28 Oct 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria's governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the closure of Nigeria's land borders has helped create "jobs," justifying a move that has not only impacted the economies of the country's neighbours. "So when you asked, what is the benefit, the benefit of the border closure on the economy of Nigeria, I just used…
19 Oct 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.
29 Sep 2019
An international trade expert, Mr. Bamidele Aiyemibo, yesterday, said continued closure of border with neighbouring Benin Republic was a trade impediment within West African region, adding that it has crippled Nigeria’s economy and other neighbouring countries.’