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Dangote Still Most Admired African Brand in Fresh Survey… For The Second Year Consecutively

Just last year Dangote brand was named the most valuable brand among the top 50 brands in Nigeria for 2018 by Brand Nigeria.

Dangote Group (https://Dangote.com/), from Nigeria has for the second year emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers ahead of the telecommunication giant, MTN in a survey of 100 Africa best brands announced in Johannesburg at the weekend. According to the South Africa based Brand Africa in a survey carried out…

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Dangote named among greatest leaders on Earth…global leaders laud his public spirit

Foremost philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote has been rated 11th of the 50 World’ Greatest leaders for 2019

The rating carried out by the Fortune Magazine, an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States was released recently and focused mainly on the businesses run by the men and how they have used it to impact their society positively. The time-tested magazine, which first edition…

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    • L-R: President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin during the Former Prime Minister’s visit to the Dangote Refinery and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Friday, April 26, 2019
    • L-R: President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin during the Former Prime Minister’s visit to the Dangote Refinery and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Friday, April 26, 2019
    • L-R: President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin during the Former Prime Minister’s visit to the Dangote Refinery and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Friday, April 26, 2019
    • L-R: Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin; Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn; and President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; during the Former Prime Minister’s visit to the Dangote Refinery and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Friday, April 26, 2019
    • L-R: Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin; Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn; and President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; during the Former Prime Minister’s visit to the Dangote Refinery and Fertilizer Projects in Lekki, Lagos on Friday, April 26, 2019
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Former Ethiopian Prime Minister charges African investors to emulate Dangote’s investment drive

He insisted that Africa needs massive investment like the Dangote Refinery for economic development

Former Ethiopia Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn has described as exceptional and enormous the investment of the Dangote Group (https://Dangote.com) in Africa's oil refining sector and urged other private sector investors to take a cue from the group’s investment drive. Speaking during the tour of Dangote Jetty, Fertiliser and Refinery Plant,…

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    • L-R: Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba; Executive Director, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Halima Aliko Dangote and the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe at the Commissioning of Aliko Dangote Hostels in ABU, Zaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • L-R: Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Executive Director, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Halima Aliko Dangote; Chancellor ABU and the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe; MD/CEO, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssouffou; Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba at the Commissioning of Aliko Dangote 2,160 beds Hostels in ABU, Zaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • -R: Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Chancellor and the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe; Executive Director, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Halima Aliko Dangote; Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba; at the Commissioning of Aliko Dangote 2 160 beds Hostels in ABU, Zaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba; Pro-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Dr. Adamu Fika; Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote and Chancellor and the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe during the Conferment of Honorary degree on Aliko Dangote at the 41st convocation ceremony of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba; Chairman, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede; MD/CE, ExecuJet, Samuel Iwuajoku; Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Honoree and Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Executive Director, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Halima Aliko Dangote and Chairman, Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola during the Conferment of Honorary degree on Aliko Dangote at the 41st convocation ceremony of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • L-R: H.E. Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed; Executive Director, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Halima Aliko Dangote; MD/CEO, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssouffou; HM, Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe and Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba; at the Commissioning of Aliko Dangote Hostels in ABU, Zaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Dangote donates multi-billion Naira 2,160 bed space students hostels to Ahmadu Bello University…bags Doctorate Degree

The new students hall of residence was commissioned to commemorate the 41st convocation of the University

Africa’s foremost businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation (https://Dangote.com), Alhaji Aliko Dangote has made yet another critical intervention in the educational sector when he donated fully equipped 2,160 bed space hostel complex to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria at the weekend. The students’ halls of residence comprising of 10…

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    • L-R: Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Jeffrey Ewing; Managing Director/CEO, Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria Limited (GACN), Engr. Morgan Okwoche; Head, Gas Monitoring & Regulation Division, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sanya Bajomo; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, at the signing of Gas Supply and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) between CNL, GACN and Dangote Fertilizer Limited on Monday, February 25, 2019
    • L-R: Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Jeffrey Ewing; Head, Gas Monitoring & Regulation Division, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sanya Bajomo; Managing Director/CEO, Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria Limited (GACN), Engr. Morgan Okwoche; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, at the signing of Gas Supply and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) between CNL, GACN and Dangote Fertilizer Limited on Monday, February 25, 2019
    • L-R: Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Jeffrey Ewing; Managing Director/CEO, Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria Limited (GACN), Engr. Morgan Okwoche; Head, Gas Monitoring & Regulation Division, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sanya Bajomo; and Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, at the signing of Gas Supply and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) between CNL, GACN and Dangote Fertilizer Limited on Monday, February 25, 2019
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Dangote, Chevron Nigeria Sign Historic Agreement on Gas Supply

