Biden orders resumption of visa processing in Nigeria, others on Trump ban list

In fulfillment of his promised to end discrimination of nationals allowed into the United States, President Joe Biden has ordered the resumption of visa processing in countries his predecessor, Donald Trump banned. Biden, in his first executive orders, on Wednesday cancelled the ban. In the last three years, the Trump administration slammed travel and immigration ban... 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 →

Nigerians Can Now Travel To Vietnam Without Visa

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, proposed a toast to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Federal Republic of Nigeria Gistmania reports. The Vietnam Visa Immigration also confirms this on their advisor page. The vice president’s toast was proposed at a dinner organized in honor of the... Continue Reading →

National Immigration Service To Introduce Various Categories Of Visa For The Country

The Nigerian Immigration Service says it will soon introduce various categories of visas for the country as part of its visa reform Punch NG reports. The Comptroller General of Immigration, Mohammad Babandede, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin. Babandede said that the visa categories being considered were the visa for... Continue Reading →

FG Bows To Pressure, Reduces Visa Fee For Americans After US Embassy Hiked Visa Fees For Nigerians

The Nigerian Government has reduced the amount payable by citizens of the United States seeking visas into the country. This was disclosed in a statement released by Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement reads: “The attention of the Ministry of Interior has been drawn to the introduction of reciprocity of... Continue Reading →

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