NIAS Departments

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Inspectorate

The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) Act 26 of 2007 as amended by Act 05 of 2015 empowers the Institute to regulate the practice of Animal Science, for increased profitability to all stakeholders and to guarantee improved Animal Husbandry practices that will embrace environmental sustainability and will also ensure high quality and quantity of animal protein to Nigerians. Section 3(g) of the amended act seeks to promote all Animal Science activities and welfare of animals to effect efficient and scientific production.
In its bid to ensure the enforcement of its regulations in the Livestock industry, the Institute created the Inspectorate Department in July 2015 to ensure enforcement of standard practices in the industry with a view to ensure safety of animal products, promote trade in Animal products both locally and internationally. The headquarters is situated in Ibadan. Therefore NIAS Inspectorate Department is responsible for administering and enforcing NIAS act and regulations as it affect the Animal husbandry practices and ensure that members of the Institute adhere strictly to code of conduct they sworn to in the practice of their profession.

Operation of the department covers all animal husbandry disciplines including Feedmils, Hatchery, Commercial Animal farms, specialized farms, and animal processing industries, Abattoir/Slaughter slabs, Beef and Dairy production among others.


Functions.
Some of the functions of the Department include the followings:
-Provision of an effective and uniform administration of laws, rules and regulations within the NIAS mandate.
-Promotion and enforcement ofcompliance in the regulated industry through consistent education and Inspection visits.
-Encouragement of sustainable partnership and collaboration with relevant organisations within and outside the industry for improved production practices, food safety and trade promotion.
-Review of options for preventive and corrective actions and explaination of requirements to regulated parties
-Carry out designated functions including the inspection of premises and sampling of produce from imported and local origin for analysis as regards Animal husbandry and Livestock services.
-Draw up annual inspection programmes for the industry.
-Monitor personnel and developments in the Industry.
-Advice and liaise with the industry on various animal husbandry issues and profession.
-Periodic checks of animal products to ensure approved maximum residue levels are observed.
The Department carries out its responsibility through coordinated and organised actions that include, Field Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Enforcement, Collaboration and Partnership, Implementation and Quality Control.

Head of Department (Inspectorate) contact:

Atunbi Olufemi A.

08034277948

atunbiadebayo@gmail.com

CLICK TO VIEW THE LIST OF FEED BUSINESS PREMISES CERTIFIED TO OPERATE IN THE FEED MILLING INDUSTRY

GUIDELINES FOR FEED BUSINESS OPERATOR

GUIDELINES ON FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL

GUIDELINES ON FEED MANUFACTURING PROCESS

GUIDELINES ON FEED SAFETY IN FEED BUSINESS PREMISES

GUIDELINES ON INSPECTION AND FACILITY AUDIT

GUIDELINES ON MATERIAL PURCHASE AND CONTROL

GUIDELINES ON NON-CONFORMING PRODUCT

GUIDELINES ON PRODUCT RECALL

GUIDELINES ON PRODUCT RECEIPT AND RELEASE

GUIDELINES ON TRANSPORTATION OF FEED AND RAW MATERIALS

GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS PREMISES

1. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (INDUSTRIAL FEEDMILL ABOVE 25MT PER HOUR)

2 GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES ( CLASS A COMMERCIAL)

3. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (CLASS B COMMERCIAL FEEDMILL, 5 - 10MT PER HOUR)

4. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (TOLL MILL CLASS A)

5. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (TOLL MILL CLASS B)

6. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (TOLL MILL CLASS C)

7. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (TOLL MILL CLASS D)

8. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISE ( ON-FARM CLASS A)

9. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISE (CLASS B On-farm mill )

13. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (importer of Vitamin-Mineral Premix-Feed Additives operation)

14. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (Importers of finished feeds)

15. GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF FEED BUSINESS OPERATORS PREMISES (distributor of Finished Feeds, Concentrates and Vitamin-Mineral Premix)

 

REGISTRATION OF FEED PREMISES

Notice is hereby given to feedmill operators, premix manufactures, importers of premix,amino acids and feed additives to register their premises with the Nigerian Institute Animal Science in accordance with Federal Government Gazette no 137, Vol. 104 of Animal 2017 on Regulation for feed milling industry in Nigeria. Operators should check the category to which they belong and follow the payment procedure as stated below.
Please note that it is now an offence to operate feed business in Nigeria without registering your premises.
Thank you.

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CATEGORY

DESCRIPTION

 FEE (N)*

1

Industrial Feed mills (Above 25MT per hour)

Branded feeds with distributors within or outside the state the feed is being produced

500,000

2

Commercial Feed mills (Class A) Above 10MT per hour

Branded feeds with distributors within or outside the state the feed is being produced

300,000

3

Commercial Feed mills (Class B) 5–10MT per hour

Branded feeds with distributors within or outside the state the feed is being produced

200,000

4

Toll mill(class A) Above 10MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

200,000

5

Toll mill(class B) 5–10MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

150,000

6

Toll mill (class C) 3-5MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

100,000

7

Toll mill (Class D) 0.5-2.5 MT per hour

Unbranded feeds sold from the production outlet only

50,000

8

On-farm mill(Above 5MT per hour)

Unbranded feeds produced for farm consumption only.

200,000

9

On-farm mill(3-5MT per hour)

Unbranded feeds produced for farm consumption only

100,000

10

On-farm mill ( 0.5-2.5 MT per hour)

Unbranded feeds produced for farm consumption only

50,00

11

Vitamin/Mineral Premix mills

Manufacturers of Vitamin/Mineral premix in branded bags

200,000

12

Concentrates

Importers of Concentrates

300,000

13

Vitamin/Mineral Premix/Feed Additives

Importers of Vitamins/Mineral Premix, Amino acids, Enzymes, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics, Acidifiers, Toxin binders , Emulsifiers, Stabilizers, Gelling agents, Yolk colourants and other feed additives

300,000

14

Finished Feeds

 Importers of Finished Feeds

300,000

15

Distributors

Distributors of Finished Feeds, Concentrates and Vitamins/Minerals Premix

50,000

 

 

 

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NIAS Activities in Pictures

Registered Animal Scientists Inductees during induction ceremony at Ibadan 2015

imageTrainer and participants at IFIF Global Animal nutrition program: Train- the- Trainers capacity development for implementation of codex code of practice for good animal feeding held at  Sheraton Hotel Lagos Oct. 28th-30th 2015

 

Graduate Animal Scientists inductees during 2015 induction ceremony.