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COVID-19: Benin Republic shuts border with Nigeria 

COVID-19: Benin Republic shuts border with Nigeria 

  Hundreds of travellers were stranded in Seme on Saturday as Benin Republic closed its border over the global coronavirus pandemic. Benin Republic reportedly...

How Benin Republic plans to dump N10.8bn rice in Nigeria

How Benin Republic plans to dump N10.8bn rice in Nigeria

  The Federal Government has uncovered a sinister plot by neighbouring Benin Republic to dump 105,000 metric tonnes of foreign rice worth $30 million (N10.8...

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Ali raises alarm over $32m Benin Republic, Japan rice deal

  Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has expressed concern over a $32 million rice grant offered to the Republic of Benin by Japan. Ali, who expressed...

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Customs decries restriction of Nigerian imports by Benin Republic

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has decried a new policy by the Customs of Benin Republic, which restricts general cargo imports in transit, to the ECOWAS Joint Border...

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Nigeria, Benin Republic move to facilitate trade through bilateral connectivity 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Customs administration in Benin Republic have agreed to establish a bilateral connectivity aimed at facilitating trade and...

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Nigeria Customs to establish bilateral connectivity with Benin Republic 

Determined to eradicate smuggling, wrong declaration of cargo and other anti-economic vices, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and its counterpart in Benin Republic on...

Smuggling: Customs urges Nigerians to embrace export

Nigeria Customs shuts Benin Republic’s transit park

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has shut down the popular Atlas Park used by the Customs officials of Benin Republic to examine and process Nigeria-bound goods. The...

Customs seizes N1.4bn contraband, 10 truck load of smuggled rice

Minister accuses Benin Republic of frustrating Nigeria’s anti-smuggling effort

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has decried the abuse of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

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Benin Republic, Oyo partner on trade, trans-border crimes

The Republic of Benin has expressed readiness to partner with the Oyo State Government toward strengthening bilateral trade, agriculture and forestalling trans-border...

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Smuggling: Dangote seeks drastic action against Benin Republic

By Patience Danjuma  Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has asked the Federal Government to take drastic action against Benin...

Nigeria, Benin Republic to improve trade relations

Nigeria, Benin Republic to improve trade relations

The Nigerian Embassy in Benin Republic is set to open up the major borders connecting the two countries to improve trade relations between Nigeria and the neighbouring...

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Nigeria Customs officers accuse Benin Republic of harassment 

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has decried what it called undue harassment and molestation of its officers by their Beninoise counterpart and...