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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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    • (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
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    • (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
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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.…

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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…

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    • 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
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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…

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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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    • (L-R) President/CE Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote; Sokoto State Governor, RT. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwa; Sultan of Sokoto, Alh. Sa'ad Abubakar
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Dangote, Rice Farmers, Sokoto Government sign Rice Growers Scheme Agreement. Dangote laments huge forex on rice importation

The agreement was signed during the launch of the Dangote rice outgrower scheme in Goronyo

A tripartite agreement spare headed by the Dangote Rice Limited (www.Dangote.com) to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto was yesterday signed amid excitement and a pledge by all parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make Nigeria self sufficient in rice cultivation. The agreement was…

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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…