Impose Heavy Sanctions On Buhari, Top Officials Over Killing, Persecution Of #EndSARS Protesters, Adeyanju, Others Tell US Government

Some Nigerians have asked the United States Government to impose heavy sanctions on President Muhammadu Buhari and other top officials of his administration for carrying out rights violations against citizens. The calls follow the recent killing of many EndSARS protesters in Lagos and other parts of the country by security operatives and also the ongoing... Continue Reading →

WTO: Buhari assured of Europe’s support for Okonjo-Iweala

The European Council has reaffirmed its support for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in her bid to become the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council, reiterated the council’s support in a video conference held with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special... Continue Reading →

EU Gives Nigeria N32m To Fight Lassa Fever

The European Commission said on Thursday it had allocated €80,000 (about N32m) to assist Nigeria to fight Lassa fever and cater to the families affected by the outbreak. The EU said the funds would go towards “supporting the Nigerian Red Cross in promoting hygiene practices and disease transmission control” as well as helping to identify... Continue Reading →

EU Set To Impose Restrictive Visa Implementation Rules On Nigeria

The European Union says it can impose restrictive visa implementation rules on Nigeria if it fails to play its part in the return and readmission of its nationals staying illegally in the EU. The EU, which comprises Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and 23 other countries, further stated that although it would not place a visa... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Spent €5.3m On Visa Applications To Europe In 2018 —Report

Statistics by SchengenVisaInfo have shown that in 2018, Nigerians spent €5,315,220‬ on visa applications to Europe. The report added that €2,644,560‬ of the stated amount was spent by applicants who were refused a visa. The statistics also indicated that in 2018, Schengen embassies and consulates in Nigeria processed 88,587 visa applications, 44,076 of which were rejected. “With... Continue Reading →

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