Nigeria's Border Smuggling Crackdown Impacts Regional Trade

November 18, 2019 11:06 PM
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Nigeria's decision to close land border trade to stop smuggling is affecting regional trade and prices of goods being forced through already bogged-down water ports.  Nigeria’s neighbors argue it’s against the principles of free trade but Nigerian rice farmers have welcomed the move to support local industry. Timothy Obiezu reports from Abuja.