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Shareholders approve Dangote/BCC merger

  The proposed merger between Dangote Cement and Benue Cement Company Plc, was given a boost yesterday as shareholders gave their blessing at a court-ordered meeting held in Kano. Chairman BCC Alhaji Aliko Dangote speaking at the meeting assured shareholders of immense benefits from the merger which include: reduced operational […]

Boer Appointed CEO of Tony Elumelu Foundation

By Charles Ajunwa, 09.26.2010 The Tony Elumelu Foundation, established to promote and celebrate excellence in business management, entrepreneurship and leadership across Africa, has selected Dr. Wiebe Boer as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Boer’s role as the first CEO of the Foundation started on October 25, 2010. He was […]

$180m Halliburton scandal: “Why AGF, not EFCC, will handle suspects prosecution

  By Akin Oyedele, Abuja  Monday, 6 Sep 2010 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission explained on Sunday why the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice would prosecute the suspects involved in the $180m Halliburton bribery scandal. It said that the AGF“s office had earlier […]