High Commissioner's Secretariat

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • As assigned by the High Commissioner
Mrs H. Taddy
Administrative Attache'/Secretary to the High Commisioner
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:

Deputy High Commissioner

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • As Assigned by the Deputy High Commissioner
His Excellency, Amb. Kabiru Bala
Deputy High Commissioner
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Miss L. Iriata
First Secretary/Personal Assistant to the Deputy High Commissioner
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. A. Garba
Administrative Attache'
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:

Administration

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • General Administration of the Chancery
  • Personnel and Welfare matters
  • Medical Treatment
  • Housing and Services
Dr. Samuel.O. Ojo
First Secretary/ Head of Chancery
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs L. Pama
Third Secretary
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Mr. D.S. Eguaroje
Admin Attaché (OCB)
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs A.C. Olalowo
Admin Attache' III (Open Registry)
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Mr. U.B.Akpan
Resident Courier
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:

Consular, Education and Welfare

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Consular, legal and Education matters
  • Bilateral consular relations
  • Welfare of Nigerian Nationals
  • Nigerian Community matters
  • Student Affairs
Mr. E.A. Namah
Minister/Head of Section
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs S.A. Paramole
First Secretary
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs K.O. Ogunbiyi
Administrative Attache
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:

Information, Culture, and Sport

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Media Relations
  • Information, Culture and Sports Matters
Head of Info
Minister/Head of Section
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:

Industry, Trade and Investment Section

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Bilateral Economic Relations
  • Bilateral and Multilateral Economic Agreements
  • International Economic and Financial Institutions
Mr. Ahmed Sule
Minister / Head of Section
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs N.J. Nzekwe
Administrative Attache'
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:

Immigration Affairs

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Visa and Passport Matters
  • Immigration, Emigration and Citizenship matters
  • Illegal Immigration, Passport/Immigration crimes
  • Travel Documents/ETC's
  • Notary Public and legalisation of documents
Mr. L.A. Junaid
Minister/Head of Immigration
Tel: 0207 353 3776
Ext:
Email:
Mr. I. Ikponmwosa
Counsellor/Deputy Head of Immigration
Tel:
Ext:
Email:
Mrs Mary A. Ushie
Immigration Attache'
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs C.I. Ngere
Deputy Immigration Attache' I
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. M. Kaila
Deputy Immigration Attache' III
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. S. Aliyu
Deputy Immigration Attache' III
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:

Political

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Bilateral and Multilateral Political Relations
  • Commonwealth Matters
Head of Political
HPolitical
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs I. Effiong-Archibongg
Counsellor/Deputy Head of Political
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. H. G. Odunwa
First Secretary
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:

Protocol

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Protocol matters
  • Reception and Accomodation of Guests
  • Diplomatic Mails
Mrs M. Okpi
Chief of Protocol
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:

Accounts

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Accounts, Payments and related financial matters
  • Commonwealth matters
Mr. A. Bamidele
Finance Attaché
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:

Overseas Communication

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • General Communication and Telecommunications
  • Telephone and Telex/Facsimile Machines
  • Diplomatic Mails

Library

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • as soo as

Defence

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • Defence Matters
Maj Gen G Oyefesobi
Defence Adviser
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Capt (NN) JO Ajodo
DDA Navy
Email:
Wg Cdr E Benson
DDA Air
Email:
Col HY Musa
DDA Finance
Email:
Lt Col OA Sanni
DDA Library
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
MWO A. Jantulu
CC/PA-DA
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:

Maritime

  • Contact Details
  • 9 Northumberland Avenue
  • London
  • WC2N 5BX
  • Tel: (+44) 020 7839 1244
  • Telephone Number for General Enquiries costs 0.10p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0871 2210 073
  • Telephone Number for Visa and Consular costs 0.92p per minute, Calls from mobiles and other networks may cost more: 0911 0020 004
  • Fax: (+44) 020 7839 8746

Duties of this Department include:

  • General Maritime
Mr. Dikko Bala
Alternate Permanent Representative to IMO
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Engr. A. Suleiman
Deputy Alternate Permanent Representative to IMO
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:

National Universities Commission

About NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Education (FME). In its over 47 years of existence, the Commission has transformed from a small office in the cabinet office to an important arm of government in the area of development and management of university education in Nigeria.

The main functions of the Commission are as follows:

  1. Granting approval for all academic programmes run in Nigerian universities;
  2. Granting approval for the establishment of all higher educational institutions offering degree programmes in Nigerian universities;
  3. Ensure quality assurance of all academic programmes offered in Nigerian universities; and
  4. Channel for all external support to the Nigerian universities.

The Commission has six departments; Department of Academic Standards, Department of Inspection and Monitoring, Department of Management Support Services, Department of Students Support Services, Department of Research and Innovations and the Executive Secretary's Office. Each of the departments is headed by a Director.

