Lagos – The University World News, a United Kingdom based journal, released a report that said that the British intelligence service, MI6, have proposed a visa pilot scheme against Nigeria, AllAfrica reports.
The visa scheme would make visa applications that are believed to be ‘high risk’ from Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Ghana pay a fee of £3000.
The government have threatened to retaliate if the U.K goes ahead with the visa bond.
The report, written by Professor Tunde Fatunde, a Nigerian scholar, said that the visa bond is a subtle way of letting students who are considered ‘high risk’ know that they will be the subject of intelligence surveillance while they are at British universities.
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