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Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway: Tinubu commends Dangote, describes project 10th Wonder of the World …We consider this project CSR – Dangote

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Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway: Tinubu commends Dangote, describes project 10th Wonder of the World

…We consider this project CSR – Dangote

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the newly commissioned Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway as the Tenth Wonder of the World.

This is just as he commended the President of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, for his selflessness in actualising the project.

President Tinubu, represented by Senate President Godswill Akpabio, enthused that the 37-kilometer road, which commenced in 2018 by the former administration and completed in 2024, is a win for all Nigerians.

He explained that the importance of Lagos State to Nigeria makes it very vital and as such must work for the benefit of all.

According to him: “Lagos is home to all, I thank Aliko Dangote for coming up with this initiative and in partnership with HiTech have delivered the Tenth Wonder of The World.

“Lagos is not the only state experiencing growth and development under the renewed hope agenda. I also congratulate the Minister of Works David Umahi for his passionate commitment to structural development across Nigeria,” he said.

Speaking on the “extremely poor” condition of the road before December 2018, Dangote stressed that the road “severely hampered the evacuation of goods and restricted access to the markets, paralyzing the shipping and manufacturing industries and disrupting supply chains across the entire economic landscape.

“Before the completion of this road, it used to take two weeks before we get to the port, and in about 18 months, we lost over N60bn in demurrage…The successful completion of this project is an example of the positive impact that can be achieved when the public sector collaborates with the private sector.” Dangote said

“Utilising the visionary framework of Executive Order 007 in Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme, the Dangote Group has been able to mobilise capital for the complete refurbishment of the entire 37 kilometers length of Apapa-Isolo-Oworonshoki road and its expansion to 10 lanes.”

Dangote added that the Group was privileged to partner with the Federal Government in the transformative efforts, reaffirming its commitment to national development and prosperity.

He also stated that the scheme must be revisited to make it more viable for the private sector participants. “In this case, we have so far recovered only 40 percent of our investments and the balance is not due until 2027, we consider this project merely as Corporate Social Responsibility.

“We believe that a more commercial interest rate recovery should be allowed given the high cost of capital in the Nigerian fiscal environment,” he said.

In his remarks, Engr Umahi also commended the Dangote Group for delivering a well-executed project, adding that the quality of the Dangote Cement is a testament to the value seen on the road.

“I was once trapped for 8 hours on my way to the airport and so, I understand how terrible the road was. We are celebrating this project today because it was well done and a display of new technology. It is fully completed with solar-powered streetlights.

“In the same vein, the Third Mainland Bridge wasn’t just another rehabilitation work, a road that has been standing for about 40 years… to ensure that our bridges last longer, I’m happy to announce that Mr. President has approved the ban on the excavation of sands 10 kilometers from bridges across Nigeria.”

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, represented by his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat revealed that about 20 companies had relocated from the Apapa axis of the state owing to the condition of the road, “…the state of the road is unimaginable. We are grateful to Aliko Dangote, HiTech for the excellent job they did. It used to take over seven hours to drive from one end of the road to the other, it now takes around an hour,” he said.

 

Oworonshoki-Apapa Expressway: Tinubu commends Dangote, describes project 10th Wonder of the World
…We consider this project CSR - Dangote

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Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 Set to Unite Continents in Delhi

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*Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 Set to Unite Continents in Delhi*

 

The Mediapreneur Network, a prominent non-governmental organization based in Nigeria, is collaborating with the Nigeria-India Business Council (NIBC) and other stakeholders to organize the Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024. Scheduled for Saturday, July 6th, 2024, at the prestigious Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, the event aims to foster global innovation and sustainable entrepreneurial success under the theme “Uniting Continents.”

 

 

Led by Abisola Williams, a 24-year-old Nigerian student based in India, the Mediapreneur Network has been at the forefront of promoting digital skills, mentorship, and entrepreneurial growth among youth. Williams, nominated for the 25Under25 CEO’s Award in Nigeria’s Social Enterprise and Development category, has a commendable track record of organizing impactful conferences across Nigeria, impacting over 1,500 individuals.

The conference enjoys the support of esteemed organizations such as mentors Global, TiE Delhi-NCR, RevUp Life Skill, Payomatix Technologies, Edudite Consultancy and others. It anticipates participation from over 500 delegates, including distinguished speakers, ambassadors, high commissioners, and more than 30 awardees. The gathering promises to offer a dynamic platform for collaboration, creativity, and actionable insights.

