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Edo, Visa Ban And Demystification Of A Godfather

Casmir Igbokwe Edo State will make a good study in political chicanery of godfathers. Before the governorship election held on Saturday, September 19, 2020, it was as if war would break out in the state. The godfather himself, Adams Oshiomhole, pranced about the state in campaign summersault. Recall that, four years ago, the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives ...

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Visa Ban: FG Protests To US, UK, Says Action Disrespectful

The Federal Government of Nigeria has told the United States and the United Kingdom that the country has ample provisions in its laws to sanction violators and perpetrators of electoral violence and fraud in the country. The government said it took note of the concerns of some of its partners, specifically the United States and the United Kingdom governments regarding the ...

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FG, US Meet On Visa Ban

The Federal Government and the United States on Tuesday met on the visa ban on some categories of Nigerians. The meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided Nigeria the opportunity to brief the US government on steps taken so far to resolve the issues. The Nigerian delegation is headed by the Permanent Secretary, MFA, Amb. Mustapha Sulaiman, while ...

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UK Joins US On Visa Ban For Nigeria’s Election Offenders

Barely 24 hours after the United States released a statement on visa ban for Nigerian election offenders, the United Kingdom (UK) has announced that it would impose ban on those involved in violence during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo states governorship elections. In a statement released, yesterday, by the British High Commission, Abuja, the UK took a step further as it ...

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