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Strikes broke out in many places in Nigeria: ports were suspended and traffic was seriously blocked


The West African Chinese Newspaper reported that a two-day strike action began in many areas of Nigeria.The Maritime Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has suspended the operations of the Apapa Port and Tin Can Island Port of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

Joy Onome, spokesperson of the Association of Nigeria Chartered Customs Agents (ANLCA), said that the strike has led to port congestion and increased demurrage and storage fees, which has a great impact on shipping companies and terminal operators, calling for goods that have been cleared to leave the port.

According to the "High Times" report, banks in the Lagos area (AccessBank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), Zenith Bank, Sterling Bank) were still open that day, and the market was also very busy.

In addition, the regional chapters of the Nigeria Labor Congress in Abuja, Kano State, Ogun State, Ondo State and other places have participated in strike actions and closed government offices and public facilities.

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