23 Nov 2020

Notore Records N9.3bn Operating Profit

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Notore Chemical Industries Plc has recorded N9.3 billion operating profit for the fourth quarter of the twelve-month period ended 30th September 2020, which was a 172 percent increase from the previous year.

In a statement signed by the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Onajite Okoloko, the company said the increase was mainly attributable to surpluses from the professional revaluation of its assets. It recorded revenues of ...

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21 Nov 2020
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The AFFM and OCP Africa team up to increase access to fertilizers in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

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The African Development Bank has approved the participation of the Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) in a US$4 million partial trade credit guarantee with OCP Africa, a subsidiary of the OCP Group.

The project will reduce potential risks along the agricultural value chain, and improve access to quality inputs, including fertilizers, in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana.

The three-year project, running from 2020 to 2023, will support 430 000 ...

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13 Nov 2020

Nigeria: Dangote to Begin Fertilizer Sales This Month

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The management of Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals has disclosed that it will begin the sales of its fertilizer plant's product this month.

In a statement, the Group Executive Director, Strategy and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, assured that Dangote Fertilizer plant's products will hit the market this month.

He said Dangote Fertilizer would make Nigeria become self-sufficient in fertilizer production and have the capacity to ...

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09 Nov 2020

Tambuwal Lays Foundation for OCP Africa’s $13m Fertilizer Plant

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Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has reiterated that the state is ready to support investments capable of developing the economic well-being of the people and lift them from poverty.

Tambuwal, said this at the groundbreaking ceremony of OCP Africa’s $13 million Sokoto Agricultural Centre of Excellence comprising a fertilizer blending plant with a production capacity of 200,000 MT per annum and training facilities for farmers, fertilizer blenders and ...

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06 Nov 2020

Nigerian government considers phasing out fertilizer production

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, has announced that the federal government of Nigeria should abandon fertilizer production so that the private sector takes full ownership of this issue, the Daily Trust said .

“ My position as Minister of Agriculture is now that the government should withdraw from the fertilizer space. Our role should be to control quality, price, delivery and availability. This should be the ...

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