Ajiboye et al Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 11(1), pp. 48-56, 2021 ISSN: 2276-7770 Copyright ©2021, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s) https://gjournals.org/GJAS Review of Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) invasion in Nigeria and lessons learned for sustainable food production Timothy Oluwafemi Ajiboye1; Sunday E. Aladele1; Marcus Ogunbiyi2; Mayowa R. Olubiyi1; Clement Michael1; Olusola T. Oduoye 1; Olabisi Olajire1; Oluwafeyidara Oyewole1 1. National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), Moor Plantation, PMB 5382, Ibadan, Nigeria. 2. Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, South West Regional Office, Moor Plantation, Ibadan. ARTICLE INFO ABSTRACT Article No.: 032120051 Type: Research Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a lepidopterous insect pest belonging to the family noctuidae. This insect pest was first discovered more than 200 years ago but was first recognized as a serious economic pest about 93 years ago (Luginbill 1928). The study of review of Fall Armyworm in Nigeria was carried out to know the present status, and various methods of control being used by farmers. The methodology used is to search the available literature on the status and the methods of control being employed by farmers. It was discovered that in the states in Nigeria where Fall Armyworm (FAW) was reported, an average of 395.05 hectares were affected per state. Average of $52.7m was lost per state so far since 2016 in state affected by FAW in Nigeria. Despite that there have been concerted efforts by various stakeholders in controlling FAW, many farmers have abandoned maize farming while sale of green maize during harvest has reduced drastically. It was also discovered that farmers employed various materials both conventional and unconventional for the control of Fall Armyworm (FAW). 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Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences 11(1): 48-56.