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31 Jul 2020

Notore grows earnings by 6% to N17.4bn in 9 months

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Notore Chemical Industries Plc, has recorded a six percent growth in revenue to   ¦ 17.4 billion, as well as operating income of ¦ 3.8 billion for the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The company disclosed this in its unaudited Q3 2020 financial results.

In a statement, it said, “There has been good progress with the on-going Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) program on the existing plant. Significant increases in production ...

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29 Jul 2020

Yobe to begin fertilizer distribution to 33,000 farmers

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Yobe State government is set to distribute fertilizer inputs to over 33,000 small scale farmers in the state.

Commissioner for Agriculture in the State, Dr. Hajiya Mairo Amshi disclosed this at the distribution of farm inputs to 100 farmers who are part of 450 targeted farmers in the state by UNHCR in partnership with American University of Nigeria(AUN).

Dr. Amshi added that the delay in the commencement of ...

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23 Jul 2020

COVID-19: FG launches agriculture for food, job plan

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The Federal Government has launched the Agriculture for food and job plan (AFJP), a major take-off for the agriculture component of the Nigeria Economic and Sustainability Plan (NESP) targeting smallholder farmers.

The project, it was learnt, would mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy and  livelihoods of farmers by creating more access to food for and the rapid emergence of a competitive food production, processing and distribution in ...

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18 Jul 2020

Dangote’s $2bn Fertiliser Plant Commences Operation February

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Dangote Group’s fertilizer plant, under construction in Lagos, will be ready to start production in February next year, so says Saipem SpA, the builders of the factory.

This is coming on the heels of the latest inflation figure from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), showing that inflation rose to 12.56 per cent (year-on-year) in June compared to 12.40 per cent in May.

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14 Jul 2020

NIGERIA: Farmers in 11 states to get fertilizer at N4,500

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As part of the COVID-19 palliative, about 50,000 farmers across 11 states will get two bags of fertilizer each at a subsidized rate of N4,500 against the current price of N8,000. 

The Federal Government in partnership with OCP Africa Fertilizer Limited unveiled the distribution of the subsidized NPK fertilizers for selected vulnerable farmers in Abia, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun, Sokoto, Bauchi, and Kwara states ...

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