Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

WVNTR – The Nigeria Customs Service has issued a Security Alert and implemented intensified screening of all passengers and luggage into and out of Nigeria. This action follows publication of Nigerian media reports alleging a terrorist plot to place explosives on commercial airlines. The U.S. Mission to Nigeria is not recommending any change to current […]

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Nigeria, Ecuador to sign visa-free agreement

Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Deopoldo Rovayo WVNTR – The Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Deopoldo Rovayo, says his country and Nigeria have agreed to sign a visa free agreement to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. Rovavo made the announcement when he paid a courtesy visit to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry […]

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Nigeria set to host the 61st UN’s World Tourism Organisation Commission for Africa Summit

Signing the MoU back in February 2018 WVNTR – Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed satisfaction with the level of preparations for Nigeria’s hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Commission for Africa (CAF) Meeting 4-6 June, 2018 in Abuja. The Minister gave the assessment when he inspected […]

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Canada takes concrete action to respond to irregular migration

WVNTR – In a continuing effort to address the influx of irregular migrants between ports of entry, members of the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration met yesterday to discuss actions taken and progress achieved since the last meeting on April 18, and to reaffirm the commitment to continuing the active collaboration moving […]

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Nigeria to issue travel documents faster to expelled border crossers: Hussen

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The federal government says Nigeria has committed to issuing travel documents more quickly to its citizens who are in the process of being expelled from Canada as illegitimate […]

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The Rise of Global Citizens in Nigeria

WVN – Nigeria is The Giant of Africa. Abundant in natural resources, exceptionally diverse ethnic culture, and harboring the second-largest economy in the continent, Nigeria is home to a mass population of over 180 million people. Regarded by many as the land of massive opportunity, this oil rich West African nation is driven by the […]

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I sold all I had to go to Europe – now I’m home, and broke

WVN – More than 3,000 Nigerian migrants who failed to reach Europe, have been flown home by the International Organization for Migration. Many sold everything to make the trip and aren’t sure how to face their families, writes Colin Freeman. Evans William tells me he sold everything but the kitchen sink to fund his dream […]

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