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25 Oct
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
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
8 Sep 2019
Improved access to fertiliser has been identified as a major key to increasing food production. Country Manager, OCP Africa, Caleb Usoh, at the second edition of the Agribusiness Summit, in Abuja, said there is a need to boost food production to keep up with the rapid population growth of the country.
8 Apr 2019
Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has said fertiliser blending programme in collaboration with Morocco has led to establishment of 11 blending plants with a capacity of 2.1million and a price drop from N13,000 per 50kg bag to N5,500. He disclosed this while delivering a convocation lecture at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) recently. He added that agriculture…
11 Dec 2018
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, made good its threat to increase items in the import prohibition list with the addition of fertiliser. The move was to raise the level local production of the item and save the foreign exchange expended on its importation. CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, had, at the 2018 Bankers Dinner in…
26 Nov 2018
The Federal Government has disclosed plans to restrict importation of NPK fertiliser so as to encourage local blending plants to grow.   The Director, Department of Farm Support, Mr Jarrod Ohaire, gave the indication in Abuja during a stakeholders’ meeting over regulations implementation of the fertiliser control, noting that although there had not been an…


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