Police deploy operatives to worship centres, markets, parks at yuletide
The Kano State Police Command has deployed joint operatives to forestall likely security breaches during the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Immigration warns officials against arms mishandling, urges e-migrant compliance
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has warned officers of the service against mishandling of arms.
Immigration begins issuance of new e-passport
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) yesterday said it had begun issuance of the new enhanced e-passport at its Kano main passport office. The information was contained in a statement issued by the service’s public relations officer, Sunday James.
As Immigration reviews visa-on-arrival procedure, airlines reject Lagos passengers
Foreigners coming into Nigeria via Lagos, are in for more scrutiny as the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, has reviewed the visa-on-arrival procedure.
Maina: Administrative issues and the rest of us
The return of the controversial ex-head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina into the country did ignite a firestorm of revelations that raised more questions than answers and also called to question the actions and or inactions of some prominent members
Court stops immigration from querying officer slapped by superior
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Lagos has granted interim relief to Mr. Yemi Badru, a Deputy Superintendent of Immigration, attached to Ikoyi Passport Office, who was slapped at the course of duty by a Superintendent of Immigration, Mr. U.N. Umar.
How I was slapped by my superior, aggrieved immigration officer petitions police
A Deputy Superintendent of Immigration, Mr. Yemi Badru, attached to Ikoyi Passport Office, Lagos has called on the authorities of the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Ministry of Interior to allow justice prevail in line with the extant rules of the Service on an issue of assault occasioning harm.
EFCC arrests immigration officer, 14 others for alleged passport racketeering
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal office, has arrested a Nigerian Immigration Service officer, Adebimpe Kehinde, an Immigration Assistant, for his alleged involvement in passport racketeering.
Armed man dead after attacking US immigration jail
An armed man who attacked a US immigration detention facility with "incendiary devices" has been shot dead after a confrontation with police in the northwestern city of Tacoma, authorities said.
Nationalism, populism- European legacy and the new normal - Part 2
Outside Europe, in offshoots of Europe, Trump in his election bid used White nationalism with support from the alt right and even more openly racist groups. Australia’s hard-line immigration policies have echoes of White nationalism and the newly elected Brazilian administration has analysts making connections to White nationalism because of the president’s statements and actions…
U.S. reviews visa renewal process, introduces interviews
Tough times await Nigerians willing to renew their visas, as the United States embassy has suspended the drop box service or interview waivers. In a statement on its website yesterday, the embassy said henceforth, all applicants, including frequent travellers who used to deploy the drop box method, would now have to appear for interviews every…