The Consular Division of the Russian Embassy in Abuja disclosed the move on Tuesday.
According to the message applicants willing to Russian will no longer require to present clearance from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
“This is to inform you that due to the Russian legislation with effect from August 15, 2016, the requirement to present to the Consular Division of the Russian Embassy the NDLEA Clearance Certificate has been omitted for all visa types,” the message read.
Recently, Russia Ambassador to Nigeria Nikolay Udovichenko, met Nigeria Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, to discuss bilateral issues.
These include preparations for the next meeting of the intergovernmental Russia-Nigeria mixed commission on economic and scientific and technical cooperation in Abuja later this year.
– CAJ News