1.01m Passport Applications Received In 2018, Says NBS

The NIS generated N39,061,098,079.50 in 2018 as towards N35,724,482,338.96 native income generated in 2017.


The Immigration Statistics for 2018 mirrored {that a} whole of 1,011,158 passport purposes had been obtained in 2018 as towards 720,958  obtained in 2017.


This represents about 40.25% optimistic development. 173,461 of the 2018 determine are minor, 779,905  are adults and the remaining 57,792 are a senior citizen.

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A complete of 185,657 passports had been issued on the overseas missions in 2018 as towards 152,163 issued in 2017 whereas the variety of visa issuance on the overseas missions was put at 120,697.


This represents a 4.82% optimistic development. A complete of 4,529,153 worldwide travellers motion was recorded throughout all Nigeria borders in 2018 as towards 3,715,268 in 2017. This represents a 21.91% optimistic development.

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The NIS generated N39,061,098,079.50 in 2018 as towards N35,724,482,338.96  native income generated in 2017.  This represents a optimistic development of 9.34%.

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Updated: July 12, 2019 — 12:56 pm