Friday, 2nd December 2022
Breaking News:


26 Oct
Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has urged the Federal Government to invest in modern technologies for effective border security.
3 Dec 2021
The Customs and Excise Department, no doubt is significant in implementing government’s export and import policies; and thereby generating revenue for the Federal Government
2 Mar 2020
The Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, has urged the Nigerian youths and farmers to take advantage of the continued border closure to explore the goldmine in agriculture.
21 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’, has intercepted some foreign parboiled rice concealed in gas cylinders and smuggled into the country from the Benin Republic.
22 Dec 2019
A group of Europeans sat around a table with an inaccurate map of Africa and began to share out the pieces of the map.
18 Nov 2019
The closure of some of the Nigerian borders has led to the increase in food prices and subsequently pushed up annual inflation in the country. The National Bureau of Statistics monthly report released on Monday showed that annual inflation was 11.61% in October, up from 11.24% in September, indicating the highest rate since May 2018.…
16 Nov 2019
Mr. Ayodele Akinwunmi, an economist in the Corporate Banking Department of FSDH Merchant Bank Limited, spoke to CHIJIOKE NELSON on the current closure of Nigeria’s land border, which he said though temporary, but must be reviewed urgently to stem the growing tide of economic losses and insecurity in the country
15 Nov 2019
Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger have agreed to establish a joint border police to check the influx of foreign goods into West Africa's largest market. The three countries said in a joint communique in Abuja on Thursday evening that the joint patrol team will comprise "the police, customs, immigration, navy and state security…
13 Nov 2019
Stakeholders in the economy have listed critical conditions that the Federal Government must meet for Nigeria to enjoy the full benefits of the border closure.
6 Nov 2019
The Federal Government, through some of its agencies, have recorded some gains in the fight to curb smuggling across the country’s land borders, especially for commodities like rice and petrol. With this success comes a huge cost to the country and several businesses in terms of revenue loss.
1 Nov 2019
The atmosphere of the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, was different yesterday with last-minute preparations as the 31st edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair begins today. The fair, which is being promoted by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), will hold from November 1 to 10
29 Oct 2019
The Federal Government’s decision to shut the nation’s land borders against neigbouring countries will remain, despite any short-term losses, until they ratify Nigeria’s proposed anti-smuggling policy, according to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele.


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The National Basketball Association, NBA Africa yesterday announced that the fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa would take place from Monday, December 5 to end on Thursday, December 8 at NBA Academy Africa, an elite basketball training center in Saly, Senegal, for the top high-school age prospects from across the continent. This year’s women’s camp…
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Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL) says 1.4 billion dollars financing has been secured to fund the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/CNL Joint Venture (JV) infill drilling project from 2022 to 2026. CNL’s, General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Mr Esimaje Brikinn made the disclosure in a statement on Friday. Brikinn said the financing arrangement was…
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Team Delta on Friday walloped Team Oyo 3-0 to win gold in the women’s team Table Tennis final at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the quartet of Rashidat Ogundele, Fatima Bello, Ajoke Ojomu and Aminat Fashola trashed Team Oyo in a one-sided final at the…
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The Dein of Agbor kingdom, Dein Keagborekuzi 1, has said that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, will make an amazing governor if given the chance to serve. The first-class traditional monarch made the remark on Friday, December…
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US President Joe Biden signed into law Friday a rare intervention by Congress forcing freight rail unions to accept a salary deal, avoiding a possibly devastating strike -- but putting the pro-union Democrat in an awkward political position. Biden signed the law in a brief White House ceremony only a week before unions who had…