Nigeria: Govt to Ban Fish Importation in Two Years

The federal government has announced plans to end fish importation in the next two years as it asked fish importers to consider producing fish locally. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Sabo Nanono, said yesterday in Abuja at the 35th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON), that the federal government... Continue Reading →

Nigeria enters worst recession in decades

Nigeria has entered recession again, the worst economic decline in almost four decades. In June, the World Bank warned that the collapse in oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic could dip the Nigerian economy into the worst situation since the 1980s. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Africa’s most populous country has now contracted by -2.48%. The... Continue Reading →

Buhari advocates more youth involvement in farming

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged agencies involved in agriculture to ensure greater participation of youth in farming. Buhari, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the call during the launch of the National Young Farmers Scheme in Abuja. The scheme is designed by the National... Continue Reading →

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