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Dangote Refinery awards $368m worth of contracts to local contractors

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Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical has so far awarded $368 million to 120 local contractors at the site as part of its contribution to Nigeria content development initiative. The Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, who made this disclosure during the tour of the Dangote Refinery by members of Nigerian Union of ...

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Dangote to construct 35km concrete road from Tincan to toll gate


The Federal Government has approved the construction of 35km concrete road by Dangote constructions, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, from Tincan to toll gate in Lagos State. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this during a special townhall meeting on infrastructure organized by the Ministry of Information and Culture in Ibadan, Oyo State. The minister, who noted ...

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AG Dangote completes Apapa-Wharf road construction

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Work on the Apapa-Wharf Concrete Road has been completed, according to a senior engineer with the AG Dangote Construction Company Ltd and contractors handling the project. With the completion of the road, gridlock on the Apapa Road is expected to ease. A correspondent who visited the site on Tuesday, reports that the four-kilometer dual carriageway, built with cement, has median, ...

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Dangote group loses N2bn monthly to Apapa-road gridlock

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The Management of Dangote Group yesterday said that the Sugar and Salt section of the company was losing about N2 billion monthly to traffic gridlock on the Wharf road-Coconut expressway. Both the Wharf Road and the Coconut expressway are the two main access roads to Nigeria’s main sea ports. Though, the Wharf road is currently being rehabilitated, but the traffic ...

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Apapa-Wharf road is almost 20% completed – Officials


The Director, Federal Highways, South West, Mr Emmanuel Adeoye on Wednesday said that the ongoing Apapa-Wharf road project under reconstruction had achieved about 20 percent completion. Adeoye, during an inspection of projects in Lagos, expressed satisfaction with the quality of construction on the project. He said the construction met the standard which was stipulated by the Federal Ministry of Works. ...

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Dangote set to commence Sugar plant construction in 6 states

Dangote set to commence Sugar plant construction in 6 states

Nigeria’s Dangote Group has signed a deal to commence the building of integrated sugar plants in six states in Nigeria. The Chairman of the group, who is also Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, made the announcement at a forum in Lagos to honour major distributors of Dangote Foods in Lagos on Thursday. He said that the plants, expected to ...

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Estate surveyors emphasizes on improving infrastructure

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To improve the nation’s economy, estate surveyors have stressed the need to ensure that viable stock of infrastructure is constantly functional and sustainable. According to them, this could only be sustained through appreciation and enthronement of facility management profession in the national lives. They called for the establishing of a positive correlation between the infrastructure and economic development. According to ...

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Dangote Foundation donates N100million Mosque in Abuja

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Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100 million to the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) in Abuja. Mr Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corporate Communication Officer, Dangote Group, made this known on Wednesday in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said that the foundation took over the building of the ...

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Dangote Sugar Company : 2000 farmers compensated for ceding lands

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PM News reports that no fewer than 2000 farmers in Awe Local Government Area of of Nasarawa State have received full compensation for ceding their lands for the construction of the Dangote Sugar Company in Tunga community. Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Shuaibu, the Emir of Tunga, confirmed the payment of the compensation while speaking with newsmen in Lafia on Wednesday. The News ...

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