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Freighters are being diverted from Lagos to other nearby airports, according to a NATAM. Congestion at the city’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) means it can accept no cargo. The Nigerian Customs Service has closed the cargo terminal for two weeks, and there is thought to be no more space on the cargo apron. Shippers still trying to get goods imported into Nigeria before Christmas are diverting cargo to Port Harcourt.

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