Aliko Dangote

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2013
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenges and controversy Martin Luther King Jr Fejiro Oliver Fellow Countrymen; it’s with deep sense of patriotism that I make this speech tonight. You will recall that when I was made the ac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2013
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10-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole Makes History On Forbes Magazine10-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole Makes History On Forbes MagazineA Nigerian girl, 10-year old Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to be interviewed on popular magazine Forbes. Zuriel at the SMC red carpet The interview with ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2013
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Dangote Industries PLC applied for silica exploration license in Ethiopia. Silica is the major raw material for glass manufacturing. Dangote applied for the mining license to establish a glass manufacturing plant. Dangote has also commenced work on cement manufacturing plant in Ethiopia. The cement f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 17th, 2013
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Nigeria is home to a pair of billionaires, cement king Aliko Dangote and oil and telecom magnate Mike Adenuga. The two are worth a combined $20.8 billion, or nearly $7.3 billion more than the GDP of neighboring Niger. In terms of average net worth, Nigeria’s billionaires are the richest on the planet...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Guest Blogger for John Campbell A man walks on a pedestrian bridge overlooking traffic in Lagos, Nigeria, September 18, 2006. (Akintunde Akinleye/Courtesy Reuters) Share This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expresse...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 13th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday night, welcomed the Super Eagles and their officials with warm embrace to the Aso Rock Villa, after their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) victory. The obviously elated President Jonathan, while appreciating the outstanding performance of the Eagles, nineteen year...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 8th, 2013
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles have received a cash windfall of $82,000.00 about (N130 million) from business mogul Aliko Dangote for reaching the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Dangote, has an estimated net worth of $11.2 billion USD as of March 2012. Based in Nigeria, he is the ow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2012
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Private planes are all the rage among Nigeria’s humble men of God, with high-flying pastor Ayo Oritsejafor the latest to claim that his own jet is vital for him to spread his gospel effectively. Not everyone is sure, however, that such ostentation is really appropriate. By SIMON ALLISON. For Nigerian...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
May 8th, 2012
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Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, may be planning to sell off his controlling stake in his flour milling business, Ventures Africa has reported. The Nigerian commodities tycoon is currently in talks with South African consumer goods giant, Tiger Brands over selling his 80% stake in publicly-listed...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2012
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Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, has donated $500 000 to victims of last month’s munitions blasts in Congo which killed at least 282 people, his group said on Tuesday. Dangote made the donation at the weekend in the Congolese capital Brazzaville with a pledge to increase his ...