Tag: Importation

CBN Gives Directive to Ban Importation of Maize

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2020

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all authorized dealers to discontinue the processing of Form M for the importation of maize with immediate ... Read More

Alleged importation of substandard tyres: Judge frowns at manner proceedings

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 5, 2019

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday frowned at the manner of proceedings in the trial of two Chinese charged ... Read More

Rwanda Bans Importation of Sheep, Goats from Neigbhouring Burundi

Henry Solomon- April 10, 2018

Rwanda Tuesday announced a ban on importation of sheep, goat and their products from Burundi following reports of a viral disease outbreak. The agriculture minister ... Read More

FG Directs Fish Importers to Explore Local, Commercial Aquaculture Production

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 20, 2018

The Federal Government says it has directed fish importers to go into backward integration via commercial aquaculture production of pond and cage culture to boost ... Read More

Lawmaker Ask Nigerians to Scrutinize Taste for Foreign Goods

Henry Solomon- November 10, 2017

A member of House of Representatives, Alhaji Muntari Dandutse (APC Katsina), on Friday enjoined Nigerians to check their high taste for foreign goods. He advised ... Read More

Federal Government To Revive Cassava Bread Initiative

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2017

The Federal Government says it will revive the cassava bread initiative introduced by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture ... Read More

NNPC Commences Moves To Reduce Fuel Importation

Tanimu- January 8, 2017

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced moves to reduce products importation by boosting the capacity utilization of the refineries to ... Read More

FG Bans The Importation of Cars Through Land Borders

Tanimu- December 5, 2016

Importation of vehicles into Nigeria through the land Borders have been banned by the Federal Government. The prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles. ... Read More

Why FG Is Cutting Down On Food Importation

Henry Solomon- November 10, 2016

Foreign exchange constraints and the availability of arable land in Nigeria makes the case for improved local agricultural production in Nigeria an imperative, rather than ... Read More

Patronize Made-in-Nigeria Vehicle, Saraki Urges Dealers

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2016

Saraki Inspecting Made In Nigeria Vehicle by Innoson President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has urged the Association of Motor Dealers of Nigeria ... Read More

Breaking: Rice Importation Through The Land Borders Still Remain Banned

Tanimu- October 9, 2016

Rice in a market Our attention has been drawn to publications on various online platforms indicating that the Nigeria Customs Service has reversed the ban ... Read More

We Are Appealing To The Organised Labour To Sheathe Their Sword – FG

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2016

The Federal Government has appealed to workers’ unions to shelve their proposed strike over the new petrol price of N145 per litre. The Minister of ... Read More

Federal Government To Pay Petrol Subsidy

Henry Solomon- May 3, 2016

The Federal Government on Monday said it was currently subsidizing Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol at N12.62 per litre. It said that ... Read More

Survey Indicates Increase In Tomato Prices In Lagos

Henry Solomon- April 15, 2016

A survey carried out by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shows that the prices of tomatoes have increased in most markets in Lagos, on ... Read More

Nigerian Customs Re-Introduces Restriction Order On Border Imports Of Rice

Henry Solomon- March 23, 2016

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has re-introduced the restriction order on importation of rice through land borders across the country. This is contained in a ... Read More

Federal Government To Reconnect Railway With Sea Ports – Amaechi

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2016

Rotimi Amaechi , Minister of Transportation (Photo: Internet) The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government will re-connect the country’s ... Read More

Autonomous Sources Control Prices of Dollars In Banks, BDCs – CBN

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2016

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says autonomous sources such as exporters and correspondent banks now control the price of dollars in banks and the ... Read More

“Nigeria has capacity to Produce Enough Rice For West Africa” Says Competitive African Rice Initiative

Henry Solomon- February 18, 2016

Rice farm (Photo: Internet) Mr Abraham Odoom, Policy Advisor, Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) says Nigeria has the capacity to produce enough rice for consumption in ... Read More

Nigeria Customs Intercept Imported Ammunitions

Henry Solomon- February 17, 2016

Ammunitions and Arms (Internet) The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 40 ft. container with 980 rounds of 9mm ... Read More

Nigerian Customs Generates N747bn Revenue in Ten Months

Henry Solomon- November 10, 2015

Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), Comptroller-General of Customs The Nigeria Customs Service said it has generated over N747 billion as revenue between January and October, 2015. ... Read More