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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Nigeria, others failed minimum requirements – US explains visa ban

The United States has explained why it slammed the immigration ban on six more countries, including Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa. Henceforth, citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, Tanzania, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar will not get visas that can lead to permanent residency. A US top official explained that the new measures were the result of failures by the countries to...

US travel ban: Trump restricts immigration from Nigeria and five other countries

The US has announced it is expanding its curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation. Citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, Tanzania, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar will now be blocked from obtaining certain types of visas. People from those countries will still be able to visit the US as tourists. In 2018 the US issued...

Embassy denies Nigerians with valid visas were stopped from entering US

The US Embassy in Nigeria says there’s no need for Nigerians to cancel travel plans to the United States and says suggestions of a policy change negatively affecting Nigerians are incorrect. Spokesman Russell K. Brooks responded to an Associated Press request for comment after a Nigerian government statement Monday said some Nigerians with valid multiple-entry U.S. visas have been barred...

Visa: NIS gives entry requirements for non-Nigerians

Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Muhammad Babandede, has stated the entry requirements for Non-Nigerians travelling to Nigeria. Babandede gave the requirements in a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James, on Monday and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. According to him, ECOWAS citizens and countries with visa abolition agreement with...

U.A.E. Offers 5-Year Tourist Visa as Neighbors Vie for Visitors

Tourist visas to the United Arab Emirates will be valid for five years, Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said Monday on Twitter, part of a campaign to lure holidaymakers to Gulf countries. The visas were previously valid for 30 to 90 days. Gulf nations eager to diversify their economies away from oil have been taking steps to encourage...

Nigeria’s president Buhari promises visas on arrival for all African visitors in 2020

It’s about to become much easier for Africans to travel to the continent’s most populous country. In a major change to its current visa policy, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari announced the country will begin issuing visas on arrival for all African nationals. Buhari announced the plan while attending a peace and development summit in Egypt. If it comes into effect it...

Top 20 Travel Destinations for 2020

Looking ahead to travel planning for next year, we’re forecasting growing interest in lesser known and eco-conscious cities and countries across the world based on Airbnb booking data*. Ranging from post-industrial culture hubs like Milwaukee and Guadalajara to emerging destinations that are benefiting from an increase in sustainable tourism, this year’s list is full of surprises and hidden gems. Our...

How To Proof Financial Capacity (During Travel Visa Process)

Of all the requirements necessary for travel visa applications, one of the most common requirements is your financial capability to prove that you can finance your trip. From the point you leave your home-country, during your stay and to the point of return. You have to be able to convince and prove that you are capable of taking care...

LONDON SUMMER EVENTS TO EXPLORE

Ready for summer vacation? You won’t regret taking the trip to london as we bring you our guide to some of the top worth seeing events and exhibitions taking place this july in the Royal city. From carnivals to musical concerts, RHS flower show, wimbledon for sport lovers and family-friendly attractions. 1. NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL. The Notting Hill Carnival is an...

Summer Break in Turkey (explore the beautiful beaches)

We know travelling is good and we know how much you love to travel and unwind. As you are planning on taking a summer break away from the hustle this year, here are some beautiful landscape and stress-relieving places to visit and ease-off in Turkey this summer. 1. ANTALYA  Antalya is an attractive city with shady palm-lined boulevards in Turkey. It...
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