#OBSCURELEGALFACTS by Arome Abu.

OFFENCES AGAINST THE NIGERIA PASSPORT .

In Nigeria, the Nigerian Passport is the property of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, consequently, it is an offence for any person:

(1) To have or be in unauthorised possession of MORE THAN ONE valid Nigerian passport;
 
(3) To tamper with or mutilate any pages of the passport;
 
(4) To give false information for the purpose of procuring a passport;

(5) Not being a citizen of Nigeria to have or be in possession of the Nigerian passport.

(6) In the event of loss of passport, to fail to notify proper authorities of loss;

PENALTY
1 Year Imprisonemnt

See Sections 1 of the Passport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.

Arome Abu is the Managing Partner of Abu & Olaniyan Partners.

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.

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