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Tag Archives: Nigeria Immigration Service

NIS Recruitment Tragedy: FG Gives Automatic Employment To 105 Candidates

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The Federal Government has given automatic employment to 105 candidates and relatives of the ill-fated 2014 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment as compensation for those that died and sustained injuries during the exercise. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of …

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2,000 Immigration Recruits Stage Protest In Abuja, Demand Reinstatement

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A group representing 2,000 recruits into the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, who underwent three months induction training exercise but were suspended, have cried out to the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, to reinstate them. The group, which organized a peaceful protest at the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday, said …

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Immigration Boss Blasts Ex-Minister Moro Over International Passport Claims

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The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Martin Abeshi, has faulted a statement credited to the immediate past Interior Minister, Abba Moro that the service lacks the capacity to produce international passport booklets and the Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC). The comptroller general stated that …

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We’ve Not Recruited Anybody, Says Abeshi, Immigration CG

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has denied media reports that it carried out recruitment in to the service of recent. The Comptroller General of the Service, Martin Abeshi, made this denial while speaking in Abuja at the weekend during a World Press Conference on the forthcoming CG of Immigration annual …

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Immigration Recruitment: Reps Orders Issuance Of Employment Letters To 176 Injured Applicants

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The House of Representatives has directed that 176 Nigerians offered employment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) by former President Goodluck Jonathan, be given their letters of appointment. The lawmakers also directed that 48 members of the deceased families be deployed and their salaries effected. The House gave the directives …

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Steer Clear Of Bayelsa Gov Polls, Immigration Warns Foreigners

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The Bayelsa State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has read the riot act to foreigners resident in the state, warning them to keep off from the Dec. 5 governorship election. The NIS Comptroller in the state, Mr Sule Wunti, told newsmen in Yenogoa, the Bayelsa capital on Monday. According …

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Nigeria Immigration Needs 25,000 New Personnel To Meet Manpower Capacity – Comptroller General

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The Nigeria Immigration Service requires about 5,000 personnel annually for the next five years to meet its manpower capacity, its comptroller-general, Martins Abeshi, has said. Mr. Abeshi said this Thursday in Abuja when the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, visited the NIS as part of his familiarisation tour of parastatals …

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Recruitment: NIS Warns Public Against Activities Of Fraudsters

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned members of the public to beware of activities of fraudsters. This is contained in a statement issued by the NIS spokesperson, Mr Ekpedeme King, on Saturday in Abuja. The NIS said it was not carrying out any recruitment at the moment and cautioned …

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Abuja Bombings: Immigration Beefs Up Security, Border Patrol In Kano

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Following the recent coordinated bomb attacks in Abuja, the Nigeria Immigration Service, Kano State Command, has beefed up security around the state by setting up check-points at major entry points to prevent any attempt to infiltrate the state by insurgents. The new Comptroller of Immigration, Kano State Command, Malam Sadiq …

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How Parradang Encouraged Indiscipline, Corruption In NIS – Ex-Minister Moro

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The immediate past Interior Minister, Comrade Abba Moro, yesterday said he was not responsible for the predicament of the former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. David Parradang. Parradang was first suspended from office by President Muhammadu Buhari for illegal recruitment of about 1600 immigration staff. While on …

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Buhari Suspends Immigration Boss, David Parradang

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President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, David Parradang, with immediate effect. Parradang’s suspension was contained in a statement signed by the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Interior, Mr. Yusuf Isiaka Alhaji, on behalf of the permanent secretary of the ministry on Friday in …

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Why Nigeria Is An Easy Ground For ISIS Recruitment Syndicate – NIS

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The Nigeria Immigration Service has linked the recruitment of young Nigerians into the terrorist organization, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to the activities of a syndicate. The service stated that the syndicate was responsible for processing travelling documents and visas for those it had recruited for ISIS, noting …

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Borders To Reopen By Noon Today – FG

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The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. David Parradang, has announced that all borders initially scheduled to be opened at midnight (Sunday) today, will now be reopened at noon today March 29, following the extension of voting by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC). This announcement was contained in a statement …

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Immigration Arrests Two Foreigners With PVCs In Plateau

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The Nigeria Immigration Service in Plateau State said it has arrested non-Nigerians in possession of the Permanent Voter Cards. The NIS Comptroller in the state, Raymond Jaja, named the suspects as Nnekema Abu from Bukina-Faso, who was picked by immigration officials in Langtang South and Rubaila Ibrahim a Cameroonian, who …

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Before I Cast My Vote, I Bare My Mind By Tersoo Teecube

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As the Election Day closes in, with two days left, anxiety and conspicuous apprehension about the outcome of the polls seems to pervade the mind of many citizens. The prevalent discussion on the lips of many ardent followers of this keenly contested election remains centred on who will after March …

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Nigeria Immigration Recruitment: Applicants To Undergo Computer-Based Tests

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The Nigeria Immigration Service has said it will adopt the Computer-Based Test for its recruitment examination. The Public Relations Officer of the service, Chukwuemeka Obua, said this in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday. Mr. Obua said this was to prevent a re-occurrence of the 2014 recruitment where a stampede …

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Beware Of Fake Websites, Social Media Platforms Collecting Money For NIS Jobs – Immigration Service

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Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. David Parradang, has urged Nigerians seeking employment into the service to disregard money-for-job offers by individuals, saying they are scams. This was contained in a statement by Mr. Chukwuemeka Obua, the service Public Relations Officer and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. The statement …

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Pastor, 4 Others In NIS Custody For Alleged Child Trafficking In Ibadan

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Oyo State says it has arrested a pastor and four others for alleged child trafficking in Ibadan. Mr Innocent Akatu, the controller of the service in Oyo State, announced the arrest on Saturday, noting that the accused persons were arrested in various locations in …

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Nigeria Immigration Arrests 40 Illegal Immigrants In Calabar

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The Nigeria Immigration Service in Cross River, said on Thursday that it had arrested 40 illegal immigrants who entered the country without valid travelling documents. Funke Adeuyi, Comptroller of Immigration in the state, made this known while parading the illegal immigrants before news men at the immigration office in Calabar. …

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Immigration Deports 433 Immigrants – Official

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The Seme Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, on Monday said it deported 433 irregular immigrants between January and December, 2014. The command’s spokesperson, lman Yusuf, said 50 Nigerians were also deported from other countries during the period. He added that 144,288 people arrived the country through the Seme …

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