Tag Archives: Dangote Group

Lagos Thanks Donors, Seeks More Support For Abule-Ado Explosion Victims

The Lagos State Government has appreciated the individuals and organizations that heeded its call to support victims of the Abule Ado explosion Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu set up a N2 billion Emergency Relief Fund to provide relief. No fewer than 20 people died and property worth billions of Naira destroyed in the March 15 disaster. Lagos…

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Truck Drivers Ordered To Leave Lagos Bridges In 48 Hours

Truck drivers parked on bridges across Lagos State have been ordered to vacate them in 48 hours, The Nation reports. The order was given at a stakeholders meeting at the Apapa headquarters of the Western Naval Command (WNC). The meeting was attended by officials with the Nigerian Military, the Lagos State Government, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Dangote Group, National Union of Petroleum…

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#SMWLagos2017: Day 3- “Gender Equality in the Digital Age”- Halima Dangote, Uzoma Dozie, DBanj, More!

Our Social Media Week Lagos (SMW Lagos) coverage continues… Day 3 had the theme “Gender Equality in the Digital Age”, and focused on the power of ICTs and how they can help to deliver improved healthcare, quality education for all, financial inclusion, more accountable government, and much more. The sessions were targeted at closing the…

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Tony Elumelu & Aliko Dangote At Bill Clinton’s Swanky 70th Birthday Bash

Last Friday, Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman United Bank for Africa (UBA Plc) and Heirs Holdings, and President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote attended former President of the United States, Bill Clinton 70th birthday party at the Rainbow Room in New York— which of course was a Clinton Foundation fund-raising bash. Barbara Streisand, Jon Bon Jovi…

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Dangote Petrochemicals Refinery To Start Operations By 2018

Senior General Manager, Civil and Structural, Dangote Petrochemicals Ltd, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, Mr. Madhav Kelkar, while taking newsmen on a tour of  the plant located at Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos, Thursday told them that its 650,000 barrels Per Day (bpd) capacity petroleum refinery would come on stream by 2018. According to him,…

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Aliko Dangote Donates N150 Million To Help Fight The Dreaded Ebola Virus Disease

Chairman of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote, has donated N150m to the fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country, chief executive officer of Dangote Foundation, Mrs Adhiambo Odaga, announced on Monday. At a media briefing at the ministry of health in Abuja, Odaga disclosed that the funds would be available for the establishment of…

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Aliko Dangote Named Forbes Magazine’s 23rd World’s Billionaire, Bill Gates Tops The List

  Forbes magazine yesterday, Monday March 3rd released its annual listing of the World’s Billionaires. Forbes global wealth team found 1,645 billionaires with an aggregate net worth of $6.4 trillion, up from $5.4 trillion from last year ago. The team unearthed a record 268 new ten-figure fortunes, including 42 new women billionaires, another record. In…

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Aliko Dangote Talks On Corruption & Building A Petroleum Refinery, Watch Interview On BBC

Africa’s most successful entrepreneur and C.E.O of Dangote Group in interview with Lerato Mbele on BBC‘s Africa Business Report, speaks about how he began and built his business empire. He also speaks about his latest venture to build a $9 billion petroleum refinery and fighting corruption in Nigeria. Watch Video below. Share via LinkedIn, Twitter,…

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