Monday , 23 October 2017

Dangote

Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project in Kogi

A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State. This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with One million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018. The Dangote Youth Rice Farm project, mainly an out-grower scheme for youths …

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Five of the twelve million jobs needed in Africa soon must be created in Nigeria, Dangote tells UN

Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame openly …

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Africa’s richest man joins race for South African cement firm

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has joined the race to buy South African cement maker PPC, which is already the subject of a takeover bid valuing the company at $700 million. Dangote Cement, which is controlled by Dangote and is the biggest cement maker in Africa with a capacity of nearly 46 million tonnes a year, said in a statement …

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FG pleads with Dangote to finish refinery before 2019

The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote refinery to fulfil its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil Refinery site at Lekki free trade Zone, in Lagos said the government is ready to play its …

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Job opportunities open at Dangote group

Determined to tackle unemployment in the nation, Dangote group has created many new job opportunities for Nigerians. The new opportunities include that of Quality Assurance Manager, Executive Trainee, Refinery and Network Administrator. The opportunities, it was learnt would be greatly increased when the Dangote refinery becomes a reality in 2019. Specifically, the Dangote Industries Limited 17 billion-dollar refinery will create …

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Dangote refinery will turn Nigeria’s refineries to scraps – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu on Thursday, stated that the completion of Dangote Refinery would turn the country’s refineries to scraps. Kachikwu, who spoke at a two-day stakeholder consultation meeting on draft National Gas Policy and National Oil Policy in Abuja, was of the opinion that the refineries should be properly fixed before the completion of …

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Dangote moves to meet refinery target

The Dangote Group has intensified efforts targeted at the completion of its multi-billion Naira refinery in 2019. Investigations showed that some components of the Lagos-based projects have been completed while others have reached various stages of completion. The President of the Group, Dr. Aliko Dangote had said  that the project is aimed at meeting the demand of consumers in Nigeria …

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Dangote to increase investment in oil, gas

Plans are underway for Dangote to expand investment in the oil and gas industry. A source in the company who preferred not to be named disclosed that the company was working with other stakeholders to complete ongoing and planned projects. He said on completion, the company will consider other related areas to invest in order to consolidate its position in …

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Nigeria is a land of opportunities – Dangote

The Dangote Group has identified Nigeria as a land of feasible and viable investment opportunities. It disclosed that the Group is committed to complementing the government’s initiative to making the economy private sector driven. In a message posted at its website, the company noted that any organisation with focus and strong-will, will find rewarding returns for its investment. It pointed …

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