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371, 000 IDPs to benefit from Dangote Foundation’s donation in Borno…Distributes N200 Million worth of food items

Chief Executive of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, who made the donation and distribution of the food materials on behalf of Dangote, explained that the gesture was part of the Foundation’s humanitarian efforts

In an effort aimed at complementing government’s humanitarian intervention to bring reliefs to the victims of insurgency and other Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno state, Africa’s foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has donated food items worth more than N200 million to the people. He said he had always felt for those…

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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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2016: Dangote Flour Mills returns to profitability…posts N12 bn profit

According to the results released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the company has returned to profitability after four years of losses

Dangote Flour Mills (http://Dangote.com) has posted a profit before tax of N11.82 billion for its financial year ended December 31, 2016. According to the results released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the company has returned to profitability after four years of losses. Review of the results…

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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 Salt, NAFDAC Collaborate To Sanitize Food Market

The two managements resolved to work together closely to monitor the quality of products that are delivered to the market after ascertaining that the right quality of products are taken out of the factory

The management of Dangote Salt (www.Dangote.com) and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) (www.NAFDAC.gov.ng) have expressed their readiness to collaborate and corroborate efforts to rid the food market of unwholesome practices by unscrupulous traders. The two managements resolved to work together closely to monitor the quality of…

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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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2016: Dangote ends Nigeria’s Cement importation…exports 0.4m metric tons cement to neighboring countries

In its 2016 full year audited results presented on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos yesterday, Dangote Cement sold 8.6 million metric tons of cement outside Nigeria, which is 54 per cent more than what was sold in 2015

Following continuous increase in its production capacity, foremost cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement Plc (www.Dangote.com) has finally ended the era of Nigeria’s dependence on importation as the company exported 0.4 million tons of the product to other countries in 2016. In its 2016 full year audited results presented on the floor…

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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…