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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 unveils national border management strategy

The Nigeria Immigration Service on Thursday, unveiled its National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.

Immigration service reveals new strategy to fight insecurity

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Thursday, unveiled it’s National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.
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Security: Osun governor urges migrants to embrace e-registration

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has urged migrants residing in the state to cooperate with the officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for proper documentation and data capturing.

Lagos passport office extends work days

In order to meet the huge demands of passport applicants in the country, the passport office, Ikoyi, Lagos, has included Saturday in its work days.

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.

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.

33 illegal migrants arrested

The Inter-Security Task Force set up by the Federal Government to conduct joint border security in four geopolitical zones have arrested 33 illegal migrants and seized several items in a week operation.

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.

Nigeria Customs denies closure of Seme border

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied closure of the Seme-Krake border with the Republic of Benin, explaining that the ongoing joint security exercise in the area was to tackle transborder crimes.
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SWAN congratulates new sports minister, tasks him on talents discovery

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.

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