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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

COVID-19: US Allocates $20.5b for Vaccine Devt, Nearly $40m Aid to Nigeria

Senator Iroegbu The United States, which has leading the global response to COVID-19 with foreign assistance funding said it has allocated $20.5 billion for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and other foreign assistance.  This was contained in the US State Department updated statement on August 21, 2020 as

US express concern about tackling Boko Haram

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States (US) State Department, has said the US government is committed to dealing with the problem of Boko Haram in Nigeria. The Department's Strategic Initiatives Unit Chief, Office of the International Religious Freedom, Douglas Padgett, spoke at a briefing on “Religious Freedom and Tolerance” with a delegation of