Source: Dangote Group |

Unemployment: Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project in Kogi

This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with One million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018

Unemployment: Dangote employs youth graduate for rice farming in Kogi. A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited (www.Dangote.com) in Kogi State. This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with…

Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote begs public to help monitor, report unscrupulous truck drivers, sets up hotline for reports

The Management of Dangote Industries Limited (www.Dangote.com) has launched a passionate appeal to members of the public to assist in monitoring both the recklessness and the illegal haulage of contraband goods by some of his truck drivers. The company has also set up hotlines for the public to call in…

Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, join forces to build Coalition on Health

Through his Foundation, Dangote has made an unprecedented grant and seed contribution to GBCHealth of US$ 1.5 million over three years

Dangote Foundation (www.Dangote.com) and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa. Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, shared plans to build an African Business Coalition on Health (ABCHealth), during the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, he was co-hosting, and which took place…

Dangote Group
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (3)
    • (L-R) Ag. Group Managing Director, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, Chairman, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote, Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, Niger State Deputy Governor, Ahmed Muhammad Kesto, at the MoU signing ceremony between Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc and Niger State Government on Sugar Project in Niger State, at Goverment House, Minna, on Wednesday, August 23rd , 2017
    • (L-R) Ag. Group Managing Director, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, Chairman, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote, Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, at the MoU signing ceremony between Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc and Niger State Government on Sugar Project in Niger State at Goverment House, Minna, on Wednesday, August, 23rd , 2017
    • (L-R) Ag. Group Managing Director, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, Chairman, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote, Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, at the MoU signing ceremony between Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc and Niger State Government on Sugar Project in Niger State, at Goverment House, Minna, on Wednesday, August 23rd , 2017
  • Links (1)
  • All (4)
Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote signs $450million jumbo sugar production Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Niger State

On completion, according to the President of the Group Aliko Dangote, the project will generate over 15,000 jobs in the state

In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) today in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government for the establishment of a jumbo $450million state-of–art and fully integrated sugar complex.…

Dangote Group
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (5)
    • L-R: Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin; and President/CE, Dangote Industrie Limited, Aliko Dangote, during the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources working visit to Dangote Oil Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Monday, July 31, 2017
    • L-R: Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; President/CE, Dangote Industrie Limited, Aliko Dangote; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, during the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources working visit to Dangote Oil Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Monday, July 31, 2017
    • L-R: Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; President/CE, Dangote Industrie Limited, Aliko Dangote; andGroup Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, during the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources working visit to Dangote Oil Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Monday, July 31, 2017
    • ): L-R: Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; President/CE, Dangote Industrie Limited, Aliko Dangote; andGroup Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, during the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources working visit to Dangote Oil Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Monday, July 31, 2017
    • L-R: Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; President/CE, Dangote Industrie Limited, Aliko Dangote; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, during the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources working visit to Dangote Oil Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Monday, July 31, 2017
  • Links (1)
  • All (6)
Source: Dangote Group |

The Federal Government Begs Dangote to Complete Refinery Before 2019

To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade Zone, in Lagos, said the government is ready to play its part as a responsible government to assist in making sure the project is completed before the scheduled date

The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote refinery (www.Dangote.com) to fulfill its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade…

Source: Dangote Group |

Half year: Dangote Cement records 12.6% Sales volume increase across Africa

Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017

Dangote Cement (www.DangoteCement.com), Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase in sales volume across Africa.   In the financials released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange indicated that the increase in sales volume…

Source: Dangote Group |

371, 000 IDPs to benefit from Dangote Foundation’s donation in Borno…Distributes N200 Million worth of food items

Chief Executive of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, who made the donation and distribution of the food materials on behalf of Dangote, explained that the gesture was part of the Foundation’s humanitarian efforts

In an effort aimed at complementing government’s humanitarian intervention to bring reliefs to the victims of insurgency and other Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno state, Africa’s foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has donated food items worth more than N200 million to the people. He said he had always felt for those…

Source: Dangote Group |

Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 1 billion dollars on rice cultivation...gives tools to block makers

To mark its Day at the Fair, a subsidiary of the Group, Dangote Cement, gave out several tools and implements to the block makers in Ogun State in appreciation of their patronages

The Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) shone at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade fair which was held in Abeokuta, emerging as the second most patronised exhibitor, just as the Group disclosed that it was investing N1 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency. To mark its Day…

Dangote Group
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (5)
    • L-R: Chairman, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Asue Ighodalo, and Managing Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Thabo Mabe at the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dangote Flour Mills PLc held in Lagos on Friday, May 19, 2017
    • L-R: Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Mrs Aisha Isa; Chairman, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Asue Ighodalo, and Managing Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Thabo Mabe at the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dangote Flour Mills PLc held in Lagos on Friday, May 19, 2017
    • L-R: Chairman, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Asue Ighodalo; Managing Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Thabo Mabe, and Executive Director Commercial, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Halima Dangote, at the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dangote Flour Mills PLc held in Lagos on Friday, May 19, 2017
    • L-R: Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Olakunle Alake; Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Mrs Yabawa Lawan Wabi; Chairman, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Asue Ighodalo; Executive Director Commercial, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Halima Dangote, at the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dangote Flour Mills PLc held in Lagos on Friday, May 19, 2017
    • L-R: Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Mrs Yabawa Lawan Wabi; Chairman, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Asue Ighodalo; Executive Director Commercial, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Halima Dangote, and Managing Director, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Thabo Mabe, at the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dangote Flour Mills PLc held in Lagos on Friday, May 19, 2017
  • Links (1)
  • All (6)
Source: Dangote Group |

Gateway Trade Fair: OGUNCCIMA lauds Dangote Group’s collaboration...As Group’s subsidiaries offer products at subsidised prices

A statement from Corporate Communications Unit of Dangote Group, said the fair has become a veritable venue for introduction of new innovations to Dangote products

The Ogun State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA) has commended the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) for its giant strides in economic development of the country through massive investments in several sectors of the economy describing the feat as worthy of emulation by other Nigerians. President…

Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote will be the largest exporter of rice in 5 years to come - AfDB President

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote (www.Dangote.com), may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over the weekend, Adesina said Africa must focus on agriculture to drive growth and create…