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Health situation in northern Nigeria very challenging – Bill Gates

Bill Gates, world’s richest man, says the health situation in northern Nigeria is “very challenging”.

Dangote wants oil prices to remain low

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.

Dangote, GBCHealth forge African health coalition

Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa.

Dangote urges Nigerians to embrace fed govt’s N100bn Sukuk offer

Foremost entrepreneur, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has called on Nigerians to tap into and invest in the debut N100bn Sukuk offer by the Federal Government.

Dangote Cement makes South Africa’s PPC takeover approach

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement, controlled by Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest person, has approached South African rival PPC about a takeover.

Flood: Why Benue IDPs’ camp manager was sacked – Abounu

The Deputy Governor of Benue, Mr Benson Abounu, has confirmed the removal of Mr James Iorhuna, from office as Manager, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp, International Market, Makurdi.

Buhari travels to US next week – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has been scheduled to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

Dangote-led relief committee donates N250m to Benue flood victims

The Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, Aliko Dangote, says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating flood in Benue.

Dangote mulls offer for South Africa’s largest cement factory

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote is reportedly considering counter-offers for PPC Group Ltd. that could signal a bidding contest for South Africa’s largest cement maker, according to people familiar with the matter, according to reports by Bloomberg.

I am not a politician – Dangote

African's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has debunked reports he is warming up to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: I am not PDP candidate – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has denied reports he will run for the Presidency on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in 2019.

Ghost tomato factory showcase for Nigeria’s farming problems

At a state-of-the-art plant in northern Nigeria, shiny machines stand next to a conveyor belt ready to crush tomatoes to satisfy the country's insatiable demand for tomato paste.

Afreximbank touts $300m equity offering to Nigerian investors

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Thursday in Lagos met with leading Nigerian investors to push for strong participation in the bank’s $300 million equity offering.

Dangote earmarks N200bn to establish varsity in Abuja

The President and founder of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, has set aside N200 billion to establish a world-class university in Abuja.

Dangote, Niger govt sign N166bn pact on sugar production

On completion, according to the President of the Group, Aliko Dangote, the project will generate over 15,000 jobs in the State, and bring about a complete economic turn-around.

Plateau govt woos Dangote on rice, wheat production

As part of the efforts to promote agriculture, especially production of rice and wheat in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong has solicited for the intervention of a business mogul Chairman of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote.

Dangote decries power situation, signs MoU on 100MW solar power plant

Africa’s conglomerate and indigenous investor, Dangote Group, has signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with Kano state Government, for a proposed multi-million dollars 100MW Dangote-Black Rhino Solar Power Project.

Kano govt, Dangote donate ‎N1bn to victims of market fire disaster

Kano State Government and Dangote Group have donated N500 million each as assistance to victims of the fire outbreak that occurred early this year in five major markets in Kano.

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