• Fed Govt floats visa-on-arrival policy for businessmen

    Fed Govt floats visa-on-arrival policy for businessmen

    The Vice President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said the Federal Government has set 2017 target for removing obstacles in doing business in the country.

    He said President Muhammadu Buhari gave a mandate to the Enabling Business Committee to improve the nation’s rating of the Ease of Doing Business before the end of 2017.

    He also said the government will soon introduce Visa-On-Arrival policy that will free up the process for investors and businessmen.

    Osinbajo made these disclosures in an off-the-cuff address at the […]

  • Visa, customs clearance affecting our services to Northeast – UN

    Visa, customs clearance affecting our services to Northeast – UN

    The United Nations (UN) has listed difficulty in accessing Visa from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and delay in the clearance of humanitarian supplies by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) as the challenges confronting it in its bid to render humanitarian services in the North East region of Nigeria.

    Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, United Nations System in Nigeria, Mohamed El Munir Safieldin confirmed that they face challenges in the bid for Customs clear its humanitarian support items and also delay in the […]

  • Visa, Banks Plan Mobile Payments Rollout In Nigeria

    Visa, Banks Plan Mobile Payments Rollout In Nigeria

    The global leader in payments, Visa Inc, has said that it is in advanced discussions with leading Nigerian banks to bring its mobile payments solution, Mobile Visa (mVisa), to Nigeria and expects to roll the solution to Nigerian consumers before the end of 2016.

    mVisa is an innovative mobile payments solution that allows consumers to pay for goods by scanning a QR code on a smart phone or entering a merchant number into their phones.

    Payment goes straight from the consumer’s Visa […]

  • Nigeria may start issuing visa on arrival to all Africans from next year – Foreign Minister, Onyeama

    Nigeria may start issuing visa on arrival to all Africans from next year – Foreign Minister, Onyeama

    Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has hinted that African travellers may no longer be required to obtain visas to visit Nigeria from next year.

    Onyeama made this statement at a Town Hall meeting held in Abuja, while shedding light on the foreign policy outlook of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

    “We are firmly in support of the African single passport and the proposed Free Trade Area in the continent from next year, which will enable Nigerian manufacturers and entrepreneur to have […]

  • Governor Yahaya Bello stranded in Kano enroute Saudi Arabia over expired visa

    Governor Yahaya Bello stranded in Kano enroute Saudi Arabia over expired visa

    Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello was on Thursday stopped from traveling to Saudi Arabia for a lesser hajj at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport as his travel visa had expired.

    According to SaharaReporters, the governor had boarded the Saudi Arabia bound aircraft and sat on his reserved seat while his aides were busy processing his travel documents only to ‎discover that his visa has expired.

    Shortly after the discovery of the expired visa on his passport,the visibly disappointed governor had no alternative […]

  • Fayose, family members not barred from traveling to US, children’s US visa valid till 2017 – Aide

    Fayose, family members not barred from traveling to US, children’s US visa valid till 2017 – Aide

    ADELOVE received this confirmation from an ALF Reader and a reliable source,(names witheld), who is currently in U.S. We had some chats over this discussion yesterday.  She replied: “I got the info from a reliable source, an Ekiti indigenous person, very friendly with Fayose”. He shared the detailed below that fayose, family members not barred from traveling to Yankee: See Excerpts from Fayose’s Aide:

    My attention has been drawn to the latest mischief from one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]