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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...

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‘Reduction of importation will create 4.4m Nigerians jobs’

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, on Thursday said no fewer than 4.4 million jobs will be created if Nigerians reduce their dependence on...

CBN says Nigeria spends $500m annually on palm oil importation 

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele on Monday said that over $500 million was being spent annually on the importation of palm oil. Emefiele said...

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Nigeria moves to end importation of tomato paste

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, said on Monday that the Federal Government will ban the importation of tomato paste into Nigeria before the end of this year. ...

FG to ban tomato paste importation this year - Minister

FG to ban tomato paste importation this year – Minister

Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, said the Federal Government will before the end of the year ban the importation of tomato paste. Ogbeh who stated...

Customs seize another 13 containers of Tramadol worth N3.13bn at Tin Can_

What can be done to curb incessant importation of Tramadol?

Quick action must be taken before the importation of these drugs escalates. The government need to make necessary arrangements with the government of India on how to...

Oyewole tasks Customs on importation of tramadol

A maritime security expert Leke Oyewole, has urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to step up its anti-smuggling effort to curb the incessant importation of tramadol...

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Mindless importation fuels underdevelopment

By Ace Omozuwa The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, while speaking on Thursday last week during the presentation of Segun Adeniye’s book, “FROM FRYING PAN TO FIRE:...

Rice importation dips in 2018, says CBN

Rice importation dips in 2018, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday said the volume of rice imported into the country has declined drastically in 2018, according to figures from official...

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Osinbajo: Nigerians spend $8bn annually on importation of vehicles

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigerians spent about $8 billion annually on importation of vehicles. Osinbajo, who was represented by the Director-General,...

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Will Nigeria’s currency swap agreement with China reduce importation of fake/substandard goods?

Despite its loaded benefits for both ends, the currency swap with China will encourage the importation of more substandard goods and with much ease. This is because the...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Military Camouflages: Customs inaugurates committee to investigate importation

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) on Wednesday set up a committee to investigate the illegal importation of...