Politricks

Reporters restricted from covering John Kerry’s visit to Nigeria

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Reporters at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. have been restricted from covering the visit of the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry tomorrow.Although there was no reason given for the restriction, it appears that the meeting is not unconnected with the recent Biafra and Niger Delta  agitations including the blowing up of petroleum installations of Chevron and other Western oil companies by the Niger Delta Avengers.

According to reports, only official photographers and videographers  are allowed access to cover the bilateral meeting at the President’s office.

Also, the US Secretary of State will not grant any press interview at the end of the meeting with the President.

After meeting Buhari, Kerry will meet with some Governors from Northern Nigeria at the State House Press Waiting Room after which he will not grant any press interviews.

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