At 58, Peter Obi is still the main man next door – Esin Suji

One of the saddest and indeed alarming commentaries about the management of public affairs in Nigeria is the recurring decimal of failed leadership since the formal attainment of political independence in 1960. While the country has had all manner of…

Dangote targets $600m annual Africa cement export

President of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has restated his Group’s commitment to Nigeria’s economic development through continuous innovation, value creation and investments. This is just as he disclosed that Dangote Cement’s exports to other countries are targeted to rise…

*Ambode asks health workers to inspire confidence in public hospitals (Punch)* Police keep vigil at Ojota park after bloody clash (Vanguard)

December 28, 2018 Ambode asks health workers to inspire confidence in public hospitals (Punch) The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has called on health workers in the state to strive to increase public confidence in the state-owned health care…

Dangote responsible for over 10% of Nigeria’s GDP — Report (Vanguard)

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, and his conglomerate, Dangote Group, have been reported to be responsible for over 10 per cent of Nigeria’s gross domestic product, GDP. Alhaji Aliko Dangote The report, published by TIME Magazine, said Aliko Dangote was…

Jim Ovia: Putting the shine on Africa’s rise -Magnus Onyibe

When Emmanuel Macron , President of France, Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom,UK and Angela Merkel, president of Germany recently embarked on state visits to major African countries back-to-back, it was a clear testament to the fact that…

In defence of the Fulani in our midst -Reuben Abati

State of the nation: In the last two weeks, over 200 persons in Plateau State were reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen, 45 villages were ransacked and sacked and those villages we are told have been taken over by Fulani, and…

Dangote Cement shareholders get 90% of net profit as dividend

Shareholders of Dangote Cement on Wednesday at the company’s 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM), approved the dividend payout of N10.50 per 50 kobo share, which is 90 per cent of net profit and an increase of 23.5 per cent over…

Femi Otedola: Billionaire who bounced back big time

Barely one week after billionaire and CEO of Forte Oil PLC, Femi Otedola, was spotted on a molue bus from Sango to Agege, he landed on another one on Sunday with fellow billionaire, Aliko Dangote, and Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi…

Dangote ranked 66th world’s most powerful person

Nigeria’s foremost entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote, has been ranked among 75 most powerful persons on the planet, ahead of the Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence. According to the Forbes’ latest 2018 ranking of the World Powerful…

Dangote leads delegation to Hannover tech fair

Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, Monday led a delegation to Hannover, Germany where they paid a visit to Siemens Africa Booth at the ongoing Hannover Technology Fair in Germany. Members of the delegation participated in Key discussions at…

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