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Nigerian Immigration resumes receiving passport applications in Oyo – Comptroller

The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has announced its resumption of receiving applications for new passports in the state.

14,468 international passports ready for collection in Lagos — NIS

The Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, has released 14,468 international passports for applicants in Lagos State to collect.

NIS gets new spokesperson

The Controller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede, has appointed Amos Okpu, an Assistant Controller, as the service’s new Public Relations Officer.

Gunmen kill Immigration chief provost in Imo

The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere, has been killed by unknown gunmen.

We’ve increased our passport production capacity to beat May 31 deadline – Babandede

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, says the service has increased its production capacity to beat the May 31 deadline set to clear the backlog of passport applications.

NIS seeks NIMC’s support in clearing Int’l passport backlogs before May 31 deadline

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, says that it will require the collaboration of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, to clear all passport backlogs before the May 31 deadline.

EU disburses €10m to combat human trafficking in Nigeria

The European Union, EU, says it has invested 10 million euros in Action Against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants, A-TIPSOM, Project in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s insecurity can only be tackled through creation of jobs – Senate

The Senate Committee on Interior says the creation of more job opportunities for the teeming unemployed is key to tackling insecurity in Nigeria.

Suspected child trafficker arrested with 5-day-old baby in Cross River

The Anti-Human Trafficking/Child Labour Unit of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, in Cross River, has arrested a suspected child trafficker, Imabong Aniefiok-Samuel with a five-day old baby boy.

Lagos NIS begins move to clear passport backlogs before May 31 deadline – Official

The Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, says it will set up a taskforce for the clearance of backlog of passports in the three passport offices in Lagos State.

Recruitment: Nigerian Immigration shortlists 6,105 candidates

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has shortlisted 6,105 candidates out of the 45,323 who applied to be enlisted in its 2019/2020 recruitment.

Recruitment: Nigerian immigration fixes date for releasing list of successful candidates

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, says it will publish the names of successful candidates in its ongoing recruitment exercise on May 10.

Human trafficking: Nigerian immigration rescues 7 suspected victims in Jigawa

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has rescued seven women in Jigawa, suspected to have been trafficked from different states of the country.

Maritime stakeholders back Nigerian govt over Bala-Usman’s suspension

Some maritime stakeholders in Lagos, on Friday, backed the Federal Government’s suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, saying it had the right to hire and fire anyone in its establishment.

Nigerian Immigration warns citizens against fake marriages with foreigners

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has warned Nigerians against contracting  fake marriages with foreigners. Mr Babandede, who handed the warning...

Nigerian govt unveils ‘emergency’ Int’l passport processing centre in Abuja

The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled an express passport processing centre, also known as “Premium Passport Processing Centre”, to fast track the process of...

We’re planning to remove passport processing from High Commissions, embassies – Babandede  

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede, has said that plans are underway to remove passport processing from the country’s High Commissions and embassies.

BREAKING: Buhari orders tight security around Nigeria’s land borders

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders to check rising insecurity in the country.

N280m Immigration service complex inaugurated in Kaduna

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday inaugurated the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Kaduna State Command office complex worth N280 million.

Nigerian govt to install electric surveillance system on land borders – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has disclosed that the Federal Government is working towards installing an electronic border surveillance system that will help Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, effectively secure the country’s land borders.

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct immigration spokeswoman in Benin

The Spokesperson of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Edo Command, Bridget Esene, has reportedly been abducted by gunmen, while on her way to church, in Benin, on Sunday, an official said.

Aregbesola inspects new custodial centre in Kano, says FG will establish 5 more

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday, inspected the ongoing Model Maximum Security Custodial facility project, Janguza, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.

Kano LG Poll: Police deploy 10,000 personnel

The Police Command in Kano State has deployed 10,000 personnel for the Jan. 16, local government councils election in the state.

Passport: Why NIS not yet fully satisfying Nigerians – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has admitted that the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, still had challenges meeting the number of applications for Nigerian passports annually.

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