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The Federal government has directed that all Nigerian land borders should be closed from Friday, Febuary 15 to Sunday February 17, for the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.

The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday, by the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede.

He said there would be restriction of movements across the Nigerian borders during the election and the days announced.

He urged the general public to take note and ensure compliance.

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