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seafarers

ITF faults US’ plan to deny seafarers visa

  Global union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), has blasted the US government for saying it will deny seafarers a US visa if they have...

Nigerian arrested for attempting to enter India without visa

Nigerian arrested for attempting to enter India without visa

A Nigerian woman named Oje Comfort Chinaza has been arrested by immigration officials at the border separating Nepal and India for trying to enter India without valid...

Visa-Free

Ghanaians get visa-free entry to South Africa

The Department of Home Affairs says the country’s new eVisa system will launch in November 2019, and it has added new nations to the list of countries that can enter...

Fake travel agent docked for N265,000 visa fraud

Interior decorator accused of stealing N321,000 for visa 

A 32-year-old interior decorator, identified as Oyekomi Tobi, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing N321,000 for visa...

Police arraign travel agent for N1.1m visa fraud

Police arraign travel agent for N1.1m visa fraud

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 33-year-old travel agent, Daniel Akpan, before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly swindling a banker of...

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

Visa fee and ease of doing business

The past week was briefly occupied with news on how foreigners were stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos because the Nigerian Immigration...

Trump

Trump demands border wall, visa changes as part of immigration fix

By Jite Eriabie    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not consider reinstating an immigration programme that protected young people from deportation...

President Uhuru Kenyatta

You can now visit Kenya without visa, says Kenyatta

By Jite Eriabie  President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that any African can get a visa on arrival in Kenya, and will be free to settle in the country if they marry a...

Buhari increase passport validity to 10 years

Dutch Embassy: Why we stopped issuing visas to Nigerians

The embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria on Tuesday reminded Nigerians that it is no longer in charge of issuing visas to them. The embassy’s charge...

Buhari increase passport validity to 10 years

Indonesia now requires NDLEA clearance before issuing visa 

Nigerians with new passports seeking to travel to Indonesia will need to present a certificate of recommendation from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),...

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New passport: You need NDLEA backing to obtain visa-Envoy

Nigerians with new passports seeking to travel to Indonesia will need to present a certificate of recommendation from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),...

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Obasanjo, Tinubu, others blame visa regime for poor African trade

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said that the visa regime operating across Africa was one of the greatest impediments to the growth of intra-African trade. This is...