Africa: Beware, Turkey is terrorizing Nigerians because of failed coup

THE federal government of Nigeria believes that the Nigerian students recently arrested and detained in Turkey, was vendetta for the Nigeria’s perceived sin. Sola Enikanolaye, an ambassador and permanent secretary, ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the Nigerian students who were arrested in Turkey could have been paying for the refusal of the Nigerian government to shut down some Turkish […]

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Africa: Visa on Arrival for all African visitors to Nigeria in 2017

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has hinted that African travellers may no longer be required to obtain visas to enter the country from next year. Onyeama made this at the Town Hall meeting held in Abuja, while shedding light on the foreign policy outlook of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He said the visa free idea was in […]

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Africa: Nigeria closes 9 Foreign embassies as it revamps foreign missions

The Federal Government has given its nod of approval over the closure of nine foreign missions and their conversion to non-residency representation or concurrent accreditation. The closure is part of measures to reduce the cost of running Nigeria’s foreign representations in line with the economic situation, Daily Trust findings have shown. The affected missions are those whose absence portend no […]

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Nigeria plans visa free program with 8 new African countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, says plans have been concluded to sign visa-free pacts with a bloc of eight African countries to promote economic partnership on the continent. Onyeama announced this in Abuja on Tuesday at a news confernce to mark one year of President Mohammadu Buhari’s Administration. The minister, who did not disclose the names of […]

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Gay Allegation: Nigeria can’t try Swiss envoy – Lawyers

Reactions yesterday continued to trail the media report, which alleged that the Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Eric Mayoorza, was being investigated by the Federal Government for allegedly coming to the country with a gay partner. While the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, in a statement has said: “The government has ordered an investigation and appropriate measures will […]

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