Economy in bad shape, Buhari tells governors
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with governors of the 36 states of the federation in the Presidential Villa, where he told the state chief executives that...
Dangote Foundation lifts women with N13 million in Nasarawa
The Dangote Foundation, an affiliate of the Dangote Group, has given out N13 million to 13,000 vulnerable women in the 13 local councils of Nasarawa State. President, Dangote Group and Chairman of the Foundation, Aliko Dangote, disbursed the funds yesterday in Lafia. He said the Foundation was a Micro Grant Programme and had given the…
Dangote Foundation commits N36bn to malnutrition intervention plan — CEO
Dangote Foundation on Wednesday said it would commit N36 billion to implement its malnutrition intervention plan in Nigeria from January 2018. The Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna, said 13 states would benefit from the intervention plan in the next…
‘Poverty, disease are solvable human misery’
Bill and Melinda Gates concluded: “People always ask us why we invest in global development. That is easy: Poverty and disease in poor countries are the clearest examples we know of solvable human misery…”
CHAI, others begin community outreach to end malaria
Malaria is a major health and development challenge in Nigeria. Globally, a child dies every two minutes from malaria. The disease represents a major drag on Nigeria’s human development indices associated with up to...
Dangote Foundation scales up donations to IDPs to N1.3 billion
Moved by the plight of the Internally Displayed Persons (IDPs) and returnees in Yobe State, many of whom have been hit by starvation, Dangote Foundation has flagged off the distribution of food and other relief...
Dangote, Bill Gates restate commitment to polio eradication
The Dangote Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have restated commitment to sustaining an agreement with Kano State government in the fight against polio.
Foundation partners Paga on women empowerment
Dangote Foundation has launched the Lagos chapter of its micro grants program geared towards empowering women in the grassroot across the nation.