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Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up joint border patrol  

Ogun monarchs ask Buhari to reopen land borders

  Traditional rulers and residents of border communities in Ogun state have made a joint appeal to President Muhammed Buhari to review the border closure and bring...

Customs suspends fuel supply to border filling stations 

Minister appeals to Customs to allow fuel at land borders 

  The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has appealed to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to allow fuel trucks access to border towns and...

Hameed Ali

Ali: Land borders must remain closed for long 

  The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali said on Thursday that Nigeria’s land borders will remain shut for a long time, despite the...

Hameed Ali

Reps to Customs: Lift ban on fuel supply to land borders stations 

  The House of Representatives has asked the Nigeria Customs Service to lift the ban on supply of petroleum products to fuel stations at the land borders. At...

Femi Falana

Why Nigeria must reopen its land borders — Falana

  Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen Nigeria’s land borders with neighbouring Benin and Niger Republics. The borders...

Femi Falana

Falana asks Buhari to re-open land borders 

  Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen Nigeria’s land borders with neighbouring Benin and Niger Republics.  The...

Hameed Ali

Customs bans import, export of goods through land borders

  The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, says no item can be imported or exported through the nation’s land borders anymore.  Ali...

Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

Customs bans import, export of all goods through land borders

  The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) says no item can be imported or exported through the nation’s land borders anymore. Customs Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali,...

ECOWAS Parliament begs Nigeria to reopen land borders

ECOWAS Parliament begs Nigeria to reopen land borders

  The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade movement within...

Babagana Monguno

Closure of land borders to extend beyond 28 days, says NSA

  “There is no definite time when this exercise will be over,” Nigeria’s National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Major General Babagana Monguno, has said...

CG Customs Hameed Ali

Customs boss says Nigeria not in a hurry to reopen land borders 

  The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has said that the Federal Government is not in a hurry to reopen the country’s land...

Nigerian government approves N52bn for e-surveillance of land borders

Nigerian government approves N52bn for e-surveillance of land borders

In a bid to stop smuggling and cross border criminal activities, the Nigerian government on Thursday approved N52 billion for electronic surveillance of its land...