Wednesday, 29th March 2023
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20 Mar
The UN's migration agency should not get itself dragged into domestic policy debates, its chief Antonio Vitorino told AFP, as he seeks a second term leading the organisation.
19 Oct
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured the conviction of three civil servants and a businessman for defrauding one Alhaji Bala Rabiu of N900,000 for fake Immigration jobs purportedly secured for six of his children. The convicts, Jibrin Babagana, a businessman, Mohammed Rabiu Isa, a civil servant with the State…
11 Aug 2022
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has urged officers and men of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to form a synergy with other security agencies in the state to check trans-border
5 Jul 2022
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State is a frustrated man who, like all the state governors, has been given responsibility without powers.
9 Jun 2022
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) had approved three airlines – Max Air, Azman Air and Flynas – to convey 43,008 pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
17 Dec 2021
Ongoing efforts by the National Population Commission (NPC) toward conducting a census for the country next year cannot be more untimely and inappropriate
16 Nov 2021
A prosecution witness and owner of the rented apartment, where the late Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Michael Usifo Ataga, was allegedly murdered, Nkechi Mogbo, yesterday told a Lagos High Court
10 Sep 2021
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has called on officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to ensure efficient use of resources for the smooth running of the organisation
7 Sep 2021
The mistreatment of Nigerian citizens abroad is nothing new. But the 7th August 2021 man-handling of a Nigerian diplomat in Jakarta by Indonesian Immigration agents was so ruthless
28 Aug 2021
As it loses steam in the polls, Poland's right-wing populist government is playing the anti-immigration card that helped it win in 2015
29 Jun 2021
Britain must relax post-Brexit immigration rules to help tackle staff shortages and secure recovery from the pandemic, the country's main business lobby said Tuesday.
10 May 2021
The Nigeria Immigration Service, Rivers State Command, is tackling touting and extortions following its porous location at the Federal Secretariat on the Aba Road, Port Harcourt.


37 mins ago
The president-elect, Bola Tinubu, has pledged to fulfill the promises he made to Nigerians during the presidential election in February 2023. Tinubu in a statement said that his campaign promises were not mere words but pledges he is committed to. He thanked the citizens for voting for him by giving him the honour of a…
56 mins ago
The 73-year-old grandmother, Iforiti Oloro, who allegedly did the unthinkable in Ondo State by setting her son, Victor, her daughter-in-law, Rachael, and her two grandchildren ablaze eight days ago, is dead. The septuagenarian was said to have given up the ghost while receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Owo. About a week ago,…
1 hour ago
The Lagos State Government has said that the will of the people prevailed in the last gubernatorial polls in the state, adding that the opposition parties are bad losers. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat stated this while fielding questions from journalists on Channels Television programme Sunrise Daily. Hamzat said that out of the 13,345…
1 hour ago
The Labour Party (LP) has reviewed downwards the cost of its nomination and expression of interest forms for governorship elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi States from N25 million to 15 million. The party said it became expedient and instructive for it to do so, in order to lead by example adding that its Presidential…
1 hour ago
Nigerians have reacted to the $1.8 billion earmarked by the National Population Commission (NPC) for this year’s 2023 population and housing census, holding from May 3. NPC Chairman, Nasir Isa Kwarra, had said the need to provide the nation with accurate and reliable demographic data for policy formulation and planning for sustainable development could not…