Nigeria will not condone criminality, terrorism, says immigration boss
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has declared that the Service was poised to protect the country’s borders, noting that Nigeria would not tolerate any form of cross border criminality, terrorism and organised crime.
NIS begins e-migrant registration in Edo
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Edo State Command, yesterday said that it had kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government’s directive.
Immigration urges personnel to shun corruption, embrace patriotism
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed Babandede, has urged personnel to shun corruption and embrace patriotism.This, he said, is the hallmark of the development of any nation.
Immigration begins issuance of new e-passport
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) yesterday said it had begun issuance of the new enhanced e-passport at its Kano main passport office. The information was contained in a statement issued by the service’s public relations officer, Sunday James.
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.
NIS set to tackle challenges of modern migration
The Nigerian Immigration Service says it will deploy proactive strategies and sustainable reforms to contain the challenges of modern migration. This was contained in the communique issued on Saturday at the end of the week-long Comptroller General of Immigration annual conference in Benin.
Obaseki, Aregbesola, Immigration seek better response to illegal migration
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday called for the closure of illegal entry points into Nigeria, pointing out that the move would...
Nationwide special operation for border integrity, says Immigration
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed Babandede, has said that the Operation Swift Response (OSR) being carried out in parts of the federation was to protect the nation’s borders and check smuggling.
Immigration arrests two foreigners with gun, charms in Katsina
An exchange of gunfire between officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and two foreigners suspected to be criminals has led to their arrest of the latter in Katsina State.