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Halima Aliko Dangote Takes charge of Dangote Group Commercial Operations

Dangote Industries Appoints Halima Aliko Dangote as GED Commercial Operations

Halima Aliko Dangote has been appointed as the Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) (www.Dangote.com), one of Africa's largest and most diversified business conglomerates. According to a release by the company, Halima Aliko Dangote is returning to the Group after serving on secondment in several capacities…

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Dangote Group, Togo partner to transform Phosphate into Fertiliser

With over two billion tonnes of phosphate reserves, Togo is one of the leading phosphate producers in Africa

Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote.com) and the Government of Togo (GoT) have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region; in a bid to improve consumption of the product in Africa. With over two billion tonnes of phosphate reserves, Togo is one…

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Federal Government Pledges Support Towards Completion of Dangote Petroleum Refinery

The Dangote refinery, which is designed to maximise petrol output, will produce enough to allow for a small surplus of that fuel for export

The Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has pledged support of the Federal Government towards ensuring the completion of the historic 650,000 BPD, Dangote Petroleum Refinery (https://www.Dangote.com/) during an official visit to the Petrochemical complex located at the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, Nigeria. The…

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    • HRM Oba Kazeem Olumuyiwa Ogunbekin (middle) presenting the training completion Testimonial to one of the trainees, Miss Bakare Fatmoh Oluwadamilare (right) while the Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Chief Devakumar Edwin (left) celebrates with her
    • National Directorate of Employment Lagos State Coordinator, Serena Edward (middle), presenting Testimonial to Badru Femi Latunji (right) presenting the training completion Testimonial to one of the trainees, Miss Bakare Fatmoh Oluwadamilare (right) while the Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Chief Devakumar Edwin (left) celebrates with her
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    • L-R: Managing Director, Lekki Worldwide Investment Limited, Dr. Tunde Sodade, Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin; Oni Lekki of Lekki Land, HRM Oba Kazeem Olumuyiwa Ogunbekin; Oni Beju of Ibeju Lekki, Oba Rafiu Oluseun Salami, inspecting the trainee projects
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Dangote Refinery Empowers 200 Youths in Host Community through Skills Acquisition Training Programme

The programme marks another level of Dangote Petroleum Refinery’s intervention as it is targeted at providing vocational skills to the teeming youth population

About 200 youths from Ibeju-Lekki community in Lagos State have graduated from various skills acquisition programme organised by Dangote Petroleum Refinery (www.Dangote.com) as a way of transforming society and providing employment opportunities for the youths. The programme was put together by Dangote Petroleum Refinery and facilitated by the National Directorate…

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Aliko Dangote $20m transformative donation to The African Center focused on Accelerating Change in Global Narratives about Africa in Policy, Business and Culture

Sharing in Dangote’s vision, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, also announced a new $5 million grant at the Future Africa Forum

Peeved with the negative perception of Africa by the outside world, Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation (Dangote.com), Aliko Dangote, on Monday, September 23, 2019 made a philanthropic donation of $20 million to The Africa Center in New York, United States of America towards reversing the trend. Africa Center is a leading…

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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
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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…