United States Mission in Nigeria has warned Nigerians to be wary of messages and fake websites advertising U.S Visa lottery.
The mission in a statement noted that it is aware of some websites and messages advertising the U.S visa lottery.
The U.S Mission warned that all the messages and websites are fake.
The U.S Mission said in a tweet on Friday “The US Mission to Nigeria is aware of websites and messages advertising the U.S. visa lottery. All of these sites are FAKE!”
“Addresses that have a .gov are the only accurate source of visa information,” the tweet added.
Several messages with link are currently going viral on social media especially WhatsApp and Facebook, urging people to apply for the US visa lottery.
One of such message reads “Take the chance of living in the USA and apply for the official US Green Card Lottery.
“The Green Card unlocks the door to the United States for thousands of USA fans every year. It allows the lucky Green Card winners permanent residence as well as an unlimited work permit in the USA.
“Every year, the United States grants 55,000 Green Cards through the Green Card Lottery!”
The mission has described all these messages as fake.