Browsing: Nigeria

Fishmeal production is on the upswing in Nigeria. The reason for this cannot be over emphasised when measured against the growing aquaculture industry in Nigeria. This was acknowledged by Ayodele Ogundipe, administration manager for FUCAB Enterprise, who noted that the growth of aquaculture in Nigeria has altered permutations in the…

Makoko community is a slum neighbourhood on the mainland of Lagos state, Nigeria, where women eke out a living from fishing. The community was established in the 18th century as primarily a fishing community. According to the 2006 census data, the population of Makoko is estimated at 85,840 comprising Nigerians…

Despite perceived profitability of catfish farming with a projected return on investment of 70% to 80% catfish farmers in Lagos are grappling with myriad of challenges that leave a sour taste in their mouths. According to REJOPRAO’s investigation into catfish farming by in Lagos, Nigeria, the problems bedevilling catfish farming…

When fishes become extinct It was barely a week to Christmas; excitement was in the air and families were gearing up to participate in the festivity that comes with the Christmas season. Chukwudi Obidike, a 46-year-old male, who has been fishing in the Anambra River (located in Anambra State in…

Our visit to Epe brings to light the lucrative business of fishing in that axis by fishermen. Correspondent Ruth King brings more on their activities their pains and gain in the major business Epe indigenous people are know for. https://soundcloud.com/user-213011198/water-hyacinth-plague-nigerian-fishermen Epe is an ancient town and local government area in…

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