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Nigeria

Aliko Dangote

Date of Birth: 10 April 1957
Place of Birth: Kano


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Rising hopes, falling revenues

Regardless of whether Buhari presides over the privatisation of the four rickety state refineries three of which he had built when he was Oil Minister in the 1970s he is said to back investors such as Aliko Dangote and his refinery project near Lekki just outside Lagos (AC Vol 54 No 18 Cracks widen in the PDP)...

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Elections face new risks

Corporate barons are more taciturn than their political counterparts but the absence of businessmen such as Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola at PDP fundraisers sends its own message...

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Firefighters against an inferno

This time the question is the effect these economic problems will have on a new breed of national capitalists such as Aliko Dangote and companies such as Oando and Seplat as well as on private equity investors from Europe Asia and the Americas – and on public political feeling...

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Banking on big infrastructure

In her case the gamble is on increased power generation: the completion of a gas pipeline from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam; the funding of a 240 megawatt gas-fired power station that will drive rural electrification and end Tanzania's debilitating power-cuts; and the completion of a cement plant in Mtwara by Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote (AC Vol 55 No 13 Sanusi's political throne)...


Sanusi's political throne

He also used his influence with Aliko Dangote another Kano notable and Africa's richest businessman to persuade him to fund a tomato processing and canning plant in Kaduna State...


Landmark deal

However we hear that the success of the negotiations was much helped by the personal involvement of Nigerian tycoon Aliko Dangote...


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