Aliko Dangote ranking among the richest men in the world got people talking, Bloomberg Billionaires Index released the list of richest men in the world and
Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been named as the only black person on Forbes’ ‘The World’s Most Powerful People’ list.
The billionaire moved up 2 spaces from 68 in 2017 to 66, with the only other black person in the list the previous year Barack Obama absent this year.
The list is headed this year by Chinese President Xi Jinping, after the country amended its constitution, granting him the opportunity to rule for life.
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Business man Aliko Dangote has donated an ultra-modern business school to the Bayero University, Kano named Dangote Business School.
According to a statement on Sunday, Dangote said, the facility was worth N1.2bn, adding that plans had commenced to affiliate it with the Havard Business School in the United States of America.
He noted that effort was made to ensure that the school met the international standards and be one of the biggest in the sub Sahara Africa.
He said the Business School, which was opened by the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, was conceived as part of his contributions towards encouraging world-class entrepreneurship education in Nigeria.
“He described the school as best of its kind in northern Nigeria, adding that the school, as accredited by the National Universities Commission, will be the first business school to offer Doctor of Business Administration programme in Nigeria.