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    COVID-19: FG slashes price of fertiliser by 9.1%

COVID-19: FG slashes price of fertiliser by 9.1%

The federal government has reduced the price of NPK fertiliser from N5,500 to N5,000 per 50kg bag, representing a 9.1% cut in price. Muhamad Badaru, governor of Jigawa, disclosed this to journalists in Dutse, the state capital, on Wednesday. Badaru, who is the chairman of presidential fertilizer initiative (PFI), said the gesture is part of palliatives introduced by the federal government to [...]

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    Dangote to set up $2bn cement, fertilizer factory in Togo

Dangote to set up $2bn cement, fertilizer factory in Togo

Dangote Industries has signed an agreement with the Togolese government to set up a cement and fertilizer factory in the country. Phosphate reserves in Togo will be made into phosphate fertilizers making Dangote Group the largest ammonia producer in Africa. Under the agreement, Togo will provide access to phosphate resources and the Dangote Group will provide access to ammonia and to the [...]

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    Farmers support Buhari’s reelection with N1.77bn

Farmers support Buhari’s reelection with N1.77bn

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) and Fertilizers Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) have donated N1.77 billion to fund the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari The associations disclosed this during a gala night organised by beneficiaries of the federal government’s anchor borrowers programme, at the state house conference centre, Abuja. Aminu Goronyo, RIFAN president, said with a membership [...]

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    Ebonyi builds additional fertilizer plant

Ebonyi builds additional fertilizer plant

The Ebonyi state government has commenced the construction and installation of another fertilizer plant. Ogbonnaya Chukwu, senior special assistant to the governor on investment, said the building of the new facility at the state-owned Ebonyi Fertilizer and Chemical Company Limited is to ensure that the state meets the "soaring demand" for various blends of NPK fertilizer produced in the country. According to [...]

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    Edo new fertilizer plant ‘to create 500 direct jobs’

Edo new fertilizer plant ‘to create 500 direct jobs’

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the Edo fertilizer plant and chemical company limited. The state government said the plant, which has the capacity to produce about 60,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer per annum, will create at least 5oo direct jobs. Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture and rural development, and Okechukwu Enelamah, his industry, trade and investment, counterpart witnessed the inauguration. commended Obaseki for creating [...]

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