Nigeria Closes Border with Benin to Curb Rice Smuggling
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he wants Nigeria to be self-sufficient in rice and has imposed import controls.
Why We Closed Nigeria-Benin Border - Buhari
Premium Times, 28 August 2019
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