The United States government has recently backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to the fight against corruption.
Morgan Ortagus, the spokesperson of the US state department, made it known that the US Government will continue to support the efforts by the Nigerian government to fight against corruption.
Ortagus made the statement at the end of the signing of the agreement between the US government, the Bailiwick of Jersey, and the federal government for the return of more than $308 million stolen by late General Sani Abacha.
In another report, the Nigerian foreign minister, Geoffrey Onyeama on Tuesday, February 4, disclosed that the federal government is working intensely to lift the US travel ban on prospective immigrants from the country.
He said the country had identified the concerns raised by the US and had actually started to address them.
The minister, who did not specify a time frame, noted that Nigeria would be taken off this visa restriction list once all the criteria were met.
News reaching vybe360.com, confirms that the United States has announced an additional $40 million (N14 billion) aid to Nigeria to help address the humanitarian crisis arising from decades of the Boko Haram insurgency. This was in addition to the N122.5 billion initially rendered to Nigeria by the U.S