Tinubu appoints Kemi Nandap as Immigration Comptroller-General

Kemi Nandap   By Leon Usigbe President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Kemi Nanna Nandap to serve as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), effective from March 1, 2024. Nandap takes over from Mrs. Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju, whose term in office expires on February 29, 2024. A statement issued on Wednesday […]

Immigration seeks entry for all Nigerians with expired passports

By Kayla Megwa The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has confirmed that it sent a document to embassies, high commissions, concerned parties, and airlines asking that no person who can prove their Nigerian citizenship be denied entry into the country, noting that an expired passport is a valid proof of citizenship. NIS in a short post […]

Nigeria Immigration Service officer shoots man dead in Ogun State over N200

By Richard Ogunsile A resident of Idigbo, a community in the Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, has been killed allegedly by an officer of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Reports obtained by Naija News on Monday morning revealed that the victim, Jacob Bamgbola, was conveying his niece on a motorcyclist to a […]

We now cook, sweep and wash our ogas’ cloths’ – Female NIS personnel in Ekiti command raise alarm over abuse

By Tayo Elegbede Some female personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in the Ekiti State Command have revealed how they have been turned into domestic workers at the residents of their bosses. Naija News gathered that some of these personal have come out to complain about how they have been turned into domestic workers […]

Nigerian passports can get you to these 26 countries visa-free

Nigerian passports can get you to these 26 countries visa-free By Samson Toromade The Nigerian passport is less powerful than the passports of fellow African countries with smaller profiles. The Nigerian passport is statistically one of the least powerful in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index. The ranking of the passports of 199 […]

Nigerian woman, ‘most wanted’ prostitution ring leader, Joy Jeff, extradited to Italy

Nigerian woman, ‘most wanted’ prostitution ring leader, Joy Jeff, extradited to Italy A Nigerian woman, Joy Jeff has been extradited to Rome where she will serve a 13 years jail term for operating a prostitution ring in Italy. Joy, 48, had been declared wanted since 2010 for charges bordering on criminal conspiracy, enslavement, trafficking in […]

“Who says there are no beggars in Canada, USA, or UK”- NIS to Nigerians

  By Davies Ngere Ify The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned Nigerians about the hazards of illegal migration in order to prevent them from wasting their future. Mr. Isah Jere, the Comptroller-General of Immigration, issued the warning at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. Mr. Tony Akuneme, the NIS Public Relations Officer, represented […]

Immigration intercepts 198 victims of human trafficking in Lagos

Immigration intercepts 198 victims of human trafficking in Lagos 26th January 2022   By Christopher Oji  and Steve Agbota The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), yesterday, said it intercepted 198 boys and girls suspected to be  victims of human trafficking in Lagos. The acting Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr Isah Jere Idris, who announced this in a statement by NIS Public Relations […]

NIS asks #EndSARS promoter, Odele to come for her seized passport

By Kazeem Ugbodaga #EndSARS promoter, Modupe Odele has said the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has asked her to come and pick up her seized passport. Odele’s passport was seized six days ago at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos while travelling out of the country. She had complained and wondered why her passport was seized […]

NIS INTERPOL system uploads 150,000 stolen, lost travel documents

Muhammad Babandede, CG Nigeria Immigration Service By Ibironke Ariyo The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) INTERPOL i-24/7 desk has successfully uploaded 150, 000 Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (STLD) to INTERPOL Global System (IPSG) in Lyon, France seamlessly. The Service spokesman, Mr Sunday James, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of […]


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