The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it issued 11,771 Visas on Arrival (VOAs) between July and the first week of November.
Spokesman of the NIS, Mr Sunday James, made this known in a statement on Sunday.
A breakdown of the figure shows that 1,604 VOAs were issued in July; 3,732 in August; 1,897 in September; 3,841 in October, and 697 in the first week of November.
James said the statement was in reaction to false claims by some stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector that Nigeria has no VOA programme. Read more