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border closure

2 Feb
Stakeholders in the maritime industry said the continuous closure of the land borders is affecting the ease of doing business in the country, as many enterprises have shut down, throwing thousands of people out of jobs.
19 Jul 2021
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


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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has officially extended an invitation to all member states of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to the first-ever UNWTO Global Conference on Tourism, Culture, and Creative Industries, to be held in Lagos between November 14 and 16. The Minister gave the invitation to member states…
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There are strong indications that the Federal Government may have failed in its policy and regulatory direction towards harnessing existing 14,120MW of exploitable hydropower despite the country’s gross energy deficit.
46 mins ago
Just as it was with the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday when its meeting to mend fences ended in a deadlock, the meeting called, yesterday, by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) between its governors and the party leadership...
54 mins ago
Wike is a governor I cherish. I like the way he behaves but not recently. When you overdo certain things, you start getting negative reactions even among the people who love you.
56 mins ago
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