Take us out of terror blacklist, Nigeria tells US

Take us out of terror blacklist, Nigeria tells US

 Snow falls at the entrance to the Federal Correctional Institution on Thursday in Milan, Michigan, where Nigerian suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is held. AFP

The US government has blacklisted few nations whose citizens are subject to rigorous screening before entering America in the wake of failed attempt of terror attack on Christmas.

Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, was arrested for plotting a bomb blast in a flight from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport Dec 25 as it prepared to land in Detroit.
Nigerian Senate spokesman Ayubo Eze warned that if the US does not meet the deadline of one week, the government will take appropriate action, Prensa Latina reported Thursday.

The US should admit the failure of its own security system that "has obvious flaws", Eze said adding Nigerians and other citizens of the world who respect the laws "should not be victims of incompetence and irresponsibility of the US agents".

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