News

Niger border closure hurting Nigeria’s economy

today01/16/2024 2

Background
share close

The Senator representing Kebbi Central, Adamu Aliero, has lamented that the continued closure of the land border between Nigeria and the Republic of Niger has caused serious damage to the economy of states bordering the country.
Aliero, a two-term governor of Kebbi State, while speaking to Newsmen on Tuesday, said the closure of the border on the the Economic Community of West African States directive was unnecessary and should be revisited.
He said federal lawmakers from the affected states in the North had met and called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency open the border for business activities.
He explained that most of the sanctions, especially the closure of the border and cutting off electricity supply to the country, only had negative effects on ordinary citizens and not the military junta as was expected.

Written by: bossgmsi

Rate it

Previous post

News

NNPCL uncovers 83 illegal refineries in one week

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited said it has in the past week uncovered no fewer than 83 illegal refineries in the Niger Delta. The NNPCL disclosed this on its X handle on Tuesday, adding that 15 illegal pipeline connections were also discovered within the same period. According to a video shared with the post, it was disclosed that between January 6 and 12, a total of 211 incidents of […]

today01/16/2024 2

Post comments (0)

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

0%
Our customer support team is here to answer your questions.
error: Alert: Content is protected !!