THE MINISTRY

VISION

To provide internal security in accordance with international best practice.

MISSION STATEMENT

To render to Nigerians and foreigners alike, diverse internal security and other ancillary services that are highly qualitative, efficient, courteous and transparent.

The Ministry of Interior has undergone several structural changes both in functions and nomenclature and today the Ministry of Interior is responsible for:

  • Granting of Nigerian Citizenship
  • Consular and Immigration Services
  • Granting Business Permits and Expatriate quotas
  • Co-ordination of National/Independence Day Celebration
  • Reformation and re-integration inmates
  • Security of lives and properties
  • Management of National emergencies
  • Recruitment of officers and men of the Prisons Service, Immigration Service, Fire Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and
  • Managing the retirement benefits of retirees of Paramilitary Services under its supervision.

Public Holidays

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30Apr 2024

FG DECLARES WEDNESDAY 1ST MAY, 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK WORKERS’ DAY CELEBRATION Read More

9Apr 2024

FG DECLARES* THURSDAY, 11TH APRIL ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY TO *MARK EID EL - FITR* Read More

7Apr 2024

FG DECLARES 9TH, 10TH APRIL, 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS TO MARK EID EL-FITR Read More

27Mar 2024

FG DECLARES FRIDAY 29TH MARCH, MONDAY 1ST APRIL 2024 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS TO MARK EASTER CELEBRATION. Read More

28Sep 2023

FG DECLARES, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2ND, 2023, PUBLIC HOLIDAY Read More