Posts for tag "nigeria"

03 Feb 2020
CBN Buhari

Buhari Queries Nanono over Fertilizer Import Waivers

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President Muhammadu Buhari has queried the Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, for issuing import waivers to some companies to import fertilizer into the country contrary to the presidential fertilizer initiative policy, which focuses on increasing local production capacity for the product.

The query came through the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, requesting explanations on the breach of presidential policy.

Nigeria and Morocco had signed a ...

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07 Jan 2020

FAO distributes water pumps, fertilizers to Borno farmers

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The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), said it has distributed irrigation water pumps and fertilisers to 4,000 farmers in Borno State, to restore livelihood in the agriculture and livestock sectors.

According to a 2018 post-harvest survey, FAO dry season support generated over N186.10million from farmers’ sale of crops, including rice, tomatoes, and onions.

FAO’s representative in Nigeria, Suffyan Koroma, disclosed this recently while distributing farm inputs for ...

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02 Dec 2019
Nigeria Russia Uralchem

Potash for fertilizer, Nigeria, Russia, sign agreement

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The Federal Government and Russia on Monday signed an agreement for the supply of potash, a raw material for fertilizer production from a Russian company, URALCHEM.

Mr Uche Orji, the Managing Director, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) signed on behalf of Nigeria while Mr Dmitry Konyaev, Deputy Chairman, URALCHEM, signed on behalf of the Russian government. The agreement is under the aegis of Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) chaired by Jigawa ...

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08 Nov 2019
Greenwell Technologies Fertilizer

Akwa Ibom Fertilizer Firm Expresses Satisfaction over Patronage

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The Managing Director of GREENWELL Technologies, a fertilizer blending factory in Abak local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Johnny Udo has expressed satisfaction with high demand of the product by consumers across the country.

Udo, said this when members of the Correspondents’ chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State, visited the factory as part of activities to mark the chapel’s press week saying ...

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16 Oct 2019
President Buhari signs fertilizer bill

Buhari Signs Universities, Fertilizer, Food Sciences Bills Into Law

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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed five bills passed by the 8th National Assembly into law as part of efforts to ensure good governance in the country.

The  Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives) to the President, Alhaji  Umar El-Yakubu disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday.

According to him, the bills include “the Obafemi Awolowo University Transitional Amendment Act, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ...

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