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Dangote urged to complete refinery before 2019

Dangote refinery

The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote refinery to fulfill its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos on Monday, July 31, 2017, said the government ...

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Dangote to spend $1b on rice cultivation

Rice-Plantation

The Dangote Group has disclosed that it is investing $1 billion in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency. The organisation made the disclosure on Monday, May 29, 2017 at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade Fair, which was held in Abeokuta, and in respect of which it emerged as the second most patronised exhibitor. To mark its ...

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Conservationist confronts Dangote over alleged ‘plantation in national park’

odey-oyama

Nigerian conservationist, Odey Oyama, recently discovered freshly cut logs on the edge of a pineapple plantation, and nearby sits a saw mill. The Dangote Group, an industrial conglomerate, seems to be clearing the forest in the Cross River National Park to plant pineapple. And Oyama has no doubt that the company will continue destroying forest to expand its plantations. “Farming ...

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Dangote lauds government over new tomato policy

tomatoes

Vice President of Dangote Industries Limited, Sani Dangote, has lauded the new government policy on tomatoes, saying it will encourage increased local production and self-sufficiency. Speaking on the heels of the new policy aimed at reducing the N52 billion spent on the annual importation of 150,000 metric tons of tomato concentrate through the neighboring countries into Nigeria, Dangote said the ...

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Dangote, rice farmers, Sokoto sign rice growers’ scheme agreement

rice-farming

A tripartite agreement spare headed by the Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto State in Northwest Nigeria was on Tuesday, February 14 2017 signed amid excitement and a pledge by all parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self sufficient in rice cultivation. The agreement was signed during ...

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