Long wait for new Seme Border facility
It is curious that 2019 election politics has taken the steam out of the initial enthusiasm to commission a new multilateral facility at the Seme Border Post. A date is yet to be set for the official commissioning of the new facility. At the end of August, a step towards the opening was taken when…
Hurdles to ridding Seme border of smugglers
Being a renowned border that links most of the West African Countries within the sub-region, and its pivotal role in the economic development of Nigeria and West Africa at large, it is a known fact that the Lagos-Abidjan corridor has attracted both legitimate international and local travelers across the frontier. This international attraction is also…
SON unveils Seme Border operations to check influx of substandard products
The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma has said that the agency would continue to intensify efforts aimed at checkmating influx of substandard products into the country, across major points of entry.
Rice smuggling thrives spite of ban
The smuggling of rice through the land borders has continued to thrive in Badagry area of Lagos State in spite of the Federal Government’s ban on the practice.
Scanner failure threatens bilateral trade at Seme border
The failure of the fixed scanner at the Seme Border to work at installed capacity has resulted into slow pace of trading activities at Nigeria’s busiest land frontier with the Benin Republic.