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30,000 tons of cocoa trapped in Apapa gridlock 

NIS: Factories operating inside port compound Apapa gridlock

  The Life Patron of the Nigeria Institute of Shipping (NIS), Caleb Okoye, has said that past governments at the centre made a mistake in authorising the...

Buhari increase passport validity to 10 years

NIS begins issuance of 10-year passports

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has begun the issuance of the new passport booklets with 10-year validity. President Muhammadu Buhari launched the new passport in...

Hassan Bello

NIS backs Shippers’ Council’s registration policy 

The Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS) says registration of port service providers by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) will sanitise the maritime sector. The...

Lagos Airport: NIS issues 150 visas weekly

Lagos Airport: NIS issues 150 visas weekly

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has said the Ease-of-Doing-Business policy of the Federal Government has facilitated the influx of foreigners into the country....

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

NIS suspends controversial biometric visa-on-arrival 

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended the issuance of biometric visa-on-arrival to foreigners arriving into the country indefinitely. The exercise was...

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

No national ID, no passport: NIS warns Nigerians  

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says those who do not have national identity card number will no longer be eligible for international passport. The...

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

NIS generates N38.5bn, $29.9m in 2017

By Patience Danjuma  The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated a total revenue of N38.532 billion and $29.9 million in 2017. The Comptroller-General of NIS,...

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

NIS nets N38.5bn, $29.9m in 2017

By Omotilewa Quadri   The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated a total revenue of N38.532 billion and $29.9 million in 2017. The Comptroller-General of...

Biometric visa

FG introduces biometric visa, first in Africa

The Federal Government says it has started issuing biometric visa, the first in Africa, designed to effectively block many people that would not need to enter the...

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Illegal migration: Tambuwal tasks NIS on intensive border surveillance

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has urged the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to intensify surveillance of borders areas in order to checkmate illegal migration...

human trafficking

NAPTIP, NIS, partner EU, others on trafficking, migration in Nigeria

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Immigration Service have partnered with the European Union, the International...

Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede

NIS warns Nigerians against migration to Germany, others

By Patience Danjuma  The Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS) has warned Nigerians not to travel to Germany and other foreign countries illegally, stressing that 90 per...