The $2.5bn fertiliser will be in Lagos © FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images
The $2.5bn fertiliser will be in Lagos © FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images

New fertiliser plant 'can make Nigeria self-sufficient'

24 March 2022

A $2.5bn fertiliser plant in Lagos has the potential to make Nigeria self-sufficient in fertiliser production – just when world exports are facing a potential supply crunch due to the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari opened the Dangote company’s 3m-tonne capacity urea fertiliser plant, saying the factory would boost the country’s agricultural sector.

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