Africa: MMIA records over 12,000 visas on arrival in 6months- investigation

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FOLLOWING Federal Government’s expansion of the Visa on Arrival policy, over 12, 000 foreigners intending to do business or vacation in Nigeria may have benefitted from the scheme at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in just six months. Nigerianflightdeck.com investigations reveal that no fewer than 500 foreigners are issued visas on arrival on a weekly basis with the number […]

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News: Nigeria, Ecuador to sign visa waiver deal

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Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Deopoldo Rovayo, says his country and Nigeria have agreed to sign a visa free agreement. Rovavo made the announcement in Abuja on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Olukunle Bamgbose. He disclosed the purpose of his visit was to strengthen bilateral ties between […]

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Tourism: Ethiopian Reforms is making it the First big Nation to adopt Visa on Arrival for Africans

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Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali is not giving us time to breathe. At 41, the youngest head of government in Africa, he has logged a lot of frequent flyer miles already, visiting countries in the neighbourhood, and at home he’s been all over on a charm offensive. He has supped with once-bitter enemies of the ruling Ethiopian People’s […]

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Tourism: South Africa to ease visa regime soon, as Derek Hanekom visits Nigeria

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The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Commission for Africa held its 61st Regional Tourism Conference from 4th – 5th June 2018 in Abuja, capital City of Nigeria. It was an honour to welcome the Honourable Minister of Tourism – South Africa; Derek Andre Hanekom for his first time visit to Nigeria where he attended the conference and joined over […]

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News: 53-year-old visa applicant bags 2yrs in jail for lying to UK embassy

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JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos Tuesday sentenced a 53 aged man, Kolawole Whesu Viyon to two years in prison for submitting a fake Jama-at-ul-Islamiyya of Nigeria Marriage Certificate to facilitate his travel visa to the United Kingdom. Viyon was convicted on a three-count charge of making false statement and presentation of a false document brought […]

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Tourism: Kenya joins Ghana, Seychelles, Benin and Rwanda with Visa on Arrival for all Africans

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Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that all Africans visiting the country will receive a visa on arrival with no reciprocity conditions ‘to underscore Kenya’s commitment to pan-Africanism’. The gesture is coming on the heels of similar announcement by some African countries which recently introduce visa on arrival for all Africans. According to atqnews.com, the Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration […]

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News: Visa free protocol to herald Tourism boom between Angola and South Africa

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The South African and Angolan governments’ decision to exempt each other’s ordinary passports from visa requirements has been welcomed by Wesgro. As of 1 December 2017, citizens of Angola and South Africa travelling to each other’s countries will be able to enter for a period of 90 days per annum, provided that each visit does not exceed 30 days in […]

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Tourism: Rwanda changes Visa Regime, Now offers 30 day Visa on Arrival to all Countries

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The Rwandan Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration has announced it will commence the issuance of visa on arrival to all nationals of all countries with effect from 1st of January 2018. Before that, only nationals of African countries and few others were getting visa upon arrival. According to a statement from the office of the directorate of Immigration and […]

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Africa: Ghana leads the world in US lottery visa with 1.7million winners

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More than a million Ghanaians entered the Visa Lottery Programme (DV Lottery ) for a chance to travel to the United States of America to seek greener pastures. Out of the number, about 1.73 million Ghanaians were successfully selected in the computerised random selection process. In 2013 and 2014, Ghana had the highest number applicants behind only Nigeria. In comparison, […]

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Tourism: No word on Visa on Arrival for all Africans as Nigerian Immigration officials promise retaliation on Visa delays

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The Interior Minister, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) has warned that Nigeria would no longer tolerate delay in issuance of visa to its nationals from any country. The minister stated this on Monday in Abuja at a meeting with the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, to resolve some of the issues militating against visa issuance. The meeting also had in attendance, […]

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