Tag: International Passport

Nigeria Immigration Service Reopens Portal For Passport Applications

Federal Government has announced the reopening of passport application and payment portal from today, June 8, 2021. The new development was disclosed by Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) spokesperson, Amos Okpu, in a statement issued on Tuesday. It would be recalled that NIS suspended fresh passport applications to enable the clearance[Read More…]

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The Nigerian Legal System Fails Women, But If You Have Been Stopped From Doing Any of These Three Things, The Law Is On Your Side.

By Abigail Anaba It is no news that the Nigerian Legal system has often failed women. There are aspects of the Nigerian Constitution that are in dire need of review. We highlighted some of these here. However, despite these shortcomings, the Nigerian Legal System is not the worst in the[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Explores Local Production of Passport Booklets to Ease Scarcity

The? Federal Government says it is seriously exploring the local production of passport booklets as part of plans to save cost and ease the lingering scarcity of the document. ? Spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. Sunday James, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria[Read More…]

Nigerians With New Passports Now To Present NDLEA Certificate Before Visa Issuance

Nigerians with new passports seeking to travel to Indonesia will need to present a certificate of recommendation from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, among other documents, to process their visas. Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, who told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday, said the new visa[Read More…]

AU Launches Long-awaited Passport To Allow For Free Movement In 54 Members States

The long-awaited African Union (AU) passport was on Sunday launched at the opening ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The Assembly is made up of heads of states and governments of the 54 member states of the AU. The AU[Read More…]

Court To Rule On The Release Of Dasuki’s Int’l Passport To Enable Him Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday set Tuesday, November 3, 2015 for ruling on applications for the release of the passport of Col. Sambo Dasuki’s (rtd) to enable him travel abroad for medical treatment. Meanwhile the court ruling on an application by federal government for a Secret[Read More…]

Sokoto Government Outlaws Lodging In Hotels Without Valid Identification

From next year, any guest wanting to lodge in any hotel within Sokoto will be required to have a valid identification card, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said. He said this new directive becomes necessary in view of the precarious security situation in the country and the need to bolster[Read More…]

SSS Returns Emir Sanusi’s Travelling Passport

Barely a week after the meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Department of State Security (DSS) has handed over the passport of the emir back to him. The State Director of the State Security Services, (SSS), Bassey Etang handed over the two travelling[Read More…]

Jonathan Launches New 64-Page E-Passport For Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the Nigerian Immigration officials to improve on their services to visitors and travellers at the airports, as they represent the first image of the country, reports Channels Television. He said this at the lunch of the new 64-page e-passport at the Council Chambers of the Presidential[Read More…]