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Plantation Owners Forum of Nigeria

18 Feb 2021
The only source of the oil palm seeds in Nigeria is the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR).
1 Jul 2019
Crude palm oil producers and processors in the country have called on the Federal Government to close its borders with the Republic of Benin for allegedly sabotaging Nigeria’s economic interest.
1 Jul 2019
The Plantation Owners Forum of Nigeria (POFON) has demanded that the Nigerian Custom Service should account for 35 per cent duty payable as export data from the Malaysia Palm Oil board has indicated that, from January 2018 to April 2019, Nigeria imported 354,868 metric tonnes of palm oil valued at over N75 billion. In 2018,…
1 Jul 2019
Executive Secretary of the Plantation Owners Forum of Nigeria (POFON), Mr Fatai Afolabi, spoke with FEMI IBIROGBA on what the forum demands from the Federal Government through its agencies. Members of the forum are large-scale palm plantation firms, such as Okomu PLC, PresCo PLC, PZ Wilmar, Agripalm, Dufil, Aden Rivers and others. Its president is…
20 May 2019
Indications have emerged that over 600,000 workers employed in over 200,000 hectares of palm plantations across the Nigeria may lose their jobs on accounts of threats posed to the industry by smuggling and increasing cost of production because of gross shortage of power supply and infrastructure. “All indications point to large-scale smuggling of crude palm…
16 Feb 2018
Stakeholders and members of the Plantation Owners Forum of Nigeria (POFON), have urged the Federal Government to dismiss the proposed application by OLAM to import some oil palm products under the West African Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS). OLAM is allegedly wishing to import 95,000 metric tonnes (MT) of crude palm oil, 50,000 MT of Stearin…


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