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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 service unveils national border management strategy

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

Immigration service reveals new strategy to fight insecurity

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Thursday, unveiled it’s National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

Nigeria’s Tijjani Bande takes over as UNGA president

Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila leads Nigerian delegation to Commonwealth confab

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is leading the Nigerian delegation to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) Conference holding in Zanzibar, Tanzania, from Sunday.
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa may continue – Reps minority leader

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa will continue to linger unless Nigerians are discouraged from illegal migration.

33 illegal migrants arrested

The Inter-Security Task Force set up by the Federal Government to conduct joint border security in four geopolitical zones have arrested 33 illegal migrants and seized several items in a week operation.

Migrant dies after police car chase in Croatia

A migrant died after a van smuggling her and 11 others through Croatia crashed into a river during a police chase early on Sunday.

ICT expert tasks STEM teachers on digital transformation of Nigeria

Mr Moss Uromtah, Chief Executive Officer, Codefest Nigeria, on Tuesday said that Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) teachers were the instruments of digital transformation of the country.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, gestures during a news conference Buenos Aires [Agustin Marcarian-Reuters]

Venezuelan opposition to continue talks with government

Venezuela’s opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation’s political crisis.

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.
Sigrid Kaag

Dutch minister reacts to human trafficking in Nigeria

Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands, has expressed her country’s commitment to helping Nigeria fight human trafficking and other related crimes.
Antonio Guterres

UN scribe urges urgent action on desertification

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an urgent action to protect and restore the world’s degrading land in a bid to reduce forced migration, improve food security and address the global climate change emergency.
Air Peace Chairman Mr Allen Onyema with NAPTIP boss Ms Julie Okah-donli with staff during the signing of the MoU

NAPTIP, Air Peace sign MOU against human trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and one of Nigeria’s airlines, Air Peace Ltd, on Tuesday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on partnership against human trafficking.
President Buhari spoke on Monday when he received a delegation from the Italian parliament led by Senator Vito Petrocelli, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, at State House, Abuja.

Italy offers to help Nigeria recover stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari welcomes Italian support on repatriation of stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
Donald Trump

US drops tariff threat after immigration deal with Mexico

The United States and Mexico have reached an 11th-hour deal to crack down on migration from Central America with President Donald Trump relenting on threats to slap potentially devastating tariffs on the neighbouring country.
America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear- protectionist trade policy.

US economy set for recession in 2020 – survey

President Donald Trump’s re-election hopes in 2020 are in jeopardy as a business economic survey released Monday showed that the odds of a US recession by next year are on the upswing, with mounting protectionism continuing to pose the greatest economic threat.

NUPENG asks President Buhari to rejig economic team, prioritise security, infrastructure

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his economic team and prioritise security as well as infrastructural development among others, as he begins his second term of four years as president of Nigeria.

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Central bank clarifies cashless policy transaction charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits. The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari: Climate change is a human-induced phenomenon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

Federal government begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge November

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November.
The police discovered that the company’s director, Sherry Bray, and another member of staff Christopher Ashford had illegally accessed the footage.

Two jailed over online image of footballer Sala’s body

Two people were jailed on Monday for illegally accessing CCTV footage of the post-mortem of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in January, and posting images online.
The National-State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.

Tribunal sacks Benue deputy speaker

The National/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.