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Dangote Named One Of Bloomberg’s 50 Most Influential People

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest person, has been honored for his contribution to increasing local food production and reducing   food imports in Nigeria. Dangote was among the 50 most influential people honored by Bloomberg for their contribution to humanity at Bloomberg’s Annual Gala Dinner in New York. According to Bloomberg, he has been honoured for…

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Dangote Commits $100 Million To Fight Malnutrition In Nigeria

The recently concluded Global Nutrition Summit 2017, held in Milan convened governments, international agencies, civil society organisations and businesses to accelerate the global response to malnutrition, the cause of nearly half of all global child deaths. A major highlight of the Summit was the pledge by the Aliko Dangote Foundation to invest $100 Million over five years to tackle malnutrition…

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Africa’s Richest Man Dangote Reveals Secret of His Success

Africa’s richest man  Aliko Dangote, has revealed the secret of his business success: self-sufficiency and backward integration, a manufacturing strategy that extracts value from entire processes. “We are not going to import anything any longer,” Dangote said, in the presence of Nigerian Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, and about 300 business…

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“We Should Pray that Oil Prices Remain Low”, Dangote Speaks at a New York Conference

Africa’s richest man and Nigeria’s indisputable  business leader Aliko Dangote has told a packed room in New York that he is hoping that oil prices will remain low to wean Nigeria away from its dependence. He said agriculture should be the focus of government, as well as gas and minerals, in an effort to diversify…

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“People Should Stop Dropping My Name For 2019 Presidency” – Dangote

Aliko Dangote has reacted to a report that a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)think tank set up by former president Goodluck Jonathan has contacted him to contest in the 2019 presidential election under its platform Speaking to Daily Times, the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dangote Group said: “I am an entrepreneur. My passion is to create jobs for Nigerians and not otherwise.” “I am not…

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Dangote To Set Up N200bn University In Abuja

Africa’s wealthiest man Aliko Dangote has reportedly submitted a proposal to the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) to set up a world class university. Premium Times reports that Julius Okojie, a former Executive Secretary of NUC, is the chairman of the technical team for the establishment of the university. Okojie and his team visited the current Executive Secretary of NUC Abubakar Rasheed, where he…

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I Will Sack Wenger When I Buy Arsenal – Dangote

Nigerian billionaire and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has re-stated his desire to own Arsenal Football Club of England. Dangote, valued at £10billion by Forbes earlier this year, added that he would fire Arsenal’s Manager, Arsene Wenger if his takeover bid is successful. Dangote has always expressed his desire to take over at the Emirates…

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2017 Lagos International Polo Tournament: Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Bukola Saraki, More! View the Photos

Polo lovers in Nigeria and beyond were treated to thrilling sporting actions at last weekend’s NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament that brought together renowned indigenous and international polo teams to compete for highly coveted trophies at the Lagos Polo Club Ikoyi. This year’s event saw both Nigerian and foreign teams compete in four main cups.…

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Femi & Nana Otedola, Aliko Dangote, Tinie Tempah, Victor Anichebe, More! Sisters Cuppy & Temi Otedola Host ‘Africa Now’ in London

London and Africa’s elite gathered together at the city’s exclusive BONHAM’S Auction House on the 4th of October to experience AFRICA NOW – an exciting showcase celebrating African music, art and fashion hosted by billionaire daughters Cuppy & Temi Otedola. In conjunction with trustees of the Dangote Fountation and Directors of Bonhams, the exhibition featured…

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