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Aliko Dangote

Date of Birth: 10/04/1957
Place of Birth: Kano


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A date with destiny

That could change with many power stations due to start drawing on locally produced gas and, next year, Nigeria's most successful businessman, Aliko Dangote, is due to open a 600,000 barrel-a-day oil refinery and fertiliser plant, which will sell its produce across the region (AC Vol 58 No 6, Mega-projects await reforms)...

Among the non-politicians, Aliko Dangote has ruled himself out...

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Mega-projects await reforms

Reaching policy consensus will be critical for three big-ticket energy projects to take off: a 500,000 barrel a day oil refinery near Lagos is being built by cement magnate Aliko Dangote at a cost of over US$15 billion; two more export trains, costing $25 bn...


Political schisms hit recovery and reform

So dysfunctional are the distribution companies that the cement billionaire Aliko Dangote has called for them to be renationalised and then for their assets to be auctioned to seriously wealthy companies and individuals, such as himself (AC Vol 57 No 13, A new deal in the East)...

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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...


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