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  • Nigeria’s fish market estimated at $1.75bn

    Nigeria’s domestic fish market is estimated at $1.75 billion, the fourth largest agricultural import in the country. According a report from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria is hopes to grow the market by...

    • Posted September 12, 2013
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  • FG may soon ban fish importation – Minister

    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said  on Tuesday that the Federal Government may soon place a total ban on the importation of fish and other aquatic consumables. Adesina said this in Ado-Ekiti at the launch of...

    • Posted August 28, 2013
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  • Banks’ loans to agric sector has risen by 3.7% – CBN

    The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, said that Deposit Money Bank’s (DMB’s) credit to the agricultural sector has risen to over 3.7 per cent. A statement from the CBN reveal that the  figure, which is for 2012,...

    • Posted July 30, 2013
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  • Nigeria is world’s largest importer of tomato paste – Sanusi

    Nigeria has become the world’s largest importer of tomato paste, the Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, said last week. Mr. Sanusi said this development has highlighted the need for an aggressive revival of the nation’s agricultural sector....

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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