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India arrests Nigerian, four others with 120g of drug

Border closure pushed me into crime — Suspect

  Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected burglars who specialise in breaking into...

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up joint border patrol  

One year after: Has border closure achieved desired result?

The initial reason given by the government for closing the land borders was to forestall the ever increasing rate of smuggling of prohibited items, arms and ammunition...

Assessing the impact of border closure on Nigeria’s economy

Assessing the impact of border closure on Nigeria’s economy

  On August 21 2019, the Nigerian government announced the partial closure of the country’s land borders with Benin Republic and other neighbouring countries in...

Ex-VP Sambo backs border closure

  Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the closure of Nigeria’s land border, describing it as one of the most...

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up joint border patrol  

Border closure: Customs arrests 697 illegal migrants, seizes N7.3bn goods

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it had arrested 697 illegal migrants and seized 86,602 bags of foreign parboiled rice among other contraband worth N7.3...

Task force counts security, economic gains of border closure 

Task force counts security, economic gains of border closure 

  The Joint Border Operation Drill, Sector 3, says it has recorded gains by improving security and economy of the country in less than two months of inauguration....

Buhari: Nigeria has attained food security since border closure

Buhari: Nigeria has attained food security since border closure

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigeria has attained food security after the partial closure of its land borders. Buhari was speaking during a meeting...

Buhari says banditry declined after border closure 

Buhari says banditry declined after border closure 

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the country has witnessed a decline in banditry because of the control of weapons smuggling since the partial closure of...

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West African traders beg FG over border closure

  The West African Association for Cross Border Trade in Agro-Forestry-Pastoral, Fisheries Products and Foods (WACTAF)) Nigeria Chapter, has called on the Economic...

Border closure: Kwara Speaker raises alarm over fuel scarcity 

Border closure: Kwara Speaker raises alarm over fuel scarcity 

         Following the ban on petrol sale to border stations, the Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Yakubu Danladi, has expressed concern over fuel scarcity...

Nigeria's North East border compromised — Customs officer 

Border closure providing jobs, says Buhari’s aide 

  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Ita Enang, has said that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders with neighbouring...

Customs suspends fuel supply to border filling stations 

Should the border closure policy be sustained?

It should be sustained because it has really helped checkmate the influx of arms into the country and push citizens back to agriculture. If our border is reopened, our...