Nigeria border closure
Nigeria’s border closure not to punish neighbours – Buhari
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.
The question of border closure is more economic than legal, says Aponmade
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.
Border closure saves Nigeria’s poultry industry N50b -NIAS boss
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…
Dons fault Buhari’s border closure policy
Prominent academics have said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to reverse the border closure policy makes him an unrepentant dictator.
Ogun communities urge Federal Government to review stand on border closure
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.
Manufacturers offer mixed reactions to continued border closure
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...
Niger Republic bans rice exportation to Nigeria
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,…