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Nigeria Unveils Liberalised Visa on Arrival

By JAMES EZEMA   As part of efforts to attract foreign high net worth investors and professionals into her economy, Nigeria has introduced liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility to the general public, especially the business community. This is in furtherance of the Federal Government’s Economic policy on creation of a conducive environment

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Symbolic Amnesty International Burial Performed As Group Vows To Sue AI If…

By JAMES EZEMA While performing a symbolic burial of the Amnesty International (AI) at their Abuja office, protesting Nigerians have vowed to slam $5 billion lawsuit against the international human rights body over anti-Nigerian security reports if the organisation refuses to leave the country. According to them, negative AI reports against the Nigerian

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Canada announces $119.25m humanitarian aid to Nigeria, South Sudan,Somalia,Yemen

-Agency reports The Canadian Government on Friday said it would provide 119.25 million dollars as funds in response to humanitarian crises in Northeast Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. This is contained in a statement from Ms Brittany Venhola-Fletcher, Spokesperson, Media Relations, Global Affairs Canada made available to the News Agency

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German Leader Angela Merkel to meet US President Trump next week

-ANIETIE UDOBIT,Agency reports Europe’s most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America’s flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent shockwaves across the Atlantic. While former US president Barack Obama had labelled Merkel his “closest international partner”, there has been little known contact

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Modi’s Janata Party claimed election victory in four Indian states , calling it a “historic mandate”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party claimed election victory in four Indian states on Saturday, calling it a “historic mandate” that would take the country’s politics in a new direction. BJP leader Amit Shah said the party would form governments in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, where early counting

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Iran will deny Americans visas as long as the U.S. refuses to issue visas to Iranians- Majid Takht-Ravanchi

Iran will not issue visas to Americans as long as the U. S. refuses to issue visas to Iranians, Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi, said in Tehran on Tuesday. Tehran said it was unperturbed by the renewed ban on Iranian visitors under U.S. President Donald Trump’s revised executive order from Monday,

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US Democrats elect Hillary Clinton’s long-time ally, Tom Perez, DNC Chair

-Agency reports United States Democrats on Saturday elected Hillary Clinton’s long-time ally, former Labour Secretary, Mr Tom Perez, as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The election was seen as a proxy battle between Clinton and her arch challenger for the party’s presidential nomination in 2016, Sen. Bernie Sanders. Perez defeated Minnesota

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