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Aliko Dangote feeds 30,000 IDPs in Zamfara

In yet another massive intervention, the Aliko Dangote Foundation Monday officially launched a major philanthropic programme in Zamfara State, doling out food items running into several millions of naira to support victims of insurgency.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote: Our priority is to create job opportunities for Nigerians

The chairman and chief executive of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said yesterday in Kano that the main priority of the company was to provide job opportunities to teeming jobless Nigerians

Manufacturers against smuggling in West Africa

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against smuggling in West African countries and appealed to the governments to address the menace in the region to ensure smooth trade among member states.

Shippers council cuts shipping charges at seaports

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) yesterday said it has been able to reduce cost of doing business at the nation’s seaports by reducing shipping charges from 22 to five in the last few years.
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.

EFCC re-arraigns Ibrahim Shekarau, Aminu Wali, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Minister of Education and one time Governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano
PDP National Convention in Port Harcourt

PDP Primaries: Atiku Abubabar, Bukola Saraki, others battle for supremacy in Port Harcourt

The National Convention of the party, which culminates with the emergence of a presidential flag bearer, is a major step in the bid of the party to return to centre stage of governance in Nigeria, which it lost in 2015 to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after an unbroken 16-year hold on power.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: Sule Lamido can transform Nigeria – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed his confidence in the capacity and ability of the former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, to transform the country, if elected as Nigeria’s president in 2019.

N950m Fraud: Court adjourns ex-Governor Shekarau, others case to October 18

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday adjourned the N950 million fraud suit involving a former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aminu Wali, and former Director General, Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Mansur Ahmed, till October 18, 2018.

Ex-INEC chair Attahiru Jega named head of Maitama Sule Centre

The Kano State Government has appointed a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, to head the committee mandated to nurture the Maitama Sule Centre for Politics and Democratic Governance.

Governor Ganduje appoints Professor Jega as head of Maitama Sule centre committee

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has appointed the former INEC chairman Professor Attahiru Jega to chair a Committee for the Establishment of Yusuf Maitama Sule Centre for the Advancement of Politics and Democratic Governance in the state.

Dangote’s Sokoto rice factory ready this year

The Dangote Rice Processing Mill, with a production capacity of 250,000 metric tonnes per annum, will be ready in Sokoto State this year.

You’ve enthroned a culture of lies, intimidation – Ex-Governor Sule Lamido replies Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, 2019 presidential hopeful, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has replied the presidency, saying the administration has enthroned a regime of deceit and intimidation that would want Nigerians to keep quiet in the face of its failures in governance.

Dangote shines at Lagos Trade Fair

Pan-African Conglomerate Dangote Group shined in a big way at the 2017 Lagos International Trade Fair which ended yesterday, with subsidiaries under the Group exhibited their array of products.

Dangote Group to invest $4.6bn in agriculture

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, has said that the company would invest 4.6 billion dollars in nation’s agricultural sector in the next five years.

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.

Dangote to invest $450m in agric in Niger

The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on Monday disclosed that the company would invest $450m in agriculture development in Niger State over the next three years

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