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February, 2020

  • 16 February

    Shinkafi Asks UK, US To Revoke Yari’s Visas

    Abdulaziz Yari

    The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the 2019 elections in Zamfara State, Sani Shinkafi, has written to the embassies of the United States of America and the United Kingdom, asking them to revoke visas of a former governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, over his alleged …

  • 11 February

    FG, US Sign $1.1m Grant For Electricity Development

    The Federal Government and United State Trade and Development Agency have signed a 1.1million dollar grant to support electricity infrastructure development in Nigeria. Read Also: Don’t Kill Anybody At Kanu’s Parents’ Funeral, Fani-Kayode Pleads With Buhari The agreement was signed at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja, on Tuesday. …

  • 6 February

    FG Slashes Visa Fees For US Citizens

    The Federal Government has slashed its visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the old amount comprised $160 as visa fee and $20 as “processing and expedient fees”. Read Also: Many Feared Dead As Robbers Attack Bank In Ondo According …

  • 6 February

    Photos: Pro-Buhari Protesters Warn US To Stay Out Of Nigeria’s Domestic Affairs

    A group in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, on Wednesday, staged a protest at the United States embassy in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Read Also: 250 Killed As Police Raid Ansaru Militants’ Camp In Kaduna Members of the group, who displayed placards with inscriptions, warned the United States government …

  • 5 February

    Nigerian Govt’ll Repay Abacha Loot If Stolen – US

    The United States on Tuesday, said the soon to be repatriated $308 million recovered from the family of late General Sani Abacha, must be placed in a secured account by the Nigerian government. Read Also: Police Arrest Suspected Ritualists With Human Skulls, Liver Recovered From Cemetry, Mortuary US government noted that Nigeria will …

  • 2 February

    FG, US To Sign Pact On Looted Assets

    Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, on Sunday departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of the United States-Nigeria Bi-national Commission in Washington DC. Read Also: Photos: Suicide Bomber Arrested At Oyedepo’s Church In Kaduna Dr Umar Gwandu, the Special Assistant on Media and Public …

  • 1 February

    Presidency Reacts To US Travel Ban On Nigeria

    The Presidency has reacted to the United States suspension of the issuance of immigrant visas to Nigerians. Femi Adesina, the presidential spokesperson, in a statement Saturday, said President Muhammadu Buhari had established a committee, to be chaired by Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, to study and address the updated …

  • 1 February

    US Imposes Visa Ban On Nigeria 

    United States President, Donald Trump, has officially imposed an immigrant visa ban on Nigeria and six other countries. The ban confirms earlier media reports on the policy. Read Also: Listen To Nigerians, Sack Service Chiefs, Yakasai Tells Buhari Immigrant visas are issued to those who want to relocate to the a …

January, 2020

  • 24 January

    Explosion Rocks Houston, Damages Houses

    A large explosion shook the US city of Houston, Texas, early on Friday morning, with shocked residents woken before dawn as houses were badly damaged and glass windows blew in. Read Also: It’s Stupid To Wear $50,000 Jewelry While Africans Lack Electricity, Water – Akon The Houston Fire Department said one …

  • 23 January

    US Stops Visas For Pregnant Women Looking To Give Birth

    The United States of America has said it will no longer issue visas to foreigners, who want to give birth in the country. The rule  will take effect January 24, according to a statement released by the office of the press secretary. Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, said …

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