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Akinwumi Adesina

Africa expends $35bn annually on food imports, says Adesina

By Jite Eriabie  The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says Africa was spending 35 billion dollars annually on food imports. Adesina...

Fruits

Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports

By Jite Eriabie  Zimbabwe on Tuesday banned fruit and vegetable imports to preserve its dwindling reserves of hard currency, signalling a warning of an immediate food...

Qatar imports rebound in August, suggesting sanctions impact fading

Qatar imports rebound in August, suggesting sanctions impact fading

By Editor The value of Qatar’s imports rebounded sharply in August from July, government data showed on Wednesday, suggesting the economic impact of sanctions imposed...

Customs seizes 1,100 rifles concealed in container

Seized rifles: Stakeholders urge FG to ban imports from Turkey

The recent interception of 1,100 pump action rifles at the Tin Can Island Port Complex by operatives of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) last Monday has once again raised...

China banning coal, iron, seafood imports from North Korea

China banning coal, iron, seafood imports from North Korea

China announced Monday it is banning imports of coal, iron ore, seafood and other products from North Korea in line with new United Nations sanctions approved earlier...

Customs intercept 140 smuggled snakes, spiders, millipedes, others in Calabar-1

Customs hand over seized reptiles’ imports to Quarantine Service

The Nigeria Customs Service has handed over the three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroun to the...

Shippers association ask FG to suspend palletisation of imports, says policy will increase cost of freight

Shippers association ask FG to suspend palletisation of imports, says policy will increase cost of freight

Ahead of the July 11 deadline for implementation of the Revised Import Guidelines, the Shippers Association of Lagos State has asked the federal government to suspend...

Bird flu

South Africa’s neighbours ban poultry imports after bird flu outbreak

Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana on Tuesday suspended poultry imports from South Africa with immediate effect following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu. South...

nigeria export

Nigeria’s agric exports overtake imports

  Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics show that Nigeria’s trade value in export is now more than the value of its import as agricultural exports...

NESREA hazardous waste

FG to intensify efforts to curb hazardous waste imports – NESREA

The Federal Government says it will intensify the implementation of the Toxic Waste Dump Watch Programme to control illegal trans-boundary movement and importation of...

Maize export

Agric booms as Nigeria now exports more than it imports

Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics show that Nigeria’s trade value in export is now more than the value of its import as agricultural exports increased...

bonded vehicle terminals.

Vehicle imports dip by 90 per cent in 2017 Q1

Toyota Nigeria Limited said on Thursday that importation of new cars dropped by about 90 per cent between the first quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. While...