Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service

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Our Mandate

NAQS is a regulatory agency under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. It was created for the harmonization of Plants, Veterinary and Aquatic resources (fisheries) Quarantine in Nigeria to promote and regulate sanitary (animal and fisheries health) and phytosanitary(plant health) measures in connection with the import and export of agricultural products with a view to minimizing...read more

Our Laboratory

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NAQS laboratories located at the post-entry station and pre-entry stations of the plant, veterinary and fisheries quarantine units. It arranges for the procurement and supply of laboratory equipment, reagents and upgrading of existing facilities
The major NAQS diagnostic laboratories and SPS facilities are located at Ibadan (Moor Plantation), Lagos (Ikeja, Ibafo and ....read more

Latest News

Press Release:NAQS PROHIBITION LIST... Read more

Communique on the Cultailment of Cattle Rustling in Nigeria... Read more

NAQS POSITION ON IMPORTATION USING PALLETS, ETC. Read more

PALLET POLICY: Qurantine Tips on use of Pallets (SWPM) for shipping... Read more

July 18, 2018 NAQS, MTN introduce technology for livestock management, export...... NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
July 13, 2018 NAQS calls for harnessing agricultural, livestock potential to boost development...NAN
July 5, 2018 Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services moves to end EU’s ban......NAN
June 26, 2018 Rice smuggling: NAQS lauds FG’s plans to shut borders...The Nation

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Plant Department of NAQS protects the cultivated crops and the natural flora from destructive foreign plant pests....read more
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The veterinary arm of NAQS performs the following quarantine services: Health Inspection of export and import if live ...read more
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The Aquatic Resources Department is mandated to carry out the following functions: Supervises, regulates and control import and export...read more

Nation - Wide Crop Pest Survey

Sesame
Sugarcane
Rice
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Cashew

Our Team

Chief Audu Ogbe (OFR)

Hon. Minister Fed. Min. Agric. & Rural Dev.

Sen. Heineken Lakpobiri

Hon. Minister of State, Fed. Min. Agric. & Rural Dev.

Dr. Vincent Isegbe

Cordinating Director,
Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service.

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