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Checks on Atiku’s plane not politically motivated, says minister

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika has debunked insinuations that the checks conducted by security operatives on the aircraft belonging to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was politically motivated He said the security checks were misinterpreted as having political undertone, when actually it was a case of […] …

JUST IN: Presidency places travelling restrictions on 50 high-profile Nigerians

JUST IN: Presidency places travelling restrictions on 50 high-profile Nigerians

The presidency has just circulated the statement below announcing the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travelling restrictions. READ ALSO: Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians – White House The individuals, whose identities were not disclosed, include those whose assets, valued at N50 million and above, are subject of corruption investigation and litigation. The statement by […]
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FG stops levy paid by Nigerians with dual citizenship at airports

FG stops levy paid by Nigerians with dual citizenship at airports

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service, to with immediate effect, put an end to the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship at the nation’s International Airports. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, stated this in a statement issued by Dr Mohammed Umar, Permanent Secretary of the ministry, […] …

FG inaugurates first immigration border patrol base in Katsina

FG inaugurates first immigration border patrol base in Katsina

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday in Katsina inaugurated the country’s first operational border patrol base established by the Nigeria Immigration Service. The base, sited at Mazanya community in Jibiya Local Government Area bordering Niger Republic, is part of measures by the NIS to effectively police the country’s expansive borders. Represented […] …

NIS decries evasion of immigration clearance at airports

NIS decries evasion of immigration clearance at airports

The Nigeria Immigration Service  has decried alleged evasion of normal immigration clearance procedures by some passengers arriving the country from foreign trips. The acting Public Relations Officer of the agency, Mr Amos Okpu, said this in a statement on behalf of the Comptroller General of Immigration, Mr Muhammad Babandede, in Abuja on Friday. Okpu stated […] …

California, pressed by US, begins mass immigration hearings

California, pressed by US, begins mass immigration hearings

The judge has called the court into session, and the accused enter in single file: seven men and two women, undocumented migrants captured the day before and now facing one of the mass immigration hearings that began this week in California. The group hearings have become a near-necessity as President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy […] …

BREAKING: Trump warns that ‘immigration is taking over Europe’

BREAKING: Trump warns that ‘immigration is taking over Europe’

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he had warned his EU partners that “immigration is taking over Europe” during a summit in Brussels “Immigration is a very important thing and I told them today, the EU, the European Union, better be a very careful because immigration is taking over Europe and they better be very, […] …

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