Nigeria's Border Closure Impacting Benin, Niger Economies - IMF

Abebe Selassie, Director of African Department at the IMF, has said that the organisation understood that the Nigerian government closed the borders due to smuggling and other illegal trade but that a speedy resolution was needed as neighbouring countries are being affected.

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