Posts Tagged ‘Cotonou’

African free trade crashes with Nigerian Seme border closure

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce, Benin Republic, Niger Republic and Ghana are feeling the heat of Nigeria’s border closure with neighbouring countries. The border restrictions came after Nigeria and Benin agreed in July to join the African Continental Free Trade Area, which targets greater economic integration through the removal of trade barriers and tariffs on […]

Nigeria targets smuggling with closure of Cotonou border

Nigeria has announced the “partial closure” of its border with Benin to clamp down on the smuggling of goods, above all rice, into the country. The West African powerhouse is targeting “massive smuggling activities, especially of rice, taking place on that corridor”, the presidency said in a statement Wednesday. Nigeria is heavily reliant on imports […]

Many Lebanese Used Car sales shops in Cotonou and Nigeria are Fronts for Terrorists

After the new US Treasury sanctions on Hezbollah Terror finances, several used cars selling lots in Cotonou Benin Republique & Lome Togo are closing up. The Anwar brothers lots in Cotonou flagged. Several Lebanese restaurant chains & property Coy in West Africa flagged. The Hezbollah aligned money laundering network that funnel hundreds of millions of […]

Buhari Attends Funeral Service In Cotonou As Violence Rocks Kogi, Maiduguri

The President of Nigeria , President Muhammadu Buhari attended the Funeral Service of Late Gen. Matheuw Kerekou (Former President of Republic of Benin) at Friendship Stadium in Cotonou, Benin Republic on 10th Dec 2015. Pictures below     Omolara Adegoke- Abuja We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. […]