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Border closure not to obstruct legal businesses ― Customs

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Mr Mohammed Garba, the newly appointed Coordinator for the Joint Border Operations Drill, Northcentral Zone, Ilorin, Kwara, says Federal Government policy on temporary border closure is not designed to witchhunt or obstruct legal businesses. He said this at the palace of the Emir of Yashikira, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara on Sunday when he
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No fewer than 10,000 farmers in Lagos State are to benefit from the World Bank-assisted agricultural scheme, under the Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support, APPEALS, project.

Border closure saves Nigeria’s poultry industry N50bn ― NIAS boss

The land border closure with neighbouring countries has saved the poultry industry in Nigeria about N50 billion since its commencement in October. Professor Eustace Iyayi, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) made the disclosure at a news conference in Abuja during a news conference with the theme, “Nigeria
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Border Closure: Why I support the Federal Government ― Afe Babalola

By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) Aare Afe Babalola has thrown his weight behind the Federal government over the continuous closure of the nation’s land border, saying the action would in no small measure improve the economy of Nigeria. Babalola said unrestricted inflow of foreign goods into the country
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Border Closure: Nigeria too big to be threatened by Benin ― Prof. Lumumba

…Says Borders can be open without being porous By Olayinka Ajayi Former Director of Kenyan Anti-Corruption Commission Prof. PLO Lumumba has maintained that the federal government is too big to be threatened by smaller neighbouring countries like Benin to result in the closure of land borders. Fielding questions from newsmen during the 6 Goddy Jidenma
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Borders closure: It’s unfair for smaller countries to sabotage Nigeria ― El-Rufai

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has backed the Federal Government’s closure of Nigeria’s land borders. According to him, it is unfair for smaller countries to be sabotaging a big country like Nigeria. El-Rufai who was a special guest at the graduation of Senior Course Three of the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada,
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