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NIS to roll-out 10-year validity e-passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) will on June 25, roll-out the enhanced 10-year validity e-Passport at the Ikoyi Passport office, Lagos.

Immigration commences issuance of 10-year e-passport at Ikoyi office

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), will start the issuance of 10-year validity e-passport at the Ikoyi passport office on June 25, 2019.

Court orders NIS to pay ex-staff N9.7m

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday issued a garnishee order on bank accounts of Nigeria Immigration Service, to pay an ex-staff, Oguntoyinbo Made his salary arrears of N9.7 million.

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.
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Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq holds maiden security council meeting on assumption of office

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State on Thursday performed his first official duty by holding a Security Council meeting to receive briefings from all the heads of security agencies in the state.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: Security challenges threatening Nigeria’s existence

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the security challenges facing the country is threatening its corporate existence.

Board promotes 18,954 immigration, civil defence, prisons and fire service personnel

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.

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

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LCCI condemns deployment of Customs strike force to ports

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has condemned the deployment of Customs Strike Force to the nation ports, saying it will be harmful to investment and hinder cargo clearing process.

Nigeria begins registration for 10-year e-passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced registration for the issuance of its new 10-year e-passports to Nigerians.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 4

FEC approves N52 billion for e-border technology

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N52 billion for the provision of electronic devices at the country’s borders to guarantee effective monitoring of the borders.

Tight security as President Buhari visits Lagos today

A high number of security operatives were on Wednesday deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of the working visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

NIS: Passport booklets are available

The Nigeria Immigration Service has denied allegation of shortage of passport booklets in the country.

NEMA again receives 136 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

Federal government steps up measures to address smuggling, insecurity across border

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama says the Federal Government has stepped up measures to address challenges of smuggling and insecurity at the nation’s borders.

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NIS to roll-out 10-year validity e-passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) will on June 25, roll-out the enhanced 10-year validity e-Passport at the Ikoyi Passport office, Lagos.

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Zamfara state police commissioner Usman Nagoggo said the armed bandits in the state had expressed their readiness to lay down their arms for peace to reign in the state.
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Adam Mukhtar emerges as FCT FA chairman

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EFCC re-arraigns American for defrauding three Nigerians of $1.2 million

The EFCC on Thursday re-arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $1.2 million under the pretext of securing green cards for them.
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