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29 November 2017
View news from Nigeria Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans, Says Expert
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
16 November 2017
View news from Nigeria Kebbi Govt Creates Settlement for Fulani Cattle Breeders
NIGERIA - The Kebbi State Government has resolved to create a permanent settlement for Fulani cattle breeders and with the necessary basic amenities for them and their animals....
22 June 2017
View news from Nigeria FAO: Emergency Aid to Combat Hunger in North-east Nigeria
NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month....
05 June 2017
View news from Nigeria Livestock Feeds Invests in Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value to all stakeholders....
24 May 2017
View news from Nigeria Dealers Threaten to Stop Bringing Cattle to Lagos
NIGERIA - Cattle dealers, butchers and other stakeholders at the Oko-Oba Abattoir in Agege, Lagos State, have threatened to ensure that no cattle were brought to Lagos State until the state government compensate them for the Sunday demolition at the abattoir....
06 February 2017
View news from Nigeria Lagos Clamps Down on Illegal Abattoirs, Cattle Markets
NIGERIA - In a renewed effort to stem the tide of illegal operations, prevent the sale of unwholesome meat and improve hygiene conditions in abattoirs in Lagos State, no fewer than 24 butchers and cattle marketers have been arrested for offences bordering...
23 January 2017
View news from Nigeria Benue Govt Cedes Land in Agatu for Cattle Grazing
NIGERIA - Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has provided land in Agatu Local Government Area of the state for use as cattle routes....
06 January 2017
View news from Nigeria High Dairy Import Worries Dangote Group
NIGERIA - About 98 per cent of dairy products consumed in Nigeria are imported, the Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said....
22 July 2013
View news from Nigeria Drive to Improve Nigerian Beef Sector
NIGERIA - The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has assured farmers that investing in red meat industries can earn returns of 45 per cent. ...
27 August 2010
View news from Nigeria Nigeria Reports One New Outbreak of FMD
NIGERIA - The country has reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Chanchaga in Niger State....
24 May 2010
View news from Nigeria Call For Specialised Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and stakeholders in the poultry industry have unanimously called for more livestock research institutes, saying that there is a need for species-based research institutes if the livestock sector...
28 August 2009
View news from Nigeria Professor Calls for New Animal Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The president of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has called on the federal government to set up new institutes for poultry, pigs and dairy research....
08 July 2008
View news from Nigeria Alarms Raised as Disease Returns to Nigeria
NIGERIA - The Executive Director of the National Veterinary Research Institute, Dr. Lami Lombin, has raised the alarm over the resurgence of Bovine Pleuropneumaonia, a disease she says that is "capable of wiping away the cattle population in the country"....
30 November 2006
View news from Nigeria Nigeria able to produce 70 percent of its milk, meat needs
NIGERIA - Nigeria has the capacity to produce 70 percent of its milk and meat needs, the official News Agency of Nigeria reported on Sunday....

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