Nigeria border closure
19 Jan 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy.
31 Dec 2019
I am not in a position to know because I have not carried out any study in that direction. Government has been publishing accounts of how this has helped local farmers.
26 Dec 2019
The land border closure with neighbouring countries has saved the poultry industry in Nigeria about N50 billion since its commencement in October. Prof. Eustace Iyayi, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) made the disclosure at a news conference in Abuja. According to Iyayi, the multiplier effect of the…
13 Dec 2019
Prominent academics have said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to reverse the border closure policy makes him an unrepentant dictator.
29 Nov 2019
Border communities in Ogun State yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to immediately lift the ban on the border closure because of the negative effects on the people, especially those living in the border areas.
11 Nov 2019
No nation across the world has left its borders open for inflow of goods and services. Even in the so-called free economy, mostly practiced in theories and textbooks...
23 Oct 2019
Mixed reactions have continued to trail the sustained closure of the nation’s land borders, especially among operators in the manufacturing sector, with some supporting...
14 Oct 2019
The Republic of Niger has banned the exportation of rice to Nigeria in any form, the comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs Service Hameed Ali said on Monday. Ali while speaking to journalists in Abuja said the Niger Republic took the decision because Nigeria had closed its borders. "Goods that are on the prohibition list in Nigeria,…