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U.S Suspends Interview Waiver For American Returnees

Tayo Olanipekun The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced an indefinite suspension of interview waiver program otherwise known as the “Dropbox ” for applicants seeking visa renewal. The U.S. Mission to Nigeria said in a statement to National Wire on Tuesday that it was suspending indefinitely the process after the close of business on may 14 and visa applications …

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Nigerian Youth Makes List Of Top 10 CNN Heroes

—To Vie For $100,000 Grand Prize Cable News Network (CNN) has named a Nigerian youth, Ms. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, as one of its Top 10 Heroes of the Year. The 10 finalists are “remarkable trailblazers who have truly changed the world,” according to CNN, and each of them will get $10,000. This is as the CNN Hero of the Year will …

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Avoid Ethnic, Religious Crisis, U.S. Ambassador Tells Nigerian Leaders

Tayo Olanipekun The U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, has urged Nigerian political office holders, representatives of civil society and religious leaders to avoid amplifying ethno-religious tension in the country and to focus on peacebuilding. At a one-day national youth dialogue on ethno-religious tolerance organized by the U.S Consulate General Lagos, in partnership with the African Youths Initiative …

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