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Nigeria ‘blindsided’ by US visa ban

Nigeria says it is working to address security concerns that Donald Trump’s administration officials said had prompted its visa restriction ban. The restriction bans citizens...

Nigerian passport drops 19 places

Nigerian passport holders can visit two countries fewer in 2020 than they could in 2010 without first obtaining a visa. Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy,...

Nigeria has 21% drop in visitors to USA

The United States of America’s travel measures taken against Nigeria in 2019, are starting to have a clear effect. Data from the US travel and...

Nigerian e-passport packed with security features

Nigeria has rolled out its electronic passport with options of 5 years and 10 years validity. The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says the technology behind...

Nigeria gets three new visa types

Nigeria is introducing three new visa categories. The Nigerian Immigration Service will soon introduce the various categories of visas as part of a visa reform. Mohammad...

Nigerian banknotes cost country ‘billions’

The Central Bank of Nigeria says N176.9 billion (almost $500 million) was spent to print banknotes between 2015 and 2018. A breakdown of the amount...