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#SayNoToNipostFee: Nigerians React to New NIPOST Charges

In yet another shameless example of the Nigerian government’s disregard for its people, the Nigerian Postal Service has announced new guidelines for obtaining a license for courier and logistics companies. The new arbitrary rules threaten to put logistics companies and courier services out of business, just as they are struggling to find their footing in an economy ravaged by the ongoing pandemic. This, of course, points towards a possible monopoly of the industry by NIPOST, a service many consider extremely unreliable.

 

Nigerians have taken to the streets of Twitter to air their grievances over the apparent injustice and the devastating effects it would have on SMEs, youth employment and the quality of delivery services in the country. Here are some reactions:

 

 

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