On Wednesday, 16th December, the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) ordered the immediate reopening of four land borders.

Since August 2019, the land borders has been closed to reduce illegal importation of drugs, small arms and agricultural products into the country from neighbouring countries.

However, the minister disclosed its reopening after a Federal Executive Council meeting. The Seme Border in Lagos State, Illela Border in Sokoto State, Maigatari Border in Jigawa State, and Mfun Border in Cross River State will be reopened.

Meanwhile, below are some of the mixed reactions which were garnered;


Does this mean rice will now be cheap this Xmas? Smiling face with open mouth

abiola [email protected]

Will be open by 31st of December. We can only enjoy rice for the new year and not Xmas

OracleGodfather 甲骨文 教父@Oracle_GF

The border wasn’t closed in the Northern region except in the South.


Fajana [email protected]

What is the actual aim now? Has the economy become better?have we maintained self sufficiency in rice? Has our export net improved? Do you all know that we can’t export Beans and catfish anymore? And again, did NIMC ready to capture all nigerians? Some many questions but Broken heartBroken heart

[email protected]

Economy destroyed
Rice production remains a mirage
Welcome to Buharinomics

[email protected]_maryam

The real Buhari’ , Tolu Ogunlesi, Garba Shehu or Femi Adeshina? Na now Dem wake up?Nonsense and PresidencyZany faceZany face

Official Oluwakorede, MPA (PHD soon)@highlandre1

After its closure had caused monumental losses of jobs and businesses! I have asked and not got any response as to the gains derived from the closure of these borders.



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