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By Nicole

The federal government is planning to establish electronic surveillance.

In order to keep an eye on the country’s borders, the federal government intends to set up electronic surveillance posts at various locations. Rauf Aregbesola, the interior minister, made this statement in Abuja while participating in the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum. According to Mr. Aregbesola, the electronic surveillance posts were created to strengthen current immigration controls and improve national security. He said, “As a matter of fact, we are at the point of signing an agreement with Huawei on e-border.”

He also added that this means that we want to use technology to put all of the key border positions under continuous electronic satellite surveillance. This will allow us to monitor designated border areas in real time, around-the-clock, from all of our monitoring centers, especially the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) headquarters. You can also press a button to find out what’s going on at the Kamba border post, the Jibia border, and even Mfum, he said. Chinese investors own the technology company Huawei. The federal government is committed to ensuring the safety of all citizens, Mr. Aregbesola assured.

Sister organizations would keep trying to stop illegal immigration.

Aregbesola further stated that the NIS and its sister organizations would keep up their efforts to stop all cross-border crimes and illegal immigration. “We are the leading agency in border management, but we won’t stop working to keep Nigerians safe,” said the agency. Almost all of the other security and intelligence agencies are involved, and we are not relaxing; instead, we are devoted and committed to making sure that this action will lessen threats and that we will manage and control the borders. Nigerians, according to Mr. Aregbesola, ought to be proud of having one of the longest borders in Africa. Nigeria’s roughly 5,000 km of borderline serves as a powerful illustration of this point.

You cannot possibly have enough men to man every inch, centimeter, or millimeter of that borderline, that is what this tells you. However, we have established manned border posts that are dispersed along the entire length of Nigeria’s borders. There is no borderline where there is human existence that does not divide human beings, communities who are homogenous, except where it is impossible for human beings to exist, which means that aside from that, which is about sovereignty, the artificiality of our boundaries cannot just be thrown aside. It can be found in the South, West, Central, North-west, North-east, and North-central regions.

NIS says they will continue partnership with Chinese mobile technologies.

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has stated that it will continue to fortify its partnership with Huawei, a leader in mobile technology in China, in order to provide a digital platform for efficient and seamless migration management across national borders for internal security. Isah Idris, acting comptroller-general (CG) of the NIS, stated that the NIS must continue to use Huawei technologies to support the agency’s commitment to enforcing seamless operations and strategies. This is due to the need for the appropriate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to be deployed smoothly.

Idris stated during an interactive session between the NIS and Huawei on immigration digital transformation that ongoing cooperation between the two organizations is essential to advancing efforts to secure Nigeria’s borders through ICT. The use of appropriate information and communications technology (ICT) cannot be overemphasized, he claimed. As the service has long recognized this within the framework of its legal obligations and in support of its overall commitment to establishing effective and efficient migration management and internal security strategies in Nigeria.

All security agencies are tasked in border policing and national safety.

The task of maintaining law and order on the border and securing the nation, according to the minister, involved all security and intelligence agencies. He said, “federal government is not relenting” it is highly dedicated and committed to making sure that border threat management and control are effective. Nevertheless, the minister gave Nigerians assurances that, once implemented, the e-border monitoring and surveillance would significantly reduce the rate of cross-border crimes and other criminal activities.


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jdpumping
jdpumping
1 year ago

It is a good thing to establish electronic satellite to monitor activities at all our borders,this will help checkmate crime rates and other things going on.

Abusi
Abusi
1 year ago

I hope this is done. It will help in our surveillance and security consciousness. The organization that Nigeria will sign the agreement with in China should be ready to start a full fledge work here in Nigeria.

Adeolastan
Adeolastan
1 year ago

All this signing agreement and borrowing from China will not lead Nigeria to anywhere because China is one of the most dubious and selfish country in the world.

Haykaylyon26
Haykaylyon26
1 year ago

This is a good agreement it will help the surveillance of our security to monitor will activities in the border this will help in noticing the movement of criminal trying to sneak into the country it will improve our security

Iyanu12345ogg
Iyanu12345ogg
1 year ago

There’s assurance that, once implemented, the monitoring and surveillance would significantly reduce the rate of cross-border crimes and other criminal activities. It should be signed, ASAP.

Last edited 1 year ago by Iyanu12345ogg
Christiana
Christiana
1 year ago

All of our monitoring facilities, including the headquarters of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), will be able to keep a constant eye on specific border locations in real time.

Tolaniiii
Tolaniiii
1 year ago

There is no borderline where humans exist that does not split homogenous populations, except where humans cannot exist, hence the artificiality of our borders cannot be ignored.

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Nwachukwu Kingsley
1 year ago

In order for the federal government to maintain vigilance along the perimeter of the country, it plans to install electronic monitoring posts in a variety of strategic areas.

Bola12
Bola12
1 year ago

The federal government intends to set up electronic surveillance posts at various important locations along the country’s borders.

Chibuzor
Chibuzor
1 year ago

The electronic surveillance posts were established in order to bolster the limitations on immigration that are already in place and to enhance national security. He stated, “In point of fact, we are on the verge of signing an agreement with Huawei on electronic-commerce.”

Tonerol10
Tonerol10
1 year ago

The federal government is planning to establish electronic surveillance. Really we should be happy or what. Abegi. The Government has failed already. Make them round up. After how many many 7 year of nothing. They are now tell us about plan😅😅. Fake Government

Remi1
Remi1
1 year ago

The use of appropriate information and communications technology (ICT) cannot be overemphasized, he claimed. As the service has long recognized this within the framework of its legal obligations and in support of its overall commitment to establishing effective and efficient migration management and internal security strategies in Nigeria.

DimOla
DimOla
1 year ago

Please Nigeria urgently need the implemention of this electronic surveillance technology to tackle terrorism and illegal immigration including weapons smuggling.

SarahDiv
SarahDiv
1 year ago

Federal Government should please speedup the signing with the Chinese firm so that they can commence the establishment of electronic surveillance that will help in checkmating illegal migrant, weapons smuggling along our borders.

Ultra0711
Ultra0711
1 year ago

Implementing such surveillance technology with tremendous features in Nigeria will really give us edge over criminal activities and surveillance monitoring within the country.

Adesanyaj72
Adesanyaj72
1 year ago

We are not letting up; rather, we are dedicated and determined to making sure that this action will reduce risks and that we will manage and control the borders. Almost every other security and intelligence agency is involved.

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Godsewill Ifeanyi
1 year ago

People living in Nigeria should be proud of the fact that their country has one of the longest frontiers in Africa. A striking illustration of this point is provided by the almost 5,000 kilometers of borders that Nigeria has.

Kazeem1
Kazeem1
1 year ago

The National Immigration Service (NIS) and its affiliated organizations committed to continuing their fight against illegal immigration and all transnational crimes.

Taiwoo
Taiwoo
1 year ago

We are not taking this opportunity to relax; rather, we are dedicated and committed to ensuring that this effort will minimize risks and that we will be able to manage and control the borders. Almost all of the other security and intelligence agencies are involved in this action.