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Banditry: Senate wants drones, helicopters deployed to monitor forests

The Senate on Tuesday urged Security Agencies to actively deploy drones and helicopters to monitor forests and unguarded areas in Nigeria to identify illegal camps of bandits.

#EndSARS: We’ve right to restrict movements – Immigration Service

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, says it has the powers to restrict movement as a border management agency if there is need for that.

Nigerian immigration bars #EndSARS promoter from travelling abroad

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, on Monday prevented a promoter of the #EndSARS movement, Modupe Odele, from travelling.

Nigerian immigration promotes more than 8,000 personnel

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has promoted 8,899 personnel working in its Lagos state zone ‘A’ offices.

New visa regime: Nigerian immigration assures travelers of fair treatment

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has assured travelers of fair treatment under the new visa regime.

Nigerian Immigration calls for replacement of plastic ID cards with digital identification

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has said that digital identification would fast track issuance of its facilities across the country.

Nigeria govt mulls imposing visa restriction on Americans, others – Babandede

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government to reciprocate the visa restriction imposed on its citizens by the United States and other countries.

Niger Republic repatriates 42 Nigerians over irregular migration

The Katsina State Command of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has received 42 Nigerians being repatriated for illegal entry into the Republic of Niger en route Europe. 

Only drug-free security operatives should bear arms, Aregbeshola orders

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbeshola has ordered all security agents in Nigeria to undergo drug tests to ensure only drug-free operatives bear arms.

NIS partners NDLEA on drug test, rehabilitation for immigration personnel

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on the rehabilitation of its officers and men who might test positive to drug integrity tests.

NIS Recruitment: Beware of fake sites, Babandede urges Nigerians

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has warned applicants against patronising fake recruitment sites as no fee was charged for NIS recruitment. 

Immigration arrest 14 Togolese, 10 Nigerians at Ogun border

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Ogun Command, has arrested 14 Togolese and 10 Nigerians at Ajilete and Ilase border posts in the state.

COVID-19: NIS apprehends 12 Nigerians en route Cameroon 

Muhammad Babandede, the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, on Wednesday apprehended 12 Nigerians who were already in a boat en route Cameroon.

Babandede orders NIS to begin issuance of int’l passports

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has ordered passport offices nationwide to take advantage of the Federal Government phased easing of lockdown to release the processed passport to the applicants.

Hajj 2020: Pilgrims board urges NIS to address E-Passport challenges

Gombe Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, MPWB, has called on the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, to address the challenges in obtaining E-Passport during Hajj operation.

Zamfara LG secretariat gutted by fire

An afternoon fire on Tuesday razed offices at Gusau Local Government Secretariat in Zamfara State, but officials said no injuries were reported.

Nigerian Immigration inaugurates e-registration centre, medical clinic for Migrants

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has inaugurated the FCT command migrant e-registration centre and medical clinic at Gwagwalada, Abuja.

NAPTIP begins investigation on traffickers arrested at Seme border

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, says it has started investigation on the human traffickers arrested on Jan. 28.

Int’l airlines, airports must comply with Nigeria’s new entry guidelines – Babandede

Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has vowed that the new entry requirements for Non-Nigerian travelling to Nigeria must be complied with, adding that all Airlines and the International Airports had been communicated to for compliance.

NIS releases requirements for entry into Nigeria

Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has released the entry requirements for Non-Nigerian travelling to Nigeria.

Nigerian immigration to investigate alleged bribery at border check points

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, is to investigate the allegation of bribery against it personnel along the Nation’s borders.

Visa on arrival: Expert lauds Nigerian govt’s decision

A financial analyst, Bayo Adeleke, said on Monday that the Federal Government’s plan to issue visas to Africans on arrival into the country would improve the country’s ranking on ease of doing business.

Nigeria Customs tightens noose on smuggling, says ban on import, export through all land borders remains

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, has said that import and exports of all goods through land borders remain banned with the recent partial border closure announced by Federal Government.

Nigerian immigration unveils 4-year strategy to enhance border security

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, on Thursday, unveiled its National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.

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