Buni orders closure of Yobe borders from April 1
Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has ordered the closure of the state’s borders from Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The latest any of the borders are expected to be open is midnight of Tuesday
Ortom wants borders closed against killer herders
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to close borders against foreign Fulani herdsmen who troop into the country to kill innocent citizens. Ortom said this while at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, to visit Mrs. Grace Zeku whose hand was chopped off by herders in her farm in Guma Council of the state.
Nigerians groan, farmers, processors profit from food price hike
Indications have emerged that farmers, processors and their distributors have begun to reap the benefits of closing some borders and a regime of restriction on foreign exchange as these have catalyzed demand for locally produced food items.
DPR: Fighting fuel smugglers along porous Adamawa borders
The Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) recently smoked out smugglers of petroleum products in Adamawa state by dismantling illegal depots located around border towns in the state.
‘Regulate permits on importation of drugs’
A commissioner in the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD), Adeolu Ogunrombi, has urged the Federal Government to regulate permits being given to certified individuals for the importation of drugs, particularly Tramadol, into the country. Ogunrombi, who spoke with The Guardian yesterday in Abuja, said the seizure of Tramadol is a reflection that we have…