GIEWS Country Brief: Nigeria 04-January-2021

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Slightly above-average cereal production gathered in 2020 Cereal import requirements estimated slightly above average in 2020/21 marketing year Prices ease with new supplies from recent harvest, but remain at high levels Weak economic growth projected, food price inflation increasing About 9.8 million people estimated severely food insecure in 2020 post‑harvest period Slightly […]


Edo govt, GIZ partner on initiatives for state’s post-COVID-19 economic sustainability

The Edo State Government has partnered with the German development agency, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), on strengthening the state’s private sector to ramp up productivity and drive growth in a post coronavirus economy. The partnership involves the training of over 400 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in digital marketing to […]


Obaseki charges Nigerian manufacturers, youths to exploit opportunities offered by AfCFTA

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged manufacturers and Nigeria’s industrious youths to exploit the opportunities offered by the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to create wealth and boost the country’s economy. In a statement, Obaseki applauded the commencement of trading under the AfCFTA on the 1st of January 2021, describing it […]


Governor Fayemi pays unscheduled visit to offices, commends Ekiti workers for dedication

Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commended civil servants in the state for their dedication and commitment towards achieving the lofty goals of his administration. The Governor stated this on Monday during an unscheduled visit to offices within the Governor’s office and the secretariat complex, Ado-Ekiti, in solidarity with the workers who just […]