Nigeria, Niger, Benin set up patrol team to tackle smuggling

Nigeria, Niger and Benin have agreed to set up a monitoring committee to tackle smuggling after months of border closure.

Representatives of the joint anti-smuggling committee, including foreign ministers met in Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday to try to resolve the impasse.

"The patrol team is to agree on the modality to carry out its operation and recommend a date for the opening of the borders. The delegation of Benin and Niger appealed for the immediate re-opening of the Nigerian borders. In con…

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