• Immigration boss threatens to remove Officers over delay in issuance of passports

    Immigration boss threatens to remove Officers over delay in issuance of passports

    Following complaints and agitations from passport applicants concerning service delivery at Passport offices, the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has given all Passport Control Officers nationwide as well as Passport Issuing Desks in Nigeria’s Foreign Missions 48 hours to clear all backlog of Passport applications.

    Babandede added that failure to comply with the directive would be interpreted to mean the PCO is incompetent and will therefore be removed.

    He warned that the timeline for processing of Passports remains 72 hours and he […]

  • You’ll Soon be Applying for Your Nigerian Passport from Home – Immigration Boss Give Details

    You’ll Soon be Applying for Your Nigerian Passport from Home – Immigration Boss Give Details

    The Nigeria Immigration Service is set to overhaul the process of passport administration by deploying cutting edge technology to reduce bureaucratic bottlenecks.

    According to a statement issued by Ekpedeme King, spokesman of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the comptroller-general (CG) of the service, Muhammed Babandede, has said it will overhaul the process of passport administration by deploying cutting edge technology to reduce bureaucratic bottlenecks.

    Babandede who made this disclosure while addressing officers of the service at the NIS headquarters in Abuja, said […]