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US imposes visa restrictions on Nigerians ‘undermining democracy’

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

The US has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians for undermining the nation’s democratic process during the 2023 general election.

The US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken confirmed this on his official twitter handle on Monday.

However, Mr Blinken did not mention any names but stressed that the administration of President Joe Biden is committed to advancing democracy in Nigeria and around the world.

He said the visa restrictions are specific to certain individuals.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Tony Okerafor