Tag Archives: Visa

US Imposes Visa Bans On Election Violence Sponsors

Tayo Olanipekun The United States will start to impose visa restrictions on Nigerians found to be responsible for activities capable of undermining democracy in Nigeria. This is in furtherance to a joint statement it issued with the United Kingdom on January 24, 2019 before the general elections in Nigeria, as reported by National Wire. A statement from the Office of …

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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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U.S. Says Embassy, Consulate Open To Visa Applicants During Shutdown

The U.S. has said its Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate General in Lagos will remain open to visa applicants during the U.S. government shutdown. In a statement on Wednesday, the Mission said the report making the rounds that the Consular Section were closed was incorrect. It,however, clarified that while services will be rendered to visa applicants during the period,some …

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American Embassy Apologises To Stranded Nigerian Visa Applicants

Dayo Emmanuel The American Embassy in Abuja has apologised to thousands of Nigerian visa applicants over the closure of its centres in Abuja and Lagos. In a statement issued on Monday, the Embassy regrets thousands of applicants from Nigeria would not be attended to due to the government shutdown in the United States. “Due to the current U.S. government shutdown, …

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U.S. Has Invited Atiku To Come For Visa—Gbenga Daniel

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Tayo Olanipekun Director General of Atiku Political Campaign Organisation (APCO) and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, said the U.S. Mission to Nigeria has asked his principal to come for his visa to the United States. He said the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is a recipient …

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Nigeria to Issue Visa to Foreign Investors on Arrival in the Country

  Nigeria to Issue Visa to Foreign Investors on Arrival in the Country Barring any last minute change in decision, the Federal Government may have concluded plans to issue visa on arrival to foreign investors and other businessmen from outside the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who made this disclosure yesterday, noted that the government was seriously considering the option …

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