The Commission has recorded significant successes since its inception. These can be attributed to quality of leadership, dedication and commitment of the staff, the quality of its Board members, cooperation received from Universities and support from the Federal Government.

As a coordinating body, the Commission ensures it discharges its responsibilities by recruiting adequate and relevant man power and appeals to the Universities for their sustained support and understanding. The Commission also relies on support from the Federal Government, State Governments and other stakeholders in its bid to improve on the quality of tertiary education and graduates of the nation's university system.

For more information, please visit website: http://www.nuc.edu.ng

PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT WITH THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION LONDON IS NOW COMPULSORY


  • THE HIGH COMMISSION IS CLOSED ON MAY 28 AND 29 FOR ENGLAND SPRING HOLIDAY, AND NIGERIA DEMOCRACY DAY HOLIDAY RESPECTIVELY
    Click here for details

  • VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PASSPORT APPLICANTS

         AS WE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED ON THIS WEBSITE AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS, PASSPORT PROCESSING BOOKING DATE MUST BE SECURED BEFORE MAKING YOUR WAY TO THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION TO PROCESS YOUR PASSPORT.

         WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT, THE OLD PASSPORT BOOKING APPOINTMENT WITH SLOT NUMBER WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED, AND IT IS NOW REPLACED WITH "PASSPORT APPOINTMENT BOOKING" WITH ALLOCATED DATE AND TIME FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT. THIS TIME MUST BE STRICTLY RESPECTED.


         THE PASSPORT PROCESSING BOOKING DATE CAN BE OBTAINED ONLY FROM THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION WEBSITE (NOT FROM THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE WEBSITE), AND TAKE NOTE THAT THIS APPOINTMENT DATE IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT FROM THE "INTERVIEW DATE" - PRINTED ON THE PASSPORT PAYMENT SLIP AFTER MAKING PAYMENT ON THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE WEBSITE.   THE DATE ON PASSPORT PAYMENT SLIP, AS THE NAME IMPLIES, IS AN INTERVIEW DATE AND NOT PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT DATE WITH THE NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION IN LONDON.

    TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING

    1.      APPLICANTS WITHOUT A PRINTED COPY OF PASSPORT PROCESSING BOOKING DATE(OBTAINABLE ONLY FROM NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION WEBSITE) WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO THE HIGH COMMISSION;

    2.  ALL PASSPORT BOOKING APPOINTMENTS WILL BE VERIFIED ON OUR APPOINTMENT BOOKING SYSTEM;

    3. ONLY THE APPLICANT NAMES THAT APPEAR ON OUR APPOINTMENT BOOKING SYSTEM CAN BE PROCESSED;

    4.  APPLICANTS WITH FAKE APPOINTMENT BOOKING WILL BE SANCTIONED;

    5.  THE OLD APPOINTMENT BOOKING WITH SLOT NUMBER WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED;

    6.  MISSED APPOINTMENT MUST BE REBOOKED. HOWEVER, IF YOUR INTERVIEW DATE IS GONE, BUT NOT FOR MORE THAN 6 MONTHS, YOU CAN STILL MAKE A PASSPORT APPOINTMENT BOOKING. SIMPLY INPUT A FUTURE DATE AS INTERVIEW DATE. FOR EXAMPLE: IF TODAY IS MARCH 5, 2018 BUT YOUR INTERVIEW DATE IS ALREADY GONE, FOR EXAMPLE FEBRUARY 20,2018, SIMPLY INPUT ANY FUTURE DATE AS YOUR INTERVIEW DATE, E.G. MARCH 15, 2018.


    USEFUL LINKS ON HOW TO BOOK YOUR PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT

    - Click here for more information on how to book your appointment online from the Nigeria High Commission website

    - Click here to secure PASSPORT PROCESSING APPOINTMENT DATE ON myVisit PLATFORM OF NIGERIA HIGH COMMISSION

    *Note that appointment can be booked not only from computer desktops, but also from your mobile phones, iPads or Tablets. Simply download and install "MyVisit" app from Apple Store (For iPhones and iPads), and Google Play Store (For Android mobile phones, and tablets).


    HOW TO CHECK IF YOUR PASSPORT IS READY FOR COLLECTION

    - Click here to check if your passport is ready for collection

    RESUMPTION OF POSTAL SERVICES

         WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY MARCH 5, 2018, APPLICANTS LIVING OUTSIDE LONDON CAN REQUEST TO HAVE THEIR REISSUED PASSPORT DELIVERED TO THEM BY SPECIAL DELIVERY POSTAL SERVICES. INTERESTED APPLICANTS, MUST SUBMIT A SPECIAL DELIVERY SELF-ADDRESSED ENVELOPE TO IMMIGRATION SECTION, IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE BIOMETRIC CAPTURE.


    Immigration Section
    Nigeria High Commission
    London.