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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.

SON certifies 21 manufacturers in FCT

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified 13 manufacturers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for maintaining consistency in the quality of their products.

US reviews ban on migrant visa to Nigeria

United States America has disclosed that it will reconsidered its ban on some categories of Migrant Visas on Nigeria.

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.

President Buhari: It’ll be dangerous to go back to fuel subsidy era

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.

Excitement as first international flight lands in Lagos

There was palpable joy on Saturday as the first international flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

Nigeria: Visitors can now apply for temporary work permit, visa on arrival online

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Wednesday announced that it has automated the processing of Visa on Arrival (VoA) and Temporary Work Permit (TWP) to deliver better services in line with the reform policy of the current administration and the Federal Government’s Ease of Doing Business.

NIS implements procedures on international flights resumption

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has implemented procedures for international flights resumption and visa payment.

Nigerian government projects assessment committee visits Immigration service

The Federal Government Independent Assessment Committee visited the Headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to access the performance of the service.

Nigeria threatens $3500 fine on airlines over breach of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has threatened to slam $3,500 fine on airlines found carrying passengers in breach of international flight protocols.

Police arrest ‘immigration officer’ with 164 ‘stolen cows’ in Katsina

The police in Katsina Thursday arrested a self-acclaimed inspector with the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) including five other suspects and seized 164 allegedly stolen cattle.

Senate to probe alleged increase of residence permit for foreigners to $2,000

The Senate will probe the hike in the annual residence permit for foreigners from 1,000 dollars to 2,000 dollars by Continental Transfert Technique Ltd (CONTEC).

NIS chief constitutes enforcement, compliance team on irregular migration

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, had constituted a Comptroller General of Immigration Enforcement and Compliance team to fight irregular migration.

China eases travel restrictions for 36 European countries

China has eased entry restrictions for nationals from 36 European countries, months after thousands were left stranded when the country closed its borders and slashed flights to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

NIS boss orders prosecution of man with multiple standard passports

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Mr. Muhammad Babandede, has ordered the prosecution of an irregular Cameroonian migrant, Kouaha Dieudonne, 42, who was caught with multiple standard passports.

Police: Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman, others arrested

The Police in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.

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Senator Tinubu: Casualties of Lekki shooting have some questions to answer

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