Tag: NIS

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YNaija TodayJuly 1, 2022

Court orders NIMC and others to release Ukpo’s Biodata to Ekweremadu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and others to release the ...

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AzeezOctober 4, 2017

Immigration recruitment fraud: How applicants’ registration fees was shared – Witnesses

Two prosecution witnesses have narrated how the sum of N675,675,000 realised from 675,675 applicants for job placements at Nigerian Immigration ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

NEMA receives 121 Nigerian returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Wednesday, said 121 Nigerians stranded in Libya have returned. The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Nigerian Immigration top officials arrested for employment fraud

According to the spokesman of the Nigeria immigration service (NIS), Sunday James said the arrest of suspected recruitment fraudsters and ...

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EditorAugust 3, 2017

YNaija Analysis: What is to be gained with the new NIS policy on international passports?

by Wareez Odunayo It will be a sad news to many Nigerians who are yet to obtain their National Identification ...

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AzeezJuly 4, 2017

How Justice Ngwuta used two passports at the same time – Immigration

Justice Sylvanus Ngwuta of the Supreme Court used two active international passports at the same time, an official of the Nigerian Immigration ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

8 agencies allowed to operate at the ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has clarified that eight agencies of the Federal Government are allowed to operate and be ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

‘How human traffickers use donkeys, motorcycles to transport victims’

The Comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Kaduna State Command, Mohammed Yaro on Monday said human traffickers have devised a ...

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AzeezAugust 23, 2016

We will go on with the re-screening of 2,000 dismissed recruits – Immigration Service

Unperturbed by their continued protests, the Nigeria Immigration Service on Tuesday said it would still go ahead with the re-screening ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 20, 2016

#NigeriaImmigration2000: When a government leaves its youth out in the cold – the story so far

A large number of aggrieved Immigration officers, who were dismissed from the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) last year, staged a protest ...

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Isime EseneAugust 20, 2016

The Explainer: ‘Aunty Oby’ marched yet again to Aso Rock, but not for the Chibok Girls

On a number of occasions over the last 2 years and change, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili have had cause to march ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 16, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: 2,000 sacked NIS applicants to be reinstated | Power generation hits 3,000MW | Donald Trump doing badly in swing state polls | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist FG sacks 23 prison officers and suspends 11 over jailbreak- YNaija In case ...

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AzeezAugust 4, 2016

We lack adequate facilities to secure seaports – Immigration

The Nigeria Immigration Service has lamented that its officials are inadequately equipped to secure the maritime domain. This was said ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 11, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

Here are the top five stories to monitor today. 1) Niger Delta declares cease fire Militants in the Niger Delta ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 11, 2016

2014 NIS recruitment: ‘We were not ready’ – Ex-Immigration boss

Former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, David Shikfu Paradang, on Friday, informed an Abuja Federal High Court ...

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Dele BenjaminMay 31, 2016

Why some former ministers, governors and senators will soon be arrested

In September 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari directed illegal holders of diplomatic/official passports to return them. But many refused to comply. ...

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Mallam YeroApril 30, 2016

‘We can’t say whether Fulani herdsmen are Nigerians or not’ – NIS

There is no evidence to prove that the herdsmen involved in the killing of farmers and villagers across the country ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 3, 2016

Why Abba Moro was set free and others asked to pay N100m

Former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, and his co-accused, were on Thursday, granted bail by the Federal High Court in ...

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Janeth JFebruary 3, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘NASS can’t stop hike in electricity tariff’ | Why 6 Britons were deported | Trump blames voters, media for loss | More stories

We are not involved in the alleged seizure of merchant ship – IPOB, MASSOB. Vanguard $650,000 subsidy case against Lawan ...

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Janeth JFebruary 1, 2016

Nigeria Immigration bosses accused of ‘illegal recruitment’

An illegal recruitment of 300 personnel is alleged to have been perpetrated by the top management officials of the Nigeria ...

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Janeth JOctober 20, 2015

EFCC interrogates former Minister, Abba Moro

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has quizzed the former minister of interior, Abba Moro, over the failed recruitment ...

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Janeth JAugust 21, 2015

Immigration says ISIS chief never applied for Nigerian visa

The Comptroller General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), David Parrandang, has said there was no record of application for the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 1, 2015

Why Abati and other aides of GEJ were stripped of their passports

Not less 12 close aides of former President Goodluck Jonathan have surrendered their official passports to the Nigeria Immigration Service. Vanguard reports ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 15, 2015

NIS Recruitment scandal: One year later, justice is still not served

by Esenwa patrick According to Howard Zinn, “there is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people”.Exactly ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 15, 2015

The brutal scam by a government against its youth, the ‘NIS recruitment tragedy’

by Godwin Akanfe Its been a year since the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro unlawfully took advantage of his position ...

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Janeth JFebruary 21, 2015

Beware of money-for-job offers on fake websites – NIS warns job seekers

by Ranti Joseph The Comptroller-General at Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) David Parradang on Saturday has urged Nigerians seeking employment into ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

Missing billions! Abba Moro! They jumped the fence! | These are the top 10 scandals of 2014

by Wilfred Okiche   What a year! Some of the 10 stories that made up this list were tragic and ...

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Isime EseneOctober 22, 2014

Immigrations banned 8000 people from checking out – when?

by Isi Esene A total of 7,836 Nigerians were prevented from travelling out of the country by the Nigerian Immigration ...

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June 10, 2014

Immigration Service arrests 7 human traffickers in Katsina

by Zara Mustapha Seven people have been arrested by the  Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Katsina State Command for alleged human trafficking and ...

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April 2, 2014

#NISProtest: Oby Ezekwesili will NOT stop tweeting until Omojuwa is released (See tweets)

by Isi Esene Former minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has gone on Twitter to demand the release of Japheth Omojuwa, ...

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