NEPC facilitates trade formalisation at Okerete/Seme border corridors
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has presented working tools to facilitate formalisation of trade along Okerete/Seme trade border corridors.
One year on, multibillion naira goods stuck at Seme border
Almost a year after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the closure of Nigeria’s land border with Benin Republic and, by extension, other neighbouring countries, goods by local manufacturers, especially companies registered under the ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme
53 more Nigerian returnees from Ghana, Benin Republic arrive Seme border
Another batch of 53 Nigerian returnees from Ghana and Benin Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports (NAN) reports
Another 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo arrive Seme border
Another batch of 23 Nigerian returnees from Togo Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State...
Stakeholders want government’s conditions met before re-opening
As the Federal Government prevaricates over the re-opening of the country’s land borders about six months into the Joint Security Operation codenamed “Ex-Swift Response,” stakeholders insist it must adequately address issues...
Stakeholders urge FG to review holistically border closure
Stakeholders in the export industry has urged the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, holistically review the closure of the land borders
Cries about border closure sponsored, says lawmaker
Sen. Abdullahi Adamu has asked the Federal Government to ignore concerns in some quarters that the border closure was impacting negatively on the economy.
Beyond border closure and its discontents
The prolonged closure of Nigerian land borders has been generating more reactions from our neighbours and the citizenry. But beyond the age-old clampdown measures, it is high time the Federal Government shifted from undue rhetoric to action
Border closure is killing businesses — Expert
An international trade expert, Mr. Bamidele Aiyemibo, yesterday, said continued closure of border with neighbouring Benin Republic was a trade impediment within West African region, adding that it has crippled Nigeria’s economy and other neighbouring countries.’