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Mechanized Agriculture: Nigeria Falls Below Expectations as it Provides 50 tractors per 1000 square kilometres.

The drive by the Federal Government for Nigeria to attain food sufficiency may still be a mirage after all unless drastic measures are taken to overturn the current trends. This is because Nigeria is still far from the global standard in terms of the number of tractors per land area that farmers own.
This revelation was made by Mr. Friday Ali of the Greenhouse Unit of the Agriculture Division of Dizengoff Group Nigeria while speaking on the Monthly Forum of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Journalists (NAAJ) in partnership with Nigerian Breweries Plc in Lagos Thursday.
Ali noted that countries like the United States of America (USA) and India were far ahead of Nigeria adding that while the USA was having a record of 250 tractors per one thousand square kilometres, Nigeria was having less than 50 tractors per one thousand square kilometres which he said was a far cry from the Africa standard.
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Dizengoff Delivers 50 Units of CASE IH Tractors to Tractor Service Provider

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Dizengoff Nigeria delivers 50 units of the 75HP CASE IH tractors totractor service provider. The deal which will see the leading agriculture company in Nigeria, DIZENGOFF, deliver 50 units of tractors in 2 batches within 30 days, with the first sets of tractors to be delivered immediately and the second batch delivered by end August is a very good news to the Nigerian farmers, as it is aimed at providing the much needed farm mechanization services to the Nigerian farmers.
The CEO/Country Manager for Dizengoff Nigeria, Mr. Antti Ritvonen assures customers of Dizengoff’s commitment to supporting their operations. “We assure you of our best in class after sales support, to minimize any downtime. We are determined and committed to providing quality machinery services to all of our tractor owners in Nigeria”. “With our exclusive partnership agreement with CASE IH in the delivery of tractors in Nigeria, which includes technical support in the areas of training, after sales servic…

Interview With Madam Modupeola Aremu the New CAC Nigeria Customs PTML

The giant strides recorded by the new Customs Area Controller (CAC) Madam Modupeola Aremu on her resumption of office at the erstwhile notorious Customs Command, the Port Multi-Services Limited (PTML) is captured in this interview with the gentle amazon.
Madam Controller could you tell us your experience ever since you joined PTML Terminal? I resumed in May 2017. When I got into PTML I found that it is a model port. PTML is actually a port that is supposed to be the standard f ports. PTML is actually the only port you can clear your goods in 24 hours. At times we do 6 hours for cars especially. I met the Command especially in these times of ease of doing business observing the 24-hour port operations process. I believe PTML is really on track.

We are now in August and we have gone past the half year quarter. Could you tell us what the revenue profile of this Command is? Quite good. We acquired between January and June 2016 a total of N27, 479,713,697 billion. But in 2017 between January a…