Kogi State Government on Thursday began the sales and distribution of 100 trucks of fertiliser and other agricultural inputs at subsidised rates to farmers in the state.
The State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr Tim Dichie, disclosed this at the distribution of farm inputs and launching of “Option ‘A’ Road Map (Option Agriculture of Kogi State)” in Lokoja.
Dichie said that the term “Option ‘A’ Road Map” was fashioned out to put Kogi on the rapid developmental pedestal and to […]
With efforts targeted at the diversification of the nation’s ailing economy, the Federal Government has described Dangote Fertilizer and Petrochemical projects as credible industrial undertaken capable of reducing poverty through generation of foreign exchange.
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), and the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, said the Dangote Refinery, Petrochemicals and Fertilizers Company, reputed to be the biggest in Africa, when completed offered hopes in the quest for diversification of Nigeria’s economy from total dependence on oil to […]
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen Yusuf Buratai, yesterday explained that the army decided to stop the supply of fertilisers in three troubled States of North East in order to stop the production of Improvised Explosive Device, IED, by the Islamist militants, Boko Haram.
The COAS disclosed this while addressing the House Committee on Army led by Rep Rilma Shawulu, in Abuja, during an investigative hearing on the prohibition of use of Jerry can for purchase of premium motor […]