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Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.

Nigeria’s pilot industrial cluster project to gulp over N67 billion

The federal government has disclosed that its initial plans to convert six out of 23 Industrial Development Centres (IDCs) in the country to industrial clusters (ICs) would cost over N67billion.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Babatunde Fashola: We can’t give up on Nigeria

Despite the slow pace of development in the country, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says the Buhari administration is working round the clock to bring Nigeria back on track.

Dangote refinery to save $7.5bn through import substitution

The construction of the 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day Dangote Refinery is expected to help Nigeria save over $7.5 billion through import substitution.

Maikanti Baru: Federal government targets 10% global LNG market

As part of its strategic aspirations to derive maximum value from Nigeria’s abundant natural gas resources, the Federal Government is targeting 10 per cent of the world’s market share in traded Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

VP Osinbajo: $2 billion needed to revive Lagos-Kano rail line

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday said at least $2billion would be required to revive the Lagos-Kano Rail Line as part of efforts to boost local and international trade along the Northern and Southern zones.

Dangote’s investment in Lekki Free Zone will earn Nigeria $8trn annually

Investment of the Dangote Group in the Lekki Free Zone, Lagos will earn Nigeria $8 trillion annually, President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disclosed on Wednesday.

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From left: National Coordinator, Coalition of Buhari and Osinbajo Movements (COBOM), Comrade Austin Gabriel; Chairman of the occasion, Haruna Dawop; Mrs Mary Enpeyong who represented Sen. Godswill Akpabio; and National Secretary of Buhari Patriotic Movement, Shoyemi Adeniyi, during the inauguration of the new executive members of the group, in Abuja

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Isiak Kayode Opeifa

Kayode Opeifa: Construction of four pedestrian bridges flagged off in Abuja

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