Dangote, minister raise hopes on new economic team
President of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has commended the new Economic Advisory Council (EAC) constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari, but charged them to advise him on the nation’s economic growth and overall development. Describing the move as a proactive and capable of elevating Nigeria’s economy to greater heights, he said the members are tested…
Dangote scales up investments in agric sector to create jobs
Determined to contribute to significant reduction in the number of unemployed Nigerians, Dangote Group have announced that it was scaling up its investment in agricultural sector.
Dangote refinery…Game changer gathers steam
Daily, about 126 heavy-duty trucks jot across a massive land area that is seven times the size of Victoria Island. This is aside the 750 heavy-duty equipment stationed in what is clearly one of the biggest construction projects in any part of the world. When completed, the site, which underneath lies 300, 000 cubic feet…
Dangote Refinery inaugurates skills acquisition programme
As part of efforts aimed at making youths from its host communities employable, Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals Company has flagged off a vocational training scheme that will inculcate necessary skills....
Dangote refinery to save $7.5bn through import substitution
The construction of the 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day Dangote Refinery is expected to help Nigeria save over $7.5 billion through import substitution.The project, will put Nigeria on the global map as major oil and gas hub in Africa, the Group Executive Director, Devakumar Edwin, has hinted.
Expert links Nigeria’s unemployment to inconsistent economic policies
An economist and investment analyst, Biodun Adedipe, has attributed the worsening unemployment in the country to inconsistent economic policies.