THESE 5 NIGERIANS ARE WORTH MORE THAN THE NATION’S BUDGET IN 2017

The aid charity Oxfam says that inequality is at crisis levels in West Africa but accuses many governments in the region of ignoring the issue, despite economic growth. A report, co-authored with financial consultancy Development Finance International, ranks West African countries on their commitment to public spending, taxation and labour markets. The authors cite several eye-catching statistics highlighting the state of inequality. They say the “wealthiest 1% of West Africans own more than everyone else in the region combined”. The report also says that the combined wealth of Nigeria’s five…

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DANGOTE PLANS TO OWN 50,000 COWS, PRODUCE 50MIL LITRES OF MILK ANNUALLY

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, will own 50,000 cows by 2019, and produce 500 million litres of milk per year. The group, principally owned by Africa’s richest man, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production in the next three years. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates, Nigeria needs about 1.5 billion litres of milk annually. US department of agriculture also puts Nigeria’s “insufficient” milk import at $225 million per year, stating that the country’s dairy market has a potential in…

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NO COUNTRY CAN SURVIVE WITH REPUBLIC OF BENIN AS NEIGHBOUR SAYS DANGOTE, SEE WHY

Lagos – Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has berated the volume of smuggled goods coming into Nigeria through the Republic of Benin. Dangote spoke at a stakeholders’ session in Lagos between the private sector and the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. He said smuggling activities from the Benin Republic route is killing manufacturing in Nigeria. His words: “Smuggling is killing Nigeria and most of these smuggled goods come from the Benin Republic. There is no country that can survive with Benin Republic as a neighbour. Details later……

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NIGERIA CANNOT GROW WITHOUT BETTER POWER SUPPLY, DANGOTE TELLS BUHARI

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (left), with Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote during the “CBN Going for Growth, a Consultative Roundtable with the CBN Governor” at The George Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Saturday. The President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, says Nigeria cannot grow without adequate power supply. The business mogul also advised the Buhari administration on the best way to fight corruption. According to him, availability of consumer credit facility is an important option in fighting corruption in the country. Dangote disclosed these on Saturday…

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DINO MELAIYE STEALS SHOW AS HE IS HONOURED WITH DANGOTE, OTHERS IN ABU ZARIA, SEE PICS

Video, photos: Dino Melaye steals show at ABU as huge crowd mob him Kazeem Ugbodaga / 5 hours ago  0:00:00 6.8 MB Huge crowd followed Melaye at ABU Controversial Senator, Dino Melaye has stolen the show at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Kaduna State where he was honoured. Despite the presence of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and others, Melaye was the cynosure of all eyes as huge crowd followed him wherever he went, chanting and singing his praises. Watch the video here: Below are the photos: Huge crowd followed Melaye…

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ABU TO HONOUR DANGOTE, HASSAN SUMONUAT 51ST CONVOCATION

Zaria (Kaduna State) – The authorities of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, will confer a Honorary Doctorate Degree on Alhaji Aliko Dangote during its 41st convocation slated for Saturday, April 27. Aliko Dangote This is contained in a press statement signed by the Registrar of the institution, Abdullahi Ahmed-Kundila, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Monday. He said: ”The university will confer a Doctor of Letters on billionaire business mogul and President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON. “Also, the…

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WATCH THE REVEALING INTERVIEW ALIKO DANGOTE GRANTED MO’ IBRAHIM WHERE HE SPOKE ABOUT HIS WEALTH, SOLUTION TO AFRICAN PROBLEMS

Aliko Dangote: at the Mo Ibrahim interview in Abidjan Here is the full interview Mo Ibrahim, the British-Sudanese billionaire had with Africa’s biggest industrialist and richest man, Aliko Dangote in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on 6 April. It is an interview that must be watched by all Africans, leaders and the led for answers to a variety of problems holding the continent down. He speaks about his industries, cement and the giant petro-chemical complex he is building outside of Lagos. He speaks about doing business in Africa, the problems of visa…

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WHY I HAVE NO PERSONAL HOUSE OUTSIDE OF NIGERIA- ALIKO DANGOTE

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has declared that he has no personal house outside Nigeria. The business mogul said this at the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Forum. Dangote hinted that he avoids luxury things “because they distract and take time”. Dangote said: “I don’t have any holiday home anywhere. I don’t have a house anywhere but I know people who are working for me…they have houses in London.” “But you see, a lot of people, even the younger ones, we need to be very careful because one of biggest issues with…

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ALIKO DANGOTE IS 62 TODAY, SEE THROWBACK PICS

Aliko Dangote GCON (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian business magnate, investor, and owner of the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries. As of March 2019, he had an estimated net worth of US$10.6 billion. Dangote is ranked by Forbes magazine as the 100th-richest person in the world and the richest in Africa, and peaked on the list as the 23rd-richest person in the world in 2014. He surpassed Saudi-Ethiopian billionaire Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi in 2013 by over $2.6 billion to…

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