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    • L-R, Group general manager Dangote Sinotruk West Africa limited, Hikmat Thappa, Lagos state director of commerce, Akeem Adeniji, Lagos state commissioner for commerce, industry and Cooperatives, Olayinka Oladunjoye, Dangote Sinotruk general manager Prakash Kharat during the Lagos state commissioner for commerce on a facility tour of Dangote Sinotruk Assembly plant in ikeja Lagos
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Dangote Sinotruk Automobile expands to enhance local content, provides more jobs

The expansion drive, which is part of the backward integration plan, is meant to enhance value addition and local content

As the budding automobile company, Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited (https://Dangote.com) entered another phase in its expansion drive, the Company has said that it was increasing its local input into the assembling plant to up to 60 per cent, even as it plans to roll out commercial vehicles soon. The expansion…

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    • Nigerian Content Development Board on a Sensitization/Awareness Creation Programme, visit Dangote Fertilizer and Oil Refinery in Lekki, Lagos L-R: Director, Monitoring & Evaluation, The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Akintunde Adelana; Chief Operating Officer, Dangote Oil Refining Company, Giuseppe Surace; Director, Procurement, Palsule Vithal; Director, Site, Patrick Proctor; and Group General Manager, Corporate & Government Affairs, Dangote Oil Refining Company, Yinka Akande, during the Nigerian Content Sensitization/Awareness Creation Programme at Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos.
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Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) partners Dangote Refinery on local content implementation

Content Board lauds Dangote Refinery on local content ...expresses readiness for partnership

Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has praised the management of Dangote (www.Dangote.com) Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemical Free Trade Zone Enterprises (DPRP) over its adherence to the local content law in the execution of its projects and declared its intention to further partner with it for effective implementation of the Local Content policy…

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Africa’s health challenges and investment opportunities under spotlight at United Nations (UN) General Assembly

It will bring together a number of African leaders, CEOs and business leaders, philanthropists, as well as high level representatives of the African Union, United Nations, and the African Development Bank to discuss issues relating to health financing in Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), in partnership with GBCHealth and the Aliko Dangote Foundation is bringing together African leaders and other high profile personalities to discuss the continent’s health challenges and opportunities for investment. The partners have organized a meeting themed ‘Africa’s Health and Financing: Pathways to…

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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…