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Border Closure: NIS to prosecute illegal migrants

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Wednesday said any migrant arrested flouting the law would be prosecuted according to the immigration law. The NIS Controller...

Lockdown: Ayade withdraws aides from border closure teams

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has ordered the withdrawal of government appointees enforcing border closure at the various posts except Itu Bridge and...

Border closure is yielding result on local production – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Bayelsa on Thursday applauded the Federal Government for the border closure, saying the policy was yielding positive results...

Border closure, window for increased rice production – Rice farmer

A Lagos-based rice farmer, Mrs Bosun Solarin, has commended the Federal Government for closing land borders and ensuring a window for local farmers to...

Border closure has not violated free trade treaty – says Aondoakaa

Former Minister of Justice, Mr Mike Aondoakaa says Nigeria has not violated any treaty regarding free trade among the West African States by closing...

Sanusi, Fayemi say Nigeria’s decision to close border in national interest

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State have said that the decision by Nigeria to close its border...

Border Closure: Benin must mend its ways with Nigeria – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged Nigeria’s west coast neighbour, Benin Republic, to change its ways for a harmonious bilateral relationship between the...

Border closure: Its 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...

Border closure: Cassava gaining more industrial relevance

Nigeria’s closure of its land borders will increase industrial use of cassava and other local agricultural produce, the National Cassava Processors and Marketers Association...

Border closure: Ogun rice traders seek price regulation

Some rice traders at Ota in Ogun on Friday attributed the current hike in the price of local rice to unregulated activities...

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