NIGERIAN NORTHERN BORDERS ARE THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE COUNTRY SAYS SENATOR FADAHUNSI

A member of the upper chamber in the National Assembly, Senator Francis Fadahunsi on Monday declared that several porous borders in Northern Nigeria have continued to aid proliferation of small arms and light weapons across the country. Fadahunsi, who represents Osun East Senatorial district at Read More …

CUSTOMS DAILY REVENUE INCREASED FROM 4.5BIL TO 8BIL NAIRA DAILY SINCE BORDER CLOSURE-LAI MOHAMMED

By Olawale Ajimotokan in Magama Jibia The federal government has disclosed that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is now generating a daily revenue of N8 billion since the closure of its land borders three months ago. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Read More …

BORDER CLOSURE IS THE REASON FOR RISING INFLATION, FG ADMITS

Emmanuel Okogba …Border closure benefits surpasses little increase in inflation–Lai Mohammed Zainab Ahmed By Johnbosco Agbakwuru MINISTER of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed Wednesday said that closure of the nation’s borders contributed to the rising inflation in the country. The Minister however Read More …

TOTAL BORDER CLOSURE SHOWS NIGERIA LACKS POLITICAL WILL TO ADDRESS SMUGGLING

Int’l traders seek deployment of security agents, modern equipment The Association of International Trade and Investment Promoters of Nigeria (AITIP OF NIGERIA) has said total closure of Nigerian Land borders shows that the Federal Government lacks political will to address smuggling through the borders. It Read More …