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23 Apr 2020
The Nigeria Immigration Service on Thursday extended the existing suspension passports processing in its offices across the country. A spokesman for the immigration Sunday James in a statement said the extension was in compliance with the government's restriction of movement over the spread of coronavirus. "The Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede MFR, has…
4 Mar 2020
A post shared multiple times on social media platforms and websites claim that the Nigerian passport is now ranked fifth place in Henley Passport Index ranking of the world’s most powerful passports. The claim is false; Nigeria seats in 95th place in Henley Passport Index recent ranking. The Henley Passport Index periodically measures the world's…
2 Sep 2019
The minister of interior Rauf Aregbesola has thrown his weight behind technology for the faster processing of the Nigerian passport. "With technology, it is possible to process and obtain the passport within 48 hours, if the application does not have any issues. Nigerian passport should be available within 48 hours maximum after application and at…
30 Apr 2019
Nigeria Immigration Service has commenced issuance of the new international passport with ten-year validity. NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, said the new booklet was part of a comprehensive passport reform approved by the Federal Government to improve the quality and security against damage, counterfeit, and forgery for Nigeria citizens. He said new booklet will…


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