News - The Nigeria Immigration Service

Immigration Service Arraigns Man For Passport Racketeering

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service has arraigned Kenneth Aniebo for alleged passport racketeering at a Federal High Court, Abuja. 

Nigeria Immigration Postpones Rollout Of New 10-Year E-Passport

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service has announced the postponement of new 10-year enhanced E-passport earlier scheduled to roll out in March.

Katsina Immigration Boss Advises Youths Against Drugs

2 weeks ago /
Security 

Ahead Of Saturday, March 9th Governorship and State Assembly Elections, Katsina command of the Nigeria immigration service, NIS, says it will continue to collaborate with other sister security agencies to keep the state safe and peaceful before, during and after the polls.

Immigration To Deploy 10,000 Officers For Election Security

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria immigration service is to deploy over ten thousand officers to boost security during the 2019 elections.

Katsina NIS Command Arrests Human Traffickers

1 month ago /

The Katsina state command of the Nigeria immigration service, NIS, has arrested two suspected human traffickers and rescued four victims.

Cross-River, UNFPA Inaugurate Response Centre For Gender-Based Violence

3 months ago /
Nation 

In a response to the increase in gender-based violence, Cross-state government, in collaboration with the United Nations population fund has inaugurated a prevention and response centre in Calabar.

Katsina Immigration Intercept Human-Trafficking Victims

4 months ago /
Nation 

Operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, in Katsina State have arrested a suspected human trafficker along with three victims.

Nigeria Set Penance For Visa Defaulters

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has introduced a sanction on foreigners who overstay in the country for more than 56 days.

BREAKING - Buhari Bans 50 High Profile Nigerians From Travelling Abroad

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has just circulated the statement below announcing the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travelling restrictions.

FG Committed To Effectively Secure Nigeria's Vast Borders - Minister

6 months ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it will continue to assist the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, to help secure the nation's vast borders to ensure adequate safety and protection of lives and property.

Federal Government Deports 36 Indians, 2 Koreans

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal government has deported 36 Indians and 2 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals with immediate effect.

Katsina Immigration Command Rescues Another Human Trafficking Victim

6 months ago /
Nation 

Barely one week after Katsina command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, apprehended a suspected human trafficker and rescues seven victims, the command has again rescued a twenty three year old suspected Victim, Adeoye Oluwaseyi En Route Niger Republic for a house help job on a trafficking fee of fifty thousand naira.

Nigeria Immigration Service Arrests Suspected Trafficker, Rescues Seven Victims

7 months ago /
Nation 

Katsina state command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker, a Forty- Four year old Asia Rita and rescued seven suspected victims of human trafficking in the state.

Immigration Boss Advocates Transparency By Security And Response Agencies

7 months ago /
Security 

The comptroller general of the Nigeria immigration service Muhammad Babandede says there is a need for security and response agencies to ensure transparency in the discharge of their duties.

Immigration Service Denies Arrest Of Foreigners

8 months ago /
Nation 

The comptroller general of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babadende, has described as false the report that Two Hundred foreigners were intercepted in Kogi state.

Nigeria Ratifies Tobacco Control Protocol

10 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has joined thirty four other countries of the World in ratifying a global protocol for the control of tobacco 

Data Harmonization Scheme Database Rises To 30 million

10 months ago /
Nation 

The national identity management commission, NIMC, says the harmonisation of all data collecting schemes in the country has led to a significant increase in the nation’s database.  

Passport Scarcity: Nigerian Immigration To Introduce ECOWAS Biometric Card

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service has assured Nigerians that issues of scarcity and difficulty in acquiring international passports would soon be a thing of the past.

Ebola Outbreak: Immigration Services Imposes Airport Screenings

10 months ago /
Health  Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it is taking swift action to ensure that Ebola does not enter the country following a fresh outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Senator Melaye Jumps Off Moving Police Vehicle, Hospitalized

10 months ago /
Nation 

Embattled senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye is reportedly in a hospital in Abuja after he injured himself while jumping off a moving police vehicle that was allegedly conveying him to Lokoja.


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