US to impose visa restrictions on Nigerians undermining democratic processes

The US Department of State has announced it will impose travel restrictions on “Nigerians believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining democracy in Nigeria” in the elections held in February and March 2019. The designated individuals have not yet been named, but, reportedly, are not targeted at the newly-elected government. In a joint US-UK statement in January 2019, …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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