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Nigerians to soon apply for their international passports from home

13 June 2016, 21:43

Lagos - Nigerians will be able to apply for an international passport and renew or replace their passports from the comforts of their home starting from September 2016.

This is because of the planned overhaul of the process of passport administration by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), according to Cable.ng

The overhaul planned by the NIS, is to deploy cutting edge technology to reduce bureaucratic bottlenecks according to Muhammed Babandede, comptroller-general (CG) of the service.

Babandede said this while addressing officers of the service at the NIS headquarters in Abuja.

He set a timeline of two months to complete the reforms in passport administration.

Read more at Cable.ng

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