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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration rescues nine girls being trafficked to Lebanon, Dubai, others

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Immigration service prevents trafficking of nine girls

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.

Journalists for migration appoints officials, set for news website

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), a foundation championing regular migration and anti-human trafficking crusade, has appointed Country Coordinators and other officials while a news website for the body will be launched.

Federal government deports seven Koreans, bans them for life

The Federal Government has deported seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals from Nigeria.
“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.

Kenya police arrests Chinese brewing illegal local brew

Kenya police officers arrested two Chinese nationals during a raid that led to the discovery of thousands of litres of illegal local brew chang’aa in Nairobi.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

70 SIM cards found with two Nigerians, one Kenyan

Two Nigerians and a Kenyan woman have been arrested in Kenya over suspected involvement in mobile money fraud.
A Nigerian Princess Okoye arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday for cocaine trafficking is due to appear in court today, Kenya’s Capital News reported.

Cocaine: Nigerian arrested in Nairobi due in court

A Nigerian Princess Okoye arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday for cocaine trafficking is due to appear in court today, according to local media.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi

Police arrest three foreigners with narcotics

Kenya’s anti-narcotics police on Friday said they had arrested three foreigners at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on suspicion of trafficking in narcotics.
Mohammed Dewji

‘No leads’ yet on Mohamed Dewji – family

The family of Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohamed Dewji, who was abducted last Thursday, says it has not received any useful information that can guarantee his safe return.

At least 21 Nepalese girls ‘rescued’ from Kenya strip clubs

The girls, whose ages were not confirmed by detectives, were transferred to a victims' refuge after the police operation. They will remain there while officers verify their identities and determine if they are in Kenya legally.

Investigators summon 40 people over N35 billion theft

Kenyan investigators have summoned 40 people for questioning after a “massive theft of public funds” at the country’s National Youth Service (NYS), the head of the Directorate of criminal investigations has said.

Immigration promotes 156 officers in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted 156 officers in the Akwa Ibom command of the service.

Nigeria Immigration Service promotes 8821 officers, men

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted 8821 officers and men for 2017 promotion exercise.

N2 billion Scam: Court grants Stephen Oronsaye leave to travel

Oronsaye is standing trial along with Osarenkhoe Afe, managing director, Fredrick Hamilton Global Services Limited, and both are alleged to be complicit in several contract awards during his tenure as HoS.

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The United States Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of its new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent.

US new Army training team heads to Africa first time

The United States Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of its new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent.

Robert Clarke: Corruption runs in blood of Nigerians

Robert Clarke, a senior advocate of Nigeria, says death sentence will not stop corruption because of the act of stealing runs in the blood of Nigerians.
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Two sides claim victory in Togo vote as challenger cries foul

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Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Samuel Eto’o: Cristiano Ronaldo is the best of all time

Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria’s economy grows by 2.27 percent, surpasses IMF’s projection

Nigeria’s gross domestic product grew by 2.27% in 2019, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics has shown.