29 Apr 2021
The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority said it has saved over $350 million from the erstwhile payments on subsidy and import substitution through the implementation of the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative.
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
25 Feb 2019
The Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) has applauded the Federal Government’s total ban on the importation of all blends of Nitrogen Phosphorous and Potassium (NPK) fertilisers. In a statement, FEPSAN President, Mr Thomas Etuh, said the move would stop the importation of poor quality NPK fertiliser blends into the country. Etuh said…
22 Feb 2019
The word silent in the title of this article is appropriate in view of the fact that the turnaround in the agric sector under the Buhari administration has been tremendous but without being heard by many. This is unlike the green revolution of the 70s that attracted much publicity but without really putting food on…
7 Feb 2019
Notore Chemical Industries Plc has announced its unaudited results for the first quarter (Q1) ended December 31, 2018, showing 412 per cent rise in operating profit from N0.58 billion recorded in Q1 2018 to N2.99 billion in Q1 2019. Specifically, the company recorded an operating profit of N2.99 billion in Q1 2019, showing a jump…
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…
11 Sep 2017
The Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) has pledged to deliver four million bags of 50kg Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium (NPK) fertilizers to farmers, at affordable prices before the end of the year.