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border closure

19 Jul
Determined to raise awareness on the activities of its agencies, the Ministry of Interior, will tomorrow, air a documentary on the country’s longest border closure by 9:00 p.m.
31 Dec 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Dec. 16 ordered the immediate reopening of four critical land borders which have been shut since Aug. 20, 2019.
27 Nov 2020
As the Yuletide season approaches, more smuggled items — mainly foreign parboiled rice, tomato paste, frozen chicken and cars — are still being smuggled into the country in large scale, closure of Nigerian borders notwithstanding.
3 Jul 2020
Utilization of Local Raw-materials in the manufacturing sector increased marginally in the second half (H2) of 2019, attributable to the closure of the country’s land borders by the Federal Government during the period, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has said.
1 Jul 2020
Utilization of Local Raw-materials in the manufacturing sector increased marginally in the second half (H2) of 2019, attributable to the closure of the country’s land borders...
8 Mar 2020
The Joint Border Operation Drill, Sector 3, says it has recorded gains by improving security and economy of the country in less than two months of inauguration. The Ag. Coordinator, Joint Border Operation Drill, Sector 3, Compt. Garba Mohammed, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin. Sector three of…
26 Feb 2020
A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Social Integrity Network (SINET) has faulted report credited to Director General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN), Segun Ajayi-Kadiri, in which he described the border closure as unsustainable.
19 Feb 2020
Expectations that the land borders may be reopened anytime soon should be shelved, as Federal Government, through the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has said it will sustain the ongoing drill till the desired goals are achieved, despite prayers by some manufacturers....
15 Feb 2020
West African ministers met on Saturday to search for solutions to regional powerhouse Nigeria's shock decision to close its borders last August to curb smuggling.
14 Feb 2020
West African cross border traders under the aegis of the West Africa Association for Cross Border Trade in Agro-Forestry Pastoral and Fisheries Products (WACTAF) have called...
10 Feb 2020
The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, to study and make a full report
7 Feb 2020
Border closure against importation and smuggling of agro-allied products is an indication of absolute lack of confidence in the Nigeria Customs Service


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Nigeria makes history today as it becomes the first African country to digitise its currency, an exercise the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has described as “one of the milestones of a long journey.”...
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The 36 House of Assembly speakers has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits as terrorists and enemies of the nation. This was their resolution at a Conference...
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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said his state is not at war with the Federal Government over the controversial Value Added Tax (VAT) as insinuated in some quarters.
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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, has dragged former world cruiserweight boxing champion, Bash Alli, over alleged defamation of character and disruptive comments...
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Contrary to speculations in certain quarters, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is very much in the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the Dr. Aliyu Kurfi-led Progressive Consolidation Group