Nigeria to be Removed from U.S. Terror Watchlist?


The Daily Independent is reporting that America might remove Nigeria from the list of 14 countries on its terror watchlist. Apparently the Americans  have promised to “revisit the issue” and might remove Nigeria from the list as a “goodwill gesture’ to Acting President Goodluck Jonathan when he visits President Barack Obama later this month.

Nigeria has upgraded security at the international airport in Lagos with the installation of scanners, and its new Ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, reiterated that the attempt by Farouk Abdulmutallab last December to bomb an American plane was a one-off incident which should not have warranted Nigeria being placed on the terror watchlist.
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