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Federal Government Approves Nigerian Citizenship For Foreigners.


The Federal executive council has approved Nigerian citizenship for two hundred and eighty-six foreigners out of six hundred applications.

The Minister of the Interior, Rauf Aregbesola disclosed this on Wednesday after the council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to him, the number of those whose citizenship was approved by naturalisation stands at two hundred and eight, while seventy-eight applicants were approved by registration.

The Minister informed that the applicants who were from every part of the world were thoroughly scrutinised by agencies such as the department of states services, foreign affairs, Nigeria’s immigration service, and the state of domicile of the foreign individuals.

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