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5 Feb 2020
If the financial reports for the 2019 financial year of local producers in the consumer goods segment is anything to go by, the worse is far from being over as rising inventories, weak consumer purchasing power...
2 Feb 2020
As the Federal Government prevaricates over the re-opening of the country’s land borders about six months into the Joint Security Operation codenamed “Ex-Swift Response,” stakeholders insist it must adequately address issues...
2 Feb 2020
It appears that the successes recorded by the Federal Government’s closure of its land borders are waning, going by the lamentations of farmers and agripreneurs.
31 Jan 2020
Hopes of some stakeholders who expected the border to be re-opened as the first phase of the Ex Swift s exercise expired today have been dashed, as the Federal Government...
29 Jan 2020
Though the closure of the land borders may have had unintended consequences for genuine businesses, it has also helped local manufacturers expand their market share in the country and fill gaps hitherto occupied by smuggled goods.
26 Jan 2020
As the uncertainties surrounding the planned re-opening of the land borders persist, stakeholders have described the exercise as a ruse.They hinged their conclusion on the fact that the Nigerian Customs Service ...
22 Jan 2020
Stakeholders in the export industry has urged the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, holistically review the closure of the land borders
12 Jan 2020
Rev. Fr. Kizito Fogos, the Parish Priest of Church of Assumption Chongo’ Pyeng, Jos, says the decision by the Federal Government to close the nation’s land borders is the best for the country.
11 Jan 2020
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that it hoped to see more cargoes moving down to the Eastern port this year.
10 Jan 2020
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N1.34 trillion for the year 2019. Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ibrahim Ali...
8 Jan 2020
Senator Adelere Oriolowo (Osun West) has said that the closure of the country’s land borders exposed the huge revenue lost through illegal export to West African countries.
6 Jan 2020
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Ita Enang, has said the temporary closure of the nation’s land borders has added value to the growth...


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