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Dangote Maintains Ranking As Forbes’ Africa’s Richest Man

Dangote Maintains Ranking As Forbes’ Africa’s Richest Man

For the tenth time, Nigeria’s entrepreneurial giant and richest black man on earth, Mr. Aliko Dangote, has retained his position as the richest man in Africa with a net worth of $12.1 billion, according to the 2021 edition of the Forbes’ Top 10 Africa’s Billionaires List. Dangote’s current net worth is higher than his 2020 […]

UN Lauds Dangote Women, Harps On Gender Roles for Global Economic Recovery

UN Lauds Dangote Women, Harps On Gender Roles for Global Economic Recovery

The United Nations (UN) has underlined the need for governments all over the world to put women and girls at the centre of their efforts to recover from the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic disease as the panacea for economic recovery. This call was made by the Deputy Secretary-General of the UN and Chair […]

Dangote Remains Africa’s Wealthiest Person For 9th Consecutive Year

Dangote Remains Africa’s Wealthiest Person For 9th Consecutive Year

For the ninth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has been declared as the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $10.1billion. In the latest ranking of the world’s billionaires by Forbes, the American global media company, focusing on business, investment, technology, entrepreneurship and leadership, Dangote’s present worth is down […]

Dangote Donates N1.2bn Students’ Hostel To ABU

Dangote Donates N1.2bn Students’ Hostel To ABU

The Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has donated students’ hostel worth N1.2 billion to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. The News Agency o Nigeria (NAN) reports that the hostel consist of 10 blocks of fully equipped complex with capacity to comfortably house 2,160 students. NAN also reports that the university had no additional […]

Dangote Gives N300m To The University Of Ibadan, Business School

Dangote Gives N300m To The University Of Ibadan, Business School

Leading businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation Alhaji Aliko Dangote has urged the government to provide basic infrastructure to make the nation’s environment conducive for business. He pledged his foundation would continue to prioritise education to raise entrepreneurs who would change the economy to lead growth and development. Dangote spoke at the third Eminent […]

Dangote Lifts 25,000 Women In Niger With N10Bn Micro Grant

Dangote Lifts 25,000 Women In Niger With N10Bn Micro Grant

The Aliko Dangote Foundation has flagged off its one-off and unconditional Micro-grants Programme in Niger State with 25,000 disadvantaged women as beneficiaries bringing the total number of women beneficiaries to 256,500 across seven states of the federation. Chairman of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote said weekend at the flag-off ceremony held at the Justice […]

Adeosun, Dangote And Others Get ICAN Merit Award

Adeosun, Dangote And Others Get ICAN Merit Award

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, president of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, and chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Tunde Fowler, are among personalities to be honoured with merit award of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). They will be honoured at a ceremony holding on […]

Dangote Canvasses Expansion Of Non-Oil Sector

Dangote Canvasses Expansion Of Non-Oil Sector

The President and Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has stressed the need for Nigeria to diversify her economy by expanding its non-oil sector. Speaking as special guest at the third edition of the Kaduna Economic Investment Summit (KADINVEST) in Kaduna, Dangote said: “Given the capricious nature of crude oil prices, Nigeria must […]

Dangote Emerges Only African On Bloomberg’s List of 50 Most Influential People

Dangote Emerges Only African On Bloomberg’s List of 50 Most Influential People

President of Dangote Group Aliko Dangote has emerged the only African to make the Bloomberg list of 50 most influential people in the world this year. Bloomberg on Monday announced The Bloomberg 50, a new annual, multi-platform initiative that honours 50 icons and innovators who have changed the global business landscape in measurable ways over […]

Aliko Dangote To Invest Up To $50 Billion In U.S., Europe

Aliko Dangote To Invest Up To $50 Billion In U.S., Europe

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20 billion to $50 billion in the U.S. and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals. The 60-year-old Nigerian cement tycoon aims to move into these territories for the first time in 2020 after completing almost $5 billion of agricultural projects and an $11 […]

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