- Gov Revokes Residence Permits of Expatriates in Intels, Others
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) said it has revoked the residence permits of expatriate staff in about six Nigerian companies, including Intels Nigeria Limited.
No reason was given for the latest development.
NIS in a statement yesterday by its Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, said the Comptroller-General NIS, Muhammad Babandede, gave the directive.
It reads: “The Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, hereby revokes the Residence Permits of the Expatriate staff of the under listed companies, in the exercise of the powers vested on him in section 39, subsection 1 of Immigration Act 2015 and section 5, subsection 5 of the Immigration Regulation 2017 after withdrawal of the operational licenses of the under mentioned companies by the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority.”
The statement listed the other companies to include PRODECO International Limited, West Africa Machinery Services Limited., Net Global System International Limited., MGM Logistics Solutions Limited., ORIEAN Investment Limited.
The directive required that the expatriate staff of the affected companies should leave Nigeria not later than 30th November, 2017.