• Throwback photo of Dangote … Nostalgic!

    Throwback photo of Dangote … Nostalgic!

    As appeared in the photo below are.. Chairman of Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote (first left), Dangote’s grandfather who first gave him seed capital to start business, late Alhaji Sanusi Dantata (second left), Alhaji Hassan Dantata (second right) and late Qadiriyyah scholar Sheikh Alin Kumasi (first right) in the early 80’s. The aircraft belonged to Alhaji Nasiru Dantata, the owner of a popular soft drink DantaCola in the

  • Dangote employs 15 Professors (with good benefits) to teach Science at Kano University

    Dangote employs 15 Professors (with good benefits) to teach Science at Kano University

    The Chancellor of Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has pledged to pay four- year wages of 15 science- based professors to teach at the university.

    In a press statement addressed to NEWSMEN in Kano to mark the 15- year anniversary of the university, the Vice Chancellor, KUST, Prof Shehu Alhaji Musa added that the business mogul has also promised to construct houses for the professors.

    The vice chancellor stated that the university is […]

  • Forbes names Aliko Dangote as the Africa Person of the Year 2014.

    Forbes names Aliko Dangote as the Africa Person of the Year 2014.

     

    Nigerian billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, has been named Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014 at the unveiling ceremony held in Kenya’s Capital City Nairobi last night. This actually is Dangote’s fourth nomination.

    Speaking on the award, several goods comments were made about him including how he has made good impact not only on the industry, but also touching the lives of people.

     

    credit: CNBC

  • Dangote is ranked 23rd among the 100 richest persons in the world

    Dangote is ranked 23rd among the 100 richest persons in the world

    The Kano State born businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is now ranked 23rd among the 100 richest persons in the world.

    Dangote, who has interests in Cement, Sugar, beverages & petrochemical has been acknowledged as the first black man to break into the rank of top 25 richest people in the world with a $25 Billion net worth for the fourth successive year.

    Beside Dangote on the right with Stripe Shirt is Bill Gates, An American business magnate, Philanthropist, Investor, Computer Programmer, has […]