Tags: Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola

Yuletide: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December 2021 and Monday, 3rd January 2022 as public holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day celebrations respectively. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, felicitates with Christians and all Nigerians at home and…

Senate Summons Interior Minister, AGF Malami over Jail Breaks

The Senate on Tuesday mandated its Committee on Interior to carry out a full scale investigation into the causes of jail breaks across the country. The upper chamber also summoned the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Haliru Nababa…

Eid-El-Kabir: FG Declares July 20 And 21 As Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday July 20 and Wednesday July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on this occasion. “I…

June 12: FG Declares Monday Public holiday, Warns Against Agitation That Threatens Nation’s Unity

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 14th June, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration as it warned against agitations capable of threatening the Unity of the country. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and…

FG Declares Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th May, 2021 as Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th May, 2021 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government today in Abuja, congratulated the Muslim faithful on this occasion and called on all Nigerians, at home…

FG Reviews Passport Processing Time To Six Weeks

  The Federal Government has said it is turning around the entire passport application process by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to Six weeks’ timeline from 1st of June, 2021. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola said this is to ensure a seamless, transparent operation, as well as accord human dignity to applicants and…

President Directs Immigration Service To Tighten Security Around Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders, and “ensure that criminal elements don’t find Nigeria as a safe haven to hide and perpetrate their criminality.’’ President Buhari, who stated this in his speech at the virtual Commissioning Ceremony of the Nigeria…