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You will not necessarily have to submit an application for a Nigerian Passport, although it would be worth you doing so as the baby will require some form of travel document.
As neither parent is a UK National, the baby will be a Nigerian National and you will need to apply for a passport in any event if the baby is to travel outside of the UK.
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In response to your question, the child will not automatically become a UK Citizen unless one of teh parents is a UK Citizen.
You will need to make an application for a Dependants Visa for the Child. i.e. the child would then become the dependant of a person who has been granted a student visa in the UK.
He will have to be in the UK for a period of 5 years before being eligible for Indefinte Leave to remain. Once granted ILR, a person should not remain outside of the countr for a period of 2 years or more or the ILR will be reviked.
Once the child is 18, they become an adult and will have to make an application of tehir own as opposed to a dependants application.
The chi8ld can be endorsed on teh mothers passport for the purposes of any application, however, it would be best for you to make an application for an indvidiual passport.
Once in the UK for a period of 5 years, as a dependant, the child will be eligible for ILR.
The Child who was born in Nigeria would be eligible for ILR after 5 years in the UK.
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