$100m oilfield chemical investments at risk

The over $100 million investments in oilfield chemical sub-sector of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry is on the brink of collapse, New Telegraph has learnt. Investigations revealed that stakeholders in sub-sector are rising against this major threat to business exasperated by longerthan- necessary tendering cycle in Nigeria, which is six times longer than that of its rival oil producer in Africa, Angola. Former President, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, Dr. John Erinne, has also confirmed this challenge. He told this newspaper on the side-line of Second National Oil and Gas…

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YEMISI RANSOME-KUTI: WOULD BE A LOT RICHERIFI WASN’T A RANSOME-KUTI

    Yemisi Ransome-Kuti is one of the elite women out to serve her community selflessly without a thought of enriching herself. She had served in different developmental projects that had earned her recognition in her community. In this interview with FLORA ONWUDIWE, Ransome-Kuti, who is a cousin of late Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, encourages women who are aspiring to run for political offices not to give up. Excerpts…     What was your growing up like as a Ransome-Kuti, a family that played prominent roles in the history of…

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‘Nigeria to save $206m on new rice technology’

Nigeria is expected to save $206 million as foreign exchange in rice if farmers adopt the new rice technology inputs and right fertilizers already tested by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and the National Programme for Food Security (NPFS) on their farms. Coordinator, Feed the Future Nigeria, Agro Inputs Project IFDC, Dr. Kofi Debrah, revealed this in Abuja at an agric forum christened “First Policy Dialogue on Bringing Balanced Fertilisers to the Nigerian Market: Policy and Investment Implication of Soil and Crop Specific Fertiliser blend-based technologies.”…

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