With a track record exhibiting profound resilience and foresight, it comes as no surprise that Dangote Group and its Founder and CEO, Aliko Dangote, are ardent on building the multinational conglomerate into a $100 billion market capitalization business.
FC Barcelona, the current champion of European and world soccer, is seen as the gold standard in the game.
Nigeria hopes the first phase of a light railway aimed at easing traffic jams in the commercial hub Lagos will be ready within 13 months, and is inviting bidders for an expansion, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said on Thursday.
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer by revenue, is in advanced talks to open big box stores in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub.
The government of the state of Lagos–Nigeria’s commercial capital–has proudly proclaimed it is building a new city that will become the new financial centre of Nigeria, and perhaps West Africa.
“I am a talent hunter. I put talents in office, I help them,” says former Lagos state governor and opposition alliance leader Bola Tinubu, being quite open about his role as one of Nigeria’s most powerful political godfathers.
Nigeria’s All Progressives Congress on Sunday made key gains in regional elections and kept power in the economic capital Lagos, strengthening its position nationwide after a historic win in the presidential vote last month.
Nigeria‘s All Progressives Congress (APC), the party of President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari, retained the Lagos state governorship on Sunday after its candidate Akinwunmi Ambode won 811,547 votes.
Results were expected to be announced from Sunday in Nigeria‘s state governorship and local assembly polls, after voting wrapped up across the country. A total of 29 governorship and deputy governorship positions from Nigeria’s 36 states are up for grabs and seats in all of the states’ legislatures.
Nigeria’s Peoples Democratic Party is seeking to win at gubernatorial elections after it lost its grip on national power in Africa’s biggest oil producer when President Goodluck Jonathan was defeated in a vote last month.