Tag Archives: Aliko Dangote

Twitter Is Not Impressed With Nigerian Government Exempting Dangote From Border Closure

On Tuesday, there was a report from Bloomberg that the Nigerian government has allowed Dangote Cement to resume exports across its land borders despite the closure for over one year. As soon as people on Twitter saw the images, they let loose with their opinions. Some people just criticized the federal government’s move accusing them of driving inflation, while…

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Dangote Pays Riveting Tribute To Elumelu In 2020 TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List

Last week, Chairman of United Bank of Africa, Tony O. Elumelu hit major milestone by appearing on TIME 100 list – a compilation of the 100 most influential people in the world – an honour worth celebrating, as the widely-read and iconic American magazine makes it clear that entrants are recognized for changing the world. For Elumelu,…

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Dangote Endorses Okonjo-Iweala As Director-General Of World Trade Organization

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has announced the backing of the candidature of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, as the Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO). Dangote took to social media to endorse Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala, who is one of the candidates vying for the position which became vacant following the resignation of Brazil’s Roberto…

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COVID-19: BUA Group Donates N3.3bn To Combat Pandemic In Kano, Lagos

Nigeria’s leading foods & infrastructure conglomerate, BUA Group, through its founder Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu has announced additional N3.3 billion grant to Kano, Lagos states and the presidential task force on COVID-19 towards fighting against the raging pandemic, The donation from the BUA Foundation is in addition to BUA’s earlier contributions to the private sector-led CACOVID coalition…

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COVID-19: 2Baba, Jim Ovia, Seun Agbaje And More Donate Funds Towards Combating Pandemic

The Federal Ministry of Health has unveiled the list of several funds donated by the private sector, individuals and federal government in the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This development comes a day after many Nigerian demanded to know who was in charge of the collection and disbursement of the donated funds for the treatment of…

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Femi Otedola Pledges N1 Billion Towards The Eradication Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

Billionaire business mogul, Femi Otedola has joined the league of billionaires and corporate organizations who have shown their support towards assisting the government in fighting this Coronavirus pandemic by donating a sum of N1 billion. Otedola disclosed this donation in a post on his social media accounts, Twitter and Instagram. This comes as no surprise as one…

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Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, Naomi Campbell, DJ Cuppy, RMD And More Attend The 2020 THISDAY Awards

If you were looking for all the socialites and dignitaries on Monday, January 20, 2020 they were probably at the 25th edition of the  which was held at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The prestigious event which kicked off in a gala style to celebrate Africa’s most authoritative media and technology group also featured the premiere…

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Check All The Photos From Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya’s 80th Birthday Party

On Saturday 11th January 2020, prominent Lagos billionaire and industrialist, Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya and wife, Shade Okoya hosted eminent personalities to a grand soiree in celebration of his 80th birthday. Held at palatial Oluwanisola home in Ajah, many celebrities, including Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, billionaire Aliko Dangote, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Otunba Subomi Balogun, Sir Olu Okeowo, billionaire Sam Adedoyin, Lagos State…

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Otedola Donated N5Bn & Dangote N100M At Cuppy’s “Gold Gala” Towards ‘Save The Children’ Initiative

On Sunday, November 10th, DJ Cuppy held its inaugural Gold Gala at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton, Abuja and it was nothing short of a mega donation galore. The night which was towards raising funds with DJ Cuppy’s “Cuppy Foundation” for Save The Children Initiative to support its intervention in the north-east was attended by her lovely father, Femi Otedola who donated…

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