Monday, 20th May 2024


10 Apr
Nigeria Immigration headquarters has ordered an investigation into the alleged brutality of a journalist and staff of Oyo Traffic Agency. Spokesman of the service, Kenneth Udo, a Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, noted that the CGI was disturbed by a news report circulating, alleging that some Immigration officers assaulted personnel of the Oyo State Road Traffic…
24 Nov
Election monitoring group, Yiaga Africa has blamed the unsuccessful attempt by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to clean up Nigeria's voters register on the inability of the National Population Commission (NPC) and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to produce reliable data's of deceased persons and persons who have permanently relocated out of the country.…
3 Nov 2023
Ag CGIS Caroline Adepoju and Interpol President, Major General Ahmed Al Raisi vow to tackle transborder-related crimes   In its bid to combat transborder-related crimes, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has boosted its ties with International Police (Interpol). At the Service Headquarters in Abuja, Ag CGIS Caroline Adepoju and Interpol President, Major General Ahmed Al Raisi,…
9 Jun 2023
When 28-year-old Deborah Okunawo left Nigeria for the United Kingdom on a study visa last year, going with her husband made settling down easier.
25 May 2023
Net migration in the UK hit a record 606,000 in 2022, official figures showed on Thursday, heaping pressure on the government, which has pledged to cut dependency on foreign labour.


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Inflation rate has been projected to reach 34.56 per cent this month. The projection is hinged on the synchronised impact of renewed currency pressures, food demand-supply imbalances, elevated energy prices and unfavourable base effects from last year.
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Six people died on the spot on Saturday night when a Mac truck loaded with chippings rammed into four stationary mini-buses filled with passengers at the busy Imo State University Junction in Owerri.
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The National Pension Commission (PenCom) said no fewer than 88,213 new retirement savings accounts (RSAs) holders had been added to the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) in the last quarter of last year.
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A helicopter carrying Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi, has suffered a “hard landing”, state television reported, as officials said search and rescue operations were underway but were being impeded by poor weather conditions.
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Operatives of Rivers State Police Command have arrested a 27-year-old man, Meshark Monday, for alleged car theft. Spokesperson for the Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, who confirmed the development, yesterday
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A disabled man who has lived in the United Kingdom (UK) for 38 years has been threatened with removal from the UK by the Home Office. Anthony Olubunmi George, 61, came to the UK at the age of 24 in 1986 from Nigeria.
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The Federal Government has been urged to evolve measures to enhance production capacity of livestock industry, by ensuring availability of sufficient feed with rich nutritional value.
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Federal Government has donated essential drugs to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria to serve as a vital resource for Nigerian pilgrims, offering them timely and essential medical assistance during this year’s pilgrimage.
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Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has received a delegation from Hunan Province, China, at the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) office, as part of renewed efforts to strengthen
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A number of factors have been identified to be responsible for the rise in fibre cuts nationwide. Fibre cuts have disrupted telephony services, which, most times, make it impossible for seamless voice and data services, among others.