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Dangote Refinery returnee graduate engineers promise an end to fuel scarcity when Refinery takes off

The engineers described their experience as second to none in the history of Nigeria oil and gas sector

Returnee indigenous India trained Graduate engineers of the Dangote Refinery (www.Dangote.com) have promised to deploy the knowledge and skills acquired during the training to ensure Nigeria is saved the embarrassment of fuel scarcity when the refinery come on stream.  The engineers who described their experience as second to none in…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Nigerian Government commends Dangote Cement self-sufficiency feat

The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity

The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity, ascribing the feat to Dangote Cement (www.Dangote.com) which spare headed the backward integration policy introduced by the government. Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi who…

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Dangote Foundation commits N200m for Kano Specialist Hospital rehabilitation

The Foundation handed over to the hospital management a renovated maternity ward, two ultra-modern maternity laboratories, upgraded water supply system Eclampsia ward, theatre and improved sanitary environment befitting of a specialist hospital

To complement its N7 billion Surgical and Diagnostic Centre (SDC) currently under construction, the Dangote Foundation (www.Dangote.com) has concluded the renovations of some sections of the Murtala Muhammed Specialists’ Hospital, Kano which gulped over N200 million. The 900 bed capacity hospital, reputed for highest number of in-patients in sub-Saharan Africa…

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Dangote Sets to Launch 25,000 Hectares of Rice Outgrower Scheme in Sokoto

By end of 2017, Dangote Rice will have 25,000 Ha under rice cultivation across 3 sites in Northern Nigeria

Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) is set to launch in Sokoto. Sokoto state it’s multi-million naira 25,000 hectares of rice outgrower scheme with a prospect of hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities for the rural communities inhabitants. President of the Group, Aliko Dangote disclosed at the weekend…