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Fish farmers seek ban on tilapia import

Fisherman dies after swallowing tilapia fish

A 50-year-old man died after he accidentally swallowed a live tilapia fish and got his airway blocked, while fishing in a central Philippine river, local news reported...

World's fish consumption unsustainable, says U.N.

Reps probe fish importation licences

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to probe all licences granted for fish importation within the last one year in the...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

Man steals bags of fish head at Nigerdock

A 32-year-old man, identified as Chukwuemeka Egwu, was on Thursday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing bags of fish head at...

Kaduna fishermen lament disappearance of fish species

Kaduna fishermen lament disappearance of fish species

Some Fishermen have bemoaned the disappearance of some species of fish in the Kangami Dam, River Kaduna. The fishermen in Kaduna on Tuesday said that they were...

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World’s fish consumption unsustainable, says U.N.

The United Nations has warned in a report on Monday that a third of the world’s oceans are overfished and fish consumption is at an all-time high. The U.N. Food and...

fish smugglers

Collapse of fish trawling industry in Nigeria

With a coastline of about 850 km that borders the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria is undoubtedly and divinely endowed with the resources for exploit in the...

Nigerian government surcharges Mediterranean Shipping Company, MSC for freighting 15 containers of ‘spoilt fish’

  Nigeria’s Federal Department of Fisheries (FDF) on Saturday destroyed 15 containers of frozen fish allegedly belonging to a company named Food Solution Nigeria...

Nigerians consume 3.2 million tonnes of fish annually 

Nigeria requires about 3.2 million metric tons of fish for consumption annually in the country. The Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA),...