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Nigeria border closure: Businesses complain of revenue loss

26 October 2019

The government says it wants to stop smugglers and criminals who pose a threat to the country and its economy and will keep the borders closed for now.

Business owners in Nigeria are complaining they have lost hundreds of millions of dollars since the government closed a border crossing with neighbouring Benin.

Authorities say they are trying to stop illegal goods being smuggled in.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Nigeria-Benin border.

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