2017 Hajj: HAHCON begins processing of 40,000 visas for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced processing of visas for about 40,000 intending pilgrims who have completed payment of their hajj...

NIS repatriates 101 illegal immigrants in Lagos

The Nigeria Police said it deployed no fewer than 300 personnel for peacekeeping operations across Africa and the Caribbean in 2016. The Director, Directorate of...

Seme Customs Command generates N594.1m in January

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N594.1 million in January 2017. The Chief Public Relations Officer of the Command,...

Customs discover $1.3m in luggage

The Customs officials on Friday found 1.3 million dollars in luggage at Dusseldorf Airport. Police said that they have started investigating whether the money is...

UN launches Africa’s panel on migration

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established a High-Level Panel to help forge political consensus to address the challenges of migration and...

Nigeria immigration to resuscitate air border patrol unit – official

The Controller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, on Monday said the service was ready to deploy its personnel to Kaduna International Airport for...

I was handcuffed, locked in a cell for four days at US airport –...

  Two Nigerians with valid visas, who were denied entry into the United States, have alleged that they were humiliated and dehumanized by the US...

Ghana gets new border control and visa management system at Kotoka Airport

A new Border Control and Management System has been installed at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra to control risks and make processes easier...

Ethiopia secures about 40,000 exit visas for its undocumented citizens in Saudi Arabia

The Ethiopian government has secured exit visas for about 40,000 undocumented citizens living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has...

Visa won’t be needed to travel to South Africa

  South Africa department of home affairs is planning to scrap visa requirements for African citizens to enter the country. According to the department officials, academics,...

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