The contract, under the Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) is part of International Oil Company (IOC)’s gas obligation to the domestic market through the Gas Aggregation Company Limited (GACN)

Dangote Fertilizer Limited (www.Dangote.com) has entered into a long-term agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) for the delivery of Natural Gas from Chevron’s supply portfolio to the fertilizer plant, which is poised to start operations soon. The contract, under the Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) is part of International…

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Nigeria’s Dangote Tops a Very Short List of African Billionaires (By Devon Pendleton and Tom Metcalf)

There are just six Africans on the ranking of the world’s 500 richest people

By Devon Pendleton  and Tom Metcalf Aliko Dangote’s (https://bloom.bg/2ToRwGk) $17 billion net worth makes the Nigerian the richest person in Africa and the only member of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (https://www.Bloomberg.com/billionaires/) from one of the 60 poorest countries. About half of Nigeria’s 190.9 million citizens subside on less than $1.90 a day, giving…

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Dangote, Imouhkuede launch Africa Business Coalition for Health… Receives endorsement from African Heads of State

The forum is expected to unify Africa’s key decision makers in exploring opportunities for catalysing growth in the continent’s economy, through business partnerships to invest in the health sector

An ambitious platform designed to bring together business leaders in Africa to collaborate with heads of government and other stakeholders to tackle basic health challenges in Africa has been launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with assurances from government to collaborate for a healthier Africans. The platform, African Business Coalition for…

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    • L-R: Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who Represent President Muhammadu Buhari; Group Executive Director, Government and Strategic Relations, Dangote Industries Limited, Engr. Mansur Ahmed and the Group Managing Director NNPC Engr. Maikanti Baro at the Dangote Exhibition Stand at the Two-Day Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja yesterday (2)
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Investment in Refinery, Petrochemicals is Driven by Innovation, Efficiency, Says Dangote

Dangote is also constructing the largest fertiliser Plant in West Africa with capacity to produce 3.0 million tonnes of Urea per year as part of the gigantic economic transformation project

The ongoing investment in refining, petrochemicals, fertilizer and gas is driven by the desire to bring innovation and efficiency into all aspects of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, the President/Chief Executive, Aliko Dangote has said. Dangote, who made this disclosure yesterday at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja,…

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    • L-R: General Manager/Head Sustainability, Dangote Cement Plc, Eunice Sampson; Group Chief Sustainability and Governance, Dangote Industries Limited, Dr. Ndidi Nnoli; Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Dangote Cement Plc, Musa Rabiu; and Senior Adviser, Stakeholder Relations, DIL, Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman, celebrating the 'Best in Supply Chain Management' award won by Dangote Cement at the 12th Edition of the Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos recently
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Corporate Social Responsibility: Dangote gets Top 5 Recognition in ‘Most Responsible Business In Africa’ Category

Dangote Group was also named by SERAS one of the Top 5 "Most Responsible Business in Africa/Overall Winner"

In recognition of its 2017 Sustainability Report and significant progress in Sustainability Best Practices and Reporting in 2018, Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) (www.Dangote.com) received two awards at the 12th edition of the annual Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place in Lagos Nigeria. Two DIL subsidiaries received the…

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    • L-R: Heads of Communities of Olomowewe, Chief Shefiu Aguda; Idasho Community, Chief Alisan latifu; Imobido Community, Chief Jegede Lateef; Group Executive Director, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin; Aro of Lekki, Chief Adewale Salami; and Baale of Tiye Community, Chief Kayode Mujitafa, during the stakeholder parley between representatives of Lekki Free Trade Zone host communities and Dangote Oil Refining Company in Lagos
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Host communities commend Dangote Refinery’s initiatives

The royal fathers pointed out that they appreciate the good gestures by the company by doing so much for the communities even when still at construction stage

Impressed with the provision of communal infrastructures for their communities by Dangote Oil Refining Company (DORC) (https://Dangote.com) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility service, traditional rulers and community leaders from host communities in Ibeju-Lekki Free Trade Zone area of Lagos have expressed appreciation at the timely intervention of the…