BEFORE, a cover note known in diplomatic parlance as note verbale from the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs for visa applications was given instant treatment by missions in Nigeria. But now, the situation has changed and concerns have heightened over the way some embassies and high commissions routinely breach this protocol by turning down requests communicated to them by the ministry or its representatives through the customary note verbale.
A note verbale is a means of communication between ...
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Added June 19, 2011
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