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NIS Commences Recruitment Exercise

The Nigerian Immigration Service has announced the commencement of its recruitment exercise. In a press release issued on Monday, May 10, 2021, the Civil Defence, Correctional and Immigration Services Board approved the commencement of the NIS 2019/2020 recruitment exercise. The release, signed by Aisha Ahmed Rufai, the Director/Secretary of the CDCFIB, stated that 6,105 persons, […]

Border Closure: Immigration Operatives Intercept Seven Cameroonians In Cross River

Officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service have intercepted seven Cameroonians along Ikot Obong Creek in Akpabuyo Local Government area of Cross River State. According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer for Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, DCI James Sunday, the Cameroonians were caught while attempting to enter the country in a […]

14 Togolese, 10 Nigerians Arrested By Immigration At Ogun Border

Operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have arrested 14 Togolese nationals and 10 Nigerians at Ajilete and Ilase border posts in Ogun State. The Service Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, May 21, 2020, stating that the Togolese nationals arrested were all females comprising eight adults and six […]

NIS Comptroller-General Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James, revealed Mr Babandede’s health status in a statement sent to Channels Television on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He noted that the Comptroller-General returned recently from the United Kingdom, although the purpose of […]

Immigration Service Inaugurates Operational Base In Daura

The Nigerian immigration Service (NIS) has inaugurated ₦145 million worth forward operational base to enhance border security in the area. The Controller-General of the Immigration, CGI Ahmed Baban Dede, made this known in Daura on Monday, 23 December 2019, during the official inauguration of the facility. He said the service was committed to constructing and […]