The Republic of Niger has banned the exportation of rice to Nigeria in any form, the comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs Service Hameed Ali said on Monday. Ali while speaking to journalists in Abuja said the Niger Republic took the decision because Nigeria had closed its borders. "Goods that are on the prohibition list in Nigeria,…
Following a video circulating on social media, the Federal government has debunked the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Republic. Mr Ferdinand Nwonye, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja,
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), yesterday, has allegedly refused to issue a certificate of national service to some former corps members who graduated from institutions in the Republic of Benin and some other African countries after a rigorous one-year compulsory service.
As good as the enforcement of import substitution and backward integration policy being implemented by the Federal Government appears to be, Nigerians have said the timing is wrong because the prices of foodstuffs, especially rice, have gone beyond the reach of ordinary Nigerians.
For many years, many neighbouring countries have thrived on the inability of Nigeria to protect its borders efficiently. The inaction by Nigeria has also led to negative consequences for its local producers. However, the federal government’s sudden decision to close its borders in the form of a drill has raised more concerns than the intended consequences. Just like the United States-Mexico migration deal, Nigeria is pushing the Benin Republic to its knees. With no end in sight, FEMI ADEKOYA writes on how the short-term action may be leading to consequences that will take longer to address.
To resolve the ugly trend of certificate sales/racketeering levelled against some foreign universities, Benin Republic Registrars and Directors Association (BRRDA), recently held a one- day interactive session with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) officials in Cotonou, Benin Republic, to agree on lasting solutions to the fraudulent trend.
It is an appreciable improvement again in 2019, like Germany, Austria, and 30 other countries will be represented at the Seamaster ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open from August 7 to 11 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.