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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.

NIS intercepts two Indian nationals at Lagos airport for illegal entry

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has intercepted two Indian nationals who illegally entered the country without proper documentation in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Nigeria suspends visa on arrival policy

The federal government has announced the temporary suspension of the issuance of visa on arrival policy which came into effect in January 2020 as a measure to curb the further spread of COVID-19 into the country.

Nigerian immigration plans expansion of Visa classes from 6 to 79

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), says a new Nigerian Visa Policy (NVP) aimed at expanding Visa classes from six to 79 is in prospect and awaiting approval by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Visa-on-arrival: Nigeria immigration advice to investors

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has called on genuine investors to take advantage of the visa on arrival policy to improve migration.

‘Visa-free entry for herdsmen will complicate Nigeria’s security problems’

Outspoken southern socio-cultural groups, Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, have responded to the boastful claims by Miyetti Allah that herdsmen all over Africa will not require visa before entering Nigeria, warning that such grandstanding in the face of the proposed visa on arrival policy of the federal government can only worsen the security challenges currently faced by the country.

AfCFTA: Visa on arrival for Africans begins January 2020 – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed Nigeria would commence issuing visa on arrival in January 2020 to all holders of African passport as a way of promoting free movement and facilitating the full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Foreign investment: Federal government plans visa on arrival policy

The Federal Government has disclosed its planned visa on arrival policy to encourage foreign investment in the country.

Edo: NIS issues 22,650 passports in six months

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Edo Command, said on Saturday that it issued not less than 22,650 passports between January and June.
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Lai Mohammed: Visa-on-arrival policy boosts tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy.
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Lai Mohammed: Visa-on-arrival policy yielding results

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy.
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Nigeria moves 10 places upward in global competitiveness index

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Nigeria 115 out of 140 countries in its 2018 Global Competitiveness Index.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle front row) and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Deaconess Grace Isu-Gekpe in a group photograph with the Contingent of Miss Polo International Beauty Pageant, when they visited him in Abuja on Monday

Minister: Visa on arrival policy making Nigeria destination of choice

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is fast becoming a destination of choice for international tourists because of the favourable policies of the present administration.

Nigeria only African country currently issuing biometric visa – official

Nigeria is currently the only African country issuing biometric visa, according to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abubakar Magaji.

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