• Here are the six commodities Nigeria to stop importing by 2018 – Minister reveals

    Here are the six commodities Nigeria to stop importing by 2018 – Minister reveals

    Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, the Minister of State for Trade and Industry, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government would stop the importation of six commodities by 2018.

    Abubakar disclosed this at an interactive session with entrepreneurs and prospective investors participating in the Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit in Katsina.

    The minister said the commodities were rice, wheat, sugar, cotton, tomato paste and processed meat. She said Nigeria would stop the importation of cotton and other commodities to ensure self sufficiency for textiles […]