The United States Embassy has denied placing a ban on student visa for Nigerians seeking to further their study in the US, Igbere TV reports.
There were media reports on Sunday suggesting that US President, Donald Trump had signed an executive order restricting visa-seeking Nigerian students from the country.
But the Embassy in a statement on its verified twitter handle, @USEmbassyAbuja on Monday, described the report as fake news.
The statement reads, “#FakeNews Alert! Be advised, reports of Student Visa ban for Nigerians is false.
“If you have seen such manufactured item on Facebook and Twitter or received it via WhatsApp, please communicate that it is false.”