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YNaijaJune 30, 2023

Aliko Dangote Retains Position as Africa’s Richest Man Despite Currency Volatility, Bloomberg Reports

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, has retained his position as Africa’s wealthiest individual, despite the Nigerian currency’s fluctuation ...

YNaijaJune 17, 2023

Why Bill Gates is Coming to Nigeria to Meet With President Tinubu

Bill Gates, the renowned co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is set to embark on a visit to ...

YNaijaJune 17, 2023

Obasanjo Exposes State Governors’ Involvement in Failed Third-Term Plot; Super Eagles Squad Set for Sierra Leone Clash in AFCON Qualifier | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Obasanjo ...

YNaijaMay 23, 2023

Aliko Dangote Predicts $21bn Revenue and 100,000 Jobs from Refinery; President Buhari Expresses Confidence in Tinubu’s Ability to Sustain Administration’s Momentum | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Aliko Dangote Predicts $21bn ...

YNaijaMay 22, 2023

All You Need to Know about the Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemical Project

In a momentous occasion today, the Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemical Project, a subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited led by ...

YNaijaApril 25, 2023

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote nearing acquisition of French football club

Reports have emerged that the wealthiest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, is set to enter the world of football ownership ...

YNaija TodayJuly 13, 2022

Dangote now 63rd richest billionaire in the world

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote recently became the 63rd richest billionaire in the world according to a ranking released by Bloomberg Tesla ...

EditorDecember 24, 2020

Here’s the popular vote winner for YNaija Person of the Year 2020 | Editors’ Pick to be announced on 30th December

Since December 1 when we announced the nominees for our Person Of the Year Award, it’s been a huge wait ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 24, 2020

FG approves $1.959bn for rail construction to Niger Republic, Fuel tanker crash kills 23 people in Kogi | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved close to $2 billion for the construction of a rail line from Kano ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 4, 2020

Is Sowore truly against Okonjo-Iweala’s aspiration to be WTO Director-General?

“Okonjo-Iweala obtained American citizenship in 2019, her spokeswoman told Bloomberg News, after spending most of her career at the World ...

Ado AminuJuly 21, 2020

Deep Dive: What made Jeff Bezos earn double of Dangote’s net worth in a day?

Jeff Bezos got a whole lot richer in one day than Africa’s richest man has methodically built himself to become ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2020

Does Aliko Dangote have Coronavirus?

For the past few hours, this question and many more have troubled the minds of Nigerians across the streets of ...

SponsorJanuary 22, 2020

Access Bank, Wigwe honoured at THISDAY Silver Jubilee celebration

Access Bank and its Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, were honoured as the ‘Bank of the Decade’ and ‘Banker of ...

SponsorJuly 9, 2019

Dangote, Ovia speak on digital solution as the future of business partnerships

KPMG Nigeria launched its novel Insight Centre last week and the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc., Mr. Jim Ovia, alongside ...

Alexander OnukwueMay 30, 2019

YNaija Presents: The 100 most influential people in Nigerian Politics

Editor’s Note: As part of YNaija’s commitment to contributing to the National discussion on politics and its place in furthering ...

SponsorApril 1, 2019

First photos: Aliko Dangote, HRH Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, others join Herbert Wigwe to unveil the new Access Bank brand identity

The much-anticipated official unveiling of the new Access Bank brand identity took place yesterday at the Bank’s headquarters in Lagos. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 28, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of February

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:     The Big 5: Aliko Dangote now 64th richest man ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 10, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 10th of January

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:   The Late 5: Ganduje drags Kwankwaso to EFCC for alleged ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 29, 2018

The Late 5: Lai Mohammed hammers Saraki over alleged statement on Offa robbery; PDP kicks against Operation Python Dance during elections | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Former President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari was on Saturday laid to ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 29, 2018

Suspected killers of former CDS, Alex Badeh nabbed; Buhari slams wife again over statement on cabal frustating his govt | Other top stories this week

These were the stories that drove the conversation this week: Nigeria’s first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari, passed on ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 28, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija:     APC names Tinubu, Dangote, Otedola, others in ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 25, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 25th of October

Follow links to read up stories on YNaija:           Fever Stew: Didn’t Tiwa tell you that ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2018

The Big 5: FG to shut land border to curb rice importation, Dangote gifts Borno IDPs N2bn housing estate and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 25, 2018

Dangote’s UNshakeable table; the Nigerian woman who invented bomb detectors | See the top viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 13, 2018

Benue gives mass burial to victims of herdsmen attacks, Dangote remains Africa’s richest man and other top stories of the week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. Residents of Benue remained mournful as bodies of the victims of ...

AzeezJanuary 12, 2018

The Big 5: Dangote is still Africa’s richest man, Falana’s ultimatum to DSS, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria, you should be monitoring. For the seventh year in a row, Forbes ...

AzeezDecember 6, 2017

Dangote named in Bloomberg’s 50 most influential people

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has been honoured as one of the 50 most influential persons contributing to humanity by ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria is begging companies to fix its roads but will this solve the problem?

by Adewunmi Emoruwa It appears Nigeria has finally devised a way of out of its infrastructure woes. Or not quite. ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: Africa’s richest man has a built-in advantage with Nigeria’s government

by Feyi Fawehinmi   To start to understand how Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, came to have such influence over ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

Dangote is not joking about buying Arsenal (WATCH)

Chairman of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, has once again, at the Financial Times Africa Summit, themed “What Makes ...

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