8 Jul 2021
Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has asked Nigerians to stop paying cash at all NIS passports offices because the agency no longer receives cash payments for any of its services in order to reduce corruption in the system. Babandede made this known while commissioning a live public chatroom and the resuscitation…
4 Jun 2021
Given the propensity of Nigerians for foreign travel and the inadequate official response or capacity to procure the international passports seamlessly, reports of irregularities...
21 Feb 2021
In order to rid Nigeria’s borders of illegal migrants and secure border areas taken over by irregular migrants, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commissioned a Forward Operation Base (FOB) at Efraya in Cross River State.
31 Jan 2021
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has dissociated itself from a fake NIS recruitment advertisement on an online portal where unsuspecting job seekers are being duped.
20 Aug 2020
The Senate, yesterday, threatened revenue-generating agencies and departments of government with zero votes should they snub the summons of its Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning to defend their proposals
19 Apr 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic claimed its biggest victim in the country yesterday. The Chief Of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, who reportedly contracted the disease while on an official assignment to Germany, lost the battle from complications arising from the virus.
30 Mar 2020
The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
29 Mar 2020
Nigerian Immigration Service boss Muhammed Babandede Sunday said he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, joining the growing list of high-profile Nigerians who have tested positive for the virus. “Today, I tested positive for COVID-19. I have been on self-isolation since my return from UK on Sunday 22nd of this month with British Airways…
30 Nov 2019
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has declared that the Service was poised to protect the country’s borders, noting that Nigeria would not tolerate any form of cross border criminality, terrorism and organised crime.
29 Jun 2019
The incident that occurred at the Nigerian Embassy in London penultimate Monday where a Nigerian destroyed five diplomatic vehicles and two others belonging to visitors...
24 May 2019
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has ordered five agencies of the Federal Government to reform their activities.
14 Sep 2018
Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has established the first patrol base in Mazanya, a border community in Jibia Local Council of Katsina State.The base is one of the five others to be established at strategic and major border communities in Jigawa, Ogun, Kano and Kwara states.