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NIS To Unveil User-friendly e-visa Application Channel

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Kemi Nandap, has announced plans to inaugurate a more accessible e-visa application channel for short visits in line with the Nigeria Visa Policy 2020. Nandap said this in her address delivered…

Controversial Appointment Of Comptroller General: Anxiety As FG Moves To Retire Topmost Officers At Nigeria Immigration Service

Affected officers ignore purported directive of CDCFIB Board secretary to turn in letters of voluntary retirement BARRING any last-minute change(s) in plans, the Federal Government will, between today and tomorrow, effect mass retirement of topmost officers in the Nigeria Immigration…

Immigration Boss Orders Investigation Into Passport Racketeering

MRS Caroline Adepoju, Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has ordered an investigation into allegations of passport racketeering against NIS officers in the South East. Adedotun Aridegbe, the Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, stated this…

Analysts Commend FG’s Projected $2b Annual Revenue From Expatriates’ Employment

ABOUT $2 billion in annual income has been identified by analysts as one of the potential benefits from the federal government’s initiative to make expatriates’ employment contribute more to the national purse. Some other benefits include increase in employment rate…

FG Sets Up Committee On Border Protection

THE Minister of Interior Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has set up a 13-man committee to conduct a need assessment on the nation’s borders. The members of the committee are drawn from officials from the Ministry; Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Security and…

Nigerian Immigration Launches Manhunt For Foreign Nationals

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has launched a manhunt to fish out foreigners residing in the country without a valid residence permit. The controller of the Jigawa State Command of NIS, Samson Umar Agada, disclosed this on Friday while briefing…

NIS To Commence 24,000 Passports Daily Production Soon – FG

THE Federal Government has said that once the backlog of passport applications have been cleared, the Nigeria Immigration Service will commence the production of 24,000 passports daily. The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, disclosed this in Abuja on Friday when…

Passport Issuance: FG Send Strong Message To Immigration Service

THE Federal Government has pledged its commitment to revolutionizing passport processing, ordering the Nigeria Immigration Service NIS to begin to treat applicants with utmost respect in all its passport offices including those outside the country. In a video broadcast at…

Nigerian Immigration Officer Shoots Protester To Death In Ogun

AN officer of the Nigeria Immigration Service, identified simply as Lamba, has been accused of shooting a protester, Jacob Bamgbola, to death in the Idigbo community, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State. Trojan.com.ng gathered that Bamgbola was conveying his…

Unlawful Deportation: Court Awards N6m Damages Against Immigration

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, awarded a cost of N6 million against the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, in favour of a businessman, Igwe Dennis Nwaokpara. Nwaokpara was unlawfully arrested, deported from Kenya and detained in Nigeria. The…