As part of continuous efforts to ensuring a mutual relationship between Nigeria and Germany, in addition to helping to boost the Nigeria economy especially through renewable energy solutions, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos, held an interactive seminar for stakeholders in the energy industry recently at Westwood Hotels, Ikoyi, Lagos.Read More →
Nigerians in China have applauded the steps taken by Benue State Govenor-Elect, Mr. Smauel Ortom, who visited China in the bid to woe more Chinese investors to Nigeria.Read More →
The Head of Mission, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Nigeria, Mr. MiguelancelVecchia, has askedthe United States President, Barrack Obama, to make efforts toward retracting the executive order against his country, stressing that both countries have already severed the diplomatic relationship shared.Read More →
The Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, His Excellency, Sean Hoy has described Ireland Nigeria relationship as cordial and prosperous.
Ambassador Sean who disclosed his country’s strong commitment to ensuring a most cordial bi-national relationship with Nigeria also expressed the need for Nigeria to look further within for increased economic growth.
The US government has declared strong commitment to ensuring that Nigerian women are supported in their efforts to growing and maintaining entrepreneurship principles.Read More →
AS Nigerians count days to the country’s general elections come March 28, 2015, many foreigners appear to be leaving the country in droves as witnessed by Vanguard Consular Advisory at both Lagos and Abuja international airports.Read More →
As Nigerians count days to the country’s general elections come March 28 2015, many foreigners appear to be leaving the country in droves as witnessed by Vanguard Consular Advisory at both Lagos and Abuja international airports.Read More →
THE Chinese Consul General Liu Kan has advised Nigerian visa applicants to endeavour in efforts towards planning ahead of travel dates to avoid visa processing delays.Read More →
AS issues concerning the maltreatment of Nigerians in various countries of abode abroad continue as subject of utmost concern, many Nigerians are of the view that the Federal Government, including the responsible authorities are not living up to their responsibilities, especially as it concerns providing an enabling environment for Nigerian in diasporas to thrive.Read More →
A GOOD number of well meaning Diaspora nigerians have contributed enormously towards de-emphasising stereotyping of Nigerians in various countries of resident abroad.
Although, there are many thorny issues and challenges Nigerians in the Diaspora face while fighting for survival, it is not enough for some host countries to stereotype Nigerians.
Stories are not short of relating how Diaspora Nigerians have to pull and push on a daily basis to counter stereotyping in different countries of abode abroad, which often leads to several sad experiences.
AS Nigeria awaits consideration from the United Nation’s Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shell (CLCS), the need to make available funds to the National Boundary Commission and the Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) office in New Yoke is said to be essentially imperative.Read More →
By Vera Samuel Anyagafu and Prisca Sam-Duru Nigeria, along with other African countries, is identified as one of South Africa’s core regional source markets, as it has been extensively involved in South Africa’s increasing revenue. In recalling the aforementioned therefore, one wonders why 80 per cent out of the 400,000 Nigerians resident in South Africa,Read More →
By Vera Samuel Anyagafu As concerned Nigerians continue to make passionate appeal to the government of President Goodluck Jonathan for speedy intervention on issues concerning Nigerians who are serving various jail terms in China prisons, the Nigerian Ambassador to China, Ambassador Wali on his part, has continued to warn immigrants against fake documentation. Vanguard ConsularRead More →
THE rate at which African youths embark on illegal migration and the means through which majority of them embark on such journeys to choice countries abroad, calls for urgent attention by African leaders.Read More →
THE Head, Indian High Commission, Lagos office, Rani Malick, has described India visa policy with Nigeria as stable, stressing that from the outset of both countries’ bi-national commission agreement, the duo have enjoyed a mutual understanding in diverse sectors.Read More →
IN a bid to effectively address the challenges Nigerians encounter while residing in foreign countries, a non governmental organisation, NGO, known as All Nigerian Nationals In The Diaspora, ANNID, has been established.Read More →
By Vera Samuel Anyagafu NIGERIAN students wishing to work while studying in Canada without a work permit are advised to ensure that they possess a valid study permit. It is also necessary that they do not get employed beyond the campus where they are registered as full-time students in a degree-granting course of study. ItRead More →
