Access Bank Gets U.S Devt Corporation’s $280m For SMEs

Tayo Olanipekun Access Bank has signed a commitment letter for $280 million SMEs financing  with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). Access Bank Managing Director, Roosevelt Ogbonna and DFC CEO, Scott Nathan, signed the letter in Lagos on Monday. The loan will help address the financing gap for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and advance financial […]

Nigerians To Make Two Payments For U.S Visas

Tayo Olanipekun Beginning from Thursday, Nigerian citizens granted U.S visas will be required to pay an additional non refundable fee of nearly N100, 000 depending on the visa category. The charge, described  as the visa issuance fee, or reciprocity fee, will be paid by those who have their nonimmigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, […]

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 […]

MTN Liable For Lady’s Detention Over Visa Scam–Activists

Tayo Olanipekun Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network (CRRAN) has said the telecom operators, MTN, should be held responsible for “unlawful arrest and detention” of Ifeoma Igbogbahaka by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged visa fraud. In a statement made available to National Wire on Wednesday, signed by CRRAN President, Olu […]