Terminal operator reappoints MD

A subsidiary of Dangote Group, Greenview Development Nigeria Limited (GDNL), has reappointed Capt Olugbenga Abidoye as its managing director. Abidoye, the former executive director, marine and operations, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), is also the pioneer managing director of GDNL, according to a statement from the firm. A respected master mariner and internationally-acclaimed port administration, Abidoye served the company from its inception in 2006 to 2009. He had worked at Dangote Group’s head office in Ikoyi, Lagos, from 2009 until his return to the port last month and served as executive…

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Katsina Govt leases Songhai farm to Dangote group

Katsina State Government has leased its Songhai Farm located in Dutsinma to Dangote Group at the cost of N500 million. Gov. Aminu Masari who signed the agreement on Thursday in Katsina said that the lease would run for 10 years. “The Katsina government is happy that a competent investor like Aliko Dangote has indicated interest to make proper use of the Songhai farm which has been laying unused for some years. “The government is ready to provide several incentives for more investors to come to the state; government is also…

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Dangote presents N10m scholarship to Benue students

Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has presented a cheque of N10 million for scholarship to indigent students of Mbayion community, Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State. Acting Plant Director, Gboko Plant, Mr. Rama Srinivasan, who presented the cheque on Dangote’s behalf, said the scholarship to the students was a yearly event. Srinivasan said Dangote Cement intended to sustain the gesture as part of its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) to the development of the host community. President of the Yion Development Association (YIDA) Mr. Ande Per, who received…

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