Tag: aliko dangote

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March 10, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Is poverty really behind terrorism?

by Simon Kolawole   Religious extremism is neither a class nor an economic issue. It is a mentality issue. You ...

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March 5, 2013

Aliko Dangote rises from 76th to 43rd on Forbes World Richest ranking, still No 1 in Africa

by Rachel Ogbu The only way is up for business tycoon, Aliko Dangote with a net worth of $16.1bn as of March ...

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March 5, 2013

Aliko Dangote continues to rule Africa, as Carlos Slim remains world’s richest man

by Isi Esene Mexican businessman, Carlos Slim has retained his position as the richest man in the world again beating ...

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March 3, 2013

You don’t say: “Nigeria lacks good leaders” – Former President Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, declared that Nigeria lacked good leaders. Obasanjo lamented ...

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January 7, 2013

D’banj is the People’s Choice as YNaija Person of the Year 2012 [See how you voted]

by Isi Esene In a competitive voting process which lasted for weeks, readers were given an opportunity to choose their ...

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December 31, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Aliko Dangote is YNaija Person of the Year 2012… Let’s tell you why

… there is Aliko Dangote – a man who has created more wealth, expanded more economic spaces, pushed more entrepreneurial ...

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December 6, 2012

Ezekwesili? Okonjo-Iweala? Bakare? D’banj? Who will be YNaija Person of the Year 2012? Vote now!

  by Akan Ido Mimiko? Bakare? Okonjo-Iweala? D’ban’j? Who will be YNaija Person of the Year 2012? It’s that time ...

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November 27, 2012

Dangote drivers to start graduating by January

by Isi Esene The first batch of the Dangote Group tanker drivers will conclude their training in January, 2013. This ...

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November 19, 2012

Opinion: Only God can judge pastors, but man can testify

by Ejike Alphonsus Kanife A pastor should receive a gift jet when every other member of his Christian community receives ...

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November 18, 2012

President Jonathan claims copyright over ‘Goodluck’… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola The president vs. the acting governor There is a possibility that you have never heard the name: ...

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November 18, 2012

Simon Kolawole: God loves a cheerful giver…

I know many Nigerian billionaires who cannot be bothered with putting a kobo into charity, yet they keep benefitting from ...

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November 2, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: 13, 000 apply for Dangote truck driving jobs including PhD, MBA holders

by Rachel Ogbu The Dangote Group resently disclosed that PhD and MBA Holders were among over 13,000 applicants who applied ...

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November 2, 2012

The world’s richest 200: Aliko Dangote makes Bloomberg list

by Rachel Ogbu Aliko Dangote has been named as one of the World’s 200 Richest People by Bloomberg. The Nigerian billionaire ...

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October 24, 2012

Who’s your choice? Dangote, Elumelu make final list for Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012

by Isi Esene Forbes is out with its shortlist of nominees for Person of the Year. The list includes two ...

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October 19, 2012

Ondo polls: Army, police declare readiness, threaten to deal with election thugs

by Isi Esene The Nigeria Police and the Army have threatened to decisively deal with any form of violence or ...

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October 9, 2012

Another one: Dangote, Adenuga, Agbakoba to lead presidential disaster committee

by Isi Esene The president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Tuesday addressed the nation to ...

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September 20, 2012

WATCH: Big boys give big – Dangote speaks with Forbes magazine on why he’s so into giving

by Stanley Azuakola Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Nigeria and Africa, but in the past, part of the ...

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July 26, 2012

Rejoinder: The truth about Davido’s debut album

by Amatesiro Dore “The son of a gateman should, at least, aspire to be a Commissioner of Police.” – Words ...

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July 5, 2012

Dangote finally lets go: Gives control of flour mills to Tiger Brands

by Doyin Jaiyesimi   Business mogul, Aliko Dangote, has announced that he will sell his majority stake in Dangote Flour ...

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July 2, 2012

It’s Dangote again: Nigerian company tops Forbes list of West African companies

by Stanley Azuakola It’s not like Aliko Dangote needed any further justification. The man is now a regular on the Forbes list ...

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OluwapelumiMay 8, 2012

#HotOffThePress: Aliko Dangote covers the May issue of Forbes Africa

by Chi Ibe On the cover of the May 2012 issue of Forbes Africa is Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote. ...

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April 6, 2012

Report: Aliko Dangote plans London Stock Exchange listing for his $11 billion cement company – Who’s Excited?

Chi Ibe Aliko Dangote could prove a breath of fresh air from a too-often troubled continent writes Reuters Breakingviews columnist, Kevin Allison. ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 26, 2011

Who should be Person of the Year 2011 – Rotimi Amaechi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Goodluck Jonathan or Aliko Dangote?

 by Stanley Azuakola Editor’s Note: The Person of the Year is a poll for newsmakers, and is not an award ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 18, 2011

Where's Otedola? And Elumelu? Forbes lists 'Africa's richest people'

by Seyi Lawal         Seriously, we thought those heavy hitters would finally make the list this year? ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 16, 2011

This, we agree with! Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Okereke and Olu Jacobs join National Honours List

By Hauwa Gambo In case you missed it, our stars have finally joined the big leagues! There used to be ...

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