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Dangote Urges for Increase in Healthcare Funding

Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation and Africa’s foremost philanthropist, has urged governments across Africa, the Federal Government of Nigeria, and state governments to increase their budget allocations to the healthcare sector, to help ensure improved basic healthcare for the people. Dangote, made this remarks at the formal certification of Wild Poliovirus Eradication in Africa during a…

Refinery: FG Will Source Forex from Dangote–CBN Gov

The Federal Government will soon start sourcing foreign exchange (forex) from Dangote Group, as soon as the latter’s refinery, petrochemicals and fertilizer projects come on stream. This potential reversal of roles was disclosed by the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, after he spent over four hours touring the ongoing Dangote Refinery, Petrochemicals, Fertilizer projects…

Manufacturing Key To Economic Growth, Development—Dangote

Executive Director of the Dangote Group, Hajiya Halima Aliko-Dangote has urged millennials in Nigeria and across Africa to diversify from service-oriented enterprises to manufacturing and agriculture in a bid to fast-track the development of the continent and better life for its nationals.  Halima Dangote said that the economic realities around the world have shown that…

Forbes Names Dangote Among 75 World’s Most Powerful People

Foremost Nigerian entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote, has been ranked among 75 most powerful persons on the planet, ahead of the Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence. This ranking was released by Forbes latest 2018 ranking of the World Powerful People, where Dangote ranked among world leaders like Xi Jinping, the Chinese President;…

Dangote Debunks Proposed 10-Year Tax Holiday Report

The management of Dangote Group on Monday debunked a story alleging that the company will benefit 10-year tax holiday after constructing 35 km Apapa to Oworonshoki highway end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Speaking at the Ikoyi head office, on Monday, Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr Devakumar Edwin,…

Dangote Lauded On Sponsorship Of African Food Festival Calabar

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade joined participants at the maiden African Food festival Calabar to commend Dangote Industries Ltd for sponsoring the event. The Governor represented by his wife, Dr Linda Ayade who declared the food festival open lauded the exemplary attitude of Dangote Group in sponsoring events especially the now rested Children’s…

Dangote, Putin, Trump Are World’s Most Powerful Persons—Forbes

Foremost entrepreneur and president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, was at the weekend named along other world leaders such as Russian President, Vladimir Putin, American President-elect, Donald Trump and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel as the most powerful persons in the world. These personalities were ranked along with 7o others as the most powerful people with…

Economy Diversification: Dangote Refinery, Fertilizer Projects Will Reduce Poverty—FG

…Increase Nigeria Competitive Power With efforts being diverted towards the diversification of the nation’s ailing economy, the Federal Government has described Dangote Fertilizer and Petrochemical projects as credible industrials undertaken capable of reducing poverty through generation of foreign exchange. Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote said the Dangote Refinery ,…

Excitement As Dangote Opens Tomato Processing Plant In Kano

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has kicked off his tomato processing factory in Kadawa, Kano State. The new plant is aimed at making canned tomato paste easily available and affordable for Nigerians, who have to rely on the ones produced from China. The factory, brought to life through Dangote Farms Limited, is located along the…