Friday, January 15

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BUA Donates Additional ₦350 Million To CACOVID
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BUA Donates Additional ₦350 Million To CACOVID

BUA Group has donated an additional sum of 350million Naira to CACOVID (the CBN-led Private Sector Coalition on Covid-19) bringing to 1.35billion Naira, its total donation to CACOVID. In another development, BUA also announced the donation of 100million Naira to the Kebbi State Government to support victims of the recent flooding in the State. Speaking on the donations, the Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said BUA remains committed to its sustainable development obligations as a responsible corporate citizen and will keep supporting various social and humanitarian interventions wherever it can. Rabiu also specifically commended the efforts of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele in coordinating the CACOVID intervention efforts in a transp...
Obu Mines: BUA Threatens Dangote Group With Contempt Of Court Proceedings
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Obu Mines: BUA Threatens Dangote Group With Contempt Of Court Proceedings

BUA Group has warned Dangote group to remove its excavators and trenches used in barricading the entrance of Obu Mines in three days or face contempt of court proceedings. BUA Group in a statement said that Dangote in its not so surprising tactic and in total disregard for the court and rule of law has laid siege on BUA’s Obu mines Okpella by placing excavators and creating trenches at the entrance to effectively prevent BUA Vehicles from operating at the mining sites even after a competent Federal High Court in Benin recently granted BUA rights over the mines. While drawing public attention to the Dangote’s illegal self-help measures, BUA warned Dangote to restore access to its mining sites, by refilling the trenches and removing their excavator, within three days or it will Insti...
Court Restrains Dangote, Police From Interfering With BUA Mining Sites
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Court Restrains Dangote, Police From Interfering With BUA Mining Sites

A Federal High Court in Benin City has restrained Dangote Industries and the Nigerian Police Force from interfering with BUA Group’s operations of the disputed Okpella mining sites in Okpella, Edo State in a judgement it delivered recently. A statement by the management of the company on Sunday recalled that BUA was legally operating on its mining sites before operations at three of those mines were abruptly disrupted by the Inspector General of Police and the Edo state Commissioner of Police on the order of Dangote Industries & Dangote Cement Plc in 2017. According to the statement, the court ordered the Inspector General of Police as 1st Respondent, Commissioner of Police, Edo State as 2nd Respondent, Dangote Industries, 3rd Respondent and Dangote Cement Plc as 4th Respondent t...
Dangote, BUA Commend NFF’s Transparency on Falcons’ Cash
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Dangote, BUA Commend NFF’s Transparency on Falcons’ Cash

Two big voices within Corporate Nigeria have thumbed up the Nigeria Football Federation for display of transparency with regards to the N50million and N25million windfalls from both organizations to the Super Falcons, following the team’s triumph at the Women Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana early last month. At a special event honouring the Federation’s sponsors and partners and the Super Falcons in Lagos, Mr. Olakunle Alake (Group Managing Director, Dangote Industries) and Otega Ogra (Group Head, Corporate Communications of BUA) and Tajudeen Ahmed (Group Head, Business Development of BUA) lauded the decision by the NFF to have the monies transferred directly to the beneficiaries. “We asked to transfer the money directly to the NFF but the leadership opted for direct payment to th...
BUA Group Tackles Edo Govt For Sealing Mining Site, Arresting Staff
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BUA Group Tackles Edo Govt For Sealing Mining Site, Arresting Staff

Cement firm, BUA Group, has accused Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of shutting it out of operation in one of its mining sites in the state. A statement by the corporate department of the firm, Wednesday, also alleged the arrest of two of the company’s staff during Mr. Obaseki’s visit to the site, located in Obu-Okpella. BUA said the governor conducted “a gestapo-style forceful shutdown of that mine despite a subsisting court pronouncement that the Mine be allowed to operate”. “Upon reaching that mining site and not meeting any personnel or equipment, two BUA Cement employees were invited to the mining site to receive the governor. “We later learnt that these employees were arrested upon arrival on the orders of the governor and taken away for no just reason,” the statement...
Governor Obaseki Orders Arrest Of Two BUA Officials
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Governor Obaseki Orders Arrest Of Two BUA Officials

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has ordered the arrest of two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a ‘stop work order’ issued by the ministry of mines and steel. The order was given due to a dispute involving BUA and Dangote Group on the ownership of Obu mine site located in the state. According to NAN, when the governor visited the site on Wednesday, he discovered that the officials were carrying on with work. “The order is pending the determination of a court suit over the ownership of the mine site,” he said. Obaseki was accompanied by soldiers, policemen, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps and operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). Obaseki said that the state government was more interested in the security of lives a...
Stop Peddling Falsehoods – BUA Tells Dangote
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Stop Peddling Falsehoods – BUA Tells Dangote

BUA has fired back at Dangote Group for accusing it of illegally mining limestone in Okene area of Kogi State.   Management of Dangote Group, had over the weekend accused BUA of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited in its Mining Lease, No. 2541, located in a boundary town of Oguda/Ubo in Okene Kogi State. Dangote’s Executive Director, Mr. Devakumar Edwin frowned at the media war, instigated by BUA against the Dangote Group, over a matter which is already pending before the Federal High Court, Benin Division. Reacting to Dangote’s claim, the company in a statement on Thursday warned Dangote to stop peddling falsehood and lies just to gain sympathy from the public. The statement reads in full: “Our attention has been drawn again to a new publication b...
Dangote Accuses BUA Of Stealing, Illegal Mining Of Limestone On Its Properties
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Dangote Accuses BUA Of Stealing, Illegal Mining Of Limestone On Its Properties

Management of Dangote Group, over the weekend accused BUA of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited in its Mining Lease, No. 2541, located in a boundary town of Oguda/Ubo in Okene Kogi State. Dangote’s Executive Director, Mr. Devakumar Edwin frowned at the media war, instigated by BUA against the Dangote Group, over a matter which is already pending before the Federal High Court, Benin Division. Edwin revealed that: “Dangote Group validly acquired its interest and mining title in the disputed Mining Lease No. 2541 from AICO Ado Ibrahim & Company Ltd sometime in 2014. AICO itself had applied to the Mining Cadastre Office and Ministry of Mines and Steel Development for the said Mining Lease No. 2541 located in a boundary town of Oguda/Ubo in Okene Kogi State in 2007. The...
Dangote Accuses BUA Of Stealing And Illegally Mining Limestone On Its Properties
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Dangote Accuses BUA Of Stealing And Illegally Mining Limestone On Its Properties

Management of Dangote Group over the weekend accused BUA of engaging in illegal mining of limestone deposited in its Mining Lease No. 2541, located in a boundary town of Oguda/Ubo in Okene Kogi State. Dangote’s Executive Director, Mr. Devakumar Edwin frowned at the media war, instigated by BUA against the Dangote Group, over a matter which is already pending before the Federal High Court, Benin Division Edwin revealed that: “Dangote Group validly acquired its interest and mining title in the disputed Mining Lease No. 2541 from AICO Ado Ibrahim & Company Ltd sometime in 2014. AICO itself had applied to the Mining Cadastre Office and Ministry of Mines and Steel Development for the said Mining Lease No. 2541 located in a boundary town of Oguda/Ubo in Okene Kogi State in 2007. The Mi...