Dishonesty Is Deep Rooted In Nigeria – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday defended the temporary closure of the country’s land borders, saying that it had reduced domestic fuel consumption by 30 percent. Buhari, who said there had yet to be any decision on when the borders would be reopened, said deep rooted…
Obasanjo Backs Buhari’s Border Closure
￼Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday in Addis Ababa backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s stance on border closure, urging Benin Republic to change its ways for a harmonious bilateral relationship with Nigeria. Obasanjo, speaking at a news briefing on the margins of Policy Dialogue of African…
Border Closure: Prices Of Rice, Eggs Skyrocket In October – NBS
The average price of one kilogram of imported high quality rice (sold loose) increased by 3.08 per cent to N382.57 in October, 2019 from N371.13 in September 2019. The selected food price watch data for October 2019 released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)…
Benin, Niger Republic Agree To Set Up Patrol Over Border Closure
Niger and the Benin Republic have agreed to set up a border patrol force with Nigeria to check the activities of smugglers. This was contained in a communique released after a meeting in Abuja on Thursday to reach an agreement on how to tackle smuggling,…
Jan 31 Not Terminal Date For Border Closure – Customs
The Nigeria Customs Service has said that January 31, 2020 contained in a leaked memo is not terminal date for the border closure. The Public Relations Officer, NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, confirmed the development on Sunday night. Attah said January 31, 2020 is only the…
Borders Closure, Not A Solution To Nigeria’s Smuggling Problems – ECOWAS Tells Buhari
The recent closure of the Nigerian borders with West African neighbours might hamper the implementation of the free trade movement within the sub-region of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), officials said. Officials of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) advised…
APC Fixes Anambra Governorship Forms At N22.5m, Announces Date For Primaries
Medaner said that the party would start the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for the election at the party’s national secretariat from April 15 to June 8.
Gov. Akeredolu Renews Fight With Former Deputy, Calls Police To Retrieve Vehicles
To this end, the Governor has enlisted the help of the state Commissioner of Police, CP Bolaji Salami, to recover the vehicles.
Dowen Student’s Death A Slap On Lagos Govt – Sanwo-Olu’s Wife
Speaking during an advocacy visit to some schools in furtherance of the ongoing 16 Days of activism against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, the First Lady described the incident as unfortunate, saying never again should it reoccur in the state.
COVID Omicron Variant- Ban on African countries Unfair — Adesina
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President African Development Bank (AfDB) says the travel ban on some African countries over Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant is “very unfair, non-scientific and discriminatory”.