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Nigeria, IOM launch border management information system at largest airport to date

Nigeria, like many countries, recognizes the economic, social and political benefits of international mobility.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps approves Nigerian Army’s Operation Positive Identification

The House of Representatives has approved Operation Positive Identification by the Nigerian Army, asking the military to go on with the exercise.

Visa: US snubs federal government, continues to charge Nigerians reciprocity fee

Over two months after the Federal Ministry of Interior announced a reduction in the cost of Nigerian visas for American citizens, the United States Embassy in Nigeria has continued to charge Nigerians a reciprocity fee.

NIS rolls out enhanced e-passport in Kano

The Nigeria Immigration Service says it has commenced issuance of the enhanced E-passport at the Kano Main Passport Office located at Farm Centre, Kano.
The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI) Mohammad Babandede disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin.

Nigeria Immigration mulls introduction of various visa categories

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon introduce various categories of visas for the country as part of its visa reform.
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: Our plan to tackle challenges of modern migration

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will deploy proactive strategies and sustainable reforms to contain the challenges of modern migration.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Migration: Edo governor seeks closure of illegal entry points into Nigeria

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for the closure of illegal entry points into the country to curb nefarious activities of some illegal migrants.

Smuggling of migrants now criminal offence – NIS chief

The Nigeria Immigration Service has criminalised the smuggling of migrants in the country.

ICPC declares Okoi Obono-Obla wanted

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Okoi Obono-Obla, former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) wanted.

IOM, NAPTIP, NIDC, others make JIFORM summit list

The Journalists International Forum For Migration, (JIFORM), the migration summit slated for Nigeria between November 25-29, 2019 has received a major boost with the inclusion of international agencies in the planning of the conference.
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.

Nigeria immigration graduates 462 officers

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 462 officers of the 2nd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.

1,000 Nigerian e-Passports awaiting collection in New York – Consul General

“The consulate, therefore, wishes to dissociate itself from any other third-party service providers or unauthorised agents in accessing services provided by the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York.

Federal government deports seven Koreans, bans them for life

The Federal Government has deported seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals from Nigeria.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor warns customs against incessant killings

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.

Anambra governor donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.

Border closure: Nigerians groan as prices of staple food skyrocket by 65 percent

Nigerians are now feeling the pains arising from the border closure as the prices of staple foods such as rice, frozen foods, and others continue to witness an increase of up to 65 percent.

Another batch of 161 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday received another batch of 161 Nigerians from Libya barely 72 hours after a similar number came back from the volatile North African country.
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.

NIS: Foreigners embracing presidential amnesty on e-registration

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says foreigners in the country are turning up en mass for registration in line with the six months amnesty granted to them by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
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Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.