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Port Harcourt Kicks Off #EndSARS Protest Despite Governor Wike’s Ban | #SARSMustEnd

Port Harcourt residents on Tuesday defied the order given by the state governor Nyesom Wike who on Monday said it has prohibited all forms of protest in the state. Hundreds of #EndSARS protesters came out in full force to push back against police brutality and operations of the now-dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Videos currently circulating on…

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ICYMI: Federal Government Bans SARS, Other Police Tactical Squads After Public Outrage

Following the alleged brutality by security operatives in several parts of the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force from embarking on routine patrols. Over the weekend, many Nigerians took to the social media to express their…

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All You Need To Know About US’ Proposed Visa Restrictions On International Students

President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a new rule that would limit the length of stay of international students in the United States of America. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), it would depend on the nationality of students if their visas could expire after four or two years of being issued. A…

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Emirates Has Been Added To List Of Banned Airlines In Nigeria

The Nigerian Government has added Emirate Airlines to the list of airlines banned from operating in the country, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed on Friday. The Minister who made the announcement on social media said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020. “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa,…

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Federal Government Tells US, UK To Stop Disrespecting Nigeria Over New Visa Restrictions

Following U.S. Depart of State’s caution against Nigerians who are attacking the country’s democracy, the federal government has asked the United States and United Kingdom to stop disrespecting the country and its citizens. This was disclosed in reaction to the recent statements issued by both countries on the governorship elections holding in Edo and Ondo…

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US To Ban TikTok, WeChat From App Stores In 48 Hours Citing Security Risk

Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday September 18. The department said in a press release that the move was necessary to “safeguard the national security of the United States.” President Donald Trump issued twin executive orders in August, saying the apps, which…

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Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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TikTok Files Lawsuit Against U.S Government Over Its Forthcoming Ban

TikTok has said its filing a lawsuit against the U.S. government challenging President Donald Trump administration’s plan to ban the short-form video app from operating in the country. The suit, which was filed on Monday August 24, in the Federal District Court for the Central District of California, alleges that Trump’s order violates due process protections and offers no evidence to…

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Nigeria Looking To Reciprocate Visa Ban & Travel Restrictions On US, Others

On Tuesday, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) revealed that it may reciprocate the visa ban and restriction imposed on Nigeria by other countries. Mohammed Babandede, the Comptroller-General of the NIS, said this while explaining the new visa policy that was launched by the President Buhari earlier in the year and also reacting to the inclusion of Nigeria by the US…

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