The discussion, which was coordinated by officials of the Nigerian-American Public Affairs Committee, had it that the Biden administration was interested in ensuring a stable Nigeria.
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In its 45th annual human rights report, which contains a damning expose on the Nigerian justice system, the US Department of States cites factors hindering the Nigerian judicial system as shortage of trial judges, trial backlogs, endemic corruption, bureaucratic inertia, and undue political influence.
The US Department of State condemned the abduction in a statement by a spokesperson, Cale Brown, after the release of the abducted students on Thursday
The party gave the commendation in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Tuesday.
The move also targets individuals it accused of working to undermine the November 2019 governorship polls in Kogi and Bayelsa State.
The statement said from April 6 to 8, three US Consulate-organised chartered flights operated by Delta Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines repatriated 850 American citizens from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos to the United States
The US said this on Wednesday in a Twitter post
Of the new countries hit with visa restrictions, Nigeria sends the most immigrants to the United States
The Government of the United States of America has imposed visa restrictions on “individuals responsible for undermining the Nigerian democratic process”.
The State Department regulations say people will have to submit social media names and five years’ worth of email addresses and phone numbers
The position of the country, stated by the US Department of State, comes as Africa marks the 56th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity, now African Union, and the commemoration of Africa Day on Saturday.
“The Secretary noted the longstanding relationship between the Nigerian and American people and underscored the themes of the April 30 official working visit of President Buhari to the White House.
US Department of State, in a statement by Heather Nauert, the Department Spokesperson, also urged the two countries to refrain from embarking on forceful repatriation of asylum-seekers
The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United Press International
The US programme allows foreign media organizations to travel to the US for about two weeks to pursue a particular story, learn more about the American culture and the US system of government, in addition to drawing lessons that would enhance good governance, social inclusion or economic prosperity in their own countries
This is pursuant to a law signed by former President Barack Obama last December
This was contained in a statement on Wednesday
President Donald Trump had on Friday temporarily suspended the entry of people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen
The US Department of State, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mark Toner, also welcomed the ongoing peaceful transition in the country and the commitment to democracy by the people
It told those there to consider leaving the country, citing the risk of unrest as President Yahya Jammeh digs in despite losing an election