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Immigration Launches Online Portal for Passport Application January 8

The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, will today (Monday) launch the first online portal for passport application in Abuja. He disclosed this during a demonstration session of the online portal on Friday with the Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Caroline Adepoju. According to Tunji, an online passport application platform has been established Continue Reading

NIS Arrests Illegal Migrants

By Oluremi Olugbenro Sixty-one people suspected to be irregular migrants from Cameroon have been arrested in Ogun State by the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS. The State Comptroller of Immigration, Mrs Olufunmilayo Bosede who announced the arrests to journalists in Abeokuta, said the 43 male and 18 female Cameroonians were discovered to have been smuggled into […]Continue Reading

Decongest Passport Collection Centres, Minister Charges NIS Boss

Minister of Interior, Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has charged the Acting Comptroller General of Immigration, Adepoju Carol Wura-Ola to come up with measures to decongest passport collection centres, saying the President Bola Tinubu administration will not tolerate excuses and endless queues at Passport Offices. The minister also charged heads of the service arms of the Continue Reading

NIS Seeks NSCDC Support on National Security

By Rasheedah Makinde Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has solicited the continuous support of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC to collectively achieve National Security.  The new NIS comptroller, Mr Muhammed Umar stated this during a courtesy visit to the State Command Headquarters of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC at Agodi Ibadan. […]Continue Reading

Corruption hampering the operations of Nigeria Immigration Service – Aregbesola

By Rasheedah Makinde The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has identified corruption as a major factor undermining the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS’s efforts at sanitizing the process and integrity of passport applications.  Mr Aregbesola stated this while inaugurating a Passport Front Office in Oyo Town, Oyo State. The minister said the newly inaugurated Continue Reading

Aregbesola Directs NIS to Allow Nigerians With Expired Passports Return Home

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), to allow Nigerians in the diaspora to return to Nigeria with their expired International Passports. Mr Aregbesola gave the directive on Wednesday, in Lagos, while responding to a complaint by a Nigerian-American citizen, Jamiu Kasumu, at the Alausa Passport Office during his […]Continue Reading