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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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NiDCOM Warns Nigerian Students Against Studying In Northern Cyprus

Nigeria has warned its citizens against travelling or applying to study in Northern Cyprus universities over the incessant and mysterious killing of blacks. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, gave the warning on Monday when she received in her office a delegation led by Justice Amina Bello, mother of a Nigerian student, Ibrahim…

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Update: FG To Reopen Schools August 4 For Graduating Students

The Ministry of Education has directed all Secondary schools across the nation to commence academic activities on August 4 for exit classes only as efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing. According to statement released on Monday July 27 via Twitter, signed by the Director of Press, Ministry Of Education, Ben Bem Goong, the graduating students are to resume…

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Update: US Revokes Plan To Reject Visas Of Foreign Students

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have reversed its controversial order to deport foreign students in the country whose courses move online due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The reversal in the decision comes one week after the initial policy was announced and follows a lawsuit instituted by Harvard University and…

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COVID-19: Foreign Students Risk Deportation If US Schools Go Online-Only

The United States government has said that it would not grant visas to international students enrolled in a school whose programme offer online classes only while students whose school will switch might also risk deportation, all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, July 6, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), which is run…

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Buhari Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement, Approves Limited Reopening Of Schools

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the limited reopening of schools for students of graduating classes. Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID). However, during a Monday press briefing by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, he disclosed that the…

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University Student Reportedly Sets Up Her Friends For Seven-Man Gang Rape In Lagos

The news of two ladies who were ganged rape by seven (7) boys. has hit the internet with a University of Lagos student linked to the story. According to her, she was perpetuated the crime after being allegedly mocked for losing her virginity. Funke Adeyanju who shared the story on Facebook, said the incident occurred shortly after…

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Nigerian Final Year Student Dies Of Coronavirus In US After Being Refused Test

A 25-year-old graduating Nigerian student identified as Bassey Offiong has died after contracting coronavirus, The Detroit News reports. Bassey who was expected to graduate with a chemical engineering degree in a few weeks reportedly died of coronavirus on Saturday March 28, after allegedly being turned down several times for the coronavirus test in the Kalamazoo area while…

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Akure College Student Asked To Destroy Phones After Being Prohibited From Using It

Teachers of the Federal Girls College Akure has sparked online backlash on Twitter after a video that has since gone viral, showcased a young female student destroying her phone and those of her schoolmates as punishment. According to YemieFash who shared the clip, the students who violated the rules of the school by bringing their…

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