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Africa

Niger Coup Leaders Repeal Law Against Migrant Smuggling

Coup leaders in Niger have overturned an eight-year-old law criminalising migrant smuggling in the country. The legislation allowed authorities to take action against smugglers who transported migrants through Niger's vast desert onto Libya and Europe. But President Mohamed Bazoum - who had worked with the EU to stem the flow of people across the Mediterranean - was overthrown in July in a coup. Gen Abdourahmane Tchiani has since declared himself the new head of state. His junta announced the repeal […]

todayNovember 28, 2023 3

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Fuel Smuggling Persists In Borders Despite Subsidy Removal – Customs Boss

The Acting Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi, on Monday, vowed a heavy clampdown on oil thieves, insisting that the nation cannot “afford to let saboteurs take over our economy.” Adeniyi, who said there were still cases of smuggling of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, at Nigeria’s border stations despite the removal of subsidy on the commodity, said the agency had adopted new border patrol strategies to […]

todayJuly 11, 2023 22

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