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Aregbesola Calls For Patriotic Approach To Border Operations

   … Commissions Kwara Command Complex The Honorable Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called for a patriotic approach to the operation of the officers and men at the border flank to put a stop to the detesting word “porous Borders.” A statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, […]


Ministerial Directive: FAAN Moves Corporate Headquarters To Abuja

  Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it has moved its corporate headquarters to Abuja in compliance with the directive of the Federal Ministry of Aviation that all agencies in the sector relocate their head offices to  FCT . The Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, who disclosed this in a statement, stated […]


ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala As World Trade Organisation DG

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has endorsed the candidature of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and a onetime Managing Director, Operations, World Bank, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The regional body’s approval of Okonjo-Iweala candidature is contained in a statement […]


Nigeria High Commission Building: FG Summons Ghana Envoy  

   …Demands Immidiate Explanation The Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, today said that Nigeria has summoned a Senior Ghanaian Diplomat over “attacks” on its High Commission compound in Accra, Ghana, that saw a building demolished. “Summoned the Charge d’Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Ms Iva Denoo to demand urgent explanation on […]


Immigration Intercepts Two Indian Nationals For Illegal Entry at Lagos Airport 

    Two Indian nationals have  been intercepted by the Murtala Muhammad Airport,Lagos Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service(NIS) for illegally entering Nigeria without proper documentation. Speaking on the development, Lagos Airport Comptroller of the NIS, Abdullahi Usman stated that the two Indians both male were intercepted during the screening of Indian nationals that were […]


University Don Advises Govt. On Safeguarding Citizens’ Health  During COVID-19 

International migration advocate and the Rector of the Villanova Polytechinc, Imesi-Ile, Osun State, Nigeria, Prof. Ikechukwu Anthony Kanu, has advised government  on how to  safeguard health of citizens during the Covid-19 pandermic. His advice is  contained in a statement he made available to the over 200 media practitioners focusing on migration issues across the continents […]


NIS Officers In Cross River intercepts 7 Irregular Migrants  From Cameroon 

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Marine officers of the Cross River State Command have intercepted seven irregular migrants from Cameroonians along Ikot Obong Creek in Akpabuyo Local Government. This was contained in a statement issued by the  NIS national spokesman Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, James Sunday today. The National Public Relations Officer said the arrests were […]


EDO 2020: Obaseki Officially Joins PDP, Obtains Membership Card

  …Confident Of Victory In September Polls …Promises To Change The Narrative  Of  PDP In Edo State  Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has officially joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in furtherance of his ambition to seek re-election for a second term in the September, 2020 gubernatorial poll in the state. The governor, who […]


Babandede Directs NIS Commands Nationwide To Continue Migrants E- Registration July 1

  As the Federal Government ease COVID-19 lockdown nationwide, the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede has directed Commands to gradually commence Migrant E-Registration exercise beginning from Wednesday, July 1, 2020. NIS said that as a follow up to the directive, the following precautionary measures against COVID-19 as provided by National Centre […]


Be Focused, Committed, Selfless While Discharging Your Duties, Babandede, Tells Officers

  The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has charged officers of the agency to be focused, committed, selfless and sincere comrades while carrying out their duties. This is just as he also counselled NIS personnel to be focus on national course while in service. This was contained in a statement issued […]