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Agriculture stakeholders pledge to fight corruption in fertiliser subsector

Agriculture stakeholders on Tuesday in Abuja promised to collaborate with relevant authorities to fight sharp practices in the fertiliser subsector. The stakeholders at the Public Presentation and unveiling of the National Fertiliser Quality (Control) Act, 2019, said the law was a major breakthrough in ensuring corrupt elements were fished out and punished. Alh. Kabiru Fara, […]

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Dangote Fertiliser starts pre-testing of $2bn plant before inauguration

By Udeme Akpan Dangote Fertiliser Limited has started the pre-testing of its $2 billion Granulated Urea Fertiliser plant located in the Dangote Free Zone, Lagos. In a statement obtained by Vanguard, the company stated: “With a capacity of three million tonnes per annum, the plant has been classified as the biggest project in the entire […]

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Police arrest suspects for ‘stealing 300 bags of fertiliser’

“A thorough analysis of the scene revealed a constructive breaking that depicted the fact that there was an insider collaboration.” The post Police arrest suspects for ‘stealing 300 bags of fertiliser’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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FG, Russia sign agreement on potash supply for fertiliser

<p class="">The Federal Government and Russia on Monday signed an agreement for the supply of potash, a raw material for fertilizer production from a Russian company, URALCHEM.</p> <h1>Mr Uche Orji, the Managing Director, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) signed on behalf of Nigeria while Mr Dmitry Konyaev, Deputy Chairman, URALCHEM, signed on behalf of the […]

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SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria

Despite its successes however, farmers point out the challenges in the scheme. The post SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Saraki inaugurates road, lays fertiliser plant foundation

Chukwudi Akasike Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, inaugurated the Obiri-Ikwerre-Airport Road in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, constructed by the Governor Nyesom Wike administration. Saraki also laid the foundation stone of the Second Train of the Indorama Eleme Fertiliser Plant project in the Eleme Local Government Area of the state. Inaugurating the road project, Saraki […]

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Nasarawa Govt. to start commercial production of fertiliser in 2019

Mr Jamil Zakari, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, says the state will start large-scale, commercial production of fertiliser in 2019. The post Nasarawa Govt. to start commercial production of fertiliser in 2019 appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

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Nasarawa To Start Commercial Production of Fertiliser Soon – Commissioner

LEADERSHIP Nasarawa State is to start large-scale, commercial production of fertiliser in 2019. Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Jameel Zakari, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen Monday, in Lafia. According to him efforts were underway to establish four modular fertiliser-blending plants in the state, saying equipment for the plants was recently imported from […]

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Finance: AfDB grants Nigerian firm $100 million loan to double its fertiliser production

The completion and exploitation urea fertiliser plant in 2016 helped turn Nigeria from a net fertiliser importer to a self-sufficient producer, and now a net exporter of fertiliser. The African Development Bank has approved $100 million senior loan to Nigerian firm, Indorama Eleme Fertiliser & Chemicals Limited, to support the company’s plans to double its […]

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NSIA CEO: Fertiliser subsidy programme eliminated massive fraud

Uche Orji, chief executive officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, says massive fraud in the fertiliser subsidy programme has been eliminated since the introduction of the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative, PFI. PFI was introduced in December 2016. Speaking in Abuja, Orji who made this known over the weekend in Abuja, said the NSIA had […]

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Buhari speaks on Nigeria’s fertiliser programme

“Nigeria’s journey to self-sufficiency and food security is not negotiable.” The post Buhari speaks on Nigeria’s fertiliser programme appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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