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
Mr. H.G. Odunna
First Sercretary/PA High Commissioner
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. H. Taddy
Administrative Attache'/Secretary to the High Commisioner
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:

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,xxxxxxxxxxx
Deputy High Commissioner
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
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First Secretary/Personal Assistant to the Deputy High Commissioner
Tel: 02078391244
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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
Mrs R. Yakowa-Okoh
Counsellor/Head of Chancery
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Mrs. L. Pama
Third Seceretary
Tel: 0207 839 1244
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Email:
Mr. A. Obayomi
Overseas Communication Board
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
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Resident Courier
Tel: 0207 839 1244
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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. P. U. Nwokoro
Minister/Head of Section
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs. Helen.U. Nzeako
First Secretary
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. W. L. Malgwi
Third Secretary
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Mr. A. Garba
Administrative Attaché
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:

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
Mr. O.O. Aluko
Minister/Head of Section
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. E. Gazi
Minister/Deputy Head of Section
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Mr. I. Effiong-Archibongg
Counsellor
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Mrs. C.A. Adeoye
Administrative Attache
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:

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:
Mr. D. I. George
Counsellor
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. O.E. Folowosele
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:
Mr. M. Kaila
Deputy Immigration Attache' I
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. S. Aliyu
Deputy Immigration Attache' II
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:
Mr. A.T. Hundeyin
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
Mr. B. Okoro
Minister/Head Political
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Mrs S.A. Paramole
First Secretary
Tel: 02078391244
Ext:
Email:

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:
Mr. I. G. Zanna
Minister/Deputy Chief of Protocol
Tel: 02078391244
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
Brig Gen A.S. Ndalolo
Defence Adviser
Tel: 0207 839 1244
Ext:
Email:
Cdr M Raji
DDA Navy
Email:
Wg Cdr F S Ma'aji
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

UPDATE ON PASSPORT APPLICATION,COLLECTION, AND FAST TRACK

    This is to inform applicants that the High Commission has transited to the use of Point of Sale (POS) in making payments for all services rendered by the High Commission. Henceforth, payments can be made using debit cards for all transactions such as loss of Passport, Fast Track, Emergency Travel Certificates (ETC) and Authentication of Documents effective from 2nd September, 2019.

    In view of the foregoing, the High Commission would no longer accept postal order for all services rendered by Immigration Section.

     Also having observed that a major delay in issuance of passport of applicants is caused significantly by the wrong filling of online form by some applicants, we implore applicants to ensure that they fill the online form correctly, maintaining the same order in the arrangement of names – surname, first name and middle names in their current passports.

     In addition, with a view to ease the difficulties being encountered by Nigerians during the process of renewing their passports, especially for applicants coming from outside London, the High Commission wishes to inform that applicants are at liberty to leave behind a pre-paid special delivery self-addressed envelope to enable the Mission mail back their passport.

    For applicants with urgent need to travel before their collection date, such applicants could apply for an Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC) or use the fast-track passport service available if they so desire. The High Commission wishes to assure all of its commitment to ensuring effective service delivery, and at the same time to seek the understanding and cooperation of applicants for passports.

    Applicants are also constantly reminded to use this official facility and desist from using a third party or touts to request for passport on their behalf. However, all applicants should allow ample time to process their passport whereby passport can be renewed/reissued six(6) month before it expires. Consequently, all applicants are urged not to use the App (myVisit) for their appointment as its no longer valid for appointment booking. Applicants are also advised to come strictly on the interview date printed on passport payment slip.

Thank you.


Immigration Section
Nigeria High Commission
London