FG inaugurates ultra-modern passport‎ office in Kano ‎ ‎

The Federal Government has inaugurated a new ultra-modern Passport Processing Office in Kano State as part of plans to bring immigration services closer to Nigerians. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau said the‎ measure was part of plans to decentralise the operations of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and ensure better service delivery.……

ISIS Plot: Why USA banned Laptops from Muslim countries

U.S. intelligence sources suggest ISIS and other terrorist groups can build laptop bombs capable of slipping past airport security scanners, Fox News has learned. The sources fear that terrorists have gotten their hands on sophisticated airport security equipment that allows them to properly conceal explosives in laptops and other large electronic devices, Fox News reported……

Benue Govt. pledges to maintain close relationship with Immigration Service

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has promised to sustain the existing cordial working relationship with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Ortom gave the promise on Friday in Makurdi when the Assistant Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr Tino Harry, led other senior officers to pay a courtesy visit on him The governor said that the state would……

Immigration policy: Presidency advises Nigerians to reconsider travel plan to U.S.

The Federal Government on Monday advised Nigerians who have no compelling or urgent reason to travel to the U.S. to postpone their travel plans until the new administration’s policy on immigration is clear. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Abike Dabiri-Erewa gave the advice in Abuja. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement……

Trump cites FoxNews for misleading Sweden statement

U.S. President Donald Trump says his misleading remarks about attacks in Sweden were based on a story that was broadcast on Fox News channel on immigration and Sweden. Trump’s remarks came in response to a demand for clarification by the Swedish Government over his statement referring to an attack that allegedly took place in Sweden……

US Immigration Agents Carry Out Trump’s Order, Arrest Hundreds In Nationwide Sweep

  President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration has been carried out as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers have arrested hundreds of people in a nationwide sweep in what they called a routine “enforcement surge.” According to The Associated Press, the five-day operation was designed to round up undocumented immigrants who have criminal histories……

Immigration service to re-jig directorates

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has concluded plans to re-jig its directorates in order to enhance its operations and service delivery to Nigerians and foreigners. The new NIS spokesperson, Mr Sunday James, disclosed this on Sunday in Abuja at a meeting with Interior Correspondents. He said that a proposal had been forwarded by……

UAE: U.S. immigrant ban does not target specific religion

The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat on Wednesday said that a recent order by U.S. President Donald Trump to temporarily bar entry to citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations does not target a certain religion. Trump’s executive order, issued Friday, bans entry to citizens from Syria, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and Sudan for 90 days……

More Americans actually Want Immigrants Out- Poll

When President Donald Trump signed the Executive order restricting access of Immigrants into the United states there was a general outcry. There were protests, column inches of newspapers, statements of disagreement from celebrities, business owners, CEOs and regular people. This gave the impression that the decision was an unpopular one and that many Americans were……

Trump fires Attorney-General over refugee order

NAN, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday night fired acting Attorney-General Sally Yates for refusing to enforce Refugee Order designed to protect the citizens of the country. The White House announced the appointment of Dana Boente as the new acting Attorney-General. Yates sack came after she told Justice Department lawyers not to make legal arguments…

How criminals without passport vanish from Nigeria a mystery – Immigration

South South Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ishaq Salilu, on Wednesday called for an enhanced collaboration between the EFCC and the Nigeria Immigration Services, NIS, in checking the menace of criminals and fraudsters in the country. Salihu made this remark when he received the Comptroller of Immigration, Rivers State ,…