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Ministry of interior Nigeria. Some interesting facts

by Dan Hunter
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The main function of the Ministry is to promote the maintenance of both the internal security and citizenship integrity – in order to improve good governance.

The present Honourable Minister of Interior, Nigeria is Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola was the eighth Governor of Osun State. He was born on the 25th of May, 1957.

He completed both his primary and secondary education in Ondo state. Later, Rauf Aregbesola proceeded to the Polytechnic of Ibadan. Here, he studied Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from the institution in 1980.

While he was still in the Polytechnic of Ibadan, he was once the Speaker of the students Parliament (from 1977 to 1978). Rauf was also the President of the block Nationalist movement (from 1978 to 1980).

He used to also support other student progressive movements nationwide. This earned him several recognition, he had a life membership for the National Association of Technological students.

By 1990 (June), Aregbesola was an elected delegate of the inaugural SDP Local Government Area Congress. And  on July of the same year, Rauf was delegated to the National convention, Abuja.

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola served as the Director of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Campaign Organization. In 1999, the organization engineered the victory of Bola Ahmed Tinubu – as the Governor of Lagos State.

Also, Aregbesola is fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (FNIM), a fellow of the Certified Marketing Communications Institute of Nigeria (FCMCIN), a fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), and a fellow of the Nigerian Association of Technological Engineers (FNATE).

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is a pro-democracy Human Right activist. He was a key participant in the pro-democracy struggles and demilitarization (during the 1990s). He has also been an activist for other progressive courses. In 1999 to 2007, Rauf was the Lagos commissioner for works and infrastructure.

In year the 2007 elections, Aregbesola ran for Governor of the state – the candidate for the PDP, Oyinola Olagunsoya was pronounced the winner. The decision was appealee by Aregbesola, and on November 26, 2010, he was declared the winner.

On the 9th of August, 2014, Aregbesola won another tenure as the governor of Osun State.

Ministry of interior nigeria address

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The Ministry of Interior Nigeria is located in Abuja.

Address: Tafawa Balewa Way, Durumi, Abuja.

The office opens only from Monday to Saturday. Working hours is 8 am to 5 pm daily.

Agencies under ministry of interior nigeria

The Ministry of Interior, Nigeria, has the right to issue supervisory control over some security agencies. These agencies are listed below:

  • Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
  • Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). [Most Complete Guide]” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Nigeria Immigration Service.
  • Nigerian Correctional Service.
  • The Civil Defence, Immigration, Prisons, Fire Service Board (CDFIPB).
  • Federal Fire Service.

Ministry of interior nigeria marriage

In line with the Marriage Act, CAP M6, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (2004), all venues of worship in Nigeria must be licensed – for marriage to be legally conducted. This license can only be obtained from the Ministry of Interior.

Ministry of interior recruitment 2020

The Ministry of Interior is currently recruiting. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply into the several units within the agency.

If you seek to be employed by the Federal Government of Nigeria, this is your opportunity.

As the Ministry of Interior is mandated to look after: the consular and immigration services, security of life and properties, federal fire service, grant citizenship, recruit workers of the Nigerian Prison service, reform and re-integrate inmates, management of national emergencies, as well as the immigration, Nigerian security and civil defense corps – workers are needed in these units.

Would you like to work with the Ministry of Interior? Please begin your application process here.

Permanent secretary ministry of interior nigeria

The current Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior is Dr. Shuaib Belgore.

So far, he has done a lot for the sector. In order to promote extra-curricular activities to improve the performance of staff, he plans to establish some fitness regime.

Minister of interior 2020

As at 2020, the minister of interior, Nigeria is Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.

Ministry of interior address

The Ministry of Interior has different offices in the country.

One of its Abuja offices is located at Old Secretariat Area l, Garki, Abuja.

Phone number: +234 700 009 9999.

Website: http://www.interior.gov.ng.


  • Dan Hunter

    Daniel is a Digital Marketer and a Copywriter. He is a member of the Association of Business Executives (UK). On most days, he enjoys writing, soccer, and spending time with Nature.

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