The girl was traveling alone when she was arrested by immigration personnel in Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi.
The travellers and passport holders commended the CGIS on the punitive meted out to the erring members of the NIS.
The girl was traveling alone when she was arrested by immigration personnel in Koko/Besse Local Government Area of Kebbi.
The Comptroller General, NIS, Isah Jere, approved the postings in a statement by the Service’s Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Amos Okpu, Wednesday in Abuja.
NAPTIP’s Commander in charge of Kano Zone, Abdullahi Babale, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano Tuesday.
Ekweremadu and wife had, in the application dated and filed on June 27 by Awomolo, sued NIMC and four others.
This was revealed by the Controller General of Immigration, Isah Jere Idris, during a virtual media interaction on Saturday.
The stakeholder levelled the criticism while recounting their experiences to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
Justice Obiora Egwuatu, after counsel to the parties in the suit argued their matter for and against the suit.
Justice Inyang Ekwo also vacated the Dec. 21, 2021 order directing the NIS to pay N2 million fine for alleged failure to release the passport of former Governor of Rivers, Peter Odili, days after the prayer was granted.
Justice Inyang Ekwo also directed the Attorney-General of the Federation to take disciplinary action against counsel to the NIS, Malam J.A. Adamu, for alleged unprofessional conduct.
Consequently, the Committee chaired by Dr. Busayo Oluwole Oke summoned the Minister of Interior, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, the Acting Comptroller General of Immigration to appear before it on Wednesday to address the issue.
Justice Inyang Ekwo handed out the order as a condition for the hearing of an application, filed by the NIS and its Comptroller General, for a stay of the court’s October 18, 2021 judgment, ordering them to release Odili’s passport and offer him a written apology.
Bawa Usman-Kantungo, Head, Sokoto zonal command, comprising Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, confirmed their arrest to newsmen on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) had earlier announced that it would deploy 34,000 personnel outside those serving in the state for the election.
Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order on Monday in a judgment on a fundamental rights enforcement suit by the former governor.
At the resumed hearing of the matter on Tuesday, Odili’s Counsel, Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN), told the court that the NIS served him a preliminary objection challenging the jurisdiction of the court to hear the matter.
When the matter was called, Odili’s counsel, Ifedayo Adedipe, told the court that the matter was a fundamental rights enforcement suit and that he was ready to proceed with the motion.
Jere directed the taskforce to proceed to the Ikoyi Passport Office to ensure all existing backlog of Passport applications were cleared within one week.
The spokesman of the NSCDC in the state, Babawale Afolabi, confirmed this in a statement he signed on Sunday in Ilorin