THE India High Commissioner, Mr. Mahesh Sachdev, has disclosed that the Indian High Commission is neck deep in its efforts to ensure that it maintains a hassle-free visa regime for Nigerians who intend to migrate to the Republic of India for study purposes.Read More →
Worried about the delay in processing travel documents, Nigerians in Guangdong province of China, have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to establish a consular office in the province to reduce their plights in the Asian country.Read More →
IN late November 2011, there was a published report of crisis in a Nigerian mission in Asia involving Nigerian citizens resident in Bangkok and former officials of the embassy. A video of that scene was posted on YouTube and it quickly went viral with very conflicting reports. Similar incidence occurred at embassy of Nigeria in Malaysia, all encompassing from sheer act of the embassies’ official neglect to its citizens.Read More →
VARIOUS narratives about Nigerians resident in different countries abroad show how individuals are constantly subjected to various levels of inhuman treatment while in pursuit of existence. Little wonder some Nigerians are of the opinion that it is time Nigerians in Diaspora began dreaming of actualizing decent lives back in Nigeria.Read More →
Years before VFS Global was instituted to partner/collaborate with some foreign embassies in Nigeria in respect to visa application processing for Nigeria visa seekers, applicants were subjected to all sorts of inhuman conditions in order to procure visa to visit countries of choice.Read More →
THE issue of ill treatment meted to Nigeria visa applicants by foreign embassies or their proxies has gone on for too long in the country, hence, the need for remedial measures, so that every visa applicant can experience less cumbersome visa processing.Read More →
Intending Nigeria applicants seeking to obtain Brazil employment visa, are expected to meet up with the embassy’s stipulated requirements which include suitable educational qualifications and work experience. Other criteria for approval of same visa include a secured employment contract in Brazil, proof of adequate means of sustenance in Brazil, police confirmation to indicate that you have no criminal record, and a satisfactory medical examination document.Read More →
FOLLOWING the deportation of a large number of Nigeria nationals under harsh and unfriendly treatment from South Africa early this year, with a flimsy excuse of having produced fake Yellow Fever Vaccine cards, and perhaps, unauthenticated documentation, a victim who refused to disclose his full names for reason of security, but simply demanded to be identified as Baldwin was up to his limits as he narrated his ordeal through processes of deportation from South Africa.Read More →
The United States Consul General Jeffery Hawkins has disclosed that the Consulate in Lagos is putting in over 30 million US Dollars for the renovation of its office in order to meet the increasing demands of applicants in the country.Read More →
It was a moment of joy for the United State’s Ambassador, Terrence P Macaulay, as well as staffers of the embassy as they ushered in their new Consul General to take up the mantle of leadership in overseeing visa matters for Nigeria applicants.Read More →
The head Lagos office of the India High Commission, Mrs Rani Malick has disclosed that some of the strategies which the High Commission adopted for the security of lives and property of Indians in Nigeria have so far not failed especially with those that heeded the instructions on arrival in Nigeria.Read More →
Possession of a Nigeria passport is undoubtedly imperative for every Nigeria citizen, either in readiness for an intended travel outside the Country or as proof to show that he/she is a bonafide citizen of Nigeria.Read More →
CONJUGAL partner visa/Spousal visa, a family reunification process, and one of the vital components of Canada’s immigration agenda, is made available to an applicant, who is married to a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and intends to get reunified with the spouse, following separation that may have resulted from war, persecution, or other legal barriers.Read More →
The Greece embassy, having established diplomatic ties with Nigeria since 1970, with an embassy in Abuja and a Consulate in Lagos, to serve
Greek President, Karolos Papoulias
intending Nigeria travelers owing to the mutual relationship the two Countries enjoy, Greek owned Companies in Nigeria have interestingly and remarkable invested in the Nigeria economy which led to development of what one may call a small Greek business CommunityRead More →
The British Government recently, published its Trade and Investment White Paper, an ambitious strategy aimed at nurturing International Trade and Investment relationships, which are billed to strengthen and enable developing Countries, build their own paths to growth.Read More →