Key objectives of the conference include contributing significantly to global economic empowerment, promoting peace-building initiatives, and facilitating the creation of new businesses and employment opportunities. It underscores strategic partnerships across private, public, and civil sectors to enhance bilateral relations and foster investment opportunities between Nigeria and India.

For media inquiries, partnership opportunities, and registration details, interested parties are encouraged to visit the official conference website at www.afroasianmediapreneur.com or contact Abisola Williams directly at +91 9675997319 or +2348133659873.

Witness the unfolding of a transformative journey towards global innovation and sustainable entrepreneurial success at the Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024.

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Why You should Patronize Mariah Scent

 

Spray perfumes to tell your story! Like they say Perfume is the only way to turn any boring day into an enigmatic one. And one of the surest plugs to get quality perfume is Mariah Scent.

 

Why You should Patronize Mariah Scent

Known for quality perfume, Mariah Scent is the leading plug to give you sure confidence by smelling nice.

 

 

That’s why a lot of dignitaries patronize Mariah Scent. There delivery service too is topnotch.

Run by delectable Maria Bambi, patronize Mariah Scent for quality perfume branda at cheaper price.

 

Contact her on 0704 868 9404 and IG handle @mariah_scent

 

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Harmony Gardens MD, Saheed Mosadoluwa Tackles Nigeria’s Housing Deficit As BHDSummit2024 Holds in July

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Come July 2nd 2024, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd, under the leadership of Hon. Dr Saheed Mosadoluwa better known as Mr Ibile will be hosting Bridging Housing Deficit Summit 2024 “BHDSummit2024”, coinciding with the grand launch of Lekki Aviation Town. This summit will bring together 7,000 Nigerians to discuss solutions to the housing deficit and affordability obstacles, showcasing Mosadoluwa’s commitment to addressing these critical issues.

Hon. Dr. Saheed Mosadoluwa, a prominent businessman and entrepreneur, is making significant strides in tackling Nigeria’s housing deficit and national airline challenges. As the chairman of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd, Mosadoluwa has established himself as a leading figure in sustainable real estate development in Lagos State.

Founded in 2019, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd has grown into a major player in the Nigerian real estate industry. With a portfolio that includes seven developing estates, such as HarmonyVille, Granville, CrestView, Oju-Alaro Estates, and Lekki Aviation Town, the company aims to provide housing for up to 750,000 Nigerians. The acquisition of 1,412 hectares of land valued at $860 million underscores the firm’s ambition and capability.

Mosadoluwa’s journey began in the aviation and logistics sectors, where he catered to Hajj operations and freight forwarding. His expertise led to the founding of Royal Crystal Airways in 2019, after serving as Director of Operations for airlines including Saudi Gulf, White Airways, and Nigeria’s defunct Kabo Airline. His aviation ventures have contributed to a diversified portfolio that spans logistics, events, hospitality, and manufacturing, with a global footprint across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Mr. Ibile’s impact extends beyond real estate. His commitment to public service and sustainable development has earned him recognition as one of the most influential young entrepreneurs in West Africa. Despite facing numerous challenges, he has consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic and visionary leadership.

In addition to his business achievements, Mosadoluwa has addressed the pressing issues of Nigeria’s housing deficit and national airline challenges. He believes that overcoming these obstacles requires a willingness to let go of trade-offs and embrace innovative solutions. His vision for Lekki Aviation Town, a hub for aviation services, training, and innovation, aims to position Lagos State as a key player in the global aviation industry.

Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd’s success is a testament to Mosadoluwa’s innovative approach to urban living. The company’s flagship project, Harmony Gardens Estates, sets new standards for luxury and sustainability in Lagos. Notable developments include the acquisition of land for Lekki Aviation Town and the launch of multi-billion-naira estates in the Lekki area.

Hon. Dr. Saheed Mosadoluwa’s dedication to excellence, sustainable development, and innovation continues to inspire a new generation of leaders and entrepreneurs. His efforts to transform Nigeria’s housing and aviation sectors highlight his role as a visionary leader committed to making a lasting impact on the nation’s development.

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