British Airways has suspended flights to Cairo for seven days amid a warning from the U.K. government of a heightened risk of terrorism.
Nigeria was not included despite the large volume of trade between the two countries.
The inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security warned on Tuesday about “dangerous overcrowding” in migrant detention facilities in Texas.
The U.S. now requires all visa applicants to submit their social media details, five years’ worth of email addresses, and phone numbers before obtaining a visa.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced registration for the issuance of its new 10-year e-passports to Nigerians.
The officials addressed the common mistakes seen on DS 160 application form, stating that no one needs to have someone residing in the US and also no prior travelling experience is needed before one can be granted visa.
At least 134 flights were cancelled by local and international airlines operating in Nigeria in January 2019 alone.
The United States said there is “no basis” to ground Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, after a second deadly crash involving the model in less than five months prompted governments worldwide to ban the aircraft.
“Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly,” President Trump tweeted, adding that instead of pilots, the planes require “computer scientists from MIT.”
The EU closed its airspace to Boeing 737 MAX planes on Tuesday, joining similar action by nations across the globe following a second deadly accident in just five months.