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Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija rank among richest blacks

Of the 13 Black billionaires on the 2019 Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires, four of them are Nigerians.

Mike Adenuga closes gap with Aliko Dangote in Forbes billionaires ranking

Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga Jnr, with interests in oil exploration and real estate has moved up, ranking next to Aliko Dangote as Africa’s second richest man.

SEC approves merger of Northern Nigeria Cement with Kalambaina

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc says it received a formal approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed for its planned merger with Kalambaina Cement Company Limited of Nigeria.
Nigeria women’s national team, the Super Falcons have been presented with the Cheque of N75m promised them by Dangote Group owner, Aliko Dangote and BUA group CEO, Abdul Samad for winning the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.

Peter Oboh commends Aliko Dangote over N50 million Falcons largesse

A former British and Commonwealth boxing champion, Peter Oboh, has commended business mogul, Aliko Dangote, and owner of Bua Group, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu for redeeming their pledges to give the Falcons N50m and N25m respectively, even as he called on other rich Nigerians to follow their footsteps.
COS Abba Kyari was at the head of a Federal Government delegation and top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation that received the Super Falcons on arrival in Abuja on Sunday evening.

AWCON: Aliko Dangote, Abdulsamad Rabiu pledge N75 million to Super Falcons

Two of Africa's wealthiest businessmen, Aliko Dangote and Abdulsamad Rabiu, have pledged a sum of US$207,000 to Nigeria's Women's football team for winning the Women's Africa Cup of Nations at the weekend.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government unveils plans to add 4200MW to national grid

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, yesterday unveiled plans by the Federal Government to deploy under-utilised power assets to deliver incremental power to industrial centres and needy communities in the country.

CCNN nets N3.2 billion profit after tax in 2017

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) has declared a total sum of N3,223,853‎,347 as profit made after tax in the 2017 financial year.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo calls for reduction in cement price

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday called for a reduction in cement price, while inaugurating the 350 million dollars BUA Cement Plant at Kalambaina, Sokoto State.

Vice President Osinbajo attends Isiyaku Rabiu’s funeral prayers in Kano

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, attended the funeral prayers of late Kano businessman, Isiyaku Rabiu, who died in London on Tuesday.

BUA Group to construct N7.5 billion hospital in Kano

BUA Group has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion Naira ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano State of Nigeria through BUA Foundation.

Sokoto Cement explains non-payment of dividend to shareholders

The challenges of infrastructure decay and the burden of retooling have been identified as the major impediment against the declaration of dividend for shareholders by the Board of the Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) Plc.

Dangote Group, Helios Towers in early lead in 9mobile bid

The race to acquire 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest telecoms network operator, is taking a new dimension, as Dangote Group and Helios Towers are already emerging as the top two contenders among the 16 local and international companies bidding to acquire it.

Fed govt saves $2bn annually from local cement production – BUA chief Abdulsamad Rabiu

The Chairman of BUA Group, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, has said that the local cement manufacturers produce over 25 million tonnes cement thus saving the country $2bn annually.

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AFCONQ: Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E

Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba defeated Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E in their final AFCON 2019 qualifiers.

Police arrest guards over killing of colleague while on duty

A security guard at a bakery on Tunji Adebayo Street, Fagba Bus Stop, Lagos, Stanley Eke, has been murdered on the premises of the firm one week after he was employed.
Paul Onuachu

Paul Onuachu pledges to give best for Super Eagles

FC Midtjylland of Denmark striker Paul Onuachu, who debuted with the Super Eagles, against Seychelles on Friday after coming in for Oghenekaro Etebo in the 62nd minute has stated that he will always give his very best anytime he is called upon to play for Nigeria.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr questions Kelechi Iheanacho’s national team’s commitment

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has questioned Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s commitment and professionalism to the national team.