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US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Some Nigerians ahead of Edo, Ondo Polls

Godsgift Onyedinefu The US government has imposed additional visa restrictions on Nigerians who it said are undermining the country’s democracy in the run up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo State elections and their actions surrounding the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa State elections. The US State Department

Bullion Van: 4,000 Nigerians Sign Petition Against Bola Tinubu

*Tinubu Will Respond To Omokri’s Corruption Petition – Aide No fewer than four thousand Nigerians have signed a petition on Change.org, asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for alleged money laundering. https://twitter.com/renoomokri/status/1296499503739146245?s=19 The petition, which was filed about nine hours ago

FG Evacuates 362 Nigerians from Egypt, India

•The 260 evacuees from India expected this Saturday Jude Johnson The Federal Government on Friday successfully evacuated 102 Nigerians from Egypt, while 260 others are expected to arrive Nigeria from India on Saturday. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle on Friday. Onyeama tweeted: “102 Nigerians

100 Million Nigerians Have No Identity – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says over 100 million Nigerians have no identity. The Director-General of the NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, made the disclosure on Wednesday during a zoom meeting with editors. Aziz spoke on the topic: “Strategic Roadmap for ID Development.’’ He said, “Over 100 million Nigerians have no identity (ID). “These include

US imposes new visa fees on Nigerians

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States Embassy in Nigeria has introduced a reciprocity fee for all approved applications for non-immigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications to take effect August 29. According to a statement by the Public Affairs Section of the embassy on Tuesday, the development was

23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia [FULL LIST]

Twenty three Nigerians are currently awaiting execution in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences. They were convicted for flouting the Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances Control Law, issued under Royal Decree No. M/39 dated 8/7/1428AH, which is punishable by death. They were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah

FBI releases names of 77 Nigerians indicted for fraud [FULL LIST]

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States government, through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has disclosed the identities of the 77 suspected Nigerian fraudsters to be charged for fraud. The indictment was unsealed after law enforcement authorities Thursday arrested 14 defendants across the United States, with 11 of those arrests taking place in

Buhari’s aide reacts to arrest of 80 Nigerians over fraud

Godsgift Onyedinefu The special Assistant to Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad has reacted to the list of 80 Nigerians arrested by the United States government for fraud-related crimes. The United States Department of Justice had stated that 80 defendants, most of whom are Nigerians have been charged with conspiracy to

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