25 June 2018 | Online since 2003

World News: Nigeria
Nigeria | 23 November 2015
Lagos raises alarm over killer poultry products

The Lagos State Government has warned residents not to buy or consume contaminated poultry products like chicken and turkey currently in circulation in the state. On the dangers inherent in consumi...


Nigeria | 12 November 2015
Poultry association outlines 10-yr poultry prospects

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has outlined a 10-year poultry future for the country, with a possible collection of eggs from manual process changing to mechanical process before year 2023. ...


Nigeria | 18 September 2015
NCS destroys 1,583 cartons of poultry products

No fewer than 1, 583 cartons of poultry products intercepted by men and officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Western Marine Command (WMC), Ibafon, Apapa, Lagos have been destroyed. The fr...


Nigeria | 17 September 2015
NCS seizes frozen poultry products worth N37m

The Nigeria Customs Service Operation Hawk Descend has seized frozen poultry products worth N37.8 million in the eighth and ninth week of its operation. This is contained in a statement signed by t...


Nigeria | 14 September 2015
Nigeria has 180 million birds, needs no poultry imports

Nigeria has 180 million birds which can meet its poultry needs, and has no need for imported poultry or poultry products, the National Veterinary Research Institute , NVRI, Vom, said. The NVRI Exec...


Nigeria | 4 August 2015
Customs seizes N28m frozen poultry

The Nigeria Customs Service has made seizures worth N28,660,717 million in the third week of its fight against smuggling of frozen poultry products tagged: ‘Operation Hawk Descend.’ The seizures wh...


Nigeria | 13 July 2015
Customs destroys 8,000 cartons of seized poultry products

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed over 8,000 cartons of frozen poultry products seized from smugglers who attempted to bring the contraband into the country. The products were buried ...


Nigeria | 29 June 2015
Poultry association highlights dangers of imported poultry products

The Poultry Association of Nigeria has presented what it called economic and health implications of smuggled poultry products in the country. President of the Association, Dr. Ayoola Oduntun, said ...


Nigeria | 24 June 2015
‘Bird flu has been contained’, FG assures poultry farmers

The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured poultry farmers that it has contained the outbreak of the Avian Influenza otherwise known as Bird Flu. The Director of Veterinary Public Health, Mrs Eg...


Nigeria | 26 May 2015
Nigeria loses over $2bn annually to smuggled poultry products

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has stated that Nigeria currently losses over $2 billion to smuggled poultry products, noting that the situation poses a serious threat to the nation's poultry...


Nigeria | 22 May 2015
Nigeria losing over $2.75 billion to poultry smuggling

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) says Nigeria loses about 2.75 billion dollars (N540.38 billion) annually due to the smuggling of processed poultry products, mostly from China. Dr. Ayoola ...


Nigeria | 15 May 2015
Egg consumers lament in Benue as price goes up

The price of eggs has gone up in Makurdi, the Benue capital, following a sharp decline in the supply of the poultry product to markets. A survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thu...