Nigeria warns its citizens against travelling to US

The Nigerian Presidency has warned its citizens against travelling to the United States following reports that Nigerians are denied entry despite having valid US visas.

Reports suggest this could be related to US President Donald Trump's failed executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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