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Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has directed officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to exploit every capacity within the service to ensure issuance of international passports to genuine and qualified applicants within 48 hours.

Minister directs NIS to issue passport within 48 hours

Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has directed officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to exploit every capacity within the service to ensure issuance of international passports to genuine and qualified applicants within 48 hours.

Edo: NIS issues 22,650 passports in six months

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Edo Command, said on Saturday that it issued not less than 22,650 passports between January and June.

Nigerian ports authority bequests archive to immigration service

In furtherance to its strategic Corporate Social Responsibility programmes the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has bequeathed a newly built infrastructure to archive vital documents to the Nigerian immigration service.

How to get a Nigerian passport within one week without paying a bribe

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President Buhari leaves for Chad Saturday for CEN-SAD Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday for N’Djamena, capital of Chad Republic, to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

Nigeria deports four Ghanaians for violation immigration rules

The Federal Government has announced the deportation of four Ghanaian nationals for what it attributed to their violation of some immigration rules.

Federal government orders re-opening of Nigeria’s borders

The Federal Government has ordered the re-opening of Nigeria’s land borders earlier shut due to the general elections.

Election: NIS orders closure of borders from Friday noon

Ahead of Saturday’s general election, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has ordered the closure of all borders by Friday, 12pm.

Femi Falana drags Cameroon to African Commission over trial of 47 asylum seekers in...

Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has dragged the government of Cameroon to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the impending trial of 47 asylum seekers and naturalised Nigerians.

Plateau Central: David Paradang emerges PDP senatorial candidate

Former Comptroller General of Immigration, David Paradang, has emerged the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the senatorial primaries for Plateau Central Senatorial District.

Federal government inaugurates immigration border patrol base in Katsina

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday in Katsina inaugurated the country’s first operational border patrol base established by the Nigeria Immigration Service.

Immigration promotes 1392 personnel

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted 1392 personnel.

VP Osinbajo, others attend AGF daughter’s wedding in Birnin Kebbi

The capital city of Kebbi State, Birnin Kebbi, was a beehive on Saturday as Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, attended the wedding fatiha of the daughter of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami.

Immigration decries evasion of immigration clearance at airports

The Nigeria Immigration Service has decried alleged evasion of normal immigration clearance procedures by some passengers arriving the country from foreign trips.
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GTBank, NIS develop e-payment solutions for immigration services

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) has announced its partnership with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and New Works Limited, to deliver an end-to-end process for Nigerians to apply for their International Passports online.

Insecurity: Senate asks security chiefs to submit budget for special funding

The senate has asked heads of security agencies to send a special budget that would enable them tackle insecurity in the country.

Insecurity: Senate considers special funding for security agencies

The Senate on Wednesday, resolved to consider setting up a special funding for security agencies in the country.

Immigration suspends two officers for alleged human trafficking

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended two officers, Araoyinbo Oluwadare and Gabriel Awosanmi, for allegedly aiding and abetting human trafficking.

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