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Nigeria introduces biometric visa

Nigeria has started issuing biometric visa, the first in Africa, designed to effectively block many people that should not enter the country. The introduction of biometric visa was announced by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abubakar Magaji, at the 2017 End-of-Year Dinner and Award Night of …

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Another 257 Nigerians return from Libya

A few hours after 144 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, another aircraft carrying 257 of their compatriots on Wednesday landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, Joseph Alabi, confirmed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …

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23 Nigerians deported from UK over immigration offences

The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has deported 23 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 6.a.m on Friday. The deportees,who are all males, were brought back …

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