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Dangote tasks federal government to take draconian action against smuggling

Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has tasked the Federal Government to take drastic action against Republic of Benin, whose porous border encourages dumping of smuggled goods into Nigeria that also threatens jobs and the economy.
President Buhari addressing the 2018 Annual General Meeting-25th Anniversary of the African Export-Import Bank held in Abuja on Saturday.

President Buhari: We’ll be guided by national interests in signing free trade agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will only be signatory to the Continental Free Trade Agreement if the nation’s national interests as well as regional and international obligations are balanced.
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SON gives Dangote Cement new quality certification

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified Dangote Cement as having passed the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP), a development the agency said made the company stand among its competitors in the industry.
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NSE market indices reopen with marginal growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators opened for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent in a cautious trading.
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Dangote promises loyal cement customers refinery distributorship licence

For their continued loyalty, the management of Dangote Cement Plc, at the weekend announced cash and kind rewards and also a priority distributorship licence as soon as Dangote’s refinery project come on steam next year for the loyal cement customers.
L-R- The Executive Governor, Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari and Group President-CE, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, at the official signing and handing over ceremony of Songhai Project to Dangote

Dangote set to boost local tomato production in Nigeria

The Group President/CE, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, on Thursday, July 5, 2018, signed an agreement with Katsina State Governor for reviving and upgrading the moribund Songhai project in Dutsinma town, under a 10-year lease agreement.
Dangote Cement's chief executive Devakumar Edwin gestures during an interview with Reuters in his office in Ikoyi district in Lagos April 7, 2014. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye

Official: Dangote refinery to start selling petrol by 2020

The Dangote refinery plans to start selling petrol, diesel and aviation fuel by early 2020, the group executive director, Edwin Devakumar, told Bloomberg.

Federal government to revive 19 fertiliser blending plants

The Federal government has concluded plans to revive 19 moribund fertiliser blending plants under the presidential initiative to address the issue of importation and scarcity in the country.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE: Indices rebound by 0.65% after three days loss

After three days consecutive loss, transactions rebounded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday following gains posted by Dangote Cement.

Aliko Dangote invests in Katsina tomatoes production project

The President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has acquired the Katsina Songhai Initiative, a multi-million Naira tomatoes production and processing facility.

Dangote Cement to raise N150 billion on FMDQ

Joseph Makoju, the acting group chief executive officer of Dangote Cement, who signed the statement, said the proceeds will be deployed towards capital expenditure, working capital and general corporate purposes.

Glo named 4th most admired brand in Africa

A recent study conducted by Brand Africa partners, GeoPoll, a leading research firm in emerging markets, has adjudged Globacom, a telecommunications solutions provider, as fourth among the Most Admired Brands on the African continent.

IPMAN: Dangote refinery to address Nigeria’s crude oil refining challenge

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria on Monday said that the Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertilizer projects would solve the country’s crude oil refining and exporting challenges, when completed.

Dangote emerges most admired African brand

Dangote Group from Nigeria has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers ahead of telecommunication giant, MTN according to the South African based Brand Leadership Movement in collaboration with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Dangote, Peugeot-Citroen partnership excites MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has applauded the partnership between Dangote, Peugeot-Citroen and five State Governments in automobile manufacturing.

Envoy: We want more Nigerian teachers, companies in Tanzania

The High Commissioner of Tanzania to Nigeria, Muhidin Moweto, on Thursday thanked the Federal Government for deploying 41 teachers to the country under the Technical Aid Corps programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Vice President Osinbajo: Nigeria is on right path

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the administration was on the right path in improving Nigeria’s business environment, diversifying economy.

Aliko Dangote: I want to be the biggest philanthropist in Africa

Africa’s richest man and chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says he aspires to be the biggest philanthropist on the continent.

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