Tag: aliko dangote

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December 26, 2013

See who won the popular vote for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 | Overall winner to be announced on 30 December

by Chi Ibe And we have a winner – at least for the popular vote! The Y!/YNaija.com voting for Person ...

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December 4, 2013

For The Record: Full text of Akinwunmi Adesina’s acceptance speech as Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2013

by Chi Ibe Yesterday, Forbes Africa announced Akinwunmi Adesina, Nigeria’s agriculture minister as Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2013. ...

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November 30, 2013

It’s official! Don Jazzy, Psquare, Omotola, 20 other Nigerians named among 100 most influential Africans (See list)

by Adeola Balogun Nigeria’s place as the giant of Africa has been further highlighted as a list of the continent’s ...

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November 19, 2013

It can’t get bigger than this: Peter & Lola Okoye hang out with Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote (LOOK)

by Akan Ido You’re surely in the big leagues when the likes of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote takes time ...

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November 14, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Nigeria, the last polio frontier (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir The most potent force against defeating the polio virus has been insecurity; going into the red flag states ...

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November 13, 2013

Billionaire Bill Gates rocks ‘babanriga’ at meeting with GEJ (PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Microsoft founder Bill Gates is in Nigeria for Stakeholders Meeting on Polio Eradication. The billionaire was treated ...

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November 13, 2013

The Forbes list is out! Meet the 50 richest people in Africa (and Dangote is still number one)

by Chi Ibe Forbes today released the 2013 list of the 50 richest people in Africa. Remarkably, the number of ...

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October 31, 2013

Aliko Dangote,Jim Ovia & Agriculture Minister, Akinwunmi Adesina shorlisted for Forbes African Person of the Year Award

by Rachel Ogbu This year three Nigerians including Forbes regular, Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group have made it to the shorlist ...

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October 8, 2013

Money talks: Folorunsho Alakija listed as Africa’s leading female billionaire with a $7.3 billion fortune

by Oge Okonkwo There are 55 legitimate dollar-billionaires in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a recent wealth report by African business ...

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October 5, 2013

Peregrino Brima: ‘Tokunbo’ cars ban – The masses sold to the cabal

by Peregrino Brimah The cabal, which includes the likes of Aliku Dangote, Femi Otedola, Olusegun Obasanjo, Tony Elumelu and in ...

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September 29, 2013

10-year-old Nigerian girl interviews American civil rights leader, Jesse Jackson

Nigeria’s whiz kid, Zuriel Oduwole has added American Civil Rights leader, Reverend Jesse Jackson to the list of world leaders ...

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September 28, 2013

Opinion: Reflections on OBJ’s anti-corruption concern

by Charles Onunaiju Before his hurried exit from the presidency following the humiliation of the aborted term elongation, former president ...

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September 22, 2013

Simon Kolawole: The refinery we have been praying for

by Simon Kolawole We finished chatting and took a boat across to the Lagos Motor Boat Club, Ikoyi, from where ...

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September 13, 2013

Akin Osuntokun: Dangote for President?

by Akin Osuntokun It is a platitude to say Nigeria is in dire need of more Dangotes. Yet as betroth ...

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September 7, 2013

Dangote plans N64 billion cement investment in Kenya

by Adeola Balogun A few days after announcing its refinery building bid, the Dangote group is set to take another ...

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September 5, 2013

It begins: Dangote refinery to employ 8,000 engineers, create jobs for 85,000 Nigerians

by Oge Okonkwo The President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, stated that about 8,000 engineers would be needed for ...

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August 14, 2013

Opinion: No! Pastor Adeboye, your approach is wrong

by Peniel Plus “We need N1 Billion from ten (10) people, If you are one of them, please see my ...

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August 6, 2013

Inspired: Meet the 10-year-old Nigerian girl who made Forbes magazine history

by Isi Esene Zuriel Oduwole, a ten-year-old Nigerian girl Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to ...

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June 4, 2013

Aliko Dangote becomes Africa’s first $20 billion man – Forbes

by Akan Ido The President and Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has joined the league of the 25 ...

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May 24, 2013

Money talks: Dangote promises to end fuel importation in Nigeria

by Rachel Ogbu President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has promised that in four years, his proposed refinery will end ...

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May 14, 2013

Opinion: Nigerians, you have murdered intellect

by Osundolire Oladapo Ifelanwa First and of primary concern to me is the Jonathan’s administration’s ‘overglorification’ of Nollywood – our ...

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May 12, 2013

On top of the world: Aliko Dangote and Tony Elumelu show them how it’s done (SNAPSHOT)

by Isi Esene When you have Alhaji Aliko Dangote, entrepreneur extraordinaire and Chairman of the Dangote Group, flying with Tony ...

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May 10, 2013

Toooo much money: SEE the richest men at the World Economic Forum right now

by Isi Esene The World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town, South Africa  regularly brings together influencers ...

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May 8, 2013

Dangote secures $4.25bn loan to build refinery in Nigeria

by Isi Esene The Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has disclosed that his company has secured loans worth ...

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May 8, 2013

Goodluck Jonathan, Jacob Zuma, Aliko Dangote in Cape Town yesterday (PHOTOS)

What: South Africa/Nigeria Business Forum. Where: Cape Town, South Africa. When: May 7, 2013. State House Photos.          

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May 7, 2013

Mondiu Jaiyesimi: An assessment of Dangote’s oil refining plans (Y! Policy Hub)

by Mondiu Jaiyesimi In the area of competition, we simply can’t blame him for the signs of monopoly we find ...

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May 6, 2013

Private jet: Oyedepo, Oritsejafor, Dangote, others can’t lift friends and associates – FG

by Akan Ido The new National Civil Aviation Policy, 2013, released by the Federal Government on Friday has barred individuals ...

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April 17, 2013

Dangote set to build $8 billion oil refinery in Nigeria by 2016

The Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has announced plans to invest about $8bn to build a 400,000 bpd ...

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April 15, 2013

Debo Adejugbe: The beginning of power might not augur well for Nigeria (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe One of the poster boys of that era is our present President who has gone on to ...

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March 31, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Ibeto locks horns with Ebonyi gov’t – A most wasteful process

by Simon Kolawole  The notion that the government can do and undo irrespective of legal requirements can only discourage private ...

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