Monday, 4th December 2023

Nigerian Passport

26 Oct
The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said it had cleared all uncollected international passports at its disposal in Kwara.
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.
24 Sep
The federal government has said that it has embarked on key reforms towards ensuring that Nigeria's international passport regains it's pride through key reforms through reduce identity theft and transparency in passport processing.
6 Sep
The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said that all passport backlogs in Nigeria should be cleared within two weeks. Tunji-Ojo said that there is no excuse for passport delays in Nigeria and that the scarcity and delay in issuing new passports and renewing old ones are fueling corruption in the sector. The Minister made…
20 Jul
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said it has drawn up plans to automate the travel passport application process. The acting Comptroller General of NIS, Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju disclosed this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday. Adepoju said that the Service is working to end the human interface in passport application and renewal processes…
11 Jul
Seychelles has placed a ban on Nigerian passport holders applying for short-term visa or holiday purposes. A travel content creator, @munafromtravelletters, raised the alarm on Saturday evening with a screenshot of a rejection email.
16 May
The Nigerian community in Russia has commended the Minister of Internal Affairs, Rauf Aregbosola, his intervention at ensuring Nigerians abroad get their international passports in real time. Prof. Maurice Okoli, President Nigerian community in Russia gave the commendation in a statement issued on Monday and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…
4 May
The Federal Government says it has overcome the challenges Nigerians encounter in obtaining passports.


34 mins ago
The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, last weekend, officially invited the diplomatic community to explore the salvaged Arts and Crafts Village.
41 mins ago
The Acting Director, Gender Security Studies, University of Abuja, Dr. Gloria Ibikunle, has expressed the need for children to speak out against domestic violence in the home. Mrs Ibikunle disclosed this at a one-day sensitization rally and medical outreach organized by the Centre for Gender Security and Youth Advancement in collaboration with the National Agency…
44 mins ago
The National Executives of Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) Branch of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) as taken a swipe at the parent body for engaging in forum shopping, blackmail, contempt of Court and using sentiments to foist their illegal leadership on the Federal Government and other stakeholders in the oil and…
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The Federal Government has released the sum of N135,479,884,677.02 as reimbursement to States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after the Second Independent Assessment of Results achieved under the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG CARES), a World Bank Assisted Performance For Results Programme.
58 mins ago
Federal Fire Service, (FFS), has said that it Will introduce a digital fire detection platform to reduce response time and boost efficiency
59 mins ago
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament has announced the appointment of a new Acting Secretary-General of the Parliament - Mr Bertin Somé. The appointment, which was made by the Speaker of the Parliament, Mr Sidie Tunis, was announced through a statement issued yesterday by the parliament sitting in Abuja. The statement read…
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The Super Falcons have promised to beat Cape Verde again when they meet tomorrow in the second leg of their Morocco 2024 African Women’s Cup of Nations qualifier.
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Corps Members have been warned to shun every form of misconduct throughout their service year, to avoid being sanctioned by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) bye-laws.
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Indications emerged yesterday that Nigeria may participate in the squash event of Paris 2024 Summer Olympics Games.