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Visa ban: Respect Nigeria, FG tells US, UK

Nigeria’s Federal Government is unhappy with statements issued by the United States and the United Kingdom on the governorship elections holding in Edo State on Saturday (tomorrow) and Ondo State on October 10. The Federal Government is expressing its dissatisfaction over the visa restrictions slammed by the US on some politicians based on allegations of their involvement in electoral violence

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US. Visa ban: You are unjust and unfair to me, Kogi Gov. writes US

Kogi State Government has reacted against the recent visa ban imposed by the United States of America on some politicians supposed to have rigged elections in the past one year. Recall that the US Government had earlier in the week issued a visa ban on some individuals for allegedly rigging the November 2019 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States

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U.S. Visa ban: Federal Government and the U.S. in a meeting

The Federal Government and the United States are currently in a meeting over the recently announced Visa ban on some politically exposed Nigerians. The meeting is currently being held at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Abuja. The meeting is expected to avail Nigeria the opportunity to brief the US government on measures that have been

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9,000 sign petition asking EU, UK to bar el-Rufai

Following reports about the United States Government recently announced visa restrictions on Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, at least 8,000 people have signed a petition calling on the United Kingdom and the European Union to follow suit. The petition, which was initiated by a former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri, on Tuesday, was addressed to the UK Parliament, the UK Prime

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US VISA BAN: Ban INEC officials, SDP Kogi gov candidate, Akpoti, begs U.S

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the November 16 2020 governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has asked the U.S to also ban officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for aiding the rigging of the elections in Kogi State. She justified her plea on the fact that the roles played by such officials

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