The Immigration Statistics from 2013 to 2016 reflected that a total of 1,822,501 persons arriving Nigeria were processed by the Immigration in 2016 as against 3,275,929 persons processed in 2015. 1,209,897 of the person were Nigerian nationals while the remaining 612,604 were Non-Nigerian.
Similarly, a total of 1,659,624 persons departing Nigeria were processed by the Immigration in 2016 as against 3,600,934 persons processed in 2015. 1,181,211 of the person were Nigerian nationals while the remaining 478,413 were Non-Nigerian.
A total of 449,818 persons moved through the 114 recognised land border control posts in 2016 while 3,031,862 moved through the airport control posts in 2016 as well.
197 arrests were made for various immigration offences during screening by nationality in 2016 . 15 and 3,065 foreigners were deported and repatriated in 2016 respectively while 3,457 Nigerians were deported/repatriated from abroad in 2016.The NIS generated N36,175,778,205.77 revenue locally and $ 53,785,348.16 as offshore revenue in 2016.