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Nigeria

Aliko Dangote

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


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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...


An early test

Large vested interests in the economy as well as persistent corruption are further concerns and are well illustrated by the difficulties faced by Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote in building a new cement factory (AC Vol 54 No 21 Shaky Sall seeks solace)...


The licensing run-around

The only confirmed investment is the Mtwara cement factory of Nigerian tycoon Alhaji Aliko Dangote...


No visible means of support

Among Jonathan’s most important allies is Kano’s cement oligarch and favourite of the Western conference circuit Aliko Dangote...


The President tightens up

When Jonathan opened the Dangote Cement factory at Ibeshe in Ogun State last month he told Alhaji Aliko Dangote Femi Otedola Wale Tinubu and other industry captains that he was ready to go anywhere in the country to open factories because Nigerians needed jobs...


Cementing ambitions

Aliko Dangote completed his $1-billion joint venture with China’s Sinoma in mid-February and the Nigerian plant is expected to produce some 6 mn...


Inflammatory subsidy

Organised private sector figures such as Aliko Dangote said to be Africa’s richest man said the subsidy should be removed since he doesn’t see its importance and doesn’t enjoy it...


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