U.S Govt issues Travel Warning for Nigeria 16 / February 2017

The U.S Department of State has warned U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to partiular states: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe - because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains flui ...
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Two Chinese and Nigerians arrested for operating a fake embassy in Lagos 12 / December 2016

Two Chinese nationals and two Nigerians have been arrested for operating a fake embassy inside Golden Point Hotel and Suite on Duduyemi Street in Ejigbo, Lagos. The suspects had been swindling Nigerians who had planned to travel out of the country.

The police said it had acted on intelligence reports from victims and detectives had to ...
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List of CBN Licensed Money Transfer Operators 28 / November 2016

 Following recent illegal money transfer practices, where Nigerians are lured into transferring funds through illegal money transfer operators, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) warned Nigerians in the Diaspora against patronizing these operators as it would be to their own peril. These illegal operators lure their victims by using Naira ac ...
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Swiss-born Nigerian to be deported from Switzerland to Nigeria – though he has never been to Nigeria and speaks little English 25 / August 2016

A Swiss-born Nigerian man will likely be deported from Switzerland to Nigeria because he has committed so many crimes. The man has never been to Nigeria and barely speaks English but Swiss law allows people without a Swiss passport to be deported for up to 15 years if they commit a serious crime, or two lesser crimes within a deca ...
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CBN extends BVN for customers of Nigerian banks in the Diaspora to 31st December 2016 25 / August 2016

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the deadline for Bank Verification Number (BVN) registration for Nigerians in the Diaspora until December 31, 2016. The BVN registration exercise was meant to end in June 30 this year but has been extended to ensure that all customers of Nigerian banks in the Diaspora are enrolled.

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