Customs to deploy drones at Seme border
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it will soon deploy drones at Seme for effective patrol in checking smuggling activities in the border area.
Soldier commits suicide after killing a customs officer in Seme
A soldier attached to 243 Recce Battalion Ibereko, Badagry, LCP Mahmud Sulaiman, turned the gun on himself after he shot dead a customs officer at Seme border on Wednesday.
Hope for single African market in 2021 as borders open for AfCFTA
As expectations are high about the reopening of more land borders to regional trade this week, the country would address hiccups in its trade policies to optimize the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) scheduled to take off January 1, 2021.
Ex-envoys hail borders’ reopening, say decision to ease Nigeria-Ghana rift
The Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) has lauded the Federal Government for reopening four of the country’s land borders, saying the action attests to the current administration
Border re-opening won’t negatively affect MSMEs’ growth, says Radda
The Director-General, Small and Medium Scale Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, has said borders re-opening by the Federal Government will not have a negative effect
We have complied with FG directive on border re-opening –NIS
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has complied with the Federal Government’s directive on re-opening of land borders in the country.
Nigeria backs down after 16-month border closure
Despite concerns about Nigeria’s readiness to implement the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the race to meet the January 1, 2021 deadline appears to have forced the Federal Government to reopen the land borders
‘Nigeria borders will remain closed’
The Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, has said Nigeria borders will remain locked and the key is thrown into the lagoon.
Respite, as government approves release of goods stuck at Seme border
The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), which is coordinating the border closure exercise, has approved the release of over N130 billion goods stuck at the Seme border, more than one year after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the abrupt closure of the borders.