Why border insecurity is on the rise – NIS CG

Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mallam Muhammed Babandede has attributed the growing insecurity in the country to lack of cooperation among land borders’ security agencies. The CG said a system whereby respective service agencies at the land border points chose to work independently without cooperating, consulting or sharing sensitive information with one another has…

NIN registration: Pantami can do better

One thing that dominated Nigerian media space of recent was that of National Identification Number (NIN) registration or linking NIN with our mobile numbers. The whole episode is a typical Nigerianization i.e. chaotic. From the beginning of this exercise one knew it was going to end like what it did if not worse. Dr. Pantami,…

Breaking: FG issues fresh orders on COVID-19, bars, restaurants shut… worship centres, eateries, workers get new guidelines

The Presidential Task Force on control of COVID-19 Monday came up with new measures to check the spread of the virus in the country. Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja, Presidential Task Force and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, said officers from Grade Level 12 and below are now…

Immigration boss reassures reopening of borders as IOM presents PPEs to combat COVID-19

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has reassured that Nigeria’s borders will soon be reopened to encourage free movement of people and products. He stated this Friday in Abuja while receiving personnel protective equipment (PPEs) donated to NIS by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in company of the European Union…

Nigerian Immigration Sacks 60 Officers over bribery

The Nigerian Immigration Service has sacked 60 of its officials for collecting bribes in their line of duty. The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede said this while speaking with BBC Hausa, on Saturday. Babandede noted that the 60 officials were sacked following complaints “with evidence” before the Immigration Service and subsequently…

Immigration apprehends another four Ghanaian females for human trafficking at Lagos Airport

Less than two weeks after eight Ghanaians were apprehended by the officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos for attempted human trafficking, the command has also arrested four citizens from the same country for the same offence. The four Ghanaians who were between the ages of 22…

Immigration promotes, converts 1,392 HND holders

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted and converted a total of 1,392 personnel in its workforce who were holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND). Acting spokesman of the agency, Mr Amos Okpu, announced this in a statement in Abuja, that the exercise was approved by the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services…

Commission arrests Immigration job scam kingpin

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested the kingpin of a job scam syndicate recently smashed by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). The post Commission arrests Immigration job scam kingpin appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria . Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper