It has been revealed by the Nigerian Union in Pretoria that two Nigerians residing in South Africa have been killed.

On Tuesday, The Secretary of the union, Mr. Adetola Olubajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Pretoria that the first victim, one Adeniyi Olumoko, 37 year old from Ogun and a petty trader, was stabbed to death on October 7 at Marabastard in Pretoria by a South African, who forcefully took his goods without payment.

ANC president Jacob Zuma looks on at the National Assembly in Cape Town...ANC president Jacob Zuma looks on at the National Assembly in Cape Town, September 25, 2008. South Africa's parliament began voting on Thursday for an interim state president, widely expected to be ruling ANC deputy leader Kgalema Motlanthe, after the country suffered its worst political crisis since apartheid ended. The vote comes after the resignation of Thabo Mbeki as head of state on Sunday. REUTERS/Nic Bothma/Pool    (SOUTH AFRICA)

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Olubajo also mentioned about another Nigerian, Christian Onwukaike, a native of Awgbu in the Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra, who was shot dead by assailants at Empangeni in the North Coast area of Kwazulu Natal on October 16.

Christian Onwukaike drove himself to the hospital after the shooting and eventually collapsed and died.