20 Oct 2019
Barely five days after the complete closure of Nigerian borders, there are palpable fears that the increasing volume of cargo to the seaports may worsen the congestion phenomenon.
20 Oct 2019
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono last Monday said Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself. He asserted that there is no hunger in the country. But contrary to his assertion, experts in the sector bare their minds on the true state of the situation. GBENGA AKINFENWA reports. Nigeria Is Far From…
8 Sep 2019
The closure of land borders with the Republic of Benin and other neighboring countries has led to increased prices of frozen foods, rice, and other items considered by the Federal Government as contrabands in the last two weeks.
2 Sep 2019
The minister of interior Rauf Aregbesola has thrown his weight behind technology for the faster processing of the Nigerian passport. "With technology, it is possible to process and obtain the passport within 48 hours, if the application does not have any issues. Nigerian passport should be available within 48 hours maximum after application and at…
21 Aug 2019
Many travelers were Wednesday stranded at Nigeria and Benin Republic border as officials closed the border on both sides without formal notice. "Just on my way to Nigeria now they have close border chai," a stranded traveler Sebomi told The Guardian. "The Benin-Nigerian borders are closed. At Chikanda and around Kwara state and other borders,…
7 Apr 2015
Eight Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash with Sunni rebels who had infiltrated from neighbouring Pakistan, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.