A Wake-Up Call? The Recent Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

It will be a grave mistake to treat Nigeria’s recent US visa ban as a one-off event, rather than a larger issue of limited leverage in a rapidly changing world that we seem ill-prepared to navigate. Nigeria was recently slapped with a series of humiliating travel restrictions by some of the world’s most advanced economies. It started with an executive order by United States’ President Donald Trump on 31 January, Nigeria was one of six countries included in a new iteration of visa restri

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