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Chido Onumah: DSS asked why I wasn’t carrying a ‘Biafran passport’

Chido Onumah, coordinator of African Centre for Media & Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), says the Department of State Services (DSS) queried him on why he was carrying a Nigerian passport despite being a “Biafran.”
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 Navy seazes 483 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven suspects conveying 483 bags of smuggled rice in two wooden boats.

Ministry official nabbed for forging former minister’s signature

A senior protocol officer in the Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing, Maikudi Haruna, has been arrested for allegedly forging the official Identity Card and signature of the erstwhile Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

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

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Nigerian-born Helen Joseph ‘feared’ by American female boxers

Nigerian-born female boxer Helen Joseph, popularly known as “The Iron Lady”, has challenged her counterparts in the United States to a fight, saying she is ready to knock out her competition.
The United Arab Emirates Thursday said it has not suspended issuance of three-month tourist visa to Nigerian passport holders.

UAE denies stopping issuance of three months visa to Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Nigeria has denied suspending or stopping the issuance of three months visa to Nigerians travelling to the country as a result of a robbery allegedly involving five Nigerians in Dubai.
The United Arab Emirates Thursday said it has not suspended issuance of three-month tourist visa to Nigerian passport holders.

UAE denies visa restrictions for Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates Thursday said it has not suspended issuance of three-month tourist visa to Nigerian passport holders.
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UAE suspends three-month tourist visa offer to Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended the issuance of three months tourist visa to Nigerians.
Five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested.

UAE restricts visa to Nigerians after Dubai BDC robbery

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has slammed a visa restriction on Nigerian visitors, by suspending the issuance of three months visa.

Nigeria Immigration arrests Togolese trying to obtain Nigerian passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Osun State Command, has arrested two Togolese, Ametchonwoun Alexandre Adodo and Awoudya Yao Francis who attempted to obtain Nigerian international passport to travel to Kenya.
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Immigration officer, others remanded in prison for attempting to procure passport illegally

The Federal High court in Katsina State yesterday remanded one Peter Ethan, a passport officer with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and two others in prison custody till November 13, 2018, over alleged attempt to procure Nigerian passport with false document.
Nigeria's new minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, smiles after taking an oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria November 11, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

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Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and sense of duty.

Kemi Adeosun: Why I resigned as finance minister

Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister until today, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certificate, by expressing profound shock.

Man allegedly forges invite letter to get American visa

A 33-year-old businessman, Ugochukwu Nnubia, on Thursday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly forging invitation letters to procure American visa.

NOA, stakeholders partner to promote respect for national symbols

Dr Garba Abari, the Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA) says the agency is collaborating with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Zeitgeist Aesthetics Ltd. to promote the Nigerian national symbols.

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Kogi impeachment: CDNDC urges NASS, CJN to act fast, intervene

After 24 hours of impeachment of Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Sunday, urged the National Assembly and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to act fast and intervene.