There are indications that higher cost of fertiliser in the country will lead to low yield per hectare and shortage of food in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed Nigeria’s rising prominence as Africa’s fertiliser powerhouse to the implementation of the right policies by the present administration.
The Chairman, Presidential Committee on Fertiliser, and Governor of Jigawa State, Mohammed Abubakar, said that Nigeria now produces enough fertiliser for use by its farmers.
The conversation around local refining in Nigeria is as old as the existing refineries offering little or no succor to the country. Nigeria’s four refineries
25 Oct 2021
Farmers, researchers and industrialists have lamented abysmal low wheat production in the country, saying over 95 per cent dependence on imported wheat from the United States of America
26 Mar 2021
A new $1.3 billion basic chemicals platform for the production of ammonia and fertilisers in Nigeria is to be commissioned in the coming months, President Muhammadu Buhari has promised.
27 Jul 2020
The Kebbi State government has inaugurated a committee for the distribution and sale of fertiliser and other inputs to farmers for the 2020 wet season. Inaugurating the committee on behalf of the state government, Chief of Staff to the State Government, Alhaji Suleiman Argungu
5 Jun 2020
Agriculturists and financial managers have reiterated that farmers have to be empowered with critical farm inputs such as seeds, fertiliser, insecticides
5 Mar 2020
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Country Representative in Nigeria, Suffyan Koroma, has disclosed that farmers who received seeds, fertiliser and training had greater harvests
15 Feb 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari rejected a request by the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, to grant an importation waiver to some fertiliser companies to import about 1.5 million metric tonnes to bridge
23 Dec 2019
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has distributed irrigation pumps and fertiliser to 4,000 farmers in Borno State as part of efforts to restore their means of livelihood
23 Dec 2019
Over 3,000 households have been empowered with agricultural inputs for 2019/20 dry season farming in the Northeast. The Victims Support Fund (VSF) distributed the inputs