Category: Agric & Commodity News

Mechanized Agriculture: Nigeria below 50 tractors per 1000 squarekilometres 

The drive by the Federal Government for Nigeria to attainfood sufficiency may still be a mirage after all unless drastic measures aretaken to overturn the current trends. This is because Nigeria is still far fromthe global standard in terms of the number of tractors per land area thatfarmers own. This revelation was made by Mr.…

Dangote reopens Savannah Sugar Company in Adamawa

THE Management of Savannah Sugar Company in Adamawa, a subsidiary of Dangote Group on Tuesday announced resumption of business after over one month of closure. The Group Managing Director, Sugar, Dangote Group, Abdullahi Sule made the announcement at a joint briefing with representatives of the company’s host community at Gyawana in Lamurde Local Government Area…

Crystal firm to scale up sugar production to create 3,000 direct jobs in Nigeria

CRYSTAL Sugar has revealed that its factory in Hadejia, Jigawa State currently under construction will create 3,000 direct jobs to Nigerians and the people of Jigawa when completed. Stating this in Abuja at the weekend, the chairman of Crystal. Sugar, Alh. Muhammed Sani noted that “the plant, when completed, would boast of initial crushing capacity…