Africa: Nigerians to pay more as FG approves 10-year validity period for passports

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The Federal Government has approved a 10-year validity period for Nigerian passports. This followed a presidential approval to change the face of the e-passport 10 years after it was introduced in the country. Currently, the passports have a five-year validity period. The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, who said this in a report monitored on Channels Tv on […]

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Africa: Passports for Nigerians, Visas for S’Africans Ready in 48 hours, Says Consul General

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Nigerians living in South Africa in need of new passports can get them within 48 hours, according to the Nigeria’s Consul General to South Africa, Godwin Adama. South Africans who need visas to visit Nigeria can also get them within the same time frame. Adama revealed this in Cape Town recently when WESGRO – the official tourism, trade and investment […]

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News: French Speaking Countries have the most expensive Passports in Africa

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Jeune Afrique, has rated the Cameroonian passport as one of the most expensive in the African continent. Jeune Afrique’s assessment is based on the cost of getting a passport in each country in Africa. According to All Afrikan Network, it was revealed that it takes 114 euros to afford a passport in Cameroon placing the country in 4th position. Chad […]

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Namibia to benefit from Indonesia’s visa-free trial programme

Namibia is among 78 countries set to benefit from Indonesia a 30-day visa-free entry into the Southeast Asian country. In a statement on Friday, the Embassy of Indonesia in Windhoek said the new regulations took effect on March 22, after Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed them into law on March 2. Other African countries to benefit from the gesture are […]

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