Egyptian Embassy has promised to take measures of simplifying visa processes for Nigerians. Mr Assem Hanafi, Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, said the embassy would not purposely deny any Nigerian applicant visa.
In a bid to revamp economic activities in the Lake Chad area, World Bank is willing to invest $510m, in three tranches, in the Lad Chad Basin to address insecurity, desertification, and humanitarian challenges, among others. According to Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed Shamsuna, who made the disclosure on Sunday, 20th October 2019 in Washington DC at a press briefing on the sidelines of the 2019 World Bank/IMF meetings.
Despite sending an envoy and a follow-up trip to South Africa by President Muhammadu Buhari in a wake of Xenophobia that has made Nigerians more of an endangered species in the hand of their host country, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Otugo.