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Nigerian Government Reopens Four Land Borders After 16-Month Closure

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate opening of four land borders. The borders are Seme in the southwest, Illela in Sokoto State, Maigatari in the northwest, and Mfun in the south-south. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed at the end of the 28th virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. The…

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IMF Backs Nigeria on Border Closure Over Illegal Trade

The International Monetary Fund has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade. Mr Abebe Selassie, the Director of the African Department at the IMF, gave the position at a media briefing on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. He was responding…

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