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US Introduces New Policy Asking African Tourists To Pay $15,000 Refundable Visa Bond

The outgoing administration of President Donald Trump has issued a new temporary policy that could require tourist and business travelers from two dozen countries, mostly in Africa, to pay up to $15,000 in refundable bonds to visit the United States. According to the U.S. State Department who made this known in a statement on Monday, the temporary…

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Nigeria Is The Only African Country Excluded From 2022 US Visa Lottery

Nigeria has been barred from participating from the US visa lottery for 2022, a 19-page document obtained from the US Government website revealed on Thursday. According to the report, Nigeria is the only African country barred from the visa lottery programme which registration began on October 7, and will end on November 10, 2020. Part of…

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Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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US Department Of State Offers $7M For Information Leading To The Arrest Of Boko Haram Leader

The US Department of State has announced a $7 million reward to anyone that can provide credible information that will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Rewards for Justice Program, which is the counterterrorism rewards program of the US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service made this known in a…

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