Aliko Dangote is the only African on the Bloomberg 50 list of this year's most influential people. A photo of Aliko Dangote was displayed on Wednesday on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square, New York after Aliko Dangote was selected as the only African on the Bloomberg 50 list of this year's most influential people. The NASDAQ Tower is considered the most visible LED video display in Times Square and is one of the most valuable advertising spaces in the world. It's the largest continuous sign in Times Square. It has close to 9,000 square feet of display space -- about a quarter of an acre.
Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote has told Americans who tend to rely on outdated news and wrong perceptions of Africa; "Don't be lazy. Go there and find the real story for yourself. Things have changed." He spoke at the sideline meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC, high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa. Dangote, who joined Rwandan president Paul Kagame to openly converse on Africa's opportunities and challenges, during the session, underscored the ongoing movement to diversify African economies,saying that with agriculture, Africa will become the food basket of the world. In the case of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, Dangote sta
.Jonathan’s think tank committee lobbies richest man in Africa .Has financial war chest to match any APC candidate’ .’He’s not interested in politics, PDP should look elsewhere’ Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has started making overtures to billionaire business man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to come and contest for the presidential election on its platform. Already, the opposition PDP has zoned the presidency slot for the 2019 election to the Northern part of the country, while the National Chairmanship slot of the party has been earmarked for the Southern part. The Daily Times reports that the party, in a determined efforts to win the 2019 election, has already sent emissary to the billionaire businessman from Kano, who is reputed as