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Nigeria’s import bill rising, firm says

The Green Sahara Farm has begun training more than 18,000 small female farmers across the country to take advantage of more than 60 billion...

NFA to import 130,000MT of rice for Zambasulta starting next week

The National Food Authority (NFA) is importing an additional 133,500 metric tons (MT) of rice for Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi (Zambasulta).In an emailed...

Why Nigeria needs to increase import tax on starch to 60%...

The chairman of Harvest Feeds and Agro Processing Limited, Goke Adeyemi, in this interview speaks about the need to increase the tax on imported...

Benin Republic Ambassador Speaks On Rice Smuggling Into Nigeria

The Benin Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Paulette Yekpe, has said that the proposed tripartite meeting by Nigeria, Niger and her country, will establish a...

Imported Farm Inputs: Matter Arising

Imported Farm Inputs: The National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM) said that it had completed arrangements to outlaw the importation of some agricultural tools...

NBMA Urges Seed Companies To Comply With Import Guidelines

"NBMA Urges Seed Companies To Comply With Import Guidelines" The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has again encouraged grain importers to ensure that their...

We Will Not Import Rice In Next One Year – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria will stop importing rice into the country within the next one year owing to the Federal government interventions in rice production.

NABDA: Nigeria Spends Over N1bn On Fish Importation Annually

Fish Importation: Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.

Niger Rice Cuts Imports, Says FADAMA

Niger Rice Cuts Imports, Says FADAMA, Niger State has contributed to the reduction of rice imports, the National Fadama Co-ordination Office has said. Nigeria has...

Nigeria Spent N1.65 Trillion On Import Of Live Animals

Nigeria spent N1.65 trillion importing live animals, hides and skin in the last four years despite the country's comparative advantage to locally source them.

Lai Mohammed Raises Alarm Over Unhealthy Condition Of Imported Rice

Imported Rice: The Federal Government has raised alarm over the unhealthy status of smuggled imported rice being dumped in the country calling on Nigerians not to consume them.

FG Directs Fish Importers To Explore Local, Commercial Aquaculture Production

The Federal Government says it has directed fish importers to go into backward integration via commercial aquaculture production of pond and cage culture to boost local production of fish.

Nigeria’s $4.2bn Yearly Wheat Import Worries Expert

Oluwasina Olabanji, an agricultural expert and former executive director of Lake Chad Research Institute, Maiduguri, has described the high rate of wheat importation into the country as alarming, despite arable land suitable to grow the commodity.

Nigeria’s Food Imports Dropping Drastically — FG

Nigeria Food Imports Dropping Drastically, The Federal Government has disclosed that Nigeria is recording a massive decline in food importation, stating that its agricultural...

FG To Stop Importing Materials For Producing Security Agencies’ Uniforms

FG To Stop Importing Materials For Producing Security Agencies Uniforms, The Minister of Interior, Lt General (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau has announced plans by...


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