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Rice smuggling

29 Aug 2019
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic was because of the massive smuggling activities, especially of rice, taking place on that corridor. Buhari discussed this at the ongoing Seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), in Yokohama, Japan. Until Buhari's comment in Tokyo, there was no…
21 Apr 2019
To tackle the menace of rice smuggling, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has met with the executives...
18 Jun 2018
The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
17 Jul 2017
Opening the session with “Smuggling – A Threat to Nigeria’s Quest to Self-Sufficiency in Rice Production’’, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, decried the rising trend in smuggling in the country.
26 Jun 2016
The Customs Area Controller, Ogun Area Command, Comptroller Waindu Multafu, has decried the unpatriotic attitude of smugglers who persisted in making rice smuggling a matter of ``life and death’’.


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