Nigeria Extends Border Closure Following Presidential Approval

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The border closure has been extended until January 31, 2020. This has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigeria had closed all land borders with neighbouring countries in October, following an earlier closure of its borders with its western neighbour, the Republic of Benin in August. This update comes from an official memo signed by …

Nigeria Will Introduce 3 New Visa Types, What Should You Know?

New categories of visas are set to be introduced by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) as part of its visa reform. The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI), Mohammad Babandede, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin stating that the categories being considered were: – visa for tourists – visa …

Nigeria Customs Service Places Duty Payment On Merchandise Worth N50,000 And Above

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The Nigeria Customs Service has urged Nigerians and other travellers to take note that personal items bought overseas, otherwise referred to as ‘Merchandise in Baggage’ valued above N50,000, forthwith attract duty payment. This has been further confirmed by Joseph Attah, Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). This was brought to public notice after the …