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Tag Archives: Nigeria Immigration Service

Police Arrest Immigration Officer For Attacking Place Of Worship In Taraba

The Taraba State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of an armed immigration personnel by a local vigilance group. The spokesman of the police command, David Misal, said that the suspect, Mahmood Idris, broke into a place of worship and destroyed some properties. Mr. Misal explained that Mr. Idris, …

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Relocation Of Abuja Airport To Gulp N1.1bn

Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has said that the relocation of operations of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to Kaduna would cost over N1.1 billion. Sirika while briefing the senate on the logistics implication of the relocation said that the ministry had taken into account relevant agencies …

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Man Attempting To Traffic 6 Girls Arrested

A man who was attempting to traffic six girls has been arrested by the Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). It was alleged that the arrested man was trying to smuggle the six girls to Burkina Faso for prostitution. Comptroller of the command, Ekaete Isang, said the man had travelled …

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Katsina Immigration Command Stops 11 Nigerians From Migrating To Italy

The Katsina State command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has stopped 11 persons from leaving the country to Italy. The NIS Comptroller in Katsina, Mohammed Rabiu Yaro, who paraded the intending emigrants, said they were intercepted as they tried to cross the country’s border at Komgolom town in the …

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FG To 2,000 Immigration Recruits: Boycott Screening, Forfeit Offer Of Employment

The federal government has warned the 2,000 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) applicants protesting against screening to report on Monday for the exercise or forfeit their offers of employment. Some of the recruits had intensified protests in Abuja following moves by the service to re-screen them before offering them employment. The …

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FG Gets 48Hrs Ultimatum To Reinstate 2,000 Dismissed Immigration Recruits

A prominent member of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group, Aisha Yesufu, has given the federal government 48hours to reinstate the 2,000 dismissed Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruits or face their wrath. The activist gave this warning while speaking at the office of the Secretary to the Government …

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Immigration Arrests Suspected Child Trafficker In Cross River

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), in Cross River State on Tuesday said it had arrested a 50-year-old woman, Mrs Orit Edet, suspected to be a child trafficker and rescued two children. Daniel Udofia (13) and Imabong Inyang (15) were rescued on the 24th of July 2016 at Ikang in Bakassi …

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NIS Intercepts Bus Conveying Children In Ebonyi

The Nigeria Immigration Service in Ebonyi State, yesterday, intercepted an 18-seater white bus with registration number-Lagos LDD-468XH, customized with ‘Ondo State Sunshine Express’ conveying 18 persons including underage children suspected to be victims of human trafficking. The State Acting Controller of NIS, Barrister Okey Ezugwu while answering questions from newsmen …

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NIS To Overhaul Operations For Greater Efficiency, Says Babandede

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is set to overhaul its operations and reposition the service for greater efficiency in line with international best practices, the Comptroller-General, Muhammad Babandede, has said. Mr Babandede, who made this known in Abuja on Monday, said the service would use inputs received from its officers …

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New Immigration Boss Orders Arrest Of Ex-Political Office Holders

The Acting Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has ordered the arrest of all former political office holders who have refused to return their diplomatic passports. Babandede, who was appointed acting CG of the service last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, gave the order during his maiden meeting with …

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Dambazau Tasks New Immigration, Prisons Bosses On Professionalism

The present administration will accept nothing less than professionalism and efficient service delivery to Nigerians from the new heads of the Nigeria Immigration Service and Nigeria Prisons Service, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has said. Dambazau gave the charge on Wednesday while decorating the newly- appointed Comptroller-General of the NIS, …

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NIS Recruitment Tragedy: FG Gives Automatic Employment To 105 Candidates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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