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Beware of Fake Recruitment Adverts, NIS Warns Nigerians

On: April 4, 2024 - In: Headlines - No comments

Beware of Fake Recruitment Adverts, NIS Warns Nigerians



The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has advised the general public to beware of fake recruitment adverts making the rounds in the media space, saying such is not from the Service. It informed that any of such adverts will followed proper channels, and advertised in reputable national dailies and the Service’s official website.


The Service sounded the note of warning via a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, DCI Kenneth Udo, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP) on Thursday.


The statement noted that “The attention of the Comptroller General of Immigration, Kemi Nanna Nandap pcc, mmis, fsm, has been drawn to a fraudulent Nigeria Immigration recruitment advertisements circulating on unauthorized websites. These deceptive schemes are targeting unsuspecting Nigerians, posing a significant threat to their financial and personal security.


“The Nigeria Immigration Service vehemently dissociates itself from these illegitimate recruitment activities and urges the public to exercise caution. There is currently no ongoing recruitment process within the Service. Any claims suggesting otherwise are false and should be disregarded.


“The authentic Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment exercises are exclusively advertised through reputable national dailies, television broadcasts, and our official website: Importantly, participation in these legitimate processes is entirely free of charge.


“CGI Kemi Nanna Nandap urges the general public to remain vigilant and refrain from engaging with fraudulent recruitment schemes. Any suspected instances of fraud should be promptly reported to the Nigeria Immigration Service through the following official channels:

Twitter: @nigimmigration

Facebook: @nigimmigration

Official Website:

Contact centre number: 09121900655,09121556359,09121477092


“The Nigeria Immigration Service remains committed to safeguarding the interests of Nigerians and maintaining the integrity of its recruitment processes. We urge all citizens to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities promptly.”

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