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Federal government deports seven Koreans, bans them for life

The Federal Government has deported seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals from Nigeria.

Official: One killed as Nigerian officials intercept two Nigeriens with guns

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has intercepted two Nigerien with pistols, computers and phones at Kongolam border, Katsina.
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.

Federal government registers 4,377 migrants nationwide

The Controller General, Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, yesterday in Abuja said that the service has so far registered 4,377 migrants nationwide.

NIS: Migrant e-registration a continuous process

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says the on-going migrant e-registration exercise is a continuous process.

Official: New e-passport valid for all nations

The Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has said the enhanced e-passport is acceptable and valid for entering all countries.
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.

Nigerian government slashes visa charges payable by US citizens

Jolted by the recent decision by the United States of America to hike visa charges payable across the board by Nigerian national, citing reciprocity policy, the Ministry of Interior has slashed its visa charges for US citizens.

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.

Immigration begins issuance of 10-year e-passport in Lagos

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced plans to start issuing the new enhanced 10-year e-Passport to eligible applicants at its Ikoyi office in Lagos.

Immigration boss admonishes officers, rolls out 10-year e-passports Tuesday

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has decried the aiding and abetting of foreigners by some personnel of the Service to secure Nigerian passports and to illegally extend their work permits in the country, saying offending officers caught would henceforth be prosecuted and that they risk 10 years behind bars.

NIS: Return lost, found Nigerian passports

Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has directed that all lost Passports declared to the service if found, be returned for cancellation.

Nigerian Immigration commissions 396 cadets into officers corps

The Nigeria Immigration Service has commissioned 396 cadets into Officers Corps, NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, has said.

ECOWAS to establish migration academy‎ in Nigeria

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, on Saturday said ECOWAS would set up a Migration Academy in Tugga, Kebbi State, to train immigration officers in the sub-region.

Immigration chief cautions 53 promoted officers against corruption

Mr Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller-General Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has advised 53 newly promoted officers to shun corruption and nepotism in handling the affairs of the service.

Nigeria, Ghana Immigration in reconciliatory talks after deportation spree

The Nigeria Immigration Service and its Ghanaian counterpart have begun reconciliatory talks over the recent deportation of four Ghanaian nationals by Nigerian authority.

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.

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