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 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 …

Nigeria’s Border Closure: Brief Details You Should Know

A Brief On the Border Closure The Nigerian Customs Service has announced an indefinite ban on international trade of goods through the land borders. Comptroller-General, NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), stated this at a press conference in Abuja, saying “For now, all goods, whether illicit or non-illicit, are banned from going and coming into Nigeria. …