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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government warns against harassment of security operatives

Nigerian government has warned against continued harassment and vilification of security operatives over their roles in helping to stop the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Minister: 57 civilians, 37 policemen, six soldiers killed during #EndSARS crisis

The Federal Government says 57 civilians, 37 policemen, and six Soldiers were killed all over the country during the #EndSARS crisis.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

House of Reps probe insurance of grounded NIS aircraft

The House of Representatives has expressed shock over claims by Nigerlink Insurance Brokers Plc it insured two grounded Dornier 228 aircraft belonging to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) without knowing they were not operational.

Kingsley Moghalu: Clampdown on protesters may ignite fresh resistance

A Presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party in the 2019 elections, Kingsley Moghalu, on Monday, warned the Federal Government to ‘reverse gear’ on actions taken against #EndSARS promoters in the country.
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#EndSARS: Immigration releases passport of protest promoter

Nigeria Immigration Service has returned the seized passport of an #EndSARS promoter, Modupe Odele, on Monday.
”I call on President Muhammadu Buhari to take all necessary steps needed to reconnect with the Nigerian Youths and understand the pulse of the Nigerian people. #EndSARS

Presidency: #EndSARS promoters must face the law

He said, “This country has only one president and has only one constitution. President Muhammadu Buhari is responsible for his government. The buck stops on his table."
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NIS: We can restrict movement if need arises

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has the powers to restrict movement as a border management agency if there is a need for that.
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#EndSARS: Immigration reacts as activist laments passport seizure

It would be recalled that her passport was allegedly seized by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) when she wanted to board an Emirate EK 784 flight from Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to Dubai.
Nigeria’s interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the disclosure at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government denies generating ‘no-fly list’

The Federal Government has denied generating a ‘no-fly list’ of youths and persons who participated in the recent #EndSARS protests against police brutality.
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Nigeria immigration prevents protest promoter from travelling

The Nigeria Immigration Service on Monday prevented a promoter of the #EndSARS movement, Modupe Odele, from travelling.

Nigeria immigration chief tells officers to avoid image tarnishing indulgences

The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has told officers of the service to avoid issues capable of tarnishing the image of the service.
Enugu state government has commenced reconstructions of damaged infrastructure in the capital city, after destruction that befell the state during the #EndSARS protest.

#EndSARS: Enugu begins reconstructions of city after destructions

No less than 2 police officers and 5 civilians reportedly died during the three days of violent protests in the coal city. 241 bus shelters, almost all the traffic lights, iconic statues such as Otigba, pedestrian safety barrier meshes, banks were looted and destroyed. Two police stations with 2 operational Hilux vans and 4 police posts were also burnt down.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has warned police officers and men to shun unprofessionalism while enforcing restriction orders to check spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

CP: Hoodlums killed two policemen, attacked five stations in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command said it lost two police officers, who were allegedly murdered by hoodlums during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protest in the state.
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Head of Service: N21.3 billion required to clear backlog of benefits of deceased public...

Yemi-Esan who stated this on Tuesday in Abuja on the occasion of the virtual interactive session with civil servants, said N2.5 billion has been released recently by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget National Planning for the payment of death benefits to the next-of-kin of deceased staff who died when there was no insurance cover.
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President Buhari orders fresh deployment of security agents to Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says President Muhammadu Buhari has given a directive for the deployment of security agents to his state, following the killing of 20 persons in Talata Mafara local government area.

Foundation trains NIS, NAPTIP, Police on strategies to fight traffickers

The International Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP) on Tuesday began a three-day training for officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on strategies to fight human trafficking.

Nigeria deports 10 Egyptians, seven Sri-Lankans

The Federal Government has approved the deportation of 10 Egyptians and seven Sri-Lankans with immediate effect.

Nigeria Immigration assures travelers of fair treatment under new visa regime

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has assured travelers of fair treatment under the new visa regime.

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