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BUA fires back at Dangote, shows proof of N1.3bn payment to procure 1m doses of COVID-19 vaccine for Nigerians

BUA Group, one of Nigerian a leading foods and infrastructure conglomerates, has reacted to Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID's statement disputing its claims that it...

Skills Acquisition: Dangote Refinery trains 200 Lagos youths

The Dangote Refinery Group on Monday flagged-off a six months skills acquisition programme for 200 youths in Ibeju-Lekki Community in Lekki Free Trade Zone, to curb unemployment in Lagos State.

WHO declares Nigeria Polio free

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has declared Nigeria free of wild polio, following the completion of documentation for the free status.

COVID-19: Again, Buhari appreciates donations, urges further assistance

President Muhammadu Buhari has again commended public-spirited Nigerians and organisations for their financial and material support toward containing the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic and the management of its health and economic implications.

Buhari rejoices with Aliko Dangote at 63

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with foremost industrialist, investor and philanthropist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on the occasion of his 63rd birthday anniversary, wishing him and his loved ones a splendid day.

COVID-19 and the merchants of fake news, by Femi Adesina

Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures of Coronavirus infections continue to mount in other parts of the world. Italy and Spain have been particularly badly hit.

COVID-19: Buhari salutes Elumelu, Rabiu, Dangote, Atiku, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted public–spirited Nigerians and organisations for standing up to be counted in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Nigerian doctors urge Buhari to issue stay-at-home directive

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an Executive Order to enforce compliance with the stay-at-home directive for non-essential workers.

COVID-19: Dangote, other private sector players to offer financial support to Nigerian govt

Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Industries Ltd., and Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director, Access Bank Group, are spearheading a coalition of private sector organisations to support governments’ ongoing efforts at tackling the coronavirus, COVID-19, menace.

Abule-Ado Explosion: Dangote donates N100m cement to victims

Abule-Ado Explosion: Dangote donates N100m cement to victims

Economic diversification: We must act now, says Dangote

Aliko Dangote, the Chairman Dangote Group on Wednesday said government and other major stakeholders must be more proactive to ensure that diversifying the nation’s economy becomes a reality.

Tambuwal’s scholarship scorecards, Silverbird award and many rewards awaiting, by Altine Shehu Kajiji

The Silverbird Group, owners of the Silverbird Television and Rhythm FM on February 28, unveiled Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as its 2019 Man of the Year. Tambuwal was chosen for his administration’s outstanding performance

2020: Dangote retains Africa’s wealthiest person position for 9 successive years

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.

Dangote begins installation of rice factory in Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Sunday commended Dangote Group for setting up a rice mill in the state, saying it would create employment and boost the economy.

Dangote donates $20m to The African Center

The Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, has donated of $20 million to The Africa Center in New York, United States of America towards reversing the trend.

Climate change, stereotype hindering businesses in Africa, Dangote, Bill Gates, Mo Ibrahim raise alarm

Renowned philanthropists, Bill Gates, Mo Ibrahim and Aliko Dangote have expressed concern over the effect of climate change and the stereotypes on Africa that have hindered business opportunities in the continent.

Dangote commends Buhari for constituting economic team

Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group, says that the constitution of economic management team by President Muhammadu Buhari will further strengthen investors’ confidence and boost economic growth.

Buhari attends UN General Assembly in New York, to depart Abuja Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, United States, to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA74, which opened on Tuesday, September 17.

Dangote Cement to earn $700m forex

The Dangote Cement Plc on Monday said its cement terminals being constructed in Lagos State and Onne in Rivers would be concluded before the end of this year.

Ganduje’s pointless ‘pentarchy’, by Jaafar Jaafar

On a bright Saturday morning of October 1, 1983 at Kano Race Course, the late former governor of Kano State, Sabo Bakinzuwo, started his inaugural speech as the new executive governor of the state with the most exciting part. Waxing garrulous as ever, the verbose politician glanced over his shoulder to where the late emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero was sitting. "We will restore the prestige and dignity of Kano Emirate now," he said.

Dangote rewards drivers for accident-free 2018

NASCON Allied Industries, subsidiary of Dangote Group, said it would continue to honour its workers just as it rewarded its truck drivers for meeting product delivery target and driving accident free in 2018.

Onnoghen is shameless, no longer fit to continue in office – El-Rufai   

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has described the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, as a “shameless man who is no longer fit to continue in office.

Sugar Production: We’re placing Nigeria on global map – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group, says his investment in the sugar sector will place Nigeria on the global map of sugar producers while increasing employment and saving huge foreign exchange for the country.

Dangote foundation feeds 30,000 IDPs in Zamfara

In yet another massive intervention, the Aliko Dangote Foundation Monday officially launched a philanthropic programme in Zamfara State, doling out food items running into several millions of naira to support victims of the insurgency.

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