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BUA Group alleged to be using militia to a mine site allocated to Ministry of Mines, Nigeria and Dangote Group

Clarification provided by the Mining Cadastre Office shows that the coordinates of the mine pit and RoM stockpile area fall wholly within the area of mining Lease No 2541ML belonging to Messrs Dangote Industries Limited

The management of BUA Group has been using armed militia, soldiers and policemen to mine marble and limestone in mining sites allocated to the Dangote Group (http://Dangote.com), the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (www.MinesAndSteel.gov.ng) has alleged. In a statement signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Mohammed Abass, and made…

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Dangote: Only African in Bloomberg 50 list of year's most influential people

Dangote's contribution to the world this year revolves around his dynamic attention to lessen food imports into his own country and Africa's largest nation, Nigeria

Aliko Dangote was honored last night at the Bloomberg 50 annual gala dinner at New York's iconic Gotham Hall. Bloomberg's list of 50 most influential names (http://APO.af/hCnHFd) who have had an impact on the world in 2017 included Dangote, Africa's richest person, for his outstanding commitment of over $4B USD…

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Dangote says “Sometimes it is just a matter of communication”

Financial Times editor Lionel Barber asked Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote in a live interview at the FT Africa Summit on Monday about his relationship with Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Financial Times correspondent John Aglionby's reporting in the fast FT online column that Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote “accuses ‘Bulldozer’ Tanzanian President of scaring away investors” appears to have caused an overblown row. When Financial Times editor Lionel Barber asked Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote in a live interview at the…

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Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote shares secret of backward integration with investors: "Produce the entire value chain"

From APO Group' Special Envoy to the FT Africa Summit, David Applefield, Claridges, London, October 9, 2017

At the Financial Times' 4th annual Africa Summit (http://APO.af/qv2dZF) at Claridges in London, editor in chief Lionel Barber conducted an extraordinarily candid public conversation with Nigerian Aliko Dangote, Africa's most successful business leader, in the presence of Nigerian vice-president Professor Yemi Osingajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, and about 300…

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Michael Bloomberg inaugurated its first Global Business Forum with an astounding line up of global innovators, including Africa's richest man, Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote

From APO Group Special Envoy to the Bloomberg Global Business Forum 2017

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Bloomberg Philanthropies hosted by former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg, inaugurated his first Global Business Forum with an astounding line up of global innovators, including Africa's richest man, Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote. Following talks by former US president Bill Clinton, French…

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Aliko Dangote at UN General Assembly in New York: “Africa will become the food basket of the world”

From APO Group correspondent at UN General Assembly in New York

Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world." In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear…