Nigerian Immigration Service
International flights resume at Lagos Airport with Middle East, British carriers
International commercial flight operations resumed yesterday in the country with the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, welcoming the first set of carriers in the COVID-19 era.
Accolades as Ikoyi passport boss retires from immigration
The Ikoyi Passport Office of the Nigerian Immigration Service stopped work temporarily on Tuesday as officers of the service and other well-wishers gave the Passport Control Officer (PCO) Mannir Yari
IGP Abubakar Adamu: One year of focused leadership
Prior to January 15, 2019, the name Mohammed Abubakar Adamu rang little or no bell amongst Nigerians. One year on, the story has changed as almost every household in the country...
Immigration Service inaugurates operational base in Daura
The Nigerian immigration Service (NIS) has inaugurated N145 million worth forward operational base to enhance border security in the area.
NIS arrests human trafficker with five female victims
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker with five female victims en route Niger Republic to Europe.
NIS mulls introduction of various visa categories
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon introduce various categories of visas for the country as part of its visa reform. The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI) Mohammad Babandede disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin.
Immigration to issue resident permit to foreign citizens
The Comptroller General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babban Dede, has said issuance of resident permit to emigrants would soon commence. Dede revealed that the new development would enable the Nigerian government to fish out illegal immigrants residing in the country, insisting whoever failed to conform to the directive risked deportation. He said this…
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...
Deportation of Nigerians from Ghana
Although details of reported protest by the Federal Government over recent deportation of Nigerians from Ghana have been sketchy, response from the Foreign Affairs Ministry has been somewhat undiplomatic and insufferable. Most people have been miffed that mere protest against our neighbour’s action would have no effect in a situation where Nigerian citizens have been…
Applicant dies in Ikoyi passport office
When he set out yesterday to the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) passport office in Ikoyi, Lagos State, it was in the hope of procuring the green booklet that would ensure his prospect for a sojourn outside the shores of the country, but painfully, the end came in a brutish manner to such an ambition when…