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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
NIS Suspends Issuance Of 10-Year E-Passport
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has postponed the issuance of the new 10-year enhanced e-passport till April 29, to enable it finalise the integration of the National Identity Number (NIN) with the new passport.
Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller-General, NIS, disclosed this in a statement signed by Sunday James, the Service Public Relations Officer (PRO) on Monday in Abuja.
The NIS had on January 21, announced that it would begin issuance of the document on March 4.
According to the statement, consequent upon this, the price of the current passport still remains the same.