Monday, 11th December 2023
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Nigeria Immigration Service

16 hours ago
Heirs Insurance Group has presented a 30KVA solar power station to the Ikoyi Passport Office of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to address its operational challenges.
5 Dec
The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Caroline Adepoju, yesterday, said that the Service needs more facilities and centres to meet up with prompt passport issuance.
13 Nov
Eleven personnel from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) were involved in a tragic accident a few kilometres from Kano on Sunday while returning to Abuja from an official assignment.
26 Oct
The plan by the Ministry of Interior to accelerate the issuance of the Nigerian passport to citizens is laudable only to the extent of it yielding practical results. Similar promises were made by state officials in the past with little to show for it.
6 Oct
The Acting Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Wura-Ola Adepoju, has said 112,351 passport booklets are yet to be collected by applicants across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT.
16 Sep
Federal government has set a new target for the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), to produce 24, 000 passports daily in order to meet demand for the document and ease the process for applicants.
1 Sep
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has been given a marching order for repository of accurate data on expatriates and dismantling of observed bottlenecks to ensure seamless issuance of international passports.
23 Aug
Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has charged management of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), to evolve key reforms in the passport process to overcome challenges of delayed issuance and corruption as expressed by President Bola Tinubu.
14 Aug
Officers and men of the Nigeria Immigration Service are reportedly frowning at perceived plans by the Federal Government to extend the tenure of acting Comptroller General (CG) of Immigration, Mrs. Carol Adepoju Wura-Ola, by another six months.
8 Aug
Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has witnessed robust reforms by deploying information technology to drive its operations and prepare for emerging challenges associated with migration.
6 Jul
Justice Yelim Bogoro sitting at the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, awarded a cost of N6 million against the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in favour of a businessman, Igwe Dennis Nwaokpara, who was unlawfully arrested, deported from Kenya and detained in Nigeria.
Nigeria Immigration
28 Jun
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has confirmed the promotion of 7,000 officers across various ranks and departments. The promotion was confirmed by the NIS on Wednesday was approved by its board and carried out under the leadership of Acting Comptroller General (CG) Wuraola Adepoju. NIS spokesperson, Kenneth Kure in the statement disclosed that the promotion…


30 mins ago
Swiss police on Monday arrested a suspected gunman who killed two people and injured another in the southern town of Sion.
2 hours ago
By: Krystal Birungi, a field entomologist from Target Malaria, Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, 11 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The inaugural ‘Day of Health’ at the UN Climate Conference (COP-28) highlighted the dramatic impact of climate change on health, diseases and in particular on malaria. Heads of State and climate experts converged in Dubai to emphasise the indisputable link between climate…
2 hours ago
Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
3 hours ago
The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
3 hours ago
Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
3 hours ago
The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
3 hours ago
Cardi B, the Grammy Award-winning rapper and cultural icon, took to Instagram to confirm her separation from husband Offset. Addressing recent rumors and speculation with grace and clarity, Cardi B focused on the future, expressing her excitement for a new chapter. "I've been single for a minute now," Cardi B shared, choosing not to dwell…
3 hours ago
The family of the publisher of Desert Herald and former chief negotiator between the federal government and bandits, Tukur Mamu has called on the government to release him from detention custody over his deteriorating health condition. Mamu's family pleaded for administrative bail to be granted to him to enable him to attend to his deteriorating…
4 hours ago
Kaduna Fashion and Art Exhibition (KAFART) has expressed openness to collaborations with government bodies, the public, and private entities to enhance Northern arts and culture. It also outlined a strategy to help the government make a profit from the tourism sector and mitigate the loss of revenue caused by insecurity. At its 5th Arts Edition…
4 hours ago
Literature In Upward Trajectory There is no denying the fact that Nigerian literature is one of the most respected on the continent and the world over. With a Nobel Prize in 1986, through the venerable writer, Wole Soyinka, the literary journey of Nigeria has continued in its upward trajectory. Nigeria remains the country with highest…