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AfDB: Africa imports $50bn food annually

AfDB: Africa imports $50bn food annually

  The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that African countries import nearly US$50billion net of food annually. A statement by AfDB’s Communication and...

UN evacuates migrants trapped by Tripoli clashes

Detained migrants in Libya without water, food- MSF

  Doctors without Borders (MSF) said late Thursday that about 800 migrants in a government-run centre in western Libya are being detained in worsening conditions...

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Buhari says Nigeria must become a net exporter of food

By Patience Danjuma  President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his administration will not rest in continually reviewing and strengthening ongoing reforms in...

Ambode launches ‘Eko Coconut Bread,’ to boost food security

Ambode launches ‘Eko Coconut Bread,’ to boost food security

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode  on Friday launched a specially-produced loaf made from coconut, known as `Eko Coconut Bread’ to encourage the coconut...

28 ships laden with petrol, food items, to arrive Lagos ports

28 ships laden with petrol, food items, to arrive Lagos ports

No fewer than 28 ships laden with petrol, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos from February 27 to March 13. The...

Nigeria releases import prohibition list, says no hike in import duty on food, luxury goods 

The Federal Ministry of Finance has reissued Nigeria’s import prohibition list. Items banned from being imported into Nigeria, according to the list, include the...

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Lagosians consume N3bn food daily – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said that investors willing to do business in the agric sector in the State can be rest assured of a ready market and...

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Nigeria’s food imports bill rises to N6.6 trillion a year 

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, has said that Nigeria spends about N6.6 trillion (USD22 billion) a year on food...