Dangote Cement Gives Multi-Million Naira Scholarships to 115 in Host Communities

In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc (, Ibese Plant has announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Company said the scholarship has become an annual event meant to contribute …

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Dangote signs $450million sugar production MoU with Niger State, Nigeria

In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group today in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government for the establishment of a jumbo $450million state-of–art and fully integrated sugar complex. The …


Aliko Dangote, Bill Gates team up against Malnutrition in Nigeria

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and tech billionaire Bill Gates have announced plans for a $100-million scheme to cut malnutrition in Nigeria. Dangote said the partnership between his Dangote Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would address the problem, which affects some 11 million children in northern Nigeria. …


Dangote among top 10 most valuable brands in Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria, October 31, 2013 – As a measure of its business growth and influence across the continent, Dangote Group emerged among Africa’s top 10 most valuable brands in 2013 according to a survey conducted by African Business Magazine. The survey recognized Dangote as the most valuable brand in the consumer goods sector with …


Dangote splashes N130M on Super Eagles

President/Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has splashed the sum of N130 million on the Nigerian national team, the Super Eagles, for reaching the finals of the ongoing 29thAfrica Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa. The national team, Super Eagles reached the finals of AFCON 2013 by …


Richest African Diversifies Business

Africa is no longer big enough for Aliko Dangote, the continent’s richest man. His flagship company, Dangote Cement, is Africa’s largest cement manufacturer, with operations in 14 African countries. In September, Dangote revealed plans to open cement plants in Myanmar and Iraq. Aliko Dangote In October, he sold his controlling …