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Days of illegality are over – Customs chief warns personnel

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has warned officers and men of the Service to desist from all forms of illegality or risk being arrested and jailed.
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 intercepts 32 undocumented migrants in Niger

The Niger state command of the Nigeria Immigration Service has intercepted 32 undocumented migrants in Niger state.

158 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday morning received another batch of 158 Nigerians from Libya.

Nigeria gives condition to reopen borders with neighbours

Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says Nigeria’s borders will remain closed until the country and its neighbours agree on existing ECOWAS protocol on movement.

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.

NIS commences e-registration of foreigners in Kwara

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday, flagged off the electronic registration of non-Nigerians residents in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as a key step in national security and socio-economic development.
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.
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NEMA receives returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

NIS at Lagos airport issues visa on arrival to 2,194 foreigners in July

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in July issued no fewer than 2,194 visas on arrival to foreigners who arrived through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola and wife, Sherifat Aregbesola

Security expert tasks interior minister on internal security

Alhaji Rilwan Hussein, a security expert, has called on the new Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, to ensure a rearrangement of the nation’s internal security architecture through community policing.
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 commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
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Cross River governor demands visa waivers for foreigner visiting Calas Vegas city in Calabar

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, has called on the Federal Government to grant visa waivers to foreigners interested in visiting the new Calas Vegas City in Calabar.
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.

40 Immigration officers, graduate from Chinese institute

A total of 40 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) were among the 552 students of the Confucius Institute of the University of Lagos (Unilag) who were awarded certificates for proficiency in Chinese Language on Tuesday in Lagos.
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.

NBS: NIS generates N39.06 billion as local revenue in 2018

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.

NITDA commences investigation on alleged breach of NDPR

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is currently investigating some entities including Banks, Fintechs, Telcos etc who are in alleged breach of the data privacy rights of Nigerians by some Data Controllers, NDPR.

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