Why Did Seychelles Ban Nigerians? Main Reasons Behind The Ban

Seychelles has recently imposed a travel ban on Nigerian passport holders for short-term visas and holiday purposes


The decision has sparked widespread debate and controversy, with many questioning the reasons behind this unexpected move.
While it remains unclear whether Seychelles authorities considered Mr Tinubu’s background in their decision, the country has expressed its concern over a recent spike in criminal activities linked to Nigerians.
The vice president also highlighted the issue of online scams originating from Nigeria, further justifying the ban.
This decision has stirred controversy on social media, with Nigerians alleging unjust visa denials by Seychelles.
A meeting between Seychelles’ foreign minister Sylvestre Radegonde and the Nigerian ambassador has been scheduled to discuss the matter
Background
  • Seychelles has imposed a travel ban on Nigerian passport holders for short-term visas and holiday purposes
  • The decision has sparked widespread debate and controversy, with many questioning the reasons behind this unexpected move
  • A meeting between Seychelles’ foreign minister Sylvestre Radegonde and the Nigerian ambassador has been scheduled to discuss the matter

Reasons for the ban

  • Seychelles has expressed its concern over a recent spike in criminal activities linked to Nigerians
  • The vice president also highlighted the issue of online scams originating from Nigeria, further justifying the ban

Reactions to the ban

  • The decision has stirred controversy on social media, with Nigerians alleging unjust visa denials by Seychelles

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