US Embassy insists Nigeria is not affected by Trump travel ban

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has reiterated that Nigeria is not in any way affected by the Executive Order on Immigration, thereby denying claims that some Nigerian citizens with valid travel documents to the US were denied entry into the US and sent back on the next available flight. While dismissing the allegation as untrue, the US urged Nigerians with valid visas who intend to visit to feel free to do so and not postpone or cancel their trip. In a statement from the information office of the embassy in Abuja, it reiterated that Nigeria was not named in the Executive Order on Immigration issued on March 6. Part of the statement read: “The U.S. Embassy in Abuja wishes to clarify that there is no reason for Nigerians with valid visas to postpone or cancel their travel to the US

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