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The number of Nigerian travellers refused entry at the UK border has dropped by 70% from its peak in 2012
Between 2010 and 2022, 8,848 passengers — 3.4% of the global refusals for the period — from Nigeria were refused entry into the UK for various reasons. The refusals have gradually declined from their peak (1,117) in 2012 to 340 in 2022.

US visitor visas: Nigeria's refusal rates have been on the rise since 2015 but there have been drops since 2020
In the US fiscal year 2022, 26% of Nigerians who applied for a US visitor visa were denied, marking the lowest refusal rate in 17 years. After a steady refusal rate of between 32% and 38% from 2007 to 2015, there was an increase to 67% over four consecutive years.