The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said it had cleared all uncollected international passports at its disposal in Kwara.
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.
‘112,351 passport booklets yet to be collected by applicants’ Ag. Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
The Federal Government says it has overcome the challenges Nigerians encounter in obtaining passports.