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Nigerian Passport Our travel document is 82nd least powerful passport in the world

According to new rankings, the Nigerian passport is one of the world's least powerful travel document.

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The new Nigerian passport


It is no secret that the Nigerian passport is not worth much, but the recent passport ranking by passport index truly puts things in perspectives.

In the recent ranking, the green Nigerian passport is the 82nd most powerful passport in the world alongside neighbours Cameroon.

The Nigerian passport play

The Nigerian passport



One of the criteria for ranking passports is by the number of countries that can be visited without applying for a visa. Remarkably African nations, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Central African Republic, Liberia, Algeria, Chad, Rwanda, Madagascar, Gabon, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Egypt, Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Senegal rank higher than Nigeria.

South Africa passport play

South Africa passport



The South African passport is ranked 46 making it the most powerful passport in Africa. The five most powerful passport in the world are;

  1. Germany and Sweden

  2. Finland, France, Switzerland, Spain, United Kingdom

  3. Denmark. Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, South Korea, Norway

  4. Singapore, Luxembourg, Austria, Portugal, United States of America

  5. Greece, Ireland, Japan

The passport of Germany play

The passport of Germany

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A single African passport, which is already available to African head of states and African diplomats, would most likely come into existence by 2018.

If this becomes a reality, it would solve Nigeria's passport problems. A lot of Nigerians face a lot of delays at many airports in the world because of the Nigerian passport. As a matter of fact, the Nigerian passport is treated with disdain around the world.

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