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US: Nigerians must now appear in person for visa renewal

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced stiffer and stricter visa application processes for Nigerians.
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US suspends dropbox process for visa renewals in Nigeria

The United States Mission to Nigeria yesterday suspended indefinitely interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process, saying visa applications will no longer be accepted by DHL in Nigeria.

US Embassy: Why we stopped ‘Drop Box’ visa renewal

The United States of America Embassy in Nigeria has explained why it stopped the “Drop Box” renewal process for its visa.

US announces new visa application procedure for Nigeria

The United States mission to Nigeria has announced the indefinite suspension of interview waivers for visa renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process.
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Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said on Saturday.

Condemnation trails alleged murder of Nigerian in South Africa

Nigerians living in South Africa have expressed displeasure with the alleged killing of a Nigerian, Celestine Nwokeocha, 36, by the South African Police.
H.E Ibrahim ISAH, Ambassador of Nigeria in Côte d'Ivoire

Nigerian ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire passes on

The Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Amb. Ibrahim Isah, has died after a protracted illness.

US Embassy: We’ll attend to visa applicants

The US embassy in Nigeria has assured that its offices in Abuja and Lagos are open for all consular business, including visa interviews.
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US closes embassy, consulate in Abuja, Lagos due to government shutdown

The United States’ Embassy in Nigeria has temporarily closed its consular section in Lagos and the capital city, Abuja.
U.S. Embassy Information Officer Russell Brooks speaking at the opening of Abuja International Film Festival 2016

US: Nigeria closer to achieving HIV epidemic control

The United States on Monday said that Nigeria might be closer to achieving HIV epidemic control than previously thought.

US consulate grant program gives $453, 568 to 45 Nigerian civic organisations

From January 2018 till date, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions.

2019: US expecting free, fair, credible election in Nigeria – envoy

The United States Consulate General Lagos, F. John Bray, has said that they are looking forward to a free, fair, credible, and non-violent election in Nigeria, in 2019.
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Silicon Valley group partners Nigeria

Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development, a U.S.-based tech startup company, and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) have partnered to assist Nigerian startups with funding and digital skills.

China to empower visually-impaired persons in Lagos

The Chinese Women Association in Nigeria, acting under the ‘China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action’, would, on Saturday, November 17, donate items worth N12 million to persons with visual impairment in Lagos.
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US threatens Iran over attack on consulate in Baghdad

The United States of America has warned Iran that it would respond promptly and appropriately to any attacks against any of its citizens, entities or allies.

Pakistan closes consulate in Afghan city over ‘interference’

Pakistan has temporarily closed its consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad over alleged interference by the provincial governor and a lack of security, its embassy in Kabul announced.

Eid-el-Kabir: US Embassy shuts operations in Lagos, Abuja

The US Embassy in Nigeria is to close operations in its Abuja and Lagos offices on Tuesday and Wednesday in observance of the Eid-el-Kabir.

Nigeria gets new Consul-General in New York

A new Consul-General, Benaoyagha Okoyen, has assumed duty at the Consulate-General office of Nigeria in New York.

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The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
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