their MTN Sim cards, DSTV cable decoder and Stanbic IBTC ATM cards.

Destroyed DSTV
smashed DSTV decoder by angered Nigerian


Destroyed Stanbic IBTC ATM
a destroyed Stanbic IBTC ATM

Meanwhile, peaceful protests are ongoing at ShopRite, Ibadan as the shopping mall has been shut down and the Nigerian police force is trying to quell the situation across the country.

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