Tag: border closure

Buhari Calls for More Patience Over Border Closure

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of tripartite ... Read More

Border closure necessary to protect nation’s economy — Sanwo-Olu

Abdul Jimoh- February 6, 2020

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says that the closure of the country’s border is necessary to protect the Nigerian economy against unfair actions which run ... Read More

Farmer wants border closure sustained

Abdul Jimoh- October 30, 2019

An Enugu-based rice farmer, Mr Ekene Uzodinma, has lauded the Federal Government for mustering the political will to close the country’s borders to check smuggling ... Read More

IMF Backs Nigeria on Border Closure

Henry Solomon- October 19, 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade. Mr Abebe Selassie, ... Read More