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Travel ban

28 Dec
President Joe Biden formally announced Tuesday he will lift a ban this week on travel from South Africa and other countries in the region, imposed due to fear of the Omicron Covid-19 variant...
19 Dec 2021
Israel's health ministry Sunday recommended banning Israelis from travelling to the United States, and added several European countries to its Covid "red list", aimed at containing the Omicron variant's spread.
4 Dec 2021
The Association of Residents Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), urged the Federal Government to re-enforce the national guidelines for COVID-19, to secure the nation and Nigerians against the dreaded Omicron variants.
28 Nov 2021
The government of Indonesia says it will ban the entry of travellers who have been in eight African countries, including Nigeria, and extend quarantine times for all arrivals to curb the spread of the Omicron variant, officials have said. The ban extends to people who have been in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique,…
5 Feb 2020
The United States and Nigeria voiced hope Tuesday that the Trump administration would soon lift onerous visa restrictions slapped on Africa's most populous country, which said it was "blindsided" by its ally. On a previously scheduled visit to Washington, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said he sought more information on President Donald Trump's latest immigration…
Buhari and Trump
3 Feb 2020
“Oh dang! I’m stuck in this hellhole and it’s all Trump’s fault!” You or someone you know may have expressed or feel the sentiment above following Friday’s announcement that the United States President Donald Trump’s travel ban on immigration from include six countries - Sudan, Tanzania, Nigeria, Eritrea, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan. Four of those countries are…
1 Feb 2020
Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari's government for the travel ban on the country by the United States. The US placed immigration restrictions on Nigeria, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania on Friday. The restriction will come into effect on February 22 and are less sweeping, unlike the travel ban President…
1 Nov 2018
Director General of the Atiku campaign organisation, Gbenga Daniel, has said officials of the United States (US) have been calling on the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to apply for his American visa. Daniel, a former governor of Ogun state said this in an interview on Channels Television programme, Politics…
14 Jul 2017
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted a Hawaii federal court Friday for weakening the Trump administration's travel ban on six mainly Muslim countries, pledging to again take the case to the Supreme Court.
14 Jul 2017
A federal judge in Hawaii has exempted grandparents, grandchildren and other relatives of people in the United States from the Trump administration's travel ban targeting travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.
16 Mar 2017
A federal court in Hawaii halted Donald Trump's revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries.
6 Mar 2017
President Donald Trump's administration issued a revised immigration ban Monday that temporarily freezes US visa issuance to anyone from six mostly-Muslim countries and halts for 120 days all refugee arrivals.


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Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, on Saturday, hosted the third edition of “Ghigho Aghofen” ceremony for Omadina Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.
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Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said on Saturday that the state would not be a safe haven for bandits.
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signalled on Saturday that no progress had been made in Sweden's bid to join NATO, urging Stockholm to take "concrete actions" to meet Ankara's concerns, his office said.
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Ukraine said it came under "massive bombardment" Saturday from neighbouring Belarus, a Russian ally not officially involved in the conflict, as clashes were reported in the streets of the eastern city of Lysychansk.
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Afghanistan's Taliban rulers pledged on Saturday they would not interfere with international efforts to distribute aid to tens of thousands of people affected by this week's deadly earthquake.