Reps’ panel rues loss of N72b NIS revenue to technical partners
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance has lamented a loss of N72 billion out of over N80 billion generated from the issuance of international passports and other services
Unhinging public service from culture of making wrong practices the norm
In the absence of the driver’s seat platforms of my previous public service reform leadership positions, having retired from the civil service, invitations to serve as facilitator at cabinet retreats or high-level workshops...
Immigration urges personnel to shun corruption, embrace patriotism
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed Babandede, has urged personnel to shun corruption and embrace patriotism.This, he said, is the hallmark of the development of any nation.
How economy may suffer under total border closure
Stakeholders yesterday warned the Federal Government that the complete closure of the nation’s land borders portends danger to the economy.
Immigration explains N70,000 per passport regime
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has said that the cost of obtaining international passport remains unchanged despite a new regime...
Why immigration still battles with porous borders, by NIS boss
The Controller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed Babandede, has affirmed that porous borders on the nation’s territory...
Perilous, endless search for greener pastures
The craze for better life in Europe by Nigerian and African youths is beginning to look like a suicide mission, where one is almost certain of a fatal end, yet incapable of beating a retreat.
Southern Cameroon: Humanitarian crisis brewing in Cross River
On arrival in the country, most of the fleeing Cameroonians, comprising women, children, young boys and girls looked disheveled, haggard and unkempt, after a stressful seven-hour journey, within which they covered over 300km.
Immigration cautions against use of force on migrants
The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Mohammed Babandede, has advised against the use of force in managing migrants in the country,Speaking with newsmen at Mfum on the Nigeria-Cameroun border on the influx of migrants from Southern Cameroun into Nigeria....