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The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, says the Federal Government plans to introduce a new visa regime to boost the economy.
Five inmates of the Ikoyi Medium Security Custodial Centre have been electrocuted to death and seven severely injured when an electrical fault occurred on Monday morning in the cell in which they were locked up.
Security stakeholders have been urged to chart a roadmap for the disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) of the repentant and captured Boko haram terrorists in the North East.
The feud between Nigeria and Republic of Benin over border closure took a different turn on Monday as the Federal Government accused its neighbour of planning to flood Nigeria next month with 105,000 metric tonnes of imported rice.
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his call on state governments to double their efforts in the anti-corruption battle as the gains of their collective collaboration continue to face the dangers of annihilation if corruption persists at sub-national levels.
An end to the issues leading to the closure of the country’s land borders seems to be far from over, as the Federal Government said nothing much has been done by the two major neighbouring countries.
Over two months after the Federal Ministry of Interior announced a reduction in the cost of Nigerian visas for American citizens, the United States Embassy in Nigeria has continued to charge Nigerians a reciprocity fee.
The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
This is even as the Nigeria Customs Service said the nation’s borders may open before the January 2020 date if an agreement is reached before the date.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has commended one of Nigeria’s foremost investigative journalists, Fisayo Soyombo and the publisher of The Cable Newspaper, Simon Kolawole, for their undercover investigation at the Ikoyi Correction Center.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (c) is looking at injecting N100 billion as its intervention in the cotton, textile and garment (CTG) value chain.
The federal government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military, police and other security services to procure their uniforms and other kits from the Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria (DICON).
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for the closure of illegal entry points into the country to curb nefarious activities of some illegal migrants.
The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday disclosed that there are 75, 000 inmates currently in the country’s correctional facilities.
The Minister for Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged civil society and Non-Governmental Organisations in the country to encourage youths to see education as key to development and campaign against drug addiction.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Britain went to the polls on Thursday to determine the immediate future of Brexit, in a vote described as the most important in a generation.
Mr Godwin Umukoro, Head, Legal Unit, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), South-South zone, has urged youths to use social media to promote human rights struggles.
The civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the presidency for comparing Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare with Boko Haram militants.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.
A housewife, Amina Ahmad, on Friday in Kaduna dragged her husband, Uba Ibrahim, before a sharia court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking divorce over unsettled differences.