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Nigeria to facilitate admission for students affected by Russia-Ukraine conflict

By Jimisayo Opanuga
05 July 2022   |   4:02 pm
The Nigerian Government said it is making efforts to facilitate the placement of Nigerian students who fled war-torn Ukraine into tertiary institutions in the country to enable them to continue their education. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Francisca Omaluyi said in a statement published Monday on its website. Omaluyi directed interested students to visit the…

Nigerian students, who just got evacuated from Ukraine amidst the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, fill their bio-date after landing at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport Abuja, Nigeria on March 4, 2022. – A first batch of 415 Nigerian students who were studying in Ukraine were flown back home on Friday, according to an AFP reporter at the airport in the capital Abuja. (Photo by Kola SULAIMON / AFP)

The Nigerian Government said it is making efforts to facilitate the placement of Nigerian students who fled war-torn Ukraine into tertiary institutions in the country to enable them to continue their education.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Francisca Omaluyi said in a statement published Monday on its website.

Omaluyi directed interested students to visit the Ministry’s website and complete the “Nigerian Student in Ukraine (NSU) registration form with the required information on or before 15th July, 2022.”

“The Federal Government of Nigeria wishes to inform Nigerian students who returned from Ukraine following the conflict in that country, that efforts are being made to facilitate their placement into various Nigerian tertiary institutions, to enable them continue their studies,” Omaluyi said.

“In this connection, Interested students should visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: https://www.foreignaffairs.gov.ng and complete the online Nigerian Student in Ukraine (NSU) registration form with the required information on or before 15th July, 